May 2012 Table of Contents

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The Lighting Manufacturer's Dilemma

Lights. Lamps. Fixtures. Luminaires. Lighting Products. These are a few of the many terms used to refer to the luminous objects that line our ceilings, walls, floors, and landscapes. But no matter how you refer to these illuminated entities, the core question is: What's the starting point for good luminaire design? Is it the source itself or the application? Or is it something else entirely? Read more

Brief
William Lam 1924-2012 Briefs William Lam 1924-2012

A true pioneer of architectural lighting, both in terms of project and luminaire design, William Lam, 87, died on April 6 at his home in Cambridge, Mass. Read more

Design
Credential Potential Report Credential Potential

Credentialing for architectural lighting designers has stirred ongoing discussions among industry professionals for the past four decades. In fact, the subject was part of the initial set of agenda issues that the original founders of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) included in their discussions as they worked to establish a professional lighting organization in 1969. Read more

In Focus
In Focus Lighting and Longevity in Las Vegas

From its signage-as-architecture heyday in the post–World War II era to the gargantuan theme resort casinos of today, the built environment of Las Vegas has operated by one guiding principal: If it's outmoded, implode it, and build something bigger and better. Read more

Technology
Controlled Efficiency Technology Controlled Efficiency

Today, we are in the midst of an era of regulated efficiency. And as a major consumer of electric energy in commercial buildings, lighting is subject to a large host of design restrictions and control requirements. Various product standards are affecting the availability of lighting equipment, while municipal lighting ordinances are setting boundaries on outdoor lighting design, and energy codes are dictating building design efficiency. Read more

Decorative
Spellbound 2012 Product Issue Spellbound

Spellbound takes its inspiration from 1950s orbit chic. Read more

Aureole Chandelier 2012 Product Issue Aureole Chandelier

The Aureole Chandelier is composed of hand-blown glass and hand-brushed aluminum or brass. Read more

Tivu 2012 Product Issue Tivu

Our annual look at the latest luminaire and related lighting product offerings across 13 categories. Read more

Form Pendants 2012 Product Issue Form Pendants

Spellbound takes its inspiration from 1950s orbit chic. Read more

Revel Linear 2012 Product Issue Revel Linear

The metal surface of the Revel wall sconce is laser-cut with multiple horizontal slots that allow the light to shine through an inner white-acrylic diffuser to provide a soft illumination. Read more

Glide 2012 Product Issue Glide

The Glide pendant is designed for a variety of interior applications including corporate offices, reception areas, hospitality venues, and retail and residential environments. Read more

White 4 2012 Product Issue White 4

Part of the White family of high-luminosity luminaires designed by Ville Kokkonen, design director of Artek, the White 4 table-lamp model uses a 14W T5 lamp with a color temperature of 4000K. Read more

Peye 2012 Product Issue Peye

The Peye lamp is designed around the concept of an oversized lampshade and is illuminated by LED strips. Read more

Caspian Grande 2012 Product Issue Caspian Grande

The Caspian hand-blown glass pendant is inspired by Moroccan motifs, and can be hung individually or grouped together. Read more

Chateau Pendant 2012 Product Issue Chateau Pendant

The Chateau family of luminaires includes an indoor/outdoor lantern, a sconce, and a pendant. Read more

La Simplex 2012 Product Issue La Simplex

The Simplex desk lamp, designed by French design student Guillaume Bloguet, was awarded second place in the Cinna Competition for young designers. Read more

Falena 2012 Product Issue Falena

Designed by Lucidi & Pevere, the Falena wall luminaire is discrete but functional. Read more

Posted Dome Chandelier 2012 Product Issue Posted Dome Chandelier

The Posted Dome Chandelier is composed of hand-blown glass and hand-brushed aluminum or brass. Read more

Danville Pendant 2012 Product Issue Danville Pendant

Well-suited for residential or hospitality settings, the Danville globe pendant features fine crystals that encircle a stainless steel frame and a solid stainless steel accent band at the center of the sphere. Read more

I.Cono 2012 Product Issue I.Cono

The I.Cono family of luminaires, designed by Altherr and Molina Lievore, includes floor, table, and wall versions. Read more

