FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Kobi Electric, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of commercial and industrial energy efficient lighting fixtures, has added James Highgate as a sales representative responsible for developing national accounts.
Highgate’s appointment coincides with Kobi’s launch of several game-changing LED products, including LED Commercial Down Light Retrofit Kits, LED Under Cabinet Fixtures and LED Linear High Bay Fixtures. Kobi Electric has earned a reputation for designing, engineering, manufacturing and delivering the most sophisticated, cost effective LED bulbs and fixtures on the market for application in residential, healthcare, education, institutional, churches, hotels, hospitality and warehouses.
Highgate is a career lighting expert who has been integral to the advancement of Solid State Lighting, As a trail blazer promoting LED lighting, he created The LED Show to introduce and promote information about energy efficient lighting products and introduce the highest quality energy efficient lighting products. He has served three terms for the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNA) and his ongoing efforts to educate the lighting industry and the marketplace includes co-authoring numerous IES publications and writing articles lighting community trade publications.
“Adding an industry star like Jame Highgate solidifies KobI Electric’s position as one of the most progressive lighting manufactures in North America,” said Kobi Electric president Nick Peragine. “We are committed to having the best team to deliver our products to our distributors and customers, and James is an ideal fit for Kobi’s mission.”
Kobi’s LED Linear High Bay Fixtures provide light to large spaces like warehouses, factories and other industrial facilities and eliminate the cost of fluorescent lamp and ballast replacements while being more energy efficient. Kobi’s LED Commercial Down Light Retrofit Kits are designed to replace down lighting found in commercial facilities, are dimmable and easily clip and wire into existing recessed cans. And the recently launched Kobi LED Under Cabinet Fixtures offer a lighting solution to those dark spaces underneath cabinetry that are perfect for the kitchen, office, workshop, or any other area where overhead furniture can obscure light.