Barron Lighting Group Expands LED Flat Panel Offerings
LP Series
LP Series
LP Series
Barron Lighting Group Announces Three New LED Flat Panels

Barron Lighting Group announces the addition of its new LP Series of LED flat panels.

Offering incredible performance in an energy-efficient, slim-profile package, Trace*lite's LP Series is ideal for office spaces, schools, hospitals and any indoor location that requires even illumination and lower maintenance. The LED flat panel includes 0-10V dimming standard and is available in three sizes and multiple lumen packages; 1'x4' (LP14 Series), 2'x2' (LP22 Series) and 2'x4' (LP24 Series). Compatible with most standard t-bar grid ceilings, the precision die-formed aluminum housing simply lifts through grid ceilings and rests on t-bars. The Integral Driver attaches with quick-connects allowing for easy installation in new construction or retrofit. Suitable for damp locations, the LP Series has a lamp life of up to 81,000 hours with 70% lumen maintenance and can also provide path of egress emergency lighting (LEDEM). Battery backup solutions and field installable battery packs are available.

"We are beyond pleased to expand our LED offerings with our new LP Series of flat panels,” says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.



Barron Lighting Group Appoints New Northeast Regional Vice President
Karl Zartarian
Barron Lighting Group is excited to announce the addition of Karl Zartarian as Northeast
Regional Vice President.


Barron Lighting Group is excited to announce the addition of Karl Zartarian as Northeast Regional Vice President. Karl will be responsible for leading sales and trainings of the independent lighting agencies servicing electrical distributors across the Northeast region.

“We are thrilled for Karl to join our team with his extensive background in product marketing, regional sales and distributor partnerships,” says Alan Tracy, owner and president of Barron Lighting Group.

Karl holds a Master of Business Administration from Radford University and a Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Engineering from Drexel University. Karl brings over 25 years of experience in sales and marketing. Karl spent the first part of his career with Crouse-Hinds based in Singapore with international sales responsibilities. Karl also spent 10-years with Hubbell Lighting in Product Marketing and Regional Sales leadership roles. He then joined Generation Brands/Sea Gull Lighting as Director for Ambiance Lighting Systems with sales and product marketing/development responsibilities. Most recently, Karl was a Channel and Key Accounts Director at Eaton/Cooper. He focused on distributor partnerships for regional and national distributors which encompassed all of Eaton's businesses, including Eaton (Cooper) Lighting.



Barron Lighting Group Expands LED Highbay
and Canopy Offerings
LPC Series
ALH Series
Barron Lighting Group Announces New LED Low Profile Canopy and Architectural Linear Highbay

Barron Lighting Group announces the addition of its new LPC LED low profile canopy series and the ALH series of LED architectural linear highbays.

The Trace*Lite LPC (low profile canopy) is an ultra slim profile 8” canopy engineered for use in compact spaces or lower mounting heights. The specially designed, UV stabilized lens optimizes visual comfort without sacrificing lighting efficacy and the robust construction allows for universal surface or pendant mounting. Schools, libraries, pharmacy drive thru lanes and truck stop sites are enhanced by optimizing the quality of light, increasing focus on tasks and creating a safer environment. The 120VAC light engine delivers 1,905 lumens while consuming only 20 watts, making it the ideal low profile and power canopy light.

Trace*Lite’s NEW ALH (architectural linear highbay) series’ slim profile is ideally suited for retail, large meeting spaces, gymnasiums, commercial and other applications that normally utilize a traditional HID or linear fluorescent highbay. Designed for mounting heights up to 50', the ALH features precisely engineered LED light engines with diffused lens optics to deliver exceptional light quality and uniform distribution for any task. This 200 watt, 4' luminaire produces over 25,300 lumens and is suited for high ambient temperatures up to 50°C.

"We are thrilled to offer even more lighting solutions for retail, commercial and manufacturing applications with our new LED highbay and LED canopy,” says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.



Barron & CED Partner in the Creation of New Construction Science and Trade Academy
St Josephs
Barron Lighting Group and Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. Empower Youths by Partnering in the Creation of the New St. Joseph Construction Science and Trade Academy

Barron Lighting Group and Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. (CED) are pleased to announce their partnership with the new St. Joseph Construction Science and Trade Academy in Wichita, Kansas. Part of Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, the academy will provide junior and senior students with a hands-on education of various trades used within the construction industry including electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. The goal of the academy is to inspire students to advance their education once they graduate as well as empower them with the foundation and skills needed to pursue a career in the trades.

Brandon McLey, Profit Center Manager of CED, was excited to partner with the St. Joseph Construction Science and Trade Academy as, “skilled labor is something this country desperately needs, and the numbers of young people (especially right out of high school) joining the trades, keeps getting smaller. It is great that Bishop Carroll is able to offer these programs and expose the next generation to the basics for a number of different trades, that can offer these students fulfilling, and lucrative future careers.”

The St. Joseph Construction Science and Trade Academy came to together due to the efforts of the local community and organizations. Many individuals and companies donated their products, services and time to create an impressive classroom that students will enjoy learning in and which will, undoubtedly, leave a lasting impact on the community for years to come. Barron Lighting Group and CED were beyond pleased to donate all of the lighting used throughout the 3,500 square foot workspace. In total, 15 TRACE*LITE highbays were installed throughout the learning annex.

In addition to the new and improved lighting, the classroom was updated with the following items to make it a strong learning resource: tool benches and cribs, acoustic panels, safety and mechanical equipment, a digital monitor, paint, flooring, trash bins and duct work. Barron Lighting Group and CED are excited to see what the future holds for the students at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School and St. Joseph Construction Science and Trade Academy, especially as they relate to the construction industry and the trades!



