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Money-Saving SimpleSeal CSERO/I Wins Product Innovation Award from Buildings Magazine

Kenosha, Wisconsin (November 5th, 2020) – BUILDINGS Magazine, in partnership with interiors+sources, recently announced the winners of the 2020 Product Innovations Awards. Kenall’s SimpleSeal CSERI/O, a new, more efficient cleanroom luminaire, was the recipient of a Merit Award in Lighting. According to BUILDINGS Editor-in-chief Janelle Penny, “We were truly impressed by the Product Innovations submissions this year. This annual competition spotlights the best in interior products, and this year’s finalists wowed us with their thoughtful attention to detail and their inventive use of materials.”

The annual competition is open to manufacturers of commercial interior building products designed for both commercial and institutional settings, including education, corporate, healthcare, hospitality, government and retail. This luminaire series was also recognized by the same publication as a 2020 Money Saving Product for Facilities Management.

“SimpleSeal CSERO/I luminaires are engineered to protect the integrity of all makes of cleanrooms, creating bright, evenly diffused light to improve worker comfort and boost productivity. They also dramatically reduce the cost of ownership via unparalleled energy efficiency and industry-leading efficacy,” said Bill Blackley, Senior Director of Marketing & Project Management at Kenall. “Our exclusive, advanced optics permit the fixtures to be spaced farther apart, while still achieving required foot-candle levels,” he added.

About Kenall
Kenall Manufacturing, an independent sector of Legrand, was founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1963 and has built a reputation for durable lighting solutions of superior quality and exceptional value. Today, the company creates unique solutions for the healthcare, cleanroom/containment, food processing, transportation, high abuse, and correctional lighting markets. Kenall luminaires are designed in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and comply with the Buy American Act (manufactured in the United States with more than 50% of the component cost of US origin). For additional information, visit

About Legrand and Legrand, North and Central America
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Drawing on an approach that involves all teams and stakeholders, Legrand is pursuing its strategy of profitable and sustainable growth driven by acquisitions and innovation, with a steady flow of new offerings — including connected products stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand is one of the most sustainable companies in the world, as ranked by the Corporate Knights, and is committed to achieving carbon, water, and waste reductions in its operations, deepening its community relationships, and continuously improving the environmental profile of its products. Legrand reported sales of around $7.1 billion (USD) in 2018. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40,



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