Lighting & HVAC
Halco Lighting Technologies says its ProLume high-performance multi-volt ballasts allow for more efficient operation compared to standard electronic ballasts. When paired with a ProLume high-lumen lamp, the ballasts provide more light output at a lower input wattage and produces greater than 90 mean lumens per watt, continues Halco. The ballasts are designed with a micro-can housing that’s 16% smaller than standard electronic ballasts, says the company. The ballasts are backed with a five-year warranty.HALCO LIGHTING
Later this year or early next, GE expects to make available a 40W replacement GE Energy Smart LED bulb that is expected to consume just 9 watts, provide a 77% energy savings and produce nearly the same light output as a 40W incandescent bulb—all while lasting more than 25 times as long. The bulb will offer 450 lumens, and provide omnidirectional light. “This is a bulb that can virtually light your kid’s bedroom desk lamp from birth through high school graduation,” says GE Lighting.GE LIGHTING
Beacon Products, a division of Hubbell Lighting, introduced the Genesis LED outdoor area luminaire, designed with a patent-pending horizontally finned large heat sink integral to the lighthead, and a choice of four LED light engines in a range of delivered lumens. Genesis is suitable for replacing up to 400W metal halide or high-pressure sodium lights in the same applications. The operating temperature is -30°C to 60°C, while the LED light sources are rated for a minimum of 50,000 operating hours with 70% lumen maintenance at 25°C ambient temperature; and up to 80.4 lumens per watt. All electronic components are sealed to IP67 and are located on a replaceable cartridge.BEACON PRODUCTS
HessAmerica’s Campone is designed for a range of outdoor settings, including area and streetlighting applications. It is lamped with either standard 70W T6 ceramic metal halide or the Cosmopolis cMH in 60W or 90W; a choice of IES Type V or Type III distribution pattern addresses many pedestrian-scale outdoor lighting applications. The Campone housing is cast aluminum, has an integral fitter with recessed set-screws to securing the luminaire to the pole. A conical lens is clear acrylic (with optional polycarbonate lens available). The roof is spun aluminum, secured to the optical assembly with a stainless-steel thumbscrew, allowing tool-less access for relamping. All hardware is stainless steel.HESSAMERICA
Bulbrite’s Amalgam CFL triple 4-pin family was engineered with “enhanced amalgam” technology, a mercury alloy and an upgraded replacement for traditional liquid and pellet-dosed mercury. The CFLs can operate up to 110°C, feature a universal burn with a stable light output, and a low amount of mercury. Designed to fit into recessed downlights, ceiling fixtures and wall sconces, the Amalgam pin-based CFLs can be used with dimmable electronic ballasts. The series features five styles: 18W, 1200 lumens; 26W, 1800 lumens; 32W, 2400 lumens; 42W, 3200 lumens; and 57W, 4300 lumens. All are T4 bulb types with a CRI of 82, and each is available in three different colour temperatures.BULBRITE
Designed as a light source for “elegant” crystal fixtures, Bulbrite offers the Krystal Touch line of krypton bulbs. The series is an extension of the company’s full-line of krypton and xenon lamps, featuring the KX-2000 as its lamp. The bulbs promise a sparkling white light and higher lumens at a lower wattage. The Krystal Touch line includes a Flame Tip and Torpedo Chandelier style, G-11, G-16 1/2—all with a clear finish. Operating on 120V systems, the models range from 10 to 60 watts, and the bulbs are offered in candelabra and medium bases. (Pictured is Schonbek’s Quantum lighting fixture using Krystal Touch bulbs.) (Appeared EBMag June/July 2010, Products)BULBRITE
MacroAir Technologies introduced the MacroVoltaic fan: a solar high-volume low-speed (HVLS) industrial fan. HVLS fan technology is designed to generate a column of air that flows down to the ground and outward 360º. The MacroVoltaic air movement system includes the HVLS fan with an attached controller, a specialized component that converts power from solar panels, as well as the solar panels, which have a 20-year warranty, standard remote control, an optional auxiliary power supply, and an optional battery backup. (Appeared EBMag June/July 2010, Products)MACROAIR TECHNOLOGIES
Beacon Products says it has introduced the lighting industry’s first complete, broad-based collection of indirect and diffused direct LED street, area and landscape lights: the Contemporary LED Collection, which comprises five models. The collection is made from low-copper, marine-grade cast aluminum. Lenses are sealed, tempered clear or prismatic glass, or acrylic. Stainless steel fasteners, standard or tamper-resistant, hold the lenses to each light body. Units meet IP66 ingress protection standards and are cUL listed. The LEDs achieve greater than 70% retained lumens after 50,000 hours, says Beacon, while LED driver life is 100,000 hours at 25ºC. A range of standard and custom finishes may be specified.BEACON PRODUCTS