Barron Lighting Group Announces Acquisition of Growlite
Growlite Merger
Barron Lighting Group Announces Acquisition of Growlite, the Leader in Horticultural Lighting

Barron Lighting Group, corporate parent of Exitronix, Trace*Lite, specialtyLED and Indoor Grow Science brands, announces the acquisition of the leading brand in horticulture lighting products, Growlite.

The combined experience of Barron Lighting Group and Growlite bring together the science of HID and LED lighting with the art of indoor horticulture. The result is a comprehensive offering of the highest performing, most energy efficient, UL listed luminaires in the professional grow market. in 2014, Barron Lighting Group positioned itself to capitalize on the opportunities this emerging market presents with the creation of its Indoor Grow Science brand as the sole U.S. distributor of Growlite products. This acquisition brings Growlite’s founder, Aubrey Bradley under the Barron umbrella to further expand its specification grade products and services. Years ago, Aubrey was a Principal of one of Barron’s top performing lighting reps. In 2010, he left commercial lighting to develop and patent several indoor grow lighting technologies and create Growlite. Aubrey is a pioneer, innovator, and entrepreneur and Barron is excited to take Growlite to the next level.

“Barron made the investment in the horticultural lighting industry three years ago by launching Indoor Grow Science and partnering with Growlite. With this expansion and formalization of our relationship, we are replacing the Indoor Grow Science brand name with Growlite,” says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.

The horticulture lighting market includes the commercial greenhouse market and the legal cannabis industry. Various market pressures are cultivating rapid growth in the greenhouse market segment to the tune of an expected $8B dollar industry for 2017 and $15B by 2020. The total legal cannabis industry was $4.9B in 2015 and is expected to be almost $35B by 2020. The combined total of these two agriculture markets that utilize specialized grow lighting technologies could exceed $50B by 2020.

Growlite and Barron Lighting Group together combine over 100 years of lighting experience with the vision and innovative ideas to challenge the status quo of lighting products in this niche industry. Their mission is simple; to provide the highest quality, safest products in the market and educate the indoor grow market with the latest and greatest technologies emerging from the lighting industry. Growlite will continue to push the limits of innovation and technology to deliver state-of-the-art lamps, ballasts and fixtures engineered specifically for the indoor horticulture market.


Barron Lighting Group Announces Four New Lighting Sales Agencies
New Representatives
New Lighting Marketing and Sales Teams across New York, New Jersey, New England, Oklahoma and Colorado.

"We are confident these four exceptional lighting representatives’ and their extensive industry knowledge will exceed our customer satisfaction and build on the relationships well into the future,” says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.

Lighting Concepts and Controls, Inc. will represent all Barron brands across the Greater Cincinnati and Southwest Ohio area, the Northern Kentucky area, Greater Dayton and Centerville area and Southern Indiana and reaches out to architects, lighting designers and electrical engineers to assist in the task of specifying lighting applications and design, as well as, stocking distributors.

Premier Lighting Sales will represent all Barron brands across Oklahoma. Premier Lighting Sales offers services from the initial design development stages including fixture selection, photometric layouts and 3D renderings to final contract documentation and order-entry services, PLS has the right team in place to ensure the highest quality outcome from design to implementation.

Apex Lighting Solutions is an exceptional family of professionals who has grown tremendously over the last decade and recently expanded its offices and we have expanded their territory as well. Apex represents all Barron brands and serves all of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.

Enterprise Lighting Sales is a vibrant and well-informed lighting agency with skilled and accredited staff. ELS will represent all Barron brands across New York City, Long Island, Southeastern New York State and Northern New Jersey.


Barron Lighting Group Announces New LED Highbay and Canopy
MC Series
LHB Series
Barron Announces New LHB LED Highbay Series and Expands LED Canopy Series with the MC Canopy.

The Trace*Lite MC (mini canopy) is a compact, slim 10” profile qualifying for DLC premium listing which maximizes utility rebates. The listed MC produces 4,845 lumens while consuming only 42 watts, all while dispersing an even light distribution with its specially engineered low-glare optic. Constructed of UV stabilized polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), the lens optimizes visual comfort without sacrificing lighting efficacy. This unique configuration eliminates eye strain or distraction. Attention to tasks at hand at libraries, pharmacy drive-thrus, schools, parking garages and truck stops, for example, are enhanced by optimizing the quality of light within the environment. The durable and robust MC design allows for universal surface or pendant mount. A twelve inch transition plate is available for easy retrofit of larger HID or CFL fixtures.

Trace*Lite’s NEW LHB (linear highbay) series is offered in three wattage packages: 105w (2’x2’), 200w (2’x4’) and 320w (2’x4’), delivering up to 132 LPW efficacy. The LHB3 version delivers an industry leading 43,845 lumens at only 320w! The LHB series highbay is suitable for ambient temperatures up to 55°C with an L70 of 79,000 at 55°C. The LHB series is specifiable with options such as: 347/480VAC, battery backup and occupancy controls. Applications for the LHB series include commercial, gymnasium, industrial, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, warehousing and other applications that utilize a traditional HID or linear fluorescent highbay with mounting heights up to 50’.

"We are excited for the release of these key products to further expand our LED offerings for commercial, industrial, retail, multi-family and manufacturing industries," says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.


