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SSL Product Innovation Awards (PIA) Winner


Modular International Inc., an innovative leader in architectural lighting located in Pittsburgh, PA, was recognized in Architectural SSL for their submission to the SSL Product Innovation Awards.

The SSL Product Innovation Awards (PIA) is an industry award that has showcased architectural lighting solutions since its inception in 2011. PIA honorees represent the finest lighting fixture designers, manufacturers, and distributors with innovative concepts, products, components, and systems within the architectural space.

“We are honored that the Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards judges have selected Modular International’s 579e LED Modules among so many other lighting products brought to market  this year,” said Modular International’s Vice President of Business Development, Tony Madonna. “This recognition affirms our continued commitment to innovation and excellence in architectural lighting.”

Modular International is in the forefront of the movement towards sustainable commercial and residential lighting solutions in the United States and globally. Modular’s 579e LED modules offer industry leading energy efficiency in a compact and cost-effective lighting package. The 579e modules are offered in 50mm, 70mm, and 90mm  diameters providing superior quality light at a significantly lower cost for commercial and residential applications. 

“The 579e modules give the delivered lumen performances of an 80+ CRI product with superior color rendering over standard 90+ CRI products. Modular International offers six main product families within its portfolio of Modular Multiples® fixtures allowing the 579e modules to integrate into 39,000+ possible product combinations ranging from adjustable & fixed new construction and retrofit downlights, recessed or surface mounted multiples, cylinders, and custom engineered lighting solutions.”

The 579e LED modules are also customizable with field changeable reflectors for onsite aiming and adjustment. Plus, with the addition of filter rings and shielding cylinders to reduce glare, you can select up to two 1/8-inch-thick filter media for each 579e module for better distribution and lighting control,” said Madonna.

In its 37-year history, Modular International has held more than 40 patents with the 579e LED modules being the latest example of their ingenuity in the lighting space.

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