Archive for the ‘Products + Technology’ Category

Product Monday: BeveLED Micro by USAI Lighting

Available with 4-, 6-, 8-, and 12-light configurations, USAI Lighting’s BeveLED Micro enables creation of distinctive patterns such as starbursts and circular designs to highlight specific architectural elements. The luminaire features a 1.25-in. aperture, 8-41W, 2700K to 4000K, and downlight, adjustable, and wallwash options. Click here to learn more.

A Closer Look at the Lighting Facts Spec Tool

Earlier this year, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lighting Facts program launched a lighting specification tool that enables Distributor and Lighting Pro partners to search, filter and track products from its database of more than 50,000 LED products. Lighting Facts facilitates adoption of solid-state lighting (SSL) by ensuing products are accurately represented on a level […]

Product Monday: Continuous LED Cove by Williams

Designed for seamless illumination and adjustable to the inch, Williams’ CX LED cove lighting system offers a choice of distributions and colors for customized accent lighting. Multiple dimming options and integral emergency. Click here to learn more.

DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on OLEDs in an Office Space

The Department of Energy’s GATEWAY program recently published a new report on a project prominently featuring OLED lighting at the Rochester, NY offices of DeJoy, Knauf & Blood, LLP, an accounting firm. One of the firm’s founding partners, David DeJoy, is also co-founder and CEO of OLEDWorks, the only US-based OLED manufacturer. Among the key […]

Product Monday: Color Changing Shallow Housing Downlight by WAC

Designed to fit shallow plenums above ceilings in residential and light commercial settings, WAC Lighting’s Lighting for Tomorrow Award-winning Aether IC Rated family from WAC Lighting is engineered with a low-profile 3.5-inch LED housing. Fitting into ceilings with thicknesses that range from just 0.5 to 1.5 inches, the luminaire operates as a down light for […]

LRC Calls for Revised LED Lifetime Testing Procedures

In a recent issue of LEDs Magazine, Dr. Nadarajah Narendran, Director of Research at the Lighting Research Center, discussed LRC research focused on LED system reliability that revealed that some LED products available on the commercial market can fail much sooner in some applications than manufacturers’ lamp life specifications would suggest. The studies found that […]

Product Monday: Task Light by LUX

LUX LED Lighting’s Brooklyn AC LED task light integrates universal AC sockets in addition to the two USB ports, providing integrated charging in addition to task lighting. Three touch-activated brightness settings, 80+ CRI, 3000K, 90 lumens/W. Brushed Aluminum and Black Slate finishes. Click here to learn more.

Indoor LED Luminaire Design: State of the Art

Below is another contribution to the August issue of tED Magazine, this one on the topic of what’s new in indoor LED luminaires. Reprinted with permission. The indoor commercial general luminaire market includes linear, directional, decorative and high-/low-bay luminaires. This market continues its major shift to LED technology. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates […]

Product Monday: Obscura by Focal Point

Focal Point’s Obscura is a distinctive linear suspended luminaire. Illumination emanates from within its angular open housing, combining with a clean modern aesthetic. LEDs reflect light off the geometric figure onto the thin frosted acrylic blades, achieving 80% indirect and 20% direct distribution. The optical design creates a wide batwing distribution for increased spacing between […]

Product Monday: Linear Luminaires by Ketra

L3I Indirect Linear Pendant: This indirect pendant offers clean uplighting for commercial and hospitality applications, and it comes in several housing colors and customizable lengths. Changeable optics ensure fine control over light output and spread width. Also offers end-to-end connections, allowing for continuous lines of light. Click here to learn more. L4R Recessed Linear: This […]