TWO BOULDER-BASED SOLAR COMPANIES TEAM UP WITH AWARD-WINNING RESULTS
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Lumos Solar, a solar equipment designer, in collaboration with solar installers from Lighthouse
LSX is a frameless module developed by Lumos Solar with the collaboration of Lighthouse Solar installers. LSX has quickly become the most popular module that we install along the Front Range. These modules have revolutionized the way that home and business owners perceived solar, adding an aesthetic that conforms to today's modern design standards.
This past June, the LSXCanopy, a solar-powered canopy inspired by LSX modules, was awarded the Best Energy Product of 2012 at the Dwell on Design Awards in Los Angeles.
Solar, have earned Dwell Magazine’s "Best Energy Product” at the 2012 Dwell on Design awards for the LSXCanopy, a free-standing solar-equipped canopy.
The Dwell on Design awards celebrate innovation and creativity within the design community honoring exhibitors whose vision and commitment has led to transformation throughout their
This award-winning design was inspired by the new Lumos LSX frameless solar module, a sleek solar panel that forms the clean energy centerpiece of the highly aesthetic canopy, and
made possible through consultation with solar installers from Lighthouse Solar. The LSX frameless module system is a revolutionary product that has finally bridged the gap between
architecture and energy. LSX came to market last summer and instantly became the most popular solar module in Lighthouse Solar’s installations across Colorado’s Front Range.
Traditional framed solar panels appear as clunky, unwanted electrical appliances that turn off most homeowners and HOA's because of their appearance. The new LSX panels are 7mm thin, frameless, pieces of glass that appear to float just inches from the roof's surface. The LSX panels perform optimally under conditions in Colorado, withstanding hail, wind, and snow even better than traditional framed panels.
The mirror-like LSX panels have become Lighthouse Solar’s most requested module thanks to the aesthetic design that enhances the most exacting architecture. Boulder realtor Richard Ackerman was so impressed with the LSX panels that he had them installed on his own home.
"Some of the realtors I work with are reluctant to encourage their clients to install solar power because of appearance - I can't wait to show them photos of my house."
"It’s great to see energy-conscious people installing solar arrays that not only produce electricity, but also look great on their homes and businesses.” said Scott Franklin, President of both Lighthouse Solar and Lumos, "When your neighbors see a solar system that support