Soltice Sconce 2012 Product Issue Soltice Sconce

The solid brass, polished-nickel-finished, tapered-stem Soltice Sconce uses a 60W incandescent candelabra lamp, has a 7-inch-diameter eggshell-white fabric drum shade, and is wall mounted. Read more

Full Circle 2012 Product Issue Full Circle

The Full Circle Series for recessed ceiling applications features a series of shapes—Full Circle, Radius, Straight, and Organic Shape—for a variety of ceiling designs and patterns. Read more

Ormolu Sconce 2012 Product Issue Ormolu Sconce

The Ormolu Series of sconces features decorative bronze accents that are available in antiqued yellow bronze, blackened yellow bronze, and bright nickel. Read more

Possini Euro Chrome Ring LED Pendant, Lamps Plus product Possini Euro Chrome Ring LED Pendant, Lamps Plus

Designed for foyers, large rooms, and dining areas, the Possini Euro Chrome Ring LED Pendant uses 12 1W LEDs as its light source, which are positioned in 12 separate chrome spheres. Read more

Downlights
Zelara 4FL and 6FL Series, Zenaro Lighting 2012 Product Issue Zelara 4FL and 6FL Series, Zenaro Lighting

The Zelara LED downlight, designed to provide accent lighting in retail and hospitality venues, is available in two diameters—4 inches and 6 inches—and has a shallow installation depth of just under 1 3/4 inches. Read more

3" RGBW Recessed Light, Coloronix 2012 Product Issue 3" RGBW Recessed Light, Coloronix

Designed for direct ambient or accent lighting, the miniature die-cast, 4 1/4-inch aperture, LED downlight by Coloronix features color-changing capabilities while only consuming a maximum of 9W. Read more

Airport, Schmitz Lighting 2012 Product Issue Airport, Schmitz Lighting

The Airport pendant luminaire is designed to provide a general or directed light distribution, has two reflector options—opal glass or metal—and can be used with a 42W GX24 lamp, a 70W G12 lamp, or a 150W G12 lamp. Read more

Halo H4 Adjustable Gimbals, Cooper Lighting 2012 Product Issue Halo H4 Adjustable Gimbals, Cooper Lighting

The Halo H4 LED 4-inch adjustable gimbals family of luminaires feature adjustable gimbal trims and an LED light engine. Read more

NanoLED 2.5, USAI 2012 Product Issue NanoLED 2.5, USAI

Designed for residential, commercial, retail, or hospitality applications, the next-generation NanoLED luminaire provides an industry first, according to the manufacturer: a 10-degree optic within a 2.5-inch aperture. Read more

Eco-Downlight LED Mini Generation 2, Creative Systems Lighting 2012 Product Issue Eco-Downlight LED Mini Generation 2, Creative Systems Lighting

The Eco-Downlight LED Mini features a 2-inch aperture and is available in four interchangeable optics: 25, 45, 65, and 85 degrees. Read more

Beyond Halogen, No. 8 Lighting 2012 Product Issue Beyond Halogen, No. 8 Lighting

The Beyond Halogen family of LED fixtures includes adjustable (J lamp), fixed (K lamp), wallwash (L lamp), and mirror reflector (M lamp) modules for IC and non-IC housings. Read more

ICL-LED 1600, Intense Lighting 2012 Product Issue ICL-LED 1600, Intense Lighting

The ICL-LED 1600 is a recessed multilamp fixture that provides up to 1,600 lumens per lamp head, the first, according to the manufacturer, at this small of an aperture—2 inches. Read more

Direct/Indirect
io Lili, Cooper Lighting 2012 Product Issue io Lili, Cooper Lighting

The 2-foot by 2-foot recessed Lili LED indirect luminaire is designed to replace 2-foot by 2-foot fluorescent fixtures. Read more

Arris1, a•light 2012 Product Issue Arris1, a•light

Designed for commercial, institutional and residential settings to provide ambient indirect lighting, the Arris family of luminaires features a low-profile for clean architectural lines. Read more

Station, Peerless Lighting, Acuity Brands 2012 Product Issue Station, Peerless Lighting, Acuity Brands