Barron Lighting Group’s UL Certified Test Lab
UL Testing Lab
Barron Lighting Group’s Test Lab Qualified to Perform UL Certification Testing

Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED exit sign and brands such as Exitronix, Trace*Lite, specialtyLED and Indoor Grow Science, announced that its lighting test lab has been qualified as a participant in the Data Acceptance Program (DAP) by UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a globally recognized safety science organization.

"We pride ourselves on always improving our research and development capabilities. Conducting testing at our facility in Glendale enables our business to obtain our market-leading certifications quicker and assures our products meet all applicable quality and performance standards,” says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.

UL's Data Acceptance Program allows Barron increased control over the timing and schedule for product testing and certification. Having the ability to identify non-conforming test results in-house with engineering on-site results in faster resolution. Providing UL with a complete data package at the time of submittal eliminates test time and UL turnaround time for DAP participants’ projects.


Barron Lighting Group Appoints New Products Project Manager
Edwin Valencia
Barron Appoints New Products Project Manager

Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED exit sign and brands such as Exitronix, Trace*Lite, specialtyLED and Indoor Grow Science, is excited to announce the recent appointment of Edwin Valencia as New Products Project Manager to increase its depth of innovation driven initiatives.

“We are excited to have Edwin bring his extensive lighting experience to lead our new product projects and expedite our time to market of these initiatives,” says Alan Tracy, owner and president of Barron Lighting Group.

Edwin Valencia, New Products Project Manager, is responsible for managing our key new products projects. Edwin’s role will work closely with Engineering, Product Management, Sales and Marketing as well as directly with our customers.

Edwin holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. Edwin brings over 20 years of experience in program/product management, design, sales, marketing and manufacturing. His experience includes working at Motorola Semiconductor Division, Delphi Automotive Division and Eaton Cooper Lighting Division. He brings tremendous knowledge of the most up to date and cutting edge lighting products and applications. He is adept at photometric analysis, LED/product marketing, research and testing, and specializes in programming and troubleshooting architectural lighting control systems.


Barron Lighting Group Announces SCL and CRL LED Emergency Lighting
SCL Series
SCL Series

SCL Series
Exitronix Innovates Emergency Lighting with Revolutionary Maintenance Features

Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED exit sign in the Exitronix brand, introduces the latest generation of emergency lighting, the SCL and CRL Series. Constructed of high quality steel, these compact designs deliver best-in-class optical performance and are packed with cost-saving maintenance features.

A tool-less, hinged door provides safe access to the 6V NiMH battery without exposure to line voltage. And the innovative, patent-pending numeric indicator display ensures error-proof fault/ status detection. Utilizing 3.6w fully adjustable LED lamp heads, these units lead the industry with maximum on-center spacing up to 60’, and an exclusive 58deg wide beam lens delivers best min-to-max ratio for lower mounting height or shorter corridor applications. Brown-out, low voltage, overload and short circuit protection combined with a standard 5 year fixture/ 5 year pro-rated battery warranty, ensure these USA assembled units deliver long-lasting emergency lighting.

The SCL Series, designed for wall or stem mount applications, is a compact 9.1” x 5.3” and operates through a wide temperature range of 0-40C. The CRL Series, designed for recessed T-bar ceiling applications, also combines performance and dependability with a clean, architectural appearance.

"We listened to our customer’s needs to provide a solution for performance and lowering ongoing maintenance repair time and costs for years to come," says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.

For more information about the SCL or CRL Series or any of the many quality lighting solutions from Barron Lighting Group, visit http://www.barronltg.com on-line. Find your local supplier on the lighting representative locator found under the Resources tab.


Two New Architectural Linear Flex Products From specialtyLED
SURF Series

WAVE Series

SpecialtyLED Announces Two New Architectural Linear Flex Products

Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED exit sign and brands such as Exitronix, Trace*Lite, specialtyLED and Indoor Grow Science, introduces the Surf and Wave, two exciting new commercial linear flex products from the specialtyLED brand.

The SURF is an economical, commercial grade solution for your LED architectural accent lighting needs. By providing optics within the Eco-friendly UV Resistant flexible PVC housing, the SMD5050 LEDs far exceed the output of standard ribbon flex and deliver the highest performance (274lm/ft) available on the market today.

With its slim profile that allows indirect installation in tight spaces, the Surf is perfect for use in cove lighting, borders, bridges, gazebos, signage, and even marina or fountain applications with its optional IP68 submersible rating. The Surf is highly efficient at only 3.6w/ft or less, and is dimmable with 0-10V dimming drivers. The SURF can be installed as a solid run up to 65’ for large indoor or outdoor commercial jobs, with either IP65 or IP68 rating. For design flexibility, SURF is available in four white color temperatures, as well as amber, blue, green, red and RGB.

The Wave is the latest architectural flexible border tube offering additional flexibility to your creative designs with its back-to-front bending orientation. Corners and angles can now be installed seamlessly due to its flexible PVC housing that is virtually indestructible.

The Wave’s flexible PVC housing can conform to almost any angle and is virtually unbreakable. It is available in red, blue, green and several color temperatures of white as well as RGB. This energy efficient LED product consumes 3.4W/ft or less, saving up to 70% or more over traditional neon with uniform lighting and no "hotspots". The Wave is indoor and outdoor IP68 rated and salt, fog and chlorine tested.

"We are excited to expand the linear product offering with some new innovative technologies to open up more opportunities for our lighting designer and architectural partners," says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.



Barron Lighting Group Expands LED Bollard Offering
TLED-ELB Series

New LED Louvered Bollard Offering from Trace*lite

Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED exit sign and brands such as Exitronix, Trace*Lite, specialtyLED and Indoor Grow Science, introduces the new TLED-ELB LED louvered bollard to its family of commercial lighting bollards.

