Home / About Kichler / News Room / Kichler Press Releases / 6-23-11 Kichler Design Pro LED Modular 2.0 Kichler Lighting’s Design Pro LED Modular 2.0 and Disc System Brings Advanced Task Lighting to Today’s Home Lighting for Tomorrow Award-Winning System Offers Even, Energy-Efficient White Light for Tight Spaces CLEVELAND – June 23, 2011 – Kichler Lighting leads the industry again with the introduction of its next-generation, energy-saving custom and cabinet lighting product, the Design Pro LED Modular 2.0 and Disc System. A winner of the 2010 Lighting for Tomorrow Award, this innovative lighting system now features advanced, energy-efficient LED technology and an astonishing smaller footprint in an ultra-sleek profile, all compatible with available Z-Wave® home automation equipment. With the proper accessories, the Design Pro LED Modular 2.0 and Disc System also offers full dimmable capabilities that allow for premium light level control. “With the advancement of this new modular lighting system, it’s now easier than ever to add task lighting to create layers of light in the kitchen and elsewhere throughout the home,” says Jeff Dross, Kichler Lighting’s corporate director of education and industry trends. The unique 24-volt DC product is designer-grade, fitting comfortably into even the most slender spaces and essentially disappearing under and inside almost every cabinet configuration. The modular units are all 1/2” by 2 3/8” and come in four different lengths: 6”, 12”, 18” and 30”. The disc units are 3/8” by 2 3/4”. effect, these fixtures can be used individually, snapped directly together or connected via interconnect cables to evenly deliver warm light under kitchen cabinets, inside a bookcase and a variety of other task lighting is needed. With a limited lifetime warranty, high brightness, cool operating temperature and superior color rendering, this affordable lighting option uses 75 percent less electricity than incandescent lighting and has a 40,000-hour lifespan, which is four times longer than xenon and eliminates the need to replace bulbs. When used with the right power supplies and accessories, this under-cabinet system is also ENERGY STAR-qualified. The 2010 Lighting for Tomorrow Awards were presented at the American Lighting Association’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas. 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.