ProSource Partnership with Coastal Source and Colorbeam North America Increases Lighting Opportunities Firmly Lays Foundation for Lighting to be No. 1 Growth CategoryBy RS Staff Published: February 13, 2018 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 ProSource has added Coastal Source and Colorbeam North America as vendors that strengthen the opportunities for members in the lighting category. Coastal Source, a research-driven company, designs and manufactures landscape lighting and outdoor audio product lines that feature a patented Plug+Play connection. The innovative, best-in-class products are engineered to meet the challenges installation specialists face. The company offers dedicated support for certified dealers. Colorbeam North America manufactures a low-voltage lighting system, which offers an opportunity to capture the entire lighting revenue stream in residential, commercial, hospitality, and retail applications. Colorbeam’s low-voltage infrastructure, tunable white and RGB fixtures, proprietary patent-pending GATEway processor, and flicker-free dimming offer all the essentials for a lighting solution. [Mobile Showroom Brings Smart Home Experience to Client’s Door] “The lighting category is poised to be the No. 1 growth category for our members,” said Dave Workman, CEO and president of ProSource. “ProSource is dedicated to enriching our members’ portfolio of robust lighting solutions that deliver lifestyle and wellness enhancements for their customers. The available options anchored by Coastal Source, Colorbeam, and Vantage lay the foundation for additional growth, with new products to be added in the future.” “Our goal is to provide dealers with a high-quality, complete system from transformer and cables to fixtures and LED lamp,” explained Franco D’Ascanio, president of Coastal Source. “You will not find our certified products at the local store or on the internet.” “Colorbeam North America lighting solutions are designed and engineered by integrators for integrators,” said Mike Teolis, president and co-founder, Colorbeam. “We provide ProSource members the opportunity to enter the lighting fixture market with a superior low-voltage lighting system supported by experienced designers and technical specialists.” “There’s no doubt that lighting represents the largest percent growth category for us as well,” echoed Robert Haecker, ProSource member and TRIPhase Technologies’ owner and founder, located in Carmel, IN. “With our state-of-the-art Light Lab, we can demonstrate the differences between halogen, LED, and incandescent lighting technologies, educating our clients about the value of their investment in quality lighting design, lighting fixtures, and the control options that are available. The opportunity to experience how different color temperatures from accent lighting, under cabinet lighting and showcasing the home’s exquisite furnishings is often eye-opening. On a daily basis, we welcome customers and their architects, interior designers, and builders to explore the options of painting with light.” SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.