The TLED-ELB traditional louvered bollard utilizes long-life LED technology to deliver uniform illumination, superior spacing and low glare due to its highly engineered optical design. The TLED-ELB comes standard with many upgraded features. The bollard is constructed of durable extruded aluminum housing with a UV resistant powder coat finish to protect against the elements. It comes standard with 10kV surge protector and is secured with tamper-proof hardware. The LED engine is designed to deliver almost 1,000 lumens. This bollard is built to last, UL listed for wet applications and is also offered in a specially engineered High Abuse configuration built with a reinforced internal structure to withstand maximum abuse.

The TLED-ELB bollards are perfect for applications which include lighting pedestrian walkways, retail entryways, as well as lighting sidewalks around schools, medical complexes, retail entrances, park/ recreational paths, office buildings, and multi-family properties.

"The key driver of this product development was in response to our customer’s requests for a traditional looking louvered bollard with all the advanced technologies, features and energy saving attributes all as standard features, as well as, easy installation and maintenance capabilities," says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.



Barron featured in LEDs Magazine E-Newsletter
Heather
Barron featured in LEDs Magazine newsletter for Lightingfair 2016

As seen in the LEDs Magazine newsletter, Heather McCune, Inside Sales Manager for Barron Lighting Group, gives an overview of a few of the exciting new products debuted at Lightfair International 2016 in San Diego, California.

View the entire video on our YouTube Channel HERE.



Barron Announces New Representative
VLA
Barron Lighting Group Announces New Central Virginia Representative

Barron Lighting Group has recently appointed Virginia Lighting Associates Inc. as its new lighting rep for central Virginia.

Virginia Lighting Associates, Inc. is a lighting manufacturer’s representative based in Richmond, Va. and serving all of the central Virginia. They are a partner with the design, distribution, and contracting communities in all facets of the construction market and offer lighting design, consultation, and energy analysis services as well.

"We are excited to have Virginia Lighting Associates as our partner. They offer a wealth of knowledge and experience in the lighting industry and have a proven track record of success," says Alan Tracy, owner, and president of Barron Lighting Group.

“Barron Lighting appealed to us with its diverse global brands which will broaden our depth and footprint to our commercial customers across the central region of Virginia,” Chip Tompkins, President of Virginia Lighting Associates Inc.

For more information about Barron Lighting Group products in Virginia contact info@virginialight.com, call 804.343.5299 or visit their website at www.virginialight.com.



Two Industry Veterans Join Barron Lighting Group
Joy Moyer

Michael Goldberg
Two Lighting Industry Veterans Join Barron Lighting Group

Barron Lighting Group is excited to announce the recent appointments of two lighting industry veterans to key roles within the organization. Joy Moyer, Vice President of Brand Development and Michael Goldberg is the new Northeast Regional Vice President.

“I have never been more proud of our growing team of extremely talented individuals. Our dedicated employees, representatives and partners are the driving force behind our growth and we could not be more excited for what the future holds,” says Alan Tracy, owner and president of Barron Lighting Group.

Joy Moyer, Vice President of Brand Development, is responsible for product management and engineering for all four brands. This new position is designed to deliver growth through new product development and strategic partnerships and brand initiatives.

Joy brings over twenty years of brand management experience in the electrical industry, thirteen of which she spent in the lighting market with Hubbell Lighting and Juno Lighting. Joy has a proven track record delivering business growth through her previous roles managing products, marketing, engineering and operations. Joy will lead the highly capable Barron brand teams to consistently deliver customer valued products and services to the markets we serve.

Michael Goldberg, northeast Vice President, has over 19 years in the lighting industry and was most recently the national sales manager at Sunshine Lighting. Prior to Sunshine Lighting, Goldberg had worked at Civilight Lighting, LumenOptix, Juno Lighting and Progress Lighting. Goldberg’s extensive lighting experience and knowledge of the industry from his prior industry sales roles is a tremendous asset to Barron Lighting. Goldberg will be responsible for leading the sales and training of the independent agencies servicing electrical distributors in the Northeast region.

Michael Goldberg has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the State University College at Oneonta. He has three children and will be based in New York.


Barron Announces Three New Promotions
Rich Bernhardt

Claudia Campeau

Michael Martinez
Barron Lighting Group Announces Three New Appointments

Barron Lighting Group is excited to announce the recent appointments of three key roles within the organization. Rich Bernhardt is the new National Sales manager; Michael Martinez is the new Midwest Regional vice president; and Claudia Campeau is the new Trace*Lite Brand manager.

"It is meaningful to have promoted these individuals from within our company which is full of talent. We appreciate when our employees really dig deep to make a difference and grow within our organization," says Alan Tracy, owner and president of Barron Lighting Group.

Rich Bernhardt has been Barron's Regional vice president of the Northeast territory for almost two years and has been promoted to the new National Sales manager position. The National Sales manager was sought to architect the firm's national growth strategies with new and existing customers, which was a perfect fit for Mr. Bernhardt.

His prior history includes over 30 years of lighting industry experience from companies such as GE, Philips, Rexel and managing a rep agency. Rich will still reside in Albany, New York with his wife and six children and will be traveling to and from headquarters in Glendale, Arizona twice a month.

Claudia Campeau has been with Barron for almost two years and went from the Exitronix Product specialist to the Trace*Lite Product manager in the last year and will now become the Trace*Lite Brand manager. Campeau started in the lighting industry 10 years ago in the specification grade outdoor lighting sector while working at Philips Lumec, followed by Lumenpulse for two years.

