News & Events

2018

Derek Cowburn featured on cover of Shenzhen Daily

April 22, 2018

Shenzhen is the 4th largest city in China with over 12,000,000 people in an area that is often referred to as the Electronics Capital of the World. It’s quite an honor to be selected as the subject for an article in Shenzhen Daily, and even more exciting to be on the cover.  We were stopped the first day by someone…

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2018

LumenCache reaches installed cost parity with AC lighting

April 10, 2018

It’s only a matter of time before new technologies replace outdated ones.  AC wiring in the ceiling uses more copper resources, is less efficient, doesn’t support communications, and now…is more expensive than LumenCache. With our higher sales volumes we have offered additional incentives to our distribution partners.  Builders are reporting their installed cost quotes are now lower using LumenCache than…

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2018

LumenCache enters agreement with China Fortune Land Development

March 15, 2018

China Fortune Land Development (CFLD) operates over 70 cities in China.  Through introductions from TechCode Accelerator and great interest from the Vice Mayor of ZhaoQing, LumenCache is cooperating to install projects in the highest tech Smart City in China.

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2017

LumenCache selected as core technology partner for Himalayan Energy Access program

December 29, 2017

Paras Loomba has won Global Tourism awards because the end result is Energy Access and Education Access for remove villages in the Himalayas. BBC Click followed them to install the first LumenCache system in Leh.  Upon return, Paras shared the news of the success of the product: “This is amazing.  We typically go 30 meters and see light levels drop. …

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2017

First U.S.-China bilateral Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting includes LumenCache

October 19, 2017

On Oct. 19th, the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) program hosted its first U.S.-China bilateral Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting at the Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) Headquarters (HQ) Asia-Pacific (APAC) in Shanghai, China. More than 80 stakeholders from the U.S. and Chinese government, researcher institutes, national laboratories, private industry, and non-government organizations (NGO) discussed the technologies, policies, and…

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2017

EU gets first glimpse of LumenCache at European Utility Week

October 2, 2017

EU gets first glimpse of LumenCache at European Utility Week

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. While LumenCache has been demonstrating strong traction in the USA, Canada, Mexico, and China, Europe has been somewhat neglected–until now. The sponsors of European Utility Week invited LumenCache to display the world’s first “Universal Power & Communications Hybrid DC Nanogrid”. “It’s like built-in USB for Homes & Offices.” says Bart Kelly, LumenCache Inside Sales Manager, seen…

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2017

LumenCache presents at International Low Carbon City Forum on DC Power

September 8, 2017

China is taking huge leaps forward in adopting DC power. The U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) 5-year program presents their findings and progress each year. LumenCache founder and Industrial Advisory Board co-lead for the DC program, Derek Cowburn, was invited to present at this years event. Key participants included the Chinese Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural…

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2017

LumenCache receives grant to develop A.I. applications

September 1, 2017

LumenCache receives grant to develop A.I. applications

The market is bombarded with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications that attempt to use wireless sensors as their stimuli. While AI software and tools have dramatically improved over the last few years, the basic architecture for sensors and actuators has primarily focused on a slightly flawed foundation: wireless mesh. Wireless is great for mobile devices but most smart building…

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2017

LumenCache aids Ohio Developer to win two million-dollar construction tax credits

July 20, 2017

LumenCache aids Ohio Developer to win two million-dollar construction tax credits

PIRHL was awarded TWO large tax allocations thanks in part to the convenience and energy saving LumenCache technology. “Both Elyria AND Knickerbocker won awards in Ohio today! Both of these deals have the Lumencache lighting included as well as the smart thermostats. Thank you for the creative ideas that certainly helped support our success in Ohio.” – Misty Elek, PIRHL…

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2017

Derek presents Crossing The Adoption Chasm at AREday

May 25, 2017

American Renewable Energy Day brings together impact investors, visionaries, and renewable energy professionals to learn about how we can promote more clean, renewable energy. The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado hosted Derek Cowburn and Katherine Dayem to present “Crossing the Adoption Chasm”. John Powers from the Alliance moderates and offers a summary of the success of the Alliance building. It is…

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2017

Flair.co ventilation controls and thermostats compatible with LumenCache platform

May 25, 2017

Flair.co creates zoned thermostat controls addressing a gap in residential and light commercial temperature controls. The Flair room vent controller required multiple antennas and wireless technologies to achieve the most reliable control possible. LumenCache wired infrastructure enables Flair devices to operate without the need to service batteries and also provides a reliable wired backbone free from wireless interference and other…

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2017

Bart Kelly joins LumenCache Sales Team

April 7, 2017

Bart Kelly is a relationship manager. Bart has enjoyed working in sales since the beginning of his professional career. Consumer electronics sales, automotive sales, and financial consulting positions have given Bart a unique perspective in understanding our customers. Bart formed a “Client Experience Committee” at his first retail banking role which made a majorly positive impact on the customer satisfaction…

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2017

DC DEPOT joins LumenCache as exclusive distributor to Mexico

April 6, 2017

DC DEPOT joins LumenCache as exclusive official representative in Mexico FISHERS, IN and MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (April 6, 2017) – LumenCache, an innovative leader in DC power distribution technology, is proud to welcome DC DEPOT (dba LumenCache MX) as the exclusive distributor to Mexico. DC DEPOT provides dealer training and support of the entire LumenCache product line in addition to…

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2016

Aeratron DC Ceiling Fans to be LumenCache Compatible

July 26, 2016

Press Release (PDF) Full line of Aeratron DC Ceiling Fans to be LumenCache Compatible FISHERS, IN and LA MESA, CA (July 26, 2016) – Aeratron, developers of highly efficient and stylish DC ceiling fans, and LumenCache, an innovative leader in DC power distribution technology, have announced a partnership to release a complete line of LumenCache ready fans. LumenCache provides a…

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2016

UL2108 Compliance Testing Complete for LibRE Line

July 10, 2016

UL2108 Compliance Testing Complete for LibRE Line FISHERS, IN (July 10, 2016) – LumenCache, an innovative leader in DC power distribution technology, announces the completion of lab tests to achieve UL-2108 Certification for the LibRE product line. Over 4000 drivers and 600 patented Power Distribution Modules are in service in over 50 projects since 2011. Due to the Class 2…

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2015

New fixed PDM power input connector and stackable SwitchPucks and LED drivers

March 20, 2015

There was only 1 modification to the Power Distribution Module required after several years of field testing: The power input connector would wiggle partially loose and cause a failure inside the connector. The replacement PDM has a non-removable post connector. See your dealer or contact customer service for complete warranty service and a replacement part should you experience a connector…

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2014

Indiana MIRA Technology of the Year Award 2014

May 3, 2014

Indiana MIRA Technology of the Year Award 2014

Lumencache Receives TechPoint Mira Awards’ Tech Innovation of the Year Award McCordsville, Indiana-based energy innovator, LumenCache, received the Tech Innovation of the Year Award for its LibRE line of high efficiency lighting and power distribution technology during the 15th annual TechPoint Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. The technology replaces the last 1000 feet of the old…

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2014

.NET Rocks discusses LumenCache and the DC Revolution

March 7, 2014

For over two years we’ve been deliberately trying to stay under the radar. It takes significant resources to rollout a product with profound global impact such as LumenCache. Well, the cat is now out of the bag. Thankfully, the guys that untied the sack do a great job of analyzing technologies. The .NET Rocks internet audio talk show is geared…

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