Designed for transportation applications, the Station direct luminaire can be used with either 32W T8, 28W T5, or 54W T5HO linear fluorescent lamps. Read more

SOL6, Philips Omega 2012 Product Issue SOL6, Philips Omega

This downlight, designed for interior applications such as retail and offices, plays on the look of a CD to offer general and accent lighting. Read more

DL and DLTB Series, Engineered Lighting Products 2012 Product Issue DL and DLTB Series, Engineered Lighting Products

A new lens option is now available for the DL and DLTB Series downlights. Read more

Link, Vibia 2012 Product Issue Link, Vibia

The Link lighting system, designed by Ramon Esteve, is a series of four different-sized square and rectangular modules with a matte white or charcoal-gray finish that can be joined in any configuration for a wide variety of ceiling silhouettes. Read more

Slide-A-Light, Bartco Lighting 2012 Product Issue Slide-A-Light, Bartco Lighting

The Slide-A-Light linear T5 fluorescent fixture is field adjustable from 2 feet to 3 feet to 4 feet, and can hold a single 14W, 21W, or 28W T5 lamp. Read more

2012 Product Issue Vertex, Litecontrol

This high-performance Vertex direct/indirect pendant designed for classrooms uses T8 lamps. Read more

LightFrame, Sefar 2012 Product Issue LightFrame, Sefar

The LightFrame system, suitable for interior and exterior applications, provides a complete lighting and acoustical solution using the company's wrinkle-free architectural fabrics that achieve, according to the manufacturer, light-transmission rates of more than 90 percent. Read more

TZ-200 Cove/Gypsum Series, Schmitz Lighting 2012 Product Issue TZ-200 Cove/Gypsum Series, Schmitz Lighting

The TZ-200 covelighting system uses a cove element made of fiber-reinforced plaster to provide a seamless installation in plasterboard ceilings. Read more

Bionic 4" Modular System Prudential Ltg. 2012 Product Issue Bionic 4" Modular System Prudential Ltg.

The Bionic continuous channel linear slot system for large-scale, Class A spaces provides a 4-inch fluorescent recessed system with three lamp options: standard T5 or T8, staggered T5, or the seamless T5 lamp by Osram. Read more

Wallwashers
Fraqtir Point, The Lighting Quotient 2012 Product Issue Fraqtir Point, The Lighting Quotient

The Fraqtir Point LED luminaire features a proprietary optic that uses the principles of refraction and total internal reflection to produce an asymmetric distribution of light. Read more

CLS-Slim, Cathode Lighting Systems 2012 Product Issue CLS-Slim, Cathode Lighting Systems

The CLS-Slim measures 1 5/8 inches wide by 2 3/8 inches tall, achieving the smallest cold-cathode luminaire on the market today, according to the manufacturer. Read more

Pure Channel Wall Wash, Pure Edge Lighting 2012 Product Issue Pure Channel Wall Wash, Pure Edge Lighting

The Pure Channel Wall Wash system is designed for a variety of interior applications such as display, retail, and residential lighting, and can be sized in 2-inch increments up to 120 inches. Read more

2012 Product Issue Muro, Finelite

The slim LED wallwash luminaire by Finelite uses an LED T8 module with an internal driver and a gloss-white internal reflector. Read more

D2LED, Prescolite 2012 Product Issue D2LED, Prescolite

The D2LED downlight is now available in a wallwash model. Read more

Contrail Wall, Peerless Lighting, Acuity Brands 2012 Product Issue Contrail Wall, Peerless Lighting, Acuity Brands

The Contrail Wall luminaire is designed for indirect/direct lighting options and uses either a single T5 or T5HO linear fluorescent lamp in a trio of color temperatures—3000K, 3500K, and 4100K—all with a CRI of 80. Read more

Tracklighting
2012 Product Issue Track Lighting
Pro Track Roundback, Lamps Plus 2012 Product Issue Pro Track Roundback, Lamps Plus

The Pro Track Roundback track-style ceiling light sports a chrome finish and an orb-shaped housing. Read more

Hornet Low-Voltage LED 2012 Product Issue Hornet Low-Voltage LED

Designed for accent and display lighting for commercial and hospitality settings, the Hornet Low-Voltage LED 15W luminaire is meant to replace a 50W MR16 halogen lamp. Read more

MBW2, Intense Lighting 2012 Product Issue MBW2, Intense Lighting
LumeLEX 2030, Series Lighting Services Inc 2012 Product Issue LumeLEX 2030, Series Lighting Services Inc

The petite, stem-mounted LED spotlight by Lighting Services Inc—measuring just over 2 1/2 inches—with a hidden driver, features the latest Remote Corrected Cold Phosphor technology from Xicato for its LED modules up to 11W. Read more

Verypn Directional, LED Head Tech Lighting 2012 Product Issue Verypn Directional, LED Head Tech Lighting

The Verypn 16W directional LED fixture head provides 800-plus lumens and has a machined-aluminum housing and an aluminum heat sink, which remains with the fixture. Read more

Tasklighting
Reach, Finelite 2012 Product Issue Reach, Finelite

The Reach LED tasklight features two head designs—Velo, a round-edged rectangle, and Viper, a modified pyramid shape. Read more

Element Disc LED Tasklight, Humanscale 2012 Product Issue Element Disc LED Tasklight, Humanscale

Designed by Mark McKenna, design director of Humanscale, the Element Disc tasklight uses a thin-film LED technology to provide a color temperature of 3000K, a CRI of 80, and even light distribution. Read more

Lightbar 90+, Nora Lighting Products Issue 2014 Lightbar 90+, Nora Lighting

The latest addition to Nora’s tasklighting lineup is a low-profile linear LED undercabinet fixture that complies with California’s Title 24 energy consumption requirements. Read more

Unilume, Tech Lighting 2012 Product Issue Unilume, Tech Lighting

The Reach LED tasklight features two head designs—Velo, a round-edged rectangle, and Viper, a modified pyramid shape. Read more

Outdoor
2012 Product Issue Outdoor Lighting
Industrial
Essentials Bay Series, Lusio Solid-State Lighting 2012 Product Issue Essentials Bay Series, Lusio Solid-State Lighting

The Essentials Bay Series family of luminaires is available in two-, four-, and six-LED modules, as well as two-, four-, and six-short LED modules. Read more

Proteon LED High Bay, Lithonia Lighting, Acuity Brands 2012 Product Issue Proteon LED High Bay, Lithonia Lighting, Acuity Brands

The Proteon LED High Bay is designed to replace high-intensity discharge, fluorescent, and induction high-bay luminaires in industrial settings such as manufacturing facilities, warehouses, cold storage, commercial, and large-scale indoor spaces that require mounting heights from 15 to 40 feet and temperature ranges from between 13 F below zero to 131 F. Read more

High Ceiling 112W LED Platform, Meteor 2012 Product Issue High Ceiling 112W LED Platform, Meteor

Designed to replace incandescent and metal halide light sources in commercial and industrial settings such as warehouses, gymnasiums, shopping malls, and airports, the luminaire features a low-profile and lightweight design. Read more

Exit/Emergency
Exitronix Revolution, Barron Lighting Group 2012 Product Issue Exitronix Revolution, Barron Lighting Group

Revolution is a compact exit combo-unit with an adjustable LED lightbar. Read more

Freelite, Fulham Co. 2012 Product Issue Freelite, Fulham Co.

This family of photoluminescent exit signs does not require any electrical power for operation other than the amount of ambient light normally found in a building. Read more

LED Mini Dual Head Emergency Light, Nora Lighting 2012 Product Issue LED Mini Dual Head Emergency Light, Nora Lighting

The LED adjustable dual-head, low-profile emergency light from Nora Lighting features two 2.34W LEDs and produces 200 lumens. Read more

Lamps, Ballasts, & Controls
A19 450 Series, Toshiba International Corp. A19 450 Series, Toshiba International Corp.

