Lampholders

Halo brand of Cooper Lighting has added a new low voltage miniature lampholder to its Studio Classics Collection, ideal for task, accent, and wall washing in commercial, retail, institutional, and residential spaces. The compact size of the L1816 is scaled for use with a 75W MR16 lamp. The combination of the crisp, white light of the lamp and the meticulously engineered details of the lampholder, complements such applications as lighting a home theater or home office space. Direct Info Number 212

HID Lighting

NiteBrites Outdoor HID Lighting from Day-Brite Lighting has introduced the Economic Outdoor Series of low-wattage, outdoor luminaires that consist of metal halide and HPS floodlights, HPS wall packs and canopies, quartz floodlights, and PAR lamp holders. The luminaires feature die cast aluminum housings, tempered glass or polycarbonate lenses, durable paint finishes, and meet UL 1571 for wet location.
Direct Info Number 213

Lamp/Ballast System

Universal Lighting Technologies has introduced the high-efficiency lamp/ballast system. Co-developed with GE Lighting, the system is a significant energy-savings advancement in linear fluorescent technology. It conserves energy without sacrificing lamp life or light output and is ideal for retrofits and replacements, providing immediate savings and quick payback. The lamp/ballast system yields up to 11% savings as compared to a standard T8 lamp/ballast system. Direct Info Number 214

Luminaire

The uplight feature of the Ruud square parking structure light (SE7 series) adds height and lessens the cramped feeling typical of low-ceiling applications. The wide, symmetrical downlight distribution combines with the uplight to create uniform light levels throughout the space. For concrete “T” ceilings, an optional parking deck bracket suspends the fixture 10-in. below the ceiling, increasing the amount of light clearing the “T.” Direct Info Number 215

Wall Luminaires

Alum wall luminaires from Prescolite provide softly diffused ambient lighting in a crisp, geometric design aesthetic. The luminaires suit a range of contemporary commercial and institutional architectural installations, including schools, universities, specialty retail and food service, hospitality, upscale athletic clubs, and public spaces. Direct Info Number 216

Emergency Lighting

Appleton presents a non-metallic emergency lighting system designed for highly corrosive and hazardous locations. The N2LS Series emergency lighting system is rated NEMA 3R (raintight), and offers the versatility of remote or direct mounted fixtures. The series is ruggedly built from compression molded, fiberglass reinforced polyester, formed with a continuous silicone gasket. This system is rated for both NEC Class I, Div. 2 areas, as well as for Class I, Zone 2 rated applications. Direct Info Number 217

Tiny Halogen Lamp

Osram Sylvania has introduced the smallest 120V halogen lamp, the Capsylite G9. It measures 2.1 in. by 0.5 in., half the length of an ordinary incandescent lamp. These small dimensions open up a wide variety of new fixture possibilities and will lead to an even wider adoption of halogen lamps in the home. The diminutive size of the G9 is normally associated with low voltage halogen lamps but these lamps provide a compact halogen light source without the need for a transformer. Direct Info Number 218

Lighting System

McGill has expanded its String-O-Lights family of temporary lighting systems with the addition of a commercial-duty, flat-wire version that meets OSHA and NEC requirements. For about the same price as open conductor lighting, customers can have the UL-listed McGill system with an enclosed conductor that resists impact, oil, and abrasion to promote a longer service life. Direct Info Number 219

Luminaires

Bern series luminaires from Holophane are outdoor lighting fixtures that create a pleasant and well-illuminated environment with lower wattage lamps and fewer luminaires. They consist of a bell shaped reflector and a choice of nine prismatic glass reflectors, allowing a diverse selection of styles and shapes to accent any commercial shopping mall, contemporary downtown area, or progressive park. The luminaires are offered with nine refractors, giving designers choice of IES Type II/4 way, Type III (symmetric), Type IV (asymmetric), or Type V (symmetric) photometric light distributions for use in any application. Direct Info Number 220

Lighting Control

The Viseo display lighting control—an LCD-based control from Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.—offers direct access to Lutron lighting control systems for day-to-day operation without the need for PCs, laptops, or other plug-in devices. Featuring a new large-button design, it is factory-programmed to be fully functional right out of the box. It is ideal for applications that require multi-room lighting control, such as ballrooms or conference centers. Direct Info Number 221

Energy Efficient T8

GE Lighting has introduced the energy-efficient Ultra Watt-Miser System that uses about 11% less energy than a standard T8 lamp and ballast system. The lamp operates at only 30W, yet offers the same light output and long life as a standard T8 lamp. It offers an 82 CRI (color rendering index) and insures optimum color and light output. The system comes with a three-year lamp and five-year ballast warranty. Direct Info Number 222

Floodlight Fixtures

Cooper Crouse-Hinds has a full line of floodlights for industrial applications that are suitable for hazardous and non-hazardous areas and available in a variety of sizes, wattages, and mounting styles to fit all industrial lighting needs. They come in three distinct lines: the FMV, FMV 1000 for high wattages, and the F2MV compact design for versatility. FMV benefits include high power for energy efficiency and optimal circuit conductor sizing, three mounting styles (yoke, slipfitter, and wall bracket with slipfitter), and hinged door frame assembly with captive cover screws for easy re-lamping. Direct Info Number 223

Trims and Housings

W.A.C. Lighting Co. has added low-voltage miniature recessed trims and housings. Featured is model No. HR-305, a low voltage miniature recessed trim and housing in the white finish (also available in black and brushed nickel). It is adjustable to a 60° aiming angle. The unit has a diameter of 35/8 in., a depth of 17/8 in., a cutout of 27/16 in., and an extension of 21/2 in. Direct Info Number 224