For Release November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019— GlowPath Brick Pavers, LLC, a brick paver products company located in Keego Harbor, Michigan announced today that their application for a self-illuminating paving stone was accepted by the US Patent Office. This is the first of three patents that GlowPath Brick Pavers, LLC created that have been approved by the USPO. A Canadian patent has been applied for and is awaiting approval. An additional US patent for self-illuminating concrete products is also under consideration by the USPO.
“GlowPath Brick Pavers is very happy to announce USPO approval and upcoming issuance of a patent for our unique. self-illuminating paver”, said Alex Ketty, GlowPath Brick Pavers LLC partner. “We have been working on several formulations and many prototypes over the last several years and believe we have arrived at a uniquely attractive paver design that is enhanced with a proprietary, light-absorbing compound that enables a subtle glow for 8-12 hours after dark. We are excited by the many applications for GlowPath Brick Pavers, such as accenting footpaths, walkway safety illumination, and anywhere a pleasing nighttime glow is desired in home or commercial installations." GlowPath Brick Pavers has already received several inquiries from landscape architects, hardscape installers, municipalities, and others. Early orders from installers in the Midwest and Southeast US have also been received.
The GlowPath Brick Paver Difference
Many different industries have experimented with photoluminescent (“Glow In The Dark”) products over the years. Often, the “glow” material used in the products was not powerful enough to emit a visible glow for longer that a few minutes. And, they required a lengthy time to “charge up” in the sunlight. GlowPath Brick pavers contain a proprietary light-absorbing and light-emitting compound that charges quickly (< 1 hour) in the presence of any form of visible light (sunlight, indoor incandescent light, UV). In addition, the active light-absorbing and emitting compound is encapsulated in a synthetic material that is waterproof, and solvent-and acid resistant. It is also non-toxic, and friendly to pets, people, and the environment.
Note to installers: GlowPath Brick pavers may also be eligible for LEED (Leadership in Energy Efficient Design) credits. GlowPath pavers can be used in lieu of low-voltage quartz or LED lighting solutions for residential pathways, walkways, and municipal common areas. There are many other applications that may contribute to environmentally sensitive outdoor hardscaping designs.
Learn more about GlowPath Products and Availability at Booth 2852
GlowPath Brick Pavers will be exhibiting at the Landscape Ontario Congress on January 7,8, and 9 in Booth 2852. We can answer any of your questions about product availability, product composition, or product distribution in Canada and the US. GlowPath and GlowPath Brick Pavers are registered trademarks of Glow Path Brick Pavers, LLC.
GlowPath™ Brick Pavers
3195 Orchard Lake Road
Keego Harbor, Michigan 48320