AApril 15, 2009
Business Wire

New Leadership Drives LUMEnergi's Growth, Expanding on Successful Implementations of Government Projects and Commercial Buildings

NEWARK, Calif. -- LUMEnergi, a leader in energy-efficient lighting management solutions, today announced Michael D'Amour as President and Chief Executive Officer. D'Amour comes to LUMEnergi with over 20 years of experience successfully leading global sales, research and development and marketing for highly profitable companies.

D'Amour has already contributed to successful implementations of government projects and commercial buildings. He will further grow the company and establish additional partnerships to accelerate adoption of LUMEnergi's breakthrough energy-efficient lighting solution.

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D'Amour is a seasoned technology executive, most recently serving as President of D'Amour & Associates, where he led market and product research for the cleantech industry. Prior to that, he held multiple C-level positions at start-ups, which led to mergers and acquisitions, including a successful IPO at Quickturn after he delivered $500M in reconfigurable systems to the marketplace.

D'Amour holds five U.S. patents as well as several foreign patents and serves on the Board of Directors for public and private companies in the San Francisco Bay area.

"As energy prices continue to increase, along with increased standards for green buildings, businesses and commercial building owners are seeking fast and cost-effective solutions to reduce energy use. LUMEnergi's lighting management solution dramatically reduces a building's energy consumption and carbon footprint while providing significant cost savings to building tenants and increasing building valuation for building owners," said D'Amour.

"I look forward to leading the LUMEnergi team in implementing intelligent light management solutions, increasing energy-efficiency and improving occupant comfort."

LUMEnergi reduces commercial and industrial lighting energy use by 50-75 percent through simple-to-use, sophisticated lighting control systems and feature-rich light energy modules - the intelligent end-points on the smart grid. LUMEnergi's products reduce lighting energy use in buildings while dramatically improving occupant comfort and building ambiance.

About LUMEnergi

With its innovative, intelligent dimming electronic ballast and associated controls technologies, LUMEnergi helps to create smart lighting control systems for commercial and industrial buildings. The company's products drive significant savings to the bottom line, with a fast ROI.

The products transform static structures into smart grid controlled, energy-efficient buildings while increasing grid reliability.

Based in Newark, California, LUMEnergi is privately-held and venture-funded by Noventi Ventures and Low Carbon Accelerator Limited. For more information about LUMEnergi, visit

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