GE’s Albeo™ LED High Bay Lighting Fixture Wins 2013 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products Magazine

  • Recent nomination marks third industry innovation award in 2013 for Albeo™ LED High Bay lighting

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — Nov. 11, 2013 — (NYSE:GE) — GE Lighting’s Albeo™ABHX-Series LED High Bay Lighting fixture has earned a 2013 Architectural Products Magazine Product Innovation Award, which recognizes innovation in the development and refinement of buildings-related products.

The Albeo ABHX-Series LED lighting fixture can replace a range of legacy lighting systems—400-watt to 1500-watt HID and four- to eight-lamp T5/T8 high-intensity fluorescent high bay lighting—in warehouses, cold storage areas and other commercial spaces with high ceilings. It can be equipped with wireless and motion controls, and it offers more lumens from fewer modules compared to the previous generation of the fixture, which was the first one-for-one LED replacement for up to 1500-watt metal-halide systems.

The Albeo ABHX-Series also was recognized by Architectural SSL Magazine with a 2013 Product Innovation Award for cutting-edge LED and solid-state luminaires and fixtures. Additionally, it was honored earlier this year with a Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL) Award in the “Industrial Luminaires – high bay” category.

“Winning another product innovation award further demonstrates the distinction and recognition our technology has in high bay lighting applications,” said David Stewart, industrial brand manager for GE Lighting.

A group of 50 judges independent of the magazine reviewed manufacturers who demonstrated outstanding innovation across platforms such as education and standards developments.

Architectural Products is published by Construction Business Media, which also produces Architectural SSL, Illuminate, and Net Zero Buildings magazines.

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GE Lighting invents with the vigor of its founder Thomas Edison to develop energy-efficient solutions that change the way people light their world in commercial, industrial, municipal and residential settings. The business employs about 14,000 people in more than 100 countries, and sells products under the Reveal® and Energy Smart® consumer brands, and Evolve ™, GTx™, Immersion™, Infusion™, Lumination™, Albeo™ and Tetra® commercial brands, all trademarks of GE. General Electric (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter to build a world that works better. For more information, visit www.gelighting.com.

50 Years of LED Innovation
Oct. 9, 1962, GE scientist Dr. Nick Holonyak, Jr., invented the first practical visible-spectrum light-emitting diode (LED). In the 50 years since, GE has been on the forefront of LED innovation. The company has released inspired LED products for both residential and commercial settings, from the first ENERGY STAR®-qualified A19-shaped LED bulb to LED street lighting that illuminates cityscapes the world over.