The 450 Series A19 direct-replacement lamp for 40W incandescents provides omnidirectional light and is dimmable. Read more

Essential MR16 LED Narrow Flood 2700K Lamp, Soraa 2012 Products Issue Essential MR16 LED Narrow Flood 2700K Lamp, Soraa

Part of Soraa's family of replacement lamps, the Essential MR16 LED Narrow Flood 2700K is designed to match the performance of a 40W MR16 halogen. Read more

Controlscope 2.0, Daintree Networks 2012 Products Issue Controlscope 2.0, Daintree Networks

The next generation of wireless lighting-control solutions for energy-smart buildings, Controlscope 2.0 features enhanced capabilities including automated demand response with OpenADR, seamless multifacility management, broadened interoperability with third-party lighting-component manufacturers and building-management protocols, as well as improved user interface. Read more

Acculamp S-Series LED Lamp, Acuity Brands 2012 Product Issue Acculamp S-Series LED Lamp, Acuity Brands

The new family of first-ever LED lamp offerings from Acuity Brands provides a full range of replacement lamps from MR16 to AR111 to PAR20, PAR30, and PAR38. Intended for both commercial and institutional applications, the Acculamp line is the result of a business collaboration between Acuity and Neonlite Electronic & Lighting. Read more

Super Pulse-Start Long-Life, Venture Lighting 2012 Products Issue Super Pulse-Start Long-Life, Venture Lighting

A new metal halide lamp offering from Venture was one of three new debuts at Lightfair 2011 that included the Uni-Form SPC (Ceramic), the SPL (Long-Life, shown), and the SPE (Electronic) line. Read more

MR16 GU5.3 450 Series, Toshiba International Corp. 2012 Products Issue MR16 GU5.3 450 Series, Toshiba International Corp.

MR16 GU5.3 450 Series, Toshiba International Corp. The Toshiba MR16 replacement lamp is designed as a direct replacement for 35W halogen lamps. Read more

T5HO 47W UltraStart Watt-Miser System, GE Lighting 2012 Products Issue T5HO 47W UltraStart Watt-Miser System, GE Lighting

Designed for high-ceiling applications in commercial and industrial settings, the T5HO 47W UltraStart Watt-Miser System is best suited for high-bay or commercial troffer installations. Read more

Ultra LED A-line Lamps, Osram Sylvania 2012 Products Issue Ultra LED A-line Lamps, Osram Sylvania

The new omnidirectional LED A-lamp is the latest addition to Osram Sylvania's Ultra High Performance Series. Read more

FSP-211 Digital High/Low Passive Infrared Fixture Integrated Outdoor Sensor, WattStopper 2012 Products Issue FSP-211 Digital High/Low Passive Infrared Fixture Integrated Outdoor Sensor, WattStopper

The new sensor system from WattStopper is designed to be used in parking facilities, gas stations, pedestrian pathways, and warehouse applications. Read more

Glass Touchscreens, Traxon e:cue 2012 Products Issue Glass Touchscreens, Traxon e:cue

The fully customizable graphical user interface from Traxon e:cue is triggered by touch and used for controlling lighting sequences and shows that run on e:cue engines using a two-wire e:bus or Ethernet connection. Read more

Array BR30 LED Replacement Lamp, Nexxus Lighting 2012 Products Issue Array BR30 LED Replacement Lamp, Nexxus Lighting

A new addition to Nexxus Lighting's Array suite of LED replacement lamps, the BR30 is designed to replace a 65W incandescent lamp while consuming less than 10W. Read more

U-LED, Ushio America 2012 Products Issue U-LED, Ushio America

U-LED is a new LED candle and globe lamp designed to match the appearance of incandescent filament lamps. Read more

Sirius HRI Lamp, Osram Display/Optic 2012 Products Issue Sirius HRI Lamp, Osram Display/Optic

The Sirius HRI family of compact reflector lamps is designed for high-performance entertainment lighting and creates bright light for lighting effects. Read more

Green Light Integrated Lighting System, Crestron Electronics 2012 Products Issue Green Light Integrated Lighting System, Crestron Electronics

The Green Light system is designed as a standalone lighting controller for classrooms, conference rooms, and offices. Read more

PAR20 and PAR30 Replacement Lamps, Nexxus Lighting 2012 Products Issue PAR20 and PAR30 Replacement Lamps, Nexxus Lighting

The PAR20 and PAR30 Replacement Lamps are two new additions to Nexxus Lighting's Array suite of LED replacement lamps. Read more

