2015 Product of the Year Finalists: Lighting
Finalists in the Lighting category for the Plant Engineering 2015 Product of the Year competition.
LED parking garage, canopy luminaire
The Orbeon commercial-grade LED parking garage and canopy luminaire uses high-powered LEDs, precise efficient optical control, and features application versatility through integrated intelligent control options. The luminaire is equipped with an electro-galvanized mounting bracket for quick and easy mounting to an overhead junction box. An optional drop lens molded from impact-resistant acrylic is ideal for applications such as drive-thru lanes or commercial canopies, which are likelier to suffer damage from vehicles. Additionally, the luminaire may be outfitted with a bird guard to deter nesting atop the luminaire. The Orbeon is designed to replace up to 175-Watt HID lamps, using only 60 Watts of power.
Hazardous applications linear LED
Eaton's Crouse-Hinds series Champ Linear LED, with a system efficacy of up to 130 lumens/Watt, is specifically designed to replace fluorescent T12, T8, and T5HO lighting in harsh and hazardous applications. The rugged and durable design features versatile and flexible mounting options and is ideal for high vibration, impact, and hose-down applications. The Linear LED fixture features a low-profile design under 3 in., a copper-free aluminum housing with Corro-free epoxy powder coating, and a polycarbonate or glass lens. The fixture is designed for extreme durability and will perform reliably in ambient operating temperatures of -40 to 65 C.
Industrial high bay LED luminaires
Eaton's Crouse-Hinds series Industrial High Bay LED luminaires are engineered to provide reliable, maintenance-free performance while delivering long life and high lumen performance. Industrial High Bay LEDs are ideal for locations requiring continuous and consistent light levels, areas requiring frequent on-and-off lighting, and areas that are difficult to relamp or that cause production to be stopped during the lamp maintenance process. This LED lighting portfolio for industrial warehousing, packaging, and manufacturing facilities provides an estimated 1- to 3-yr return on investment as a replacement for 250 to 1,500-Watt high-intensity discharge fixtures and 2- to 10-lamp T8, T12, and T5HO fluorescent fixtures.
Telescoping light pole
Eaton's Crouse-Hinds series V-Spring Telescoping Light Pole is designed to increase safety and reduce labor costs associated with installing and maintaining lights at industrial facilities. The controlled lowering pole features spring assistance to easily move the fixture up and down vertically. The V-Spring system prevents the need for working at heights when installing, cleaning, or repairing luminaires. The V-Spring Telescoping Light Pole enables work to be completed on the walkway or platform. It uses spring assistance to offset the pole and the light's weight and enables a worker to safely and easily lower or raise the light fixture.
Energy-efficient LED floodlight
Designed to replace up to 400-Watt metal-halide (MH) products, the energy-efficient Lumark Night Falcon LED floodlight luminaire brings uniform illumination, long-term reliability, and energy savings to general area, building façade, wall wash, and large sign-lighting applications. The cost-effective LED solution combines high-efficiency optics with superior thermal management and energy efficiency. For use in new construction and retrofit applications, the LED luminaire is available in two lumen packages: nominal 9,400 lumens, consuming 85 Watts to replace 250-Watt MH products; and nominal 14,600 lumens, consuming 129 Watts and replacing 400-Watt MH fixtures. The floodlight uses precision-engineered optics delivering superior uniformity and illumination to the targeted application.
High-performance LED luminaire
The Metalux Cruze LED Luminaire provides a high-performing, energy-efficient, and affordable ambient solution to offices. Featuring a contemporary styling and advanced LED technology, the luminaire's highly efficient LED system with advanced optical design provides customers with optimal light uniformity while delivering a high performance efficacy up to 132 lumens/Watt. It's ideal for retrofit and new construction projects; with a projected life of 60,000 hr, paybacks can be as low as 2 yr. The product line is offered in 1x4, 2x2, and 2x4 recessed sizes with four lens options. The luminaires are available in 3,000, 3,500, 4,000, and 5,000 K color temperatures at a typical 85-color rendering index.
LED luminaires with integrated sensor control
The Metalux Encounter and SkyRidge LED luminaires with integrated sensor-control system are optimized for code-compliant occupancy detection and daylight harvesting. The integrated sensor system offers out-of-the-box operation using default settings, but when the application demands more, the sensor system has the option to make changes remotely. The remote allows changes from the default settings for occupancy, target light level, preset lighting levels, and more. The sensor system is factory-wired to the luminaire, switching on or off based on occupancy and dimming the light when enough daylight is available. The sensor system reduces the design time and complexity of meeting energy codes for lighting and controls.
High-output LED exterior fixture
The model T fixture is designed and engineered to realize the full potential of LEDs, providing visual comfort and up to 80% energy reduction. Featuring a durable, long-lasting automotive-grade exterior finish and energybank’s Forced Vector Cooling, the model T’s thermal chimney delivers a constant cool-air supply over electronic components. Light engines are strategically located to reduce thermal load, and a proprietary thermal bridge further optimizes thermal transfer from light engines. The strategically located thermal vias allow warm air to exit the fixture, keeping components cooler to maintain lumen output and extend fixture life. The model T boasts robust integrated transient voltage protection.
LED area lights
The AccuLite Alari A1 LED area lights feature innovative optical design inherent in Alari fixtures while providing energy-efficient illumination to area lighting applications. Featuring a smaller profile than previous versions, the A1 area lights offer lumen packages of 6,000 and 12,000 lumens and are suitable for outdoor applications with lower pole heights. Equipped with premium features like high-performance optics, high-transmission glass, and tool-less access for wiring and maintenance, these area lights are specifically designed for high-profile area-lighting applications where luminaire style, energy efficiency, and low maintenance are desired. Precision-engineered acrylic TIR LED optics ensure superb light control, high light levels, and superior uniformity.
Juno Lighting Group
LED commercial-grade luminaire series
The third-generation Indy L-Series LED commercial-grade luminaires feature improved efficacies, hyperbolic wall wash and narrow flood reflectors with 15- to 30-degree beam spreads, a broad range of lumen packages suitable for ceiling heights ranging from 8 ft to more than 100 ft, and a wide range of control options. Encompassing recessed downlights, wall washers, adjustable accents, and cylinder luminaires, these fixtures were created with a consistent design—from LED color rendering, color temperatures, and lumen packages to aperture sizes and trim finishes—across all fixture types and styles. The Indy L-Series delivers energy efficiency, delivering more than 100 lumens/Watt and reducing energy costs by 60%.
Juno Lighting Group
The Arceos ARA3 low-profile luminaire features LED technology, thermal management, and controls while providing illumination and uniformity for large-area/site-lighting applications such as large parking lots, auto dealerships, transportation/port facilities, and retail/mall parking lots. The ARA3 replaces a 1,000-Watt high-intensity discharge luminaire with more than 50% energy savings and can be mounted up to 50 ft. The new site/area luminaire comes in three lumen options for design flexibility, has backlight control to reduce light trespass, is available with a variety of control options, and comes in seven standard finishes: dark bronze, black, gray, white, platinum, red, and forest green.
Outdoor lighting luminaire
The Cimarron LED iTSP outdoor lighting luminaire is integrated with an Ethernet-controlled, 360-degree hemispheric camera and communications platform. This system can perform surveillance and analytic functions based on specific needs. The Active Deterrence transforms the solution from passive to active, with the ability to flash lights and broadcast audible messages or alerts when occupancy is detected. Available as a stand-alone solution or as part of an existing surveillance infrastructure, the system can be implemented quickly. One of the most prominent aspects of any property is the outdoor space, and these environments are challenging to secure because they differ in size, shape, accessibility, location, and risk profile.