Marlene and Chris Young founded Maris Lighting in 1996. Marlene is the “Mar” and Chris is the “is” of Maris. For 25 years Chris has assisted many hundreds of designers, developers and hotel owners throughout the USA, Canada, and the Caribbean, find more beautiful and more efficient light bulb solutions. His efforts have helped entire brands and portfolios of properties move from energy sucking incandescent bulbs to energy sipping fluorescent circlines, spirals, early effort LEDs and now the beautiful and ultra-efficient LED bulbs of today. Designers, developers, purchasing organizations and hotel owners who want to reduce their impact on our environment, reduce their operating costs by saving energy and increasing product longevity, and enhance the beauty and appeal of their properties, find his technical understanding and deep connection to the hospitality industry a unique asset.