After 30 years of designing and manufacturing lighting for boats and RVs, ITC Inc. is lighting up retail stores, offices, homes, health facilities and cruise ships.
The company’s new LED lighting division called Elio is producing products for Carnival and Princess cruise lines, which are replacing hundreds of thousands of energy-eating incandescent light fixtures with low-watt, high intensity LED lighting fixtures.
“The math for them was simple,” ITC founder and CEO Dick Camarota said. “Replace 35 watt bulbs that require frequent replacement with 9 watt LED lights that use a one-third of the energy and last two-thirds longer, and there is huge savings for every ship in their fleet,” he said, noting electricity at sea is generated from fuel powered generators.
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