Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Oct 9, 2019

LDS Hubble Beacon 400Beacon Products' new Drive Edge-Lit series of luminaires has been designed to provide a seamless blend of visual comfort, performance, integrated controls and accessory options in an elegant and low-profile form factor that is easy to install.

Drive Edge-Lit provides a balance of visual comfort and photometric performance in two sleek housing sizes with a wide range of lumen outputs and photometric distributions. The family is equipped with a standard lens that has been specifically designed to offer significant visual comfort, ensuring these luminaires are the ideal solution for parking garage and canopy applications.

By offering the compact SRT1 and the large SRT2, Beacon Products can now offer a strategic scaling solution across the footprint of a parking facility. Lighting designers and electrical contractors demand complementary product families that allow design continuity and proportion throughout a project, and both Drive luminaires can scale where and when necessary.

Performance

Drive offers significant uniformity to meet and exceed IES recommended requirements for drive lanes, parking areas, stairwells, entrances and exits. Lumen outputs range from 2,500 to 16,000, with the SRT1 offering 2,500 to 6,000 Lumens and the SRT2 offering 4,000 to 16,000 Lumens at up to 135 Lumens per Watt.

Drive also features high ambient thermal protection to protect the luminaire components from failure in high temperature environments.

Visual Comfort

Drive works to further enhance visual comfort with an optional uplight up to 800 Lumens. This option eliminates the unