Electrical Contracting News (ECN) November 2016 - Page 7

COVER STORY DESIGN IN MIND LEDVANCE is presenting its exciting new lighting portfolio at LuxLive 2016. T he new retail luminaire portfolio within the Osram brand offers customers reliable quality with excellent price-performance ratios. LEDVANCE is also continuing to expand its professional trade offering with an attractive range of LEDVANCE LED luminaires. These combine style with performance and all feature a universal, timeless design and premium materials. Over 60 professional products, across eight product ranges from the Osram brand, are now available on the market. including luminaire, spot and downlight categories. The eight professional installation-ready luminaire product ranges from LEDVANCE offer installers suitable LED luminaires, with the familiar high quality expected of Osram products; marrying control and efficiency with design. They feature up to 120 lumens/watt, and a rated service life of up to 50,000 hours. From a style point of view they also offer a crisp and clean design and simple mounting that can be fitted in any indoor environment. Maximum installation flexibility is ensured thanks to an external control unit with the spot, downlight and panel product ranges. The high bay and floodlight ranges have also been optimised in terms of size and weight with an integrated control unit, making them easily adaptable. The iconic new Edition 1906 portfolio references the language of design from the early 20th century, with the name harking back to the founding year of the Osram brand. Various vintage-look lamps are combined with the purist, high quality ‘PenduLum’ luminaire – in gold or black. The functional pull cord principle with various anchor points allows light to be accurately positioned. The lamps are available with LED filament or halogen technology and come in four traditional shapes, to bring optimum efficiency, whilst adding that in-demand stylised feel to lighting installations; a look that is popular today with restaurant and high street retail chains. The successful Glow Dim technology is bringing the flexibility of dimming technology and the possibility of changing the colour temperature to the consumer and commercial markets. Utilising this technology, LEDVANCE offers a range of dimmable solutions including LED-lamps, LED-lamps with GlowDim technology, dimmable LED-filament-lamps and LEDfilament-lamps with GlowDim technology. The ‘Duo Click Dim’ and ‘Relax and Active’ product ranges demonstrate the possibilities offered by lamps with LED technology. Duo Click Dim is dimmed to 40 per cent by ‘clicking’ the light switch twice, whilst Relax and Active features two light colours in one lamp. This product’s cool white light helps users to feel active and energised, and its relaxation setting provides a warm white; giving users the ability to completely change the look and feel of a room by simply clicking once or twice. The LEDVANCE lamp and tube products don’t just look great, they also offer tangible business benefits to users. For professional applications, the new Substitube T8 tubes empower customers with real energy saving potential, whilst still providing a high quality light output of 3,600 lumens at 150 lumens/watt. When customers use these to replace their traditional T8 lamps, they can save up to 67 per cent of their electricity. The flagship model of the range, the Substitube Connected, can even achieve savings of up to 90 per cent. Up to 50 of these LED tubes can be wirelessly connected to a sensor that detects daylight and movement, so that the lights can be dimmed or switched off automatically when they are not needed. Whilst LEDVANCE is developing lighting applications with both functionality and design in mind, the extensive smart home portfolio of Lightify Home is also bringing innovations to the smart home sector. LEDVANCE is demonstrating two additional products at LuxLive 2016 – Lightify Plug, a socket that can be switched on and off via an App, and Lightify Switch, an individually configurable mobile switch for Lightify products. The ‘Duo Click Dim’ and ‘Relax and Active’ LEDVANCE product ranges demonstrate the possibilities offered by lamps with LED technology. For the smart building sector, LEDVANCE has also brought its new ‘Mobile Energy Monitoring’ measuring system to the market. This flexible solution is designed to support the work of energy service providers and consultants. Featuring Wago technology, the plug and play system makes it possible to measu