It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Ron Roelofs, our company founder, and father of company President, Rick.  One of the pioneers of the lighting manufacturer-representative industry, Ron started Ron Roelofs, Inc. in 1965.  He merged with Tri-State in 1971 to form Tri-State Roelofs, which in 1987 became TSR Lighting.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Roelofs family during this difficult time.  TSR will be closed the afternoon of Monday, May 23 so that we can honor Ron’s life at his memorial services.  Obituary:  http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/136074/?fullname=ronald-henry-roelofs

DMF Lighting Wins Technical Innovation Award at Lightfair 2016

The DMF Lighting OneFrame – DRDHNJD Recessed LED Downlight, was the winner of the Technical Innovation Award, presented at LIGHTFAIR International 2016.
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This fire and sound rated recessed LED downlight simplifies multifamily installation and blends into any aesthetic.

From DMF:

“DMF Lighting is proud to have the OneFrame DRDHNJD recognized by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) as the winner of the Technical Innovation Award. Presented at last week’s LIGHTFAIR International, OneFrame edged out a host of other innovative, new products to take the honor. In addition, OneFrame was also the category winner for Recessed Downlights.

What makes OneFrame such an innovative product is its unique low profile and small aperture design combined with its safety and features listings. The OneFrame provides high quality, cost effective LED lighting in practically any space. It’s performance and value all in one compact package.”

Check out the OneFrame DRDHNJD:


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Apple Watch Winner!

Congratulations to Jen Pytleski, LC, MIES, of Werner Electric!

Jen is the winner of our 2016 NCEL Show drawing and she selected a “classic white” Apple Watch!

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The drawing was made from a compilation of followers on these sites after the show in Minneapolis, and Jen was the lucky winner!

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Gordy’s Market Turns to LED for New Store Lighting

Gordy’s Market, founded in 1966, with now over 30 stores across Western WI recently constructed a new store in Stanley, WI. Throughout the design process careful consideration specific to the lighting design was consistently at the forefront of the project. Energy savings and maintenance concerns lead them to install the latest LED technologies from Mercury Lighting.

When looking at the payback over a conventional fluorescent system, the energy savings and maintenance costs over the life of the LED system outweighed the initial installation costs. The construction team, management, and staff for Gordy’s Market are very pleased with the decision made to install LED and look forward to using Mercury for future projects.

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The LW14 from Mercury lighting did the trick for the new Gordy’s market. Its rounded profile acrylic diffuser evenly surrounds the LED light source, enabling a very wide light distribution that illuminates down to the bottom shelves. Custom formulated high diffusion acrylic material allows for maximum light transmission while eliminating pixilation and hot spots.

Check out the LW14 fixture from Mercury Lighting for your project:


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