Lutron Services Company Expands National Authorized Service Network through Agreement with SYLVANIA Lighting Services Company

-Allows for enhanced lighting and maintenance services coverage across the United States -

Coopersburg, Pa. (July 14, 2011) -Lutron® Services Co., Inc. (LSC) today announced that SYLVANIA Lighting Services Corp. (SLS) has become an Authorized Service Center Subcontractor. Under the agreement, SLS will perform services related to Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. commercial lighting controls products, including system start -up services, system programming, warranty and post -warranty support services. In addition, SLS service maintenance customers now have the opportunity to explore a broader set of services within one convenient SLS support plan that can include Lutron Field Service Engineers performing technical support and inspection of Lutron interior lighting controls systems. Lutron Authorized Service Center Subcontractor's compliment Lutron's global Service organization. Lutron customers will continue to call Lutron's 24x7 Technical Support Call Center for system start -up and on -site service support requests, remote support, and service resolution monitoring.


"In today's intelligent building and energy -efficient environment, customers view their lighting control systems as strategic assets. As a result, they expect a robust set of services to support their investment, including the ability to respond quickly to their total lighting needs," said Todd Habersang, Lutron Electronics Sales Vice President of Commercial Solutions and Services. "Our relationship with SLS enables LSC to take advantage of the SLS national network of service professionals and immediately expand LSC's installation and service support presence."

Customers are making a significant investment in lighting controls to reduce their energy consumption and to improve the comfort and productivity of their workforce. To protect that investment, customers require a lighting services partner and support plan to properly maintain the lighting controls system to ensure optimum system performance, reduce operating costs, and to maximize the solutions potential energy savings.

"SLS is proud to become an authorized subcontractor for Lutron Services Co., Inc., allowing us to use our expertise and reach to their customers benefit," said Graham Wark, Vice President of SYLVANIA Lighting Services. "Lighting controls are crucial to our success in providing the best and most efficient lighting installations tailored to any application, and working with Lutron will only benefit our ability to deliver the best possible solutions and support for our customers."

About SYLVANIA Lighting Services Company
SYLVANIA Lighting Services (SLS) is the industry leader in turnkey energy management programs for interior and exterior lighting systems as well as preventive maintenance programs. With 40 years of experience, the company provides dedicated lighting design capabilities, the best delivery of services, access to new energy -efficient lighting products, and a computer -routed national service fleet. SLS offers customers a single point of contact for all of their lighting needs, including recycling. A division of OSRAM SYLVANIA, SLS is a national company and is headquartered in Danvers, Massachusetts. For more information, please refer to our website at: www.sylvania.com/sls.

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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