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Legrand Acquires Solarfective, Expands Shading Portfolio to Commercial Markets

Through the addition of Solarfective’s products and expertise, Legrand customers will have access to advanced shading and lighting control solutions that meet the demanding requirements of codes and high-performance buildings.

CI Staff

Legrand, North America has announced that it has acquired Solarfective Products Limited, a provider of standard and custom shading systems for commercial applications. Solarfective will become part of Legrand, North America’s Building Control Systems business.

According to the company announcement, the integration of Solarfective’s shading systems with Legrand’s active lighting control will enable Legrand to coordinate these various lighting systems, providing architects, designers, specifiers, and facility managers with a broad, strategic range of energy efficient, commercial lighting solutions.

“We are thrilled to be joining Legrand,” says Anise Odeh, owner and president of Solarfective, in the announcement.

“I am confident this partnership will continue Solarfective’s growth into new markets and provide further technological advancements in commercial shading and lighting systems integration.”

Through the addition of Solarfective’s products and expertise, Legrand customers will have access to energy efficient, easy-to-use and cost effective advanced shading and lighting control solutions that meet the demanding requirements of codes and high-performance buildings.

The announcement further states that the combination of Solarfective’s commercial offerings with Legrand’s most recent acquisition of Qmotion Advanced Shading Systems for residential markets “will further position Legrand as a single source provider, offering customers access to the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of shading solutions for virtually any application.”

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“High-performance buildings and energy codes are continually evolving. This acquisition is about providing our customers better, more integrated solutions for passive and active lighting control to meet the evolving demands of today’s buildings,” says John Selldorff, president and chief executive officer, Legrand, North America, in the news release.

“The solutions Solarfective and Qmotion have brought to Legrand will enable us to be a more strategic partner for all of our commercial and residential customers.”

For more information, visit legrand.us.