Home / About Kichler / News Room / Kichler Press Releases / 2-8-12 Outdoor Kichler Lighting Introduces New Collections for Enhancing and Illuminating Home Exteriors Fresh, Clean-Lined Styles Please Builders and Homebuyers Alike CLEVELAND – Feb. 8, 2012 – With today’s homebuyer looking to blend indoor and outdoor living and entertaining, builders and architects are becoming increasingly aware of lighting’s vital role. Outdoor lighting not only illuminates entryways, driveways, pathways and porches to enhance a home’s curb appeal and safety, it also accents architectural features that help sell the home. Designed to meet these needs are a variety of outdoor lighting options from Kichler Lighting. A stand-out among the many outdoor lighting collections featured at the 2012 International Builders’ Show (booth # W1759) is: Courtyard™ – This distinctive yet energy efficient outdoor collection, available in the popular Rubbed Bronze™ finish, is a streamlined classic that serves as a striking accent for a wide range of home exteriors. Incandescent or fluorescent lighting is paired with clear seedy glass. Constructed of cast aluminum for superior durability, the Courtyard collection features one pendant, one flush mount, four wall mounts and two one-light post fixtures. Available in independent showrooms this spring, Kichler’s two newest outdoor lighting collections, Gadsden* and Ralston*, offer fresh, clean-lined styling in popular colors and distinctive finishes perfect for adding beauty and warmth to any home. Built for exceptional durability as well as appearance, these complete collections from Kichler are made using durable, high-quality cast aluminum with satin-etched glass. Gadsden™ – Smart and elegant, the simplicity and tradition of Kichler’s Gadsden collection make it a tasteful and versatile exterior lighting choice that blends beauty and functionality. Available in a Brown Stone finish, this collection features three wall mounts, one semi-flush, a pendant and one-light post fixture, all artfully designed to enhance today’s home. Ralston™ – Simplicity and versatility take center stage with Kichler’s new Ralston collection. Offered in two popular finishes, Black and Rubbed Bronze™, this collection features three wall mounts, one semi-flush, a pendant and one-light post fixture. Kichler® is a world leader in decorative lighting and ceiling fans, encompassing more than 3,000 products, including chandeliers, wall sconces, bath lighting, ceiling fans, under-cabinet lighting, landscape lighting, outdoor lighting, lamps, mirrors and accessories. A leader in energy-efficient technology, Kichler’s line of Design Pro LED fixtures feature several winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award, sponsored by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Lighting Association. Kichler products can be purchased at independent lighting showrooms nationwide. View Kichler products, as well as interactive electronic catalogs, at www.kichler.com.