MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 17, 2015) -
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Globe Electric has been awarded two international prizes for innovation in LED Lighting from ENERGY STAR and SEAD; solidifying their place as a leader in the lighting industry and recognizing their commitment to efficiency and innovation.
Named the ENERGY STAR Lighting Manufacturer of the Year (Canada, 2015), this award marks Globe Electric's 3rd major ENERGY STAR win, having won Manufacturer of the Year (Canada, 2008) and Recruit of the Year (USA, 2007).
"My congratulations to Globe Electric on this great achievement. Thanks to you, Canadians have access to energy efficient lighting products and will enjoy real savings on their energy bills". Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources, Government of Canada.
In addition, Globe Electric won the Medal for Greatest Energy Efficiency at the fourth SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition, presented by the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative at an awards ceremony at the United Nations in Paris, France. The winning LED bulb won based on product performance and quality. The SEAD Initiative is a voluntary collaboration among governments working to promote the manufacture and use of energy-efficient appliances, lighting, and equipment worldwide.
"We are greatly honored and appreciate the recognition for the work put into developing energy efficient products for consumers," said Globe Electric CEO Edward Weinstein. "We are at a remarkable time in history for lighting; we haven't seen a rate of technological change this great since Edison invented the light bulb. We could not have done it without the support of our retail partners who help us bring to market leading edge innovation."
Known as The Creative Energy Company, Globe Electric designs, develops and manufactures innovative lighting and electrical products for the residential market. In the past decade, the company has invested heavily in R&D to respond to technological change and innovation in the lighting industry.
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About Globe Electric
Since 1932, Globe Electric has been an innovative leader in the residential lighting and electrical industry, developing tailored, category-focused programs that provide highly effective retail solutions for some of North America's largest retailers. Privately held with a reputation for cutting-edge products and outstanding customer service, Globe has been recognized as an industry leader that continually strives to re-charge the creative energy that has fuelled the company for over 80 years.
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(September 17, 2015 - 1:49 PM EDT)
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