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June/2015

BCIP and CTSM Announce the Opening of Technozone Exhibitions

The Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) and the Canada Science and Technology Museum (CSTM) have joined together to create Technozone exhibitions to highlight current Canadian innovations, including the Harvesting Sunlight exhibit by SunCentral.

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June/2015

"Harvesting Sunlight" Exhibition Opens at Library and Archives Canada

Canada Science and Technology Museum's "Harvesting Sunlight" exhibition highlights SunCentral's innovative daylighting technology.

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June/2015

SunCentral Develops Indoor Lighting System That Promotes Vitamin D Production

SunCentral announces the development of an indoor lighting system that promotes Vitamin D production and other health benefits from natural sunlight.

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May/2015

Living Future Names SunBeamer as Favorite Product

The International Living Future Institute names SunCentral's SunBeamer as a favorite product on May, 29, 2015.

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May/2015

AIA Convention & Expo 2015

SunCentral exhibits at AIA Convention & Expo 2015 held in Atlanta, Georgia at Georgia World Congress Center from May 14 to May 16, 2015.

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May/2015

Lightfair International 2015

SunCentral exhibits at Lightfair International 2015 held in New York City at Javits Center from May 5 to May 7, 2015.

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May/2015

SunCentral Wins Architizer A+ Award For SunBeamer 500

SunBeamer 500 skylight has won the Architizer A+ Award in the Lighting: Architectural Lighting category.

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April/2015

SunCentral Names Jack Geortner As Vice President Of Sales

SunCentral announces appointment of Jack Geortner as vice president of sales, responsible for managing the company's U.S. and international sales and marketing operations based in the  Los Angeles office.

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December/2014

Best of Year 2014 honoree by Interior Design

SunCentral's Timber Hall Installation in Berlin at the Canadian Embassy was selected as an honoree in the Project: Shining Moment category for the Interior Design Best of Year Awards 2014.

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November/2014

Control The Sun Straight From Your Phone or Tablet

CleanTechnica features a story on the SunBeamer 500 and mobile app, highlighting the installation at Westfield Santa Anita Mall.

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November/2014

SunCentral Wins International Spark Design Award

The SunBeamer 500 is a bronze winner of the 2014 Bronze Spark Awards - the world’s most modern design competition.

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November/2014

In Green Building, Sunlight is for More Than Solar

EcoBuilding Pulse highlights SunCentral in a story outlining the social sustainability benefits of daylighting.

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November/2014

SunCentral Launches World's First Intelligent Sun-Tracker

Building Blox highlights a story on the Gen 2.1 announcement including details about the new specs of the SunBeamer 500.

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November/2014

Want A Greener Building? Let The Sun Shine In

Forbes contributor, Heather Clancy, features SunCentral SunBeamers in a post on green building, exploring the benefits of natural lighting as a sustainable way to create beautiful spaces and improve human elements like employee performance.

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October/2014

US Builders Review

SunBeamer is selected as US Builders Review Best of Greenbuild 2014.

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October/2014

SunCentral To Install SunBeamers at Westfield Santa Anita

SunCentral will install 36 SunBeamers at the Westfield Santa Anita shopping center in Arcadia, California to distribute natural sunlight throughout the enclosed three-story mall.

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September/2014

SunCentral Launches Second-Generation SunBeamer and Mobile App

SunCentral announces the release of the SunBeamer 500, the world’s first cost-effective, web-connected intelligent sun-tracking device.

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September/2014

SunCentral Partners with LightEFX in Australia

SunCentral breaks into Australian market, enters exclusive partnership with LightEFX.

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September/2014

Architizer Features Partnership with U-Vix Corporation

"SunCentral has teamed with Tokyo UV technology corporation, U-Vix, not only to expand to the Japanese market, but to merge their respective technological know-how to create UV super lights suitable for even growing produce indoors or sanitizing interiors."

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September/2014

Sunlight the heart of Canada’s embassy in Berlin

Sunlight is now penetrating the heart of Canada’s architecturally acclaimed embassy in Berlin, Germany, with the help of Canadian daylighting technology.

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August/2014

These Sun-Tracking Devices Pipe Real Sunlight Into Shadowy Buildings

Gizmodo features SunBeamers and the Canadian Embassy project in Berlin.

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August/2014

SunCentral Completes First European Installation

SunCentral Completes First European Installation, Brings Natural Sunlight to Canadian Embassy in Berlin

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July/2014

SunCentral Partners with U-Vix Corporation in Japan

SunCentral announces partnership with U-Vix Corporation, a Tokyo-based UV solutions company, to bring SunCentral’s innovative intelligent skylight products to the Japanese market.

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July/2014

2014 IES NYC Lumen Award

The Lowline Project that featured SunCentral SunBeamers won the Award of Citation in the 2014 IES NYC Lumen Awards.

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March/2014

SunCentral Selected For 2014 "Ready To Rocket" Clean Tech List

SunCentral has been awarded a place on the 2014 "Ready to Rocket" list in the Clean Tech category.

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December/2013

Brilliant SunBeamer Skylight Reflects Daylight Exactly Where You Want It

SunCentral products are featured on Inhabitat including an interview with Peter Busby about Perkins + Will's new San Francisco office.

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December/2013

SunCentral Products Featured in Greenbuild Green Products Guide

Check out SunCentral products listed in the 2013 Greenbuild Green Products Guide (Page 50)

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December/2013

SunCentral Opens U.S. Headquarters in Santa Clara, CA

On November 15th, SunCentral opened its US Headquarters in Santa Clara, California. The new US headquarters and operations are headed by Guthrie Cox, in addition to his responsibilities as Chief Sales Officer.

