Carmanah Supplies Two California Cities with LED Street-Name Signs

June 19, 2006
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Carmanah has received an order from two cities in northern California for 19 units of its proprietary Model R409 edge-lit LED street name signs.

Carmanah’s LED edge-lit signs are gaining popularity among cities in California, and have established an excellent reputation for their maintenance-free operation, ease of installation, and bright, even illumination. The ultra-thin frame design is becoming popular for both new signal projects as well as signal upgrades.

About the R409 edge-Lit LED Street Name Sign

Carmanah’s LED edge-Lit technology provides a rugged, no maintenance solution for internally illuminated street-name signs and other traffic signs. Designed with high-flux, ultra-bright LEDs, Carmanah’s LED edge-Lit signs will operate maintenance-free for over 50,000 hours, with no bulbs or ballasts to replace.

Carmanah’s edge-lit technology is extremely energy efficient and is ideal for traffic sign applications because it provides ultra-bright, uniform illumination of the sign. The technology consists of LEDs mounted along the top and bottom edge of the sign, concealed in the frame. Carmanah uses high-flux LEDs that provide exceptional brightness and durability.

With more than 250,000 installations, Carmanah is a world leader in solar-powered LED lighting and solar-power solutions. For more information, visit or contact Carmanah’s Roadway Division at:

Toll-free (North America): 1-877-722-8877

Worldwide: +1 (250) 380-0052

Fax: +1 (250) 389-0040


About Carmanah Technologies Corporation

Carmanah is an award-winning manufacturer specializing in energy-efficient technologies. The Company is currently focused on three technology groups: solar-powered LED lighting, solar power systems & equipment and LED-illuminated signage.

Carmanah is headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and has branch offices and/or sales representation in 11 cities across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. With more than 250,000 installations worldwide, Carmanah is one of the world’s premier suppliers of energy-efficient products.

The shares of Carmanah Technologies Corporation are publicly traded on the TSX under the symbol “CMH” and on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol “QCX“. For more information, please visit