Innovation

Lutron Starburst Logo Joel Spira’s first invention – a simple rotary dimmer that can still be found on many dining-room walls today – marked the birth of the lighting control industry. Today, Lutron holds over 2,700 worldwide patents, including the first electronic dimming ballast for fluorescent lights and the first self-contained preset lighting control system.

In almost 50 years of innovation, Lutron has invented hundreds of lighting control devices and systems, and expanded their product offering from 2 products to 15,000.

We continue to lead the market in high-quality lighting controls for fluorescent, halogen incandescent, magnetic low-voltage, electronic low-voltage and LED light sources.