Louis Poulsen Project Spotlight: Railroad Park

August 28, 2014




When we think of America’s greenest cities, Birmingham, Alabama is not one that most immediately recall. But this city, renowned for being at the center of the American Civil Rights Movement, is also ranked number 1 for its amount of green space per capita. In fact, Birmingham leads the rest of the nation with 17.9 acres of space per 1,000 residents.

Pushing the city to the top of the list is Birmingham’s Ruffner Mountain. With its 1,038 acres and 11 miles of hiking trails, Ruffner Mountain is even larger than NYCs Central Park.

But this urban nature preserve is not the only emerald in the crown of the city, which for decades after the Civil Rights Movement carried the lingering impact that upset, turmoil and unrest made.  In addition, the surrounding antiquated manufacturing plants and warehouses created a large industrial area very much in need of a green thumb.

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New from Selux: Solar LED Lighting Family

August 27, 2014

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We are excited to announce the release of the NEW Selux Solar LED lighting family designs. Solar LED lighting products have been reinvented in 2014 to offer one of the most impressive and well-designed systems available.



NEW Lithonia JHBL LED High Bay – Designed for the Most Challenging Spaces

August 22, 2014


Expanding your options for the most demanding applications, our JHBL LED high bay from Lithonia Lighting® takes “design” to a new level. This high-performance, heavy industrial LED solution is built to withstand dust, moisture and airborne contaminants to maintain greater light levels.

While the round face and glass lens capture the essence of traditional HID, the innovative design allows it to thrive in high-ambient conditions up to 149°F (65°C). LED technology provides long life and low maintenance with up to 24,000 lumens in a single housing and L90 at 60,000 hours.  JHBL Application guide here.

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Bruck – bobo II LED Pendant Dazzles with Sparkling Bubbles in Clear, Amber or Aqua

August 22, 2014


Can we interest you in a little BUBBLY? Bobo II is a translucent, spherical glass hand blown by German artisans. It dazzles with sparkling bubbles in clear, amber or aqua. A perfect complement to the original Bobo glass, Bobo II has a healthy girth with a 6″ diameter. The standard cable length is 59″. Bobo II Pendant can be mounted on Bruck monopoint or multipoint canopies as well as low or line voltage tracks with the appropriate adapter. Bobo II ceiling mount is gorgeous mounted on Bruck’s 4” canopy in chrome, matte chrome or bronze. It is featured here in LED an also offered in halogen.





Selux Introduces M36 LED Direct / Indirect Pendant

August 21, 2014

selux m36 di pendSelux is excited to announce the M36 LED Direct / Indirect in addition to the M-Series product line, designed for superior performance and flexibility. The M36 LED Direct / Indirect is available with a variety of six different impact resistant lenses, ensuring high luminaire performance and protection against dust. Using a new proprietary LED optical system,  Light Modulation Optics (LMO), the M36 LED provides the building blocks for future oriented lighting schemes The high efficiency LED light engine is 2700K, 3000K, 3500K or 4000K CCTs, offering exceptional uniformity. This luminaire is offered in individual cable, stem and wall mount, with RUNs available in 1ft increments. We offer a 5-year limited warranty ensuring a worry-free, no maintenance installation.

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Selux News: Discera 4 LED – Elegance in Historic Philadelphia

August 14, 2014

selux_discera4-AppRittenhouse Square is a historical park located in the center of Philadelphia, PA. In observance of the 100th Anniversary, the park underwent a face lift and the Selux Discera 4 LED was chosen to enhance their lighting needs.  “Your fixture was the best designed with the color temperature, optics, small discrete head… really no other fixture came close to our needs. So, it’s a nice way to show that new fixtures are applicable to even historic parks.” Claudia Librett, design director of 521 Atelier



Lithonia Emergency Wireless testing & reporting EXPANDS to more lighting fixtures

August 14, 2014


The new PSSD2 and WRS from Power Sentry® bring emergency self-diagnostics and FIDO Wireless Monitoring and Reporting to indoor commercial and industrial lighting.

What is FIDO? FIDO saves facility owners and operators time and money while helping keep their facilities code compliant. The system works by wirelessly retrieving and archiving monthly test results on a fixture-by-fixture basis. With FIDO, manual tests are totally eliminated.

Learn more about FIDO: Sign up for one of the upcoming online training sessions and view a live demo. Or go online to the FIDO website for more information and an ROI calculator.

How does it work? The PSSD2 performs the products’ monthly and annual self-tests in accordance with UL924 and NFPA101 requirements while the WRS reports the self-diagnostic results to the FIDO gateway.

The result is a facility that never again has to worry about conducting emergency tests or paying for someone else to do it for them.

  • UL Listed
  • NFPA 101 compliant
  • NEC compliant

The PSSD2 is compatible with various emergency ballasts and drivers installed in select commercial indoor fixtures from Acuity Brands. Contact your Acuity Brands Lighting Representative for the latest list of compatible luminaires.

For more questions about the new PSSD2, contact the Power Sentry team or go to the Power Sentry website. For questions about FIDO, contact the Emergency product support team.

Gotham Introduces EVO LED Square Lensed Wallwash

August 13, 2014



Uniformity from floor to ceiling in a square. Gotham is pleased to add a square lensed wallwash to the EVO line of luminaries.

EVO wallwashers deliver precise levels of performance with the energy efficiency of LED. Only EVO can combine this level of performance with its future-ready features in a square aperture.

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Bullet Provides smooth, balanced illumination of vertical surfaces; lit uniformly from top to bottom as well as from side to side, free of hot spots or visible striations.
Bullet Innovative azimuthal reflector is miter-free, one-piece, polymer composite and will not distort or separate — no cracking, no light leaks.
Bullet Adjustable frame allows up to 5° of rotation after installation, allowing you to line up squares visually.
Bullet nLight OverviewAvailable with nLight® network with integral power supply from Acuity Controls.


Estiluz Announces New Interactive Catalog

August 11, 2014





LED Knife Edge Cove System by Starfire Lighting

August 7, 2014

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Starfire Series KE100 LED

Knife Edge cove system produces an elegant sharp edged architectural feature with uniform lighting on adjacent wall and ceiling. This low profile plaster-in system mounts to soffits, coffers or walls as close as 6” from
the ceiling.


  • High performance LED modules deliver exceptional lighting efficiency.
  • Continuous illumination with no shadows along entire run.
  • Knife Edge Extrusions are field cuttable to any length.
  • “True edge” locking ensures fixture is straight and level with hairline seams along visible Knife Edge surface.
  • Up to 41% more energy efficient than equivalent T5 lamping.


  • Finish: Unpainted, Alodine treated to accept field painting
  • Weight: Approx. 4 lbs. per linear foot without sheetrock


  • Power Consumption: Per specification based on LED configuration
  • Quick-Connect lighting modules plug together
  • Ambient temperature: 100 °F maximum
  • Integral electronic driver
  • Integral wiring buss between lighting modules
  • Drivers with full dimming range at any output choice


  • Fixture extrusion must mount to secure blocking through recessed mounting screw channel.
  • Sheetrock mounted to underside of extrusion with provision for tape and feathered spackling, by others.
  • Lighting modules may be installed after extrusion mounting.


  • UL
  • Union Made in the USA