The Trace*Lite Brand manager is responsible for managing the Trace*Lite brand, from the product planning, brand positioning and go-to market strategies. Claudia is originally from Montreal, Quebec and now resides in Glendale, AZ with her husband and dog Rocky.

Michael Martinez has been with Barron for almost eight years and held positions in the warehouse, technical support and as an account manager. Martinez has built up a solid foundation of product and industry knowledge and has a history of tremendous customer account growth.

As the new Midwest Regional vice president, Michael will operate out of Glendale, AZ where he resides with his future wife and daughter who will be graduating high school this year. He will be spending most of his time in the territory to include North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and parts of Pennsylvania.


Barron Launches Wet Location All-LED Exit Combo
VEX-WPC

VEX-WPC
Barron Lighting Group Launches Wet Location All-LED Exit and Emergency Combo

Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED exit sign and brands such as Exitronix, Trace*Lite, IGS and specialtyLED, is excited to launch the newest addition to the Exitronix VEX-WP series is the VEX-WPC. This wet location all-LED exit and emergency combo is an ideal solution for wet applications and extreme cold conditions with the optional internal battery heater.

The long life, energy-saving all-LED exit and emergency combo is engineered to perform in the most extreme environments with such great features as adjustable LED lamp heads with optimal center-to-center spacing, an impact-resistant polycarbonate shield, UV stabilized, impact and corrosion-resistant ABS plastic enclosure with a one-piece, molded weather-proof gasket. The optional internal heater extends the operating temperature range from -4 F to 122 F (-20 C to 50 C). With the other options such as remote capable, wire guard, Guardian Self-Test (G2) and tamper resistant hardware, the VEX-WPC makes a great addition to the VEX-WP family of life safety fixtures.

“Our newest addition to the Exitronix line of life safety luminaires fills a need in the marketplace for a tough, quality, wet and cold location combo at a reasonable price,” says Alan Tracy, owner and president of Barron Lighting Group.

The new VEX-WPC is UL Listed for 90-minute emergency run time with a 24-hour recharge time. The single or double-face sign with high intensity red or green LEDs are a constant and uniform illumination of 6-inch characters with 3/4-inch stroke and come with universal Chevron-style knockouts. The quality continues with brown-out protection, a maintenance-free Nickel-cadmium battery and universal mounting for ceiling, back or end mounting. For more information, IES chart and full spec sheet, go to www.barronltg.com.



Barron Lighting Rolls Out New Contractor Rewards Program
Contractor Rewards

Barron Lighting Group Announces First Ever Contractor Rewards Program

Barron Lighting Group is excited to announce its 2016 Contractor Rewards Program. This program allows participating contractors the opportunity to win monthly prizes and earn points with Barron Lighting Group.

“We want to reward the loyalty of contractors who use lighting solutions provided by Barron Lighting Group’s four quality brands. Participating is fast, easy, and commitment free,” said Miranda Fuller, Director of Marketing of Barron Lighting Group.

There are three ways to win. To start, a contractor simply registers online to be eligible for random monthly drawings of $25 and $50 gift cards. Then, they are eligible for the year-end prize drawing of a custom smoker and a high tech cooler. This is Barron’s way of saying “Thank You” to the professional electrical contractors who participate. Lastly, once a contractor registers on the site, they begin earning points immediately by simply uploading their proof of purchase for any Barron Lighting Group product. Contractors will earn one point on every dollar for any Barron Lighting Group product from whomever they choose to purchase from. Contractors may redeem their points after the 2016 year-end for Barron swag, clothing and gift cards.

“We are excited to drive more traffic to the distributors who support our lines and reward the contractors who have been loyal over the years and we plan to show our unwavering support for years to come,” says Fuller.

For more information, terms and conditions and to sign up now to begin earning rewards points, go to www.barronltg.com/rewards.



Barron Lighting Announces New Education & Experience Center
Education & Experience Center

Education & Experience Center
Barron Lighting Group Announces Its New Education and Experience Center

Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED exit sign and brands such as Exitronix, Trace*Lite and specialtyLED, is excited to announce the recent opening of its new facility the “Education and Experience Center” located on the second floor of its Glendale, Arizona manufacturing facility.

The new space offers a comprehensive variety of application, installation and product seminars focusing on various lighting, code compliance and new technology venues across all divisions.

“Our new educational center is designed to provide our agents and customers a true hands-on approach to our products and technologies,” says Alan Tracy, Owner and President of Barron Lighting Group.

In celebration, the Education and Experience Center’s recent grand opening was kicked off with twenty of Barron’s top performing agencies and customers during their Barron Winter Classic event. They enjoyed a facility tour, training demonstrations, first debuts of new products, golf, visits to the Barrett-Jackson car auction and sparked creative solutions together as a group with expert advice and industry knowledge.

The center will host several special events throughout the year, as well as opportunities for electrical contractors, architects and electrical specifiers to earn free continuing education units (CEUs). The center features a separate lounge area fully equipped with flat screen televisions and a gourmet kitchen allowing guests the ability to unwind and visit personally with the Barron Team and subject matter experts before and after the scheduled events. As technology evolves, training remains the core factor in staying ahead of the game with the latest innovations.

“Our number one priority is our partners, which is why we continue to offer these fun, cutting-edge educational sessions. My goal in this investment is to provide everyone who visits the ability to feel and experience our passion for lighting,” explains Tracy.