High-Lites’ HEPC Series of emergency power controls adapt locally switched lighting fixtures for emergency operation during power interruptions. The series’ design bypasses the local switch so the lighting fixture will illuminate, regardless of wall switch position during emergency conditions. The controls also save energy by eliminating the need for night-light circuits, and are designed for easy installation in standard electrical boxes. The HEPC Series is compatible with motion detectors and photocells, and is approved for in-wall or in-ceiling applications. Models are available for 120vAC or 277vAC operation, and visual power readiness indicators provide status at a glance. (Appeared EBMag June/July 2010, Products)HIGH-LITES
Stonco, a Philips group brand, introduced solar-powered LED fixtures powered by solar panel systems provided by Sol Inc. To make things easy, Stonco provides a complete package that includes the LED fixture, solar panel, controller, battery and pole. The system is sized based upon the geographic location and designed light output and operation mode.STONCO LIGHTING
Standard introduced a complete line of “new generation” T2 spiral CFLs. Their miniature size allows them to fit in just about any fixture and, says the company, they sport an improved structure over the previous generation, making them more solid and durable. These lamps boast better performance, says Standard, including longer lamp life (average 12,000 hours) and improved lumens. This generation is made with amalgam allowing for higher lumen maintenance and even colour temperature. The T2 CFLs are available in 9W, 13W, 18W and 23W versions in a variety of colour temperatures (ranging from 2700K to 5000K). Compared to their incandescent equivalents, the company says these T2 lamps last 12 times longer and use 80% less energy.STANDARD PRODUCTS
Designed for outdoor accent and display lighting applications, WAC Lighting unveiled the Invisiled Classic 24V outdoor system of LED tape lights—the newest addition to the firm’s Invisiled family. The fixtures are IP68-rated for submersion in water up to 5 ft, as well as cUL listed for wet locations. The LED consumes 2 watts/ft, and measures 1/8th of an inch thick and half an inch wide. Each Invisiled strip can be mounted with screw-based clips; the tape is available in field-cuttable 1-ft, 5-ft and 10-ft sections. (Appeared EBMag June/July 2010, Products)WAC LIGHTING
Jesco introduced the Sleek Plus LED S801: an LED linear lighting system designed for residential and commercial use in undercabinet (and similar) and interior cove lighting applications (straight or angled). S801 modules are 0.875 x 2-in. wide, come in 12-in., 24-in. and 36-in. lengths, and use 8.6 to 24.1 watts/foot. Modules operate on 120 line voltage, require no transformers, plug in to standard wall sockets and provide uniform 3000K color temperatures. The fixtures can be switched between preset full output lighting or dimmed-output background lighting. The units are constructed of aluminum extrusions (for the housing) with integral mounting connectors, include a 6-ft cord, a 3-prong plug and a direct connector for curved lighting designs. (Appeared EBMag June/July 2010, Products)JESCO
In collaboration with optic developers and LED manufacturers, Mine Safety Innovations (helmet lighting) has introduced LED retail accent spot and flood lighting. The MSI iPAR38 is dimmable and is expected to last more than 10 years (when lit 12 hours/day). It is CSA certified, available in 2700K or 3000K in 10º spot, 16º hybrid or 22.5º flood, and constructed with lead-free materials. The “Power Band” multi-output feature can be changed from 10W to 12W to 16W, says the company, with a simple click. Mine Safety calls this a “smart light” because of its PIC technology; with the hand-held device they provide, you can determine the wattage settings, beam spread and hours of use simply by pointing the device at the lamp.MINE SAFETY INNOVATIONS
HessAmerica’s pedestrian-scale Sera LED luminaire emits no uplight above 90º horizontal, and can be used for LEED lighting zones LZ2 through LZ4. The optical system consists of two high-power LEDs working in conjunction with a reflector and prismatic lens; light from the LED module is reflected outward and refracted through the lens to produce a long and narrow light distribution pattern. The prisms on the inside of the lens minimize the visual brightness of the luminaire while producing uniform illumination on the ground. Total power consumption is 39 watts. The Sera housing and integral fitter are die-cast aluminum; the formed aluminum door latch is flush to the housing and provides tool-less access to the luminaire. (Appeared EBMag June/July 2010, Products)HESSAMERICA

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