Lutron® Named Top Lighting Control Brand for Third Consecutive Year by PRO AV Readers

-Annual brand preference study shows that professionals count on Lutron -

Coopersburg, Pa. (July 12, 2011) -Lutron has been named by readers of Pro AV Magazine as the 2011 PRO AV Brand Leader in Lighting Control. Lutron lighting controls were the top choice in 2009 and 2010 surveys as well. For more information, please visit - www.proavmagazine.com/products/2011 -pro -av -brand -leaders.aspx


Pro AV Magazine is the leading resource for AV professionals. Each month, subscribers turn to Pro AV for news on the latest technology, industry trends and best practices. Pro AV reflects and speaks to the entire AV community by emphasizing real -world solutions and delivering "how -to" information in a format that's accessible, appealing and useful.

In April of 2011, Pro AV gave readers a link to an online survey and asked them to indicate which AV product brands they used, specified, or installed most. Overall, 275 qualified AV pros completed the survey to arrive at the 2011 Brand Leaders.

Respondents came from these categories:

AV integrators and installers (47%)
End users and technology managers (26%)
AV consultants (18%)
Other specifiers (rental and staging, architects) (9%)

More than half of those who indicated a lighting control brand preference chose Lutron as their top brand.

"It is an honor to be recognized once again this year by the subscribers of Pro AV Magazine as the Brand Leader in Lighting Control," said Ed Blair, Vice President of the Office of Business Development. "Lutron is committed to developing innovative and energy -efficient light control solutions that meet the needs of our AV integrators and their customers, and these results show that our products continue to add value to this market."

About Pro AV Magazine (www.proavmagazine.com)
Pro AV Magazine reaches 20,000* audiovisual professionals every month with professional advice, how -to information, tips, strategies and tactics about audio, video, IT and the emerging technologies they need to succeed. Pro AV offers an expanded total audience of 28,970** subscribers through a combination of the printed magazine plus the digital edition. The digital edition is delivered to Pro AV Weekly Update subscribers, which include 8,970** subscribers who are not duplicated in the magazine circulation.
*Source: Pro AV, BPA Worldwide, June 2010, TQ = 20,000
**Source: Publisher's Own Data, unduplicated, June 2010

About Lutron Electronics (www.lutron.com)
Lutron Electronics, headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, designs and manufactures energy -saving lighting controls, automated window treatments and appliance modules for both residential and commercial applications. Its innovative, intuitive products can be used to control everything from a single light, to every light, shade and even stand -by power in a home or commercial building. Lutron products make any space more versatile, while enhancing ambiance, comfort and productivity. They also save energy and make light bulbs last longer, making them an eco -friendly addition to the home and workplace. Founded in 1961, Lutron estimates that the installed base of its products saves the nation nearly 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. Lutron manufactures more than 16,000 energy -saving products, sold in more than 100 countries around the world.


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