St. Louis (August 27, 2019) – St. Louis Marine combat veteran, attorney and businessman Chris Lozano has been named president of Halcyon Shades, headquartered in University City. Lozano is using his diverse business and military operational background to revitalize the Halcyon brand of shading products. Lozano’s focus is to upgrade Halcyon’s manufacturing technology and operations to expand their product lines and sales, with an emphasis on sustainable products.
“Window shades are no longer just an aesthetic, now they are an integral of a building’s overall energy profile,” says Lozano. “Halcyon specializes in providing high tech shading materials and automated control systems that can significantly reduce energy costs. Controlling the light and heat entering a building is paramount to every business and homeowner now – and we’ve found a way to deliver with attractive energy-efficient shading systems that allow natural light into the space.”
Under Lozano’s leadership, Halcyon is exploring partnerships with local manufacturing companies to create new products. Lozano is also working with community partners, such as MADE St. Louis, to help in the creation of new manufacturing jobs in the St. Louis. Many Halcyon products contribute to the LEED point system developed by the US Green Building Council.
Lozano has a law degree from Washington University and undergrad from St. Louis University. He is a Marine and was called back to active duty after the September 11 attacks, where he served in combat operations in both Kuwait and Afghanistan. He was awarded the Bronze Star. Lozano has also worked in leadership positions in several IT companies, prior to joining Halcyon Shades. Lozano resides in St. Louis, and he and his wife have seven children. His passions are supporting the causes of military veterans and building jobs for the middle-class.
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About Halcyon Shades
Halcyon Shades is a technology-based manufacturer and integrator of automated solar control systems and traditional shade products. The company’s products help reduce energy costs through the use of automated solar shields, light harvesting louvers and solar smart windows. Halcyon products can be fully integrated into existing building control systems. Halcyon solar products meet LEED requirements established by the United States Green Building Council. For more information, visit Halcyon Shades or call 800-234-2280.