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Mirvac and AGL embrace sustainability

Mirvac recently launched its sustainability strategy ‘This Changes Everything’. Together with future tenant, AGL Energy Limited, Mirvac commissioned a pilot installation of Organic Response, with a view to using the lighting control technology in its new development at 699 Bourke St, Melbourne…

Organic Response Features in Lux Review Global Hot List

Organic Response included in Lux Review’s list of the top 20 hottest lighting companies in the world right now…

South East Water awarded 2 Green Star Innovation Points

Consulting Engineering Practice, Umow Lai, has achieved two Green Star innovation points for specifying Organic Response in the eight level South East Water project in Frankston, Victoria…

Organic Response one of the best at Light + Build

Organic Response features in Lux Magazine’s video review of the “Best of L + B”. The world of lighting and lighting controls is transforming rapidly, with the pace of innovation accelerating. Organic Response is leading the charge when it comes to autonomous lighting controls…

Organic Response Quickstart Video Guide launched

Organic Response has released a Quickstart Video Guide, demonstrating how easy it is for end users to optimise the system for maximum energy savings and occupancy comfort.  The video features co-founders Chris Duffield and Danny Bishop performing a demo in the company’s Melbourne office.  

Organic Response now VEET registered!

Organic Response has now secured VEET approval to generate carbon certificates for lighting upgrades that utilise Organic Response. The VEET scheme is a Victorian Government initiative promoted as the Energy Saver Incentive, and administered in accordance with the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Regulations 2008. The VEET scheme is designed to make energy efficiency improvements more […]

Organic Response Sensor Node receives Red Dot Design Award

Organic Response’s Sensor Node has been recognized for design excellence by winning a prestigious Red Dot Design Award. Currently in their 61st year, the Red Dot Design Award is one of the world’s largest and most renowned product design competitions, recognising both a product’s form and function. The Sensor Node is the heart of our […]

Meet Organic Response at Light + Building

Organic Response will feature prominently at this year’s Light + Building exhibition in Frankfurt, as part of the Havells Sylvania stand in Hall 6.2, Stand C04. Havells Sylvania is one of Organic Response’s Strategic Technology Partners in the UK & Europe.  Only last week, it won a prestigious Lighting Design Award in the Lighting Controls […]

Havells Sylvania wins Lighting Design Award

I am truly delighted to announce our win for the Lighting Controls category with our Concord Officelyte LED incorporating Organic Response, at the Lighting Design Awards held in London yesterday evening. This is a wonderful acknowledgement from the industry that our strategy for evolving  from a traditional technology manufacturer to a modern, total solutions provider […]

Organic Response highly commended at Lux Awards

Organic Response was Highly Commended as runner up in the Controls Innovation of the Year award at last week’s Lux Awards gala dinner held in London.  The awards night, attended by 1,000 members of the UK’s lighting and lighting controls fraternity, was the culmination of the Lux Live exhibition, featuring the latest lighting, technology  and […]

Dragon’s den win leads to Silicon Valley!

Just last week we had the fantastic news that we are to represent Australia at the Cleantech Open Global Finals, to be held in San Jose, California next month!  This is a terrific opportunity to compete with national cleantech winners from around the world, and to elevate the profile of the Organic Response technology on […]

Organic Response Wins Built Environment Cleantech Award

Yesterday, with seven other finalists, we attended the Australian Cleantech Competition’s Showcase and competed in its “dragon’s den” judging process.   It was inspiring for us to be amongst such highly innovative business, many of whom have transformational ideas that could contribute significantly to energy efficiency and sustainability. We’re proud to announce that at last night’s […]

Organic Response in the Cleantech “dragon’s den”

Following our recent success at the iAwards we were excited to learn that Organic Response has been selected in the final 8 of the Australian Cleantech Competition.  The finalists compete on 2nd October in a “dragon’s den” style judging process, with the winner going to compete in the Global Clean Technologies Competition in Silicon Valley […]

Extract from LinkedIn forum, “Australia 2.0: Solving our nation’s toughest problems”

Mark Toomey is a management consultant and thought leader helping organisations use and exploit the capabilities of digital information and communication technologies. Well published internationally, he is a leading expert in ISO/IEC 38500 and governance of information technology and has delivered education and briefings on governance of IT in more than 30 cities on six continents. In this extract from a LinkedIn forum, Mark Toomey refers to Organic Response as an example of technological innovation that is making the leap from laboratory prototype to mainstream commercial success.

Organic Response secures major specification

We recently received the news that Organic Response has received its first major specification – to provide lighting control to the new South East Water Headquarters Building in Frankston.