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Toronto site of North America's largest residential installation of LED interior lighting

Thursday, January 3rd 2008 11:05:31am

Media Advisory - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Attention News/City/Energy Reporters and Assignment Editors:

(Toronto) Palace Pier residents and Board members will join Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer and industry representatives as the latest in energy efficient LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting is unveiled at the lakefront condominium.

The lighting project will employ close to 1,300 LED based MR16 lamps in the hallways of all 44 residential floors. Made in Ontario and supplied by CRS Electronics of Welland, the new LEDs will only require 4 watts to operate. The LED lighting will result in an 89% saving in lighting costs.


WHAT:  

Launch of North America's largest residential installation of LED interior lighting

WHEN:  

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:  

The Palace Pier Condominium, 2045 Lakeshore Blvd. West, The Club Lounge, 47th floor (see map below)

WHO:      

Peter Love, Ontario's Chief Energy Conservation Officer
Jim Lord, President, Palace Pier Condominium Board
Heather Ann Scott, Commercial Interior Design Specialist    Scott Riesebosch, President, CRS Electronics
Chantal Brundage, Program Manager, greenTbiz
                
For more information, contact:

Heather Ann Scott, Interior Design Specialist, 416-591-8409, info (at) heatherannscott.com

Chantal Brundage, Program Manager, greenTbiz, 416-697-9000, Chantal (at) greenTbiz.org


Heather Ann Scott designs custom interiors throughout the Toronto area. Currently, she has been awarded the contract to refurbish the common corridors at the Palace Pier, a 47 storey condominium on the west end of the Toronto Lakeshore.            (www.heatherannscott.com)

CRS Electronics is a privately held Canadian Company that designs, develops and manufactures LED products. They have over 10 years of experience in light emitting diode light engines, optics and thermal management solutions. CRS has taken this experience and knowledge and incorporated their technology to provide an extremely durable and reliable general illumination product with greater energy efficiency.
(www.crselectronics.com)

greenTbiz is a program developed by the Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas or TABIA in an effort to assist the BIAs, their member business and property owners with energy conservation, environmental programs and general education and awareness. (www.greenTbiz.org)

The Palace Pier is a unique building that sits on 9 acres of property, exemplifying 'five star living' and a progressive energy efficient attitude. They were the first residential building in Canada to implement Variable Speed Drive (VSD) chiller system, arguably the most efficient in the Canadian market. (www.thepalacepier.net)