MILTON KEYNES, England, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceravision, the leading company in low-energy lighting technology, has announced the appointment of Jonathon Porritt as its Sustainability Advisor.
Mr Porritt, one of the UK's most prominent environmental experts, will advise the Board of Directors on global and local sustainability challenges and opportunities.
Ceravision's patented High Efficiency Plasma (HEP) technology provides the lowest energy high-output lighting available in the lighting market today.
Ceravision CEO Tim Reynolds said, "I am delighted to welcome Jonathon to Ceravision as more and more companies turn to our low-energy lighting solutions to help meet sustainability targets. With his expertise, and considerable experience, Jonathon will ensure that we keep abreast of global environmental trends and concerns."
Mr Porritt said, "It is very exciting for me to be involved with Ceravision. With energy prices soaring, all organisations are looking to radically reduce their energy consumption. Ceravision's technology allows customers and clients to carry out that responsibility, while at the same time benefiting from improved lighting. I look forward to working with Tim Reynolds and his colleagues in developing their environmental programme and sustainability credentials."
Background for editors:
Ceravision Limited is a private UK-based company that leads the world in the development of High Efficiency Plasma (HEP) technology. Using a completely different technology to traditional incandescent, fluorescent and LED lighting technologies, the electrode-less HEP lights bring many significant benefits to higher power applications.
Installations of the revolutionary new technology show energy and CO2 savings in excess of 50%. With additional benefits of a longer life, higher light collection efficiency, faster re-strike times, and further energy savings through linear dimming, the company's technology is set to become the lighting of choice in a wide range of commercial applications.
With power ranges from 100W to 5kW, Ceravison's HEP technology is suitable for applications including industrial, commercial, amenity and street lighting, studio lighting and fibre optic installations.
Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director of Forum for the Future, is an eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development. He was Director of Friends of the Earth back in the 1980s, and the inaugural Chair of the Sustainable Development Commission, from which he stepped down in 2009. He advises a number of companies and bodies on environmental matters and is a Non-Executive Director of Wessex Water and Willmott Dixon. He has written a bestselling book, Capitalism: As If The World Matters
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SOURCE Ceravision Ltd