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Canada recognized at 30th annual GE Edison Awards competition

April 30, 2013
By Alyssa Dalton

April 30, 2013 – Canada scooped up three awards at this year’s GE Edison Awards competition, an international contest to lighting professionals who demonstrate creative and significant use of GE light sources (lamps and/or LEDs) in a lighting design project completed during the previous year.

Winners include:
2012 GE Edison Awards of Merit
• The Burlington Performing Arts Centre of Burlington, Ont.
by Ion Luh and Ryan Fook-Sheung of Consullux Lighting Consultants/CEL; Diamond Schmitt Architects.
Contributing architects: Michael Treacy and Eric Lucassen, Diamond Schmitt Architects
Contributing designers: David Young and Fazlur Kazi, Consullux Lighting Consultants/CEL

2012 GE Edison Award for Environmental Design
• Scarlett Residence (Canada):
Galina Zbrizher of Total Lighting Solutions
Vance Harris of Dialog

2012 GE Edison Award for Residential Design
• Scarlett Residence    
Galina Zbrizher of Total Lighting Solutions
Vance Harris of Dialog


A panel of five judges—which included Canada’s own Ellen Godson of Angus Lighting/H.H. Angus & Associates Ltd.—selected this year’s winning entries based on the following categories: functional excellence; architectural compatibility; effective use of state-of-the-art lighting products and techniques; appropriate color, form and texture revelation; energy effectiveness; and cost effectiveness.

Awards were presented by GE Lighting on April 22, 2013 during Lightfair International, one of North America’s largest lighting shows.

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