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Thrive Energy lights and Avi-on Labs Bluetooth® controls drive lighting for new Tesla factory

Thrive Energy, maker of patent-pending, high-efficiency high bay lighting fixtures and Avi-on Labs, Inc., a leader in Bluetooth® based commercial and residential lighting controls, recently announced the use of Thrive's Typhoon High Bay lights with by Avi-on™ controls in the Tesla (TSLA) factory in Fremont, California.

Tesla has deployed Thrive high bay fixtures powered by Avi-on in several buildings to date. The high bay fixtures are used to illuminate mission-critical functions such as inspection where superior lighting and controls are essential to a high-quality final product. The high bay fixtures were installed and commissioned in just a day by an electrician with no special training or the need for control system technicians.

Thrive Energy Managing Director, Tom McClellan, stated, "I have worked with Tesla for many years to bring efficient, high-quality lighting to the factory floor. Thrive Energy is thrilled to bring Tesla the next generation of our technology integrated with Avi-on controls from the ground up."

Eric Miller, CEO of Avi-on described the benefits of the combination of Avi-on lighting controls and the Thrive Energy high bay lights as, "The combination of Thrive Energy's industry-leading high bay lighting and Avi-on's patented Bluetooth Lighting Controls platform provides a market leading solution for energy efficiency and superior lighting for demanding manufacturing facilities like the Tesla factory."

Thrive Energy lighting systems reduce the power needed to give more light in the work area, saving energy and maintenance costs. Thrive Energy products send more light to where it is needed, using less energy, and are available in DC-powered versions for even more savings with renewable and sustainable energy systems.

Avi-on Lighting Solutions are purpose-built from the ground up for commercial markets. Avi-on's platform serves complex commercial demands with unprecedented simplicity, security, and ease of use. The Powered by Avi-on ecosystem can be installed with just a mobile phone, yet it has all the features of a true enterprise system such as remote configuration and monitoring. Avi-on makes it simple for lighting manufacturers and contractors to quickly deploy controllable lighting solutions supported by a full array of dimmers, switches, sensors and controllers for any application.

Avi-on will be at booth #419 at LIGHTFAIR International in Chicago from 8th – 10th May, showcasing Bluetooth® Lighting Controls Solutions.