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November/2013

SunCentral to install SunBeamers™ at Perkins+Will Office

Peter Busby, Managing Director of the Perkins+Will San Francisco office, announces at Greenbuild 2013 the upcoming installation of SunBeamers™ at their new net zero office.

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October/2013

SunCentral welcomes new Director of Engineering

SunCentral is proud to announce the appointment of Jaap Siekman to head its engineering department at their facility in Richmond, BC.

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September/2013

SunCentral's SunBeamer chosen as favourite eco-friendly product by top designer

SunCentral's SunBeamer product is featured in the September issue of Contract magazine as designer Tony Layne, Co-Director of Sustainable Design at Perkins+Will, chooses it as one of his favourite eco-friendly products.

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September/2013

SunCentral is a Proud Contributor to Award Winning Architecture

SunCentral would like to congratulate CEI Architecture on being named Eco Designer of the Year by Western Living magazine for a portfolio featuring the SunCentral System.

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September/2013

Living Future: Declare

The SunBeamer 100 is now listed on Declare, the ingredient label for building products. More details can be found in the Declare Product Database.

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August/2013

SunCentral Expands Production, Appoints Eric Lee as Director of Manufacturing

SunCentral is happy to announce the appointment of Director of Manufacturing following increase in customer demand.

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June/2013

SunCentral to Install SunBeamer Product at Riverdale Hub in Toronto, Canada

SunCentral will deliver sunlight through several floors at the Riverdale Hub in Toronto. Keep an eye open for this project in the next couple of months.

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June/2013

Lighting the Lowline

James Ramsey of RAAD Studio and Star Davis of Arup interviewed by Architectural Lighting about the Lowline installation and partnership with SunCentral.

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May/2013

SunCentral to Kickoff New Distribution Program at Living Future Convention, Seattle, WA

SunCentral launches exciting new distribution program for SunBeamer™ 100 product.

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May/2013

SunCentral to Deliver Natural Indoor Sunlight to Iconic Canadian Building in Berlin

Techvibes - SunCentral to deliver natural sunlight to Timber Hall in Berlin.

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April/2013

SunCentral to install SunBeamer™ products at Canadian embassy in Berlin

World Interior Design Network - Delivering natural sunlight to the iconic Canadian building, a total of 20 SunBeamers™ will be installed in the Timber Hall

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April/2013

SunCentral Wins Major Contract to Install SunBeamer™ Products in Europe

SunCentral is pleased to announce its first European installation at the Canadian Embassy in Berlin.

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March/2013

SunCentral Establishes a US Sales and Service Organization, Appoints a US Based Sales Director

SunCentral is pleased to announce the addition of John Weishaar as Sales Director. Mr Weishaar will spearhead sales of SunCentral's innovative new product lines, the SunBeamer™ 100.

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December/2012

BCIT and SunCentral launch RAIC course

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and SunCentral launch RAIC course that examines the application of core sunlighting approaches and technologies in commercial buildings as sustainable strategies to reduce costs, offset greenhouse gas, and provide a substantially improved indoor environment in workplaces.

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August/2012

Solar device brings natural light to workers

Canadian invention spells challenge to fluorescent lights, often seen as brunt of artificial working environments.

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February/2012

Uber-green building to be lit with natural sunlight

SunCentral in Business in Vancouver Technology Report.

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February/2012

Harper Government Helps to Kick Start Canadian Entrepreneurial Businesses in Richmond

SunCentral pre-qualifies for the Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program

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February/2012

Switch off the lights, here comes the sun

SunCentral in The Globe And Mail

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October/2011

The Ecological Engineer

SunCentral Highlighted in the Ecological Engineer Volume 2: Glumac, written by David R. Macaulay.

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September/2011

Core Sunlighting Technology - Construction Canada

Offering a new approach to green building.

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June/2011

TIA Award Winner

SunCentral wins BC Technology Impact Award for Excellence in Product Innovation.

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May/2011

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Core Sunlighting: A Bright Idea. Technology being developed in BC has the potential to save a substantial amount of energy around the world.

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May/2011

Lighting Design and Application

Core Concepts: Core Sunlighting is a practical, natural alternative for interior illumination deep within a building...

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May/2011

BCTIA

SunCentral Inc. is honored to be a 2011 Technology Impact Award Finalist in the Excellence in Product Innovation category.

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April/2011

BCIC

For those who spend their days sitting in an office cubicle, basking in the glow of the overhead florescent lighting, we're sure you will appreciate the latest technology developed by SunCentral Inc., which will revolutionize lighting solutions in buildings.

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April/2011

Borneo Post

A British Columbia company is poised to fully develop a new technology that funnels sunlight into multi-storey buildings through the wall instead of the roof to allow lights to be turned off by up to 75 per cent during daylight hours.

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March/2011

Business in Vancouver

Richmond tech company sees bright future in office and highrise lighting. SunCentral's technology harnesses natural light to illuminate multi-storey building interiors.

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February/2011

Cleantech, Ready to Rocket

SunCentral Inc has made it onto the 2011 Cleantech Emerging Rockets List.

Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles B.C. technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Since 2003, the Ready to Rocket list has consistently predicted the revenue growth leaders and the companies most likely to attract investment.

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January/2011

CLTC

SunCentral's Chairman of the Board, Dr. Lorne Whitehead, was given the honour of presenting the inaugural Don Aumann Memorial Lecture in Lighting Efficiency at the California Lighting Technology Center.

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November/2010

greentech

greentech: Where solar concentrators and energy efficient lights meet. SunCentral and a few others, want to change the solar lighting business.

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October/2010

CBC - The National

CBC, the National: A Canadian researcher has developed a concept that uses natural light in office buildings, instead of fluorescent bulbs.

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July/2009

Treehugger

Treehugger: SunCentral computerized mirror array brings daylight deep into buildings.

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