Barron Lighting Brings New Light To Their Team
Miranda Fuller

Barron Lighting Group Brings A New Hire To Their Team

Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED Exit sign and brands such as Exitronix, Trace*Lite, specialtyLED and Indoor Grow Science, is excited to announce the addition of Miranda Fuller as Director of Marketing.

This important new hire is an addition to the efforts put forth earlier this year when Barron filled the VP of Sales and Marketing and VP of Operations roles with power house people. “Barron has always put its faith in its people and that is what has carried us well since 1973 and we are proud to have the best people, products and service; a trifecta that sets us apart in this industry” says Alan Tracy, Owner and President of Barron Lighting Group. Since moving into a new 80,000-square-foot building at the Glendale Airpark in the Fall of 2013, Barron Lighting Group has grown in size and depth.

Miranda Fuller comes to Barron with a solid record of building strong marketing programs that capitalize on new technologies designed to enhance brand recognition and communications. Miranda joins us after spending her last two years directing overall marketing and strategic campaign programs for Rigid Industries LED Lighting. Miranda will be responsible for enhancing the customer's digital experience and solidifying unique go to market and brand campaigns for all four brands.


BARRON announces new Assistant Controller
Laurie Strong
Laurie Strong joins Barron Lighting Group as Assistant Controller

We are pleased to welcome Laurie Strong to the Barron team as our Assistant Controller. Laurie holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Syracuse University and has had several years of progressive experience in accounting and finance. She began her career as a Senior Accountant with a regional CPA firm and has assumed roles of increased responsibility as she advanced on her career path. We look forward to her contribution to the future growth and success of our Company.

Laurie will be primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Accounting department including month-end financial reporting.



AZ Business Magazine interviews BARRON CFO Adam Miller
Adam Miller
Financial Executives International Arizona chapter president hopes to give back.

Adam Miller brought a broad range of experiences in finance, accounting, auditing, personnel, real estate, manufacturing and operational management to his role as president of the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI).

Miller became CFO of Barron Lighting Group in 2010 and has helped the company achieve double-digit growth in the years since joining the executive team.

Az Business talked with Miller about the evolving role of the CFO




INDOOR GROW SCIENCE announces
partnership with GROWLITE
Indoor Grow Science
IndoorGrowScience Announces Partnership with Indoor Grow Market Leader, Growlite, Inc.

Indoor Grow Science (IGS), a division of Barron Lighting Group which specializes in lighting solutions that enable indoor grow facilities to produce more yield with greater efficiency, today announced its partnership with Growlite, Inc., the leading developer and provider of indoor grow lighting in the medical marijuana industry.

With its roots in the grow industry, Growlite’s extensive knowledge of the science and application of indoor grow lighting and its patented reflector designs, is now in alliance with IGS and Barron Lighting Group and its forty one years of expertise and service as a leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial lighting solutions. Together the companies and the technology are more accessible and can offer professional service and support in the rapid expansion of indoor growing for MMJ businesses as well as other indoor horticultural and farming operations.

“This proactive approach, bringing together proven technology and professional lighting experience will support the development of our growing market” Aubrey Bradley, President and Owner of Growlite, Inc. said. “Our partnership with Indoor Grow Science fills a need that will serve a purpose beyond illumination as this new industry unfolds.”

With this partnership in place, Indoor Grow Science will service all Growlite customers and now offers the full line of indoor grow lighting solutions, including patented Growlite products, to hydroponic supply stores, independent growers and commercial growers, in addition to the electrical distributor channel.

For more information about the Indoor Grow Science division of Barron Lighting Group, please contact Greg Alaura, Indoor Grow Science Product Manager at 800.533.3948 or Mike McGrew, Indoor Grow Science Account Manager at (623) 889-0980.



BARRON announces new VP of Operations
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Bill Skelton joins Barron Lighting Group as Vice President of Operations

Barron Lighting Group announced today the appointment of Bill Skelton as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Skelton will lead Barron’s operational functions, including production, purchasing, engineering, warehousing, brand management, logistics, and facilities. His contribution in this role continues and enhances the company’s commitment to delivering value to its customers, vendors, and employees.

With over twenty years experience, Bill Skelton has successfully led teams across all operational disciplines including supply-chain/procurement, management and manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Barron Lighting Group, Bill was General Manager, Global Procurement Center at Dynamic Source Manufacturing, Inc., in Scottsdale AZ.

“As we’ve experienced remarkable growth opportunities across all of our brands, we knew we needed to bring on additional resources,” Barron’s President, Alan Tracy said. “Bill is a tremendous asset to our team, as he’s extremely detail-oriented, organized, and brings an exemplary track record of success.

Headquartered in Glendale, AZ, Barron Lighting Group has a 42 year history of manufacturing high quality lighting products. Barron is comprised of four core lighting brands, EXITRONIX – Life Safety and the inventor of the LED Exit Sign, TRACE*LITE – Commercial/Industrial lighting solutions and SPECIALTY LED PRODUCTS (SLP) – Architectural LED lighting solutions and INDOOR GROW SCIENCE – High performance lighting for the horticultural industry. Barron Lighting Group is located at 7885 N. Glen Harbor Blvd, Glendale, AZ 85307.


BARRON introduces the TRACE*LITE TLED528A
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Barron Lighting Group introduces TRACE*LITE’s TLED528A series linear LED high bay: the new DesignLights Consortium listed LED alternative to linear florescent and HID high bays.

Combining the best of traditional linear high bay housing design and construction with leading edge LED technology, the classic high bay design facilitates cool operation by incorporating a computer-designed aluminum heat sink. We’ve optimized thermal design and control by guiding air circulation through vents crafted on the back of the cold rolled steel, powder coated housing.

