lighting digest newsletter March 2012 Issue 1

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Featured Brand:
Emergi-Lite Safety Systems - Innovative & Flexible Safety Solutions
Emergi-Lite Safety Systems - Innovative & Flexible Safety Solutions
You can be confident that Emergi-Lite’s products won’t let you down. All comply with the latest standards and regulations, plus we offer expert pre and post-sales technical support.

Products include:
• Serenga LED emergency lighting
• Endurance long life emergency lighting
• An extensive range of self contained emergency luminaries
• The IR2 infra red and Centrel addressable emergency lighting testing systems
• EMEX Central Power Supply Systems
• Safety range for price sensitive installations... Read more

Featured Product:

Emergi-Lite Naveo Emergency Lighting Maintenance at your Fingertips with Naveo!    

Emergi-Lite’s new Naveo online software allows users to control the entire emergency lighting installation, inspection and maintenance process – providing an overview and control of all emergency lighting systems at any place, 24/7.

Latest News:
Verbatim LED Spotlight Verbatim to Showcase Halogen Replacement Spotlights and OLED Modules at Light + Building      

Verbatim will unveil a set of high-performance halogen replacement LED spotlights at Light + Building 2012. Both the MR16 GU5.3 with 450 lumens output and the dimmable PAR16 GU10, producing 230 lumens, deliver attention-grabbing accent-lighting in shops, restaurants or hotels to set mood, draw focus or add brightness.

Spotlight Spot Lamps Improved - NOT Banned! Say the EU      

Incorrect reports in the UK media have given the impression that the Commission will remove low-voltage halogen lamps from the UK market without provision for proper replacements. These reports will of course have caused undue concern to UK consumers and manufacturers and we therefore wish to clarify the issue.

 LED Tube Cannot Simply Replace a Fluorescent Lamp  

Increasingly more manufacturers are launching LED tubes, ready-made LED lamps that fit in the lamp holder of fluorescent luminaires. “We want to warn people for these solutions,” says ETAP LED expert Eddy Bauwens. “Safety is not always guaranteed and the quality and the comfort may be below par.”

Proper Dimming Means Saving Where It Counts

75 percent of office and industrial lighting in Europe is inefficient. Dimmable luminaires and intelligent lighting management might reduce these 29 million tonnes of harmful CO2 emissions by two thirds each year.

Crestron Wireless Dimmers For Integrated Lighting Control

Crestron’s wireless CLWI-DIMUEX lighting dimmers provide native Crestron dimming control to any light fitting in new or retrofit 230 volt applications.

V-Pro Eclipse Touch-Remote Control Dimmers    

Eclipse TM is the stylish touch/remote-control addition to Varilight's V-Pro TM range of trailing-edge dimmers, featuring a blue LED-backlit metal touch button with tactile touch and infra-red remote control.OMS Elite iPad application presents new trends and techniques of lighting solutions.

New Smart-house Dimmer Improves Energy Efficiency Superb Performance with LED Lighting

Strengthening its position in the home automation market, Carlo Gavazzi has launched the energy efficient SH2 Smart-house Dimmer for use with resistive, inductive and capacitive loads with a total load capacity of 3 to 500W.

► LED Tick Logo Launched by the HEA    

The Highway Electrical Association (HEA) has launched an LED tick logo to give clients, specifiers and purchasers confidence when considering highway electrical LED products.

Philips Joins The Climate Group's LED Lighting Campaign

Philips Lighting, is the first corporate partner to join The Climate Group’s 3-year Clean Revolution campaign. The campaign’s main aim is to reach-out to the world’s decision-makers to inspire and enable them to spur low carbon economic growth.

Emergi-Lite Safety Systems - Innovative & Flexible Safety Solutions

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