November 8, 2011 -
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (November 8, 2011)
In another aviation lighting industry first, the LED Solar Runway Guard Light, created by Carmanah Technologies Corp, together with ADB Airfield Solutions has been recognized as the Airport Technology of the Year by the Future Airport, a publication from Global Trade Media International. The award was based on a panel of experts from the aviation industry, that put forward a recommended short list of products they felt made the most difference in 2011. The panel included people from airport design, construction, airline management, air traffic control and route development. The panel’s short list of products was then voted on by the readers of Future Airport and www.airport-technology.com
to determine the Airport Technology of the Year winner.
In the award announcement, Future Airport praises the ADB LED Solar Runway Guard Light powered by Carmanah, for the energy efficient, long lasting, and low maintenance nature of the solar powered LED light. The judges acknowledge that new solar powered aviation systems such as the Solar Runway Guard Light, not only help reduce an airport’s carbon emissions, but are an excellent choice for airfields in remote locations or where access to grid power could be difficult or expensive. The combination of cost efficiency together with significant carbon emission reductions earned this product the Airport Technology of the Year award.
Carmanah Technologies CEO, Bruce Cousins stated, “The LED Solar Runway Guard Light was a joint development project between Carmanah and ADB. We are very happy to see the product be recognized with this award from Future Airports as it reaffirms the capabilities and applicability of solar powered aviation lights for modern airfields everywhere.”
About Carmanah Technologies CorporationAs one of the most trusted names in solar technology, Carmanah has earned a reputation for delivering strong and effective products for industrial applications worldwide. Industry proven to perform reliably in some of the world’s harshest environments, Carmanah solar LED lights and solar power systems provide a durable, dependable and cost effective energy alternative. Carmanah is a publicly traded company, with common shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “CMH”. For more information, visit www.carmanah.com.
About ADB Airfield Solutions
ADB is the world’s leading airfield lighting technology company in the FAA and ICAO markets
providing advanced, integrated and sustainable solutions for visual guidance. With a world-wide
presence for more than 60 years, ADB differentiates itself by offering an innovative portfolio and
expertise which sets standards in safety, performance and quality that is supported by unparalleled
levels of customer service. ADB is trusted as the preferred partner for airside operations. For more
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