TRACE*LITE designed the TLED528A for performance and easy installation. Computer-designed, high-polish mirror reflectors control and direct the LED light engines for maximum performance, ensuring light where it needs to be, with the least light loss elsewhere. Attention to design detail not only optimized fixture performance, it facilitates design simplicity leading to a rugged housing construction while remaining light weight and contractor-friendly. Weighing only ten pounds, it is inexpensive to transport and easy to install, with a professional grade appearance.

The access plate on the back of the housing and a UL 2459/CSA 182.3 power connector enables quick, easy wiring to keep install time to a minimum. Should service ever become necessary, the electronic drivers are easily accessed by two doors on the back of the fixture which are open or secured with tool-less thumb screws. The intelligent housing design eliminates the need to remove reflectors or LED engines to get to the drivers.

TRACE*LITE offers the TLED528A series in a 100W configuration to replace a 250W HID highbay while consuming a mere 40% of the 250W HID highbay’s energy draw. The TLED528 is also available in a 200W version that will easily replace a 400W HID highbay, and still consume only half the energy. At up to 10,000 and 20,000 lumens each, these are very formidable LED highbays.

The TLED528A series is included on the DesignLight Consortium Qualified Products List; and it meets or exceeds the requirements of cETLus.


Dunkin’ Donuts Center Green Energy Initiative
Puts Arena’s Energy Costs on Ice












Barron Lighting Group Manufactures High-Performance LED Fixtures with Integrated Controls for Comprehensive Energy Conservation Initiative at Dunkin' Donuts Center.

October 2014, (Glendale, AZ) – Barron Lighting Group announced its recent completion of an extensive energy efficiency project with The Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence RI. The comprehensive high-tech LED lighting initiative will reduce energy use by 1,749,586 kilowatts (kWh) annually, while ensuring that televised events, sports competitions and other performances will always be ready for prime time, which was a also a critical part of the project for this widely known entertainment and events location.

The energy reduction project was completed earlier this year. It consisted of a wholesale changeover of the facility’s antiquated metal halide fixtures to a network of state-of-the-art LED lighting, managed by the latest network based lighting control system integrated into Barron’s LED high performance sports lighting fixtures.

The Dunkin’ Donuts Center needed a solution that was flexible and dynamic to efficiently accommodate the diversity of events hosted at the 30,000 square foot facility, including American Hockey League’s Providence Bruins and Big East Providence College Friars home games, major concerts and trade shows, while being exceptionally energy efficient and environmentally beneficial.

The installation included one hundred eighty four TLED-KSL 400 watt high performance flood lights from the TRACE*LITE division of Barron Lighting Group. With its precision optical lenses combined with combined with high performance high wattage solid state LED light engine, the TLED-KSL provides the precise beam control, 32,500 initial delivered lumens. It has been engineered for consistent optical performance as well as significant energy savings and longevity, as a replacement for traditional metal halide sports lighting.

“Our control-integrated LED sports arena fixture drastically reduced energy use and gives the facility’s production teams immediate and precise control over the venue’s ever-changing lighting requirements, all at the swipe of a mouse” said Alan Tracy, President of Barron Lighting Group. The new system was designed in accordance with specific customer demands and stringent performance criteria based on the needs in the space. Producing over 300 footcandles evenly distributed on the ice surface, and providing a simple, user-friendly interface for control of the system has made this a cost effective investment for the owner. Each fixture can be independently controlled, disabled or dimmed by area or grouped into dozens of programmed “scenes”. Operators can go from over 300 footcandles of light required on the ice for televised hockey games, to light levels you’d expect at a candlelight vigil in an instant. All it takes is the slide of a virtual controller on a computer monitor or mobile device. “These advanced capabilities bring with them real and immediate savings, less energy consumption, advanced technology and a solution that is far better for the environment” Tracy said.

In addition to the significant kilowatt savings, there will be lower ongoing maintenance costs. The old style metal halide lamps needed to be replaced every two years, the new LED fixtures have a rated life six times greater than the metal halide lamps. The removal of the metal halide fixtures brought about a significant heat reduction in the space. This reduction enabled the facility to reduce its chiller load which significantly increased the kWh savings as a result of the project.

“This has been one of the most gratifying energy saving projects we’ve ever worked on” said Tracy. “Identifying the challenges, working closely with the owner’s needs and seeing it all come together with such huge results are what it’s all about.” The system design is ideal for venues of this type and there are plans to implement a greater scale version at the large exhibition hall at Seaport World Trade Center in Boston later this year.



BARRON introduces the TRACE*LITE NYTE FORMS Series.










Barron Lighting Group Introduces Nyte Forms, the Latest TRACE*LITE LED Wallpack Solution Designed to Transform For All Outdoor Lighting Needs.

Glendale, Arizona (August 2014) The TRACE*LITE division of Barron Lighting Group announces the release of the Nyte Forms Series LED sconce-style wall packs. Nyte Forms is a versatile family of unique, energy efficient luminaires designed to satisfy requirements in multiple applications. A simple bracket change allows any Nyte Forms LED luminaire to adapt for use as a wall pack, wall washer, flood light or shoebox-style area light, providing solutions for all outdoor lighting needs. Available in three sizes, this convertible multi-purpose luminaire family delivers high performance and versatility in a consistent architectural package.