LEDs and Drivers
RGB Color-Changing LED Tape Light, Nora Lighting 2012 Products Issue RGB Color-Changing LED Tape Light, Nora Lighting

Designed for discreet installations, such as in coves or within displays or wall features, Nora Lighting's Tape Light measures 9/16 inch wide by 1/16 inch thick. Read more

Lumenbeam LBX Pendant, Lumenpulse 2012 Products Issue Lumenbeam LBX Pendant, Lumenpulse

The Lumenbeam family of RGB, white, and static-color LED pendants features a die-cast aluminum housing, stainless steel hardware, silicone sealing devices, a clear-tempered glass lens, a patent-pending dual chamber design for heat management and easy maintenance, and a powdercoat finish. Read more

Lumière Next Generation LED MR16 Module, Cooper Lighting 2012 Products Issue Lumière Next Generation LED MR16 Module, Cooper Lighting

Lumière's LED module upgrade provides improved lumen output and efficiency and also offers a high (10W) and low (6W) option. Read more

DualDrive, EldoLED 2012 Products Issue DualDrive, EldoLED

The DualDrive is one of three new drivers in EldoLED's 50W LED driver AC series. Read more

FLS Fiber-Optic LED System, Ushio America 2012 Products Issue FLS Fiber-Optic LED System, Ushio America

The FLS system is designed for lighting applications such as sign backlighting, channel letters, covelighting, and cabinet and display lighting that presently use neon and fluorescent tubes. Read more

Coveline 120, Tivoli 2012 Products Issue Coveline 120, Tivoli

The Coveline 120 runs off of basic line voltage power, eliminating any issues with driver loss or low power factors. Read more

Eclipse, Maxlite 2012 Products Issue Eclipse, Maxlite

This 16W dimmable LED, low-profile PAR40 replacement for spotlighting applications has a 45-degree beam angle and is available in 2700K, 4000K, and 5000K. Read more

Next Generation LED LightBAR System, Cooper Lighting 2012 Products Issue Next Generation LED LightBAR System, Cooper Lighting

Designed for use in both new construction and retrofit applications, the next generation LightBAR is available in two versions (seven LEDs and 21 LEDs), three color temperatures (3000K, 4000K, and 6000K), and 13 optical distributions. Read more

Continuum Lighting System, Dalume Lighting 2012 Products Issue Continuum Lighting System, Dalume Lighting

The Continuum recessed linear 8W LED fixture has an extruded aluminum profile, measures 2.57 inches wide, and is available in multiple lengths: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, or 10 feet long. Read more

Universal LED Module (ULM), Whitegoods 2012 Products Issue Universal LED Module (ULM), Whitegoods

In keeping with Whitegood's philosophy of flexibility and seamless integration, the Universal LED Module is equipped with a Whitegoods-developed heat sink. Read more

PrevaLED Lighting Component System, Osram Sylvania 2012 Products Issue PrevaLED Lighting Component System, Osram Sylvania

The new PrevaLED directional-light modular system is designed for the present and the future as solid-state lighting technology continues to evolve. Read more

Apps
LightMeter 2012 Products Issue LightMeter

As its name suggests, the LightMeter turns mobile devices into portable light meters. Using the readings, the app will also suggest scenarios—such as "ideal for reading printed paper of high contrast"—for which the measured light levels are well suited. Read more

Venergy Advanced Metering System 2012 Products Issue Venergy Advanced Metering System

The Venergy Advanced Metering System app displays the real-time energy usage of an entire building or its subcomponents, such as individual rooms or circuits. Read more

Mobile Pro Control 2012 Products Issue Mobile Pro Control

By turning mobile devices into a Crestron Electronics touchscreen, the Mobile Pro Control app allows users to control a range of building systems, including lighting, heating and cooling, audiovisual, and security. Read more

Specialty
2012 Product Issue Specialty Lighting
One-on-One
One-on-One with Robert Davis One-on-One One-on-One with Robert Davis

While working in lighting for close to 30 years—first in industry, then in academia, and now back in industry—teaching has always been the constant in Bob Davis's approach to architectural lighting. Read more

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