The calendar year may be winding down, but the stream of new products and technology crossing our desks is only picking up. Representing innovative form factors, series expansions, and improved efficacies, the luminaires below are just a sample of the inventive material we receive.
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P Series, Acuity Brands/Lithonia Lighting
The company has revamped its P Series of recessed LED downlights to meet the increased color-quality requirements for high-efficacy lighting established by California’s Title 24 legislation. The updated modules offer 2700K and 3000K and have a CRI of 93. The Energy Star–rated series comes in 4”-, 5”-, and 6”-diameter apertures.
Fete, Michael Graves for Ilex Architectural Lighting
Ilex Architectural Lighting has added three decorative luminaires from architect Michael Graves to its Portfolio Series. Fete, shown, features a drum-shaped acrylic diffuser within a ring of metallic tubes in bronze, brass, and nickel finishes. Incandescent, fluorescent, and LED lamping options are available.
612 LED Light-in-Light, Wila Lighting, Ledra Brands
Comprising two nested luminaires, Wila’s 612 LED Light-in-Light provides direct and indirect illumination from a decorative form factor. The recessed 10”- and 14”-diameter fixture offers 2700K, 3000K, and 4000K at a CRI of 80 or a CRI of 95 depending on color temperature.
Cylinder Mini Series, Meteor LED
Meteor LED has expanded its surface-mounted, 16”-diameter LED Cylinder Series with 8”- and 10”- diameter versions. The dimmable Cylinder Mini Series fixtures—which require 45W and 85W, respectively—output up to 8,500 lumens at 100 lumens per watt at 2700K, 3000K, 4000K, and 5000K. Suited for use in new and retrofit projects such as atriums, lobbies, and retail spaces with ceiling heights between 15’ and 40’. Beam spreads of 10-, 20-, 40-, 60-, and 100-degrees facilitate continuous illumination.