TRACE*LITE's Nyte Forms luminaires are UL listed and are equipped with state of the art LED light engines that offer standard 0-10V dimming with excellent efficacies and lumen outputs. Nyte Forms features a correlated color temperature of 5000K, a CRI of ≥70, and a projected color shift of less than 1%. With three sizes, producing up to 7700 delivered lumens, the Nyte Forms luminaire series delivers exceptional light quality. All of TRACE*LITE's LED products offer superior thermal management, maximizing the reliability and longevity that solid state lighting systems can provide. Nyte Forms luminaires perform efficiently throughout an industry leading operation range of -35°C (-31°F) to +50°C (+122°F).

Included on Design Lights Consortium list of qualified products, these fixtures, with efficacies as high as 99 LPW, meet or exceed the efficacy requirements for various rebate programs across the country, and increase ROI.

The perfect blend of aesthetics, performance and versatility: The style and appearance of the Nyte Forms luminaire series accents both traditional and contemporary building design. This product family features a precision designed aluminum housing with stainless steel hardware and a tempered glass lens. It is completely sealed with silicon gaskets and has a UV resistant, thermoset polyester powder coated finish.

The Nyte Forms precision designed housing functions as a dedicated thermal heat sink. TRACE*LITE specifically designed the heat sink to maximize the thermal dissipation of the wallpack housing, by mounting the LED module and driver directly to the housing. This configuration optimizes the heat removal for the LEDs and the driver, which enables the high efficacy, lumen output and longevity of the Nyte Forms series. The LED light engine is fit with precision optical lenses that distribute light forward and to the sides producing light distribution that maximizes fixture spacing, and delivers light where it is needed in the most efficient way possible.

For more information about Nyte Forms Convertible Multi-Purpose Luminaire Family, or to view the entire Barron product line, contact your Barron Lighting Group sales representative at 800.533.3948 or visit barronltg.com.



BARRON introduces the EXITRONIX CHAMPION EMW.
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The New Champion EMW performs in the most adverse weather conditions and intense cold, taking emergency lighting to new level of effectiveness and architectural design.

Glendale, Arizona (June 2014) The Exitronix division of Barron Lighting Group today introduced the Champion EMW, its latest addition to the Champion purpose-built emergency lighting lineup. The Champion EMW offers protection against intense cold or wet weather conditions and vandalism; its sleek architectural housing will compliment any project's design aesthetics. The Champion EMW includes the Exitronix G2 Guardian Self-Test/ Self-Diagnostics and incorporates contractor friendly features that allow for ease of installation and multiple mounting options.

Exitronix has given special attention to the aesthetics of the Champion EMW while maintaining its strength and durability under the most challenging conditions. The rounded-edge, contoured shaping of the impact-resistant, heavy-duty polycarbonate lens assists in repelling water. It is fully sealed and gasketed for protection against adverse weather and other elements while guarding against potential vandalism. The Champion EMW features a die-cast aluminum backplate for sturdy, reliable mounting that is also fully gasketed and sealed with a durable UV-resistant powder coat finish.

Jessica McCain, Exitronix brand director, explained, “The Champion EMW's sleek architectural design will transform any commercial application where dependable emergency units are required. This new product is ideal for coastal and other wet environments where high winds and adverse weather conditions are common.”

Rated for use in wet locations and hose down areas, this is an IP66 rated emergency unit that offers multiple wattages and lamping options, NiMH battery and a cold weather battery heater option. The Champion EMW is equipped with fully adjustable high intensity LED or MR16 lamps. The LED option provides 207 lumens per lamp head, superior spacing up to 50' on center, a long life expectancy of 100,000 hours, and low energy consumption. The MR16 halogen option offers lamp wattages of 12, 20 and 25 and is also an excellent solution for lighting path of egress. The G2 Guardian Self-Testing/ Self-Diagnostic included in the Champion EMW performs automatic code compliance testing including a five minute discharge and self-test every thirty days and a ninety minute discharge and self-test every six months.

McCain continued, “We wanted to create emergency lighting that provides unyielding reliability, superior illumination and energy efficiency in the face of extreme conditions. The Champion EMW conquers the elements with extreme performance and strength as well as style.”

For more information, contact Jessica McCain, Exitronix brand director at 800.533.3948. A division of Barron Lighting Group, Exitronix, is the manufacturer of emergency and exit lighting products. Barron Lighting Group offers a wide selection of emergency lighting, commercial and industrial lighting and specialty LED products. For a complete product offering please visit www.barronltg.com or one of our many distributor partners. Barron Lighting Group is headquartered at 7885 North Glen Harbor Blvd, Glendale, AZ 85307.



BARRON introduces the INDOOR GROW SCIENCE division.
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The Barron Lighting Group is getting bigger and we are proud to announce the formation of Indoor Grow Science (IGS), our latest addition to the ever growing Barron Lighting Group.

Taking what we’ve learned from the natural growing cycles of plants, and the effects of light, heat, air and timing, IGS has developed a series of state of the art lighting products focused on the expanding indoor horticultural market. This new system of indoor grow lights creates a more natural growing environment for plants and has shown to increase production of healthier, more vibrant plants.

Patented technology allows the Concealed Airflow Reflector to utilize 100% of the interior reflective surface of the hood, still allowing for controlled airflow to cool the internal lamp chamber and external housing. This technology increases lumen performance which increases reflector efficiency giving us a definite advantage over competition.

To date, most of the lighting suppliers to the horticultural market have been small internet based companies. Recent changes in legislation have resulted in tremendous growth and awareness of the indoor horticultural industry.

With Indoor Grow Science, we can all grow a little smarter… and greener.

For more information about INDOOR GROW SCIENCE, or to view the entire Barron product line, contact your Barron Lighting Group sales representative at 800.533.3948 or visit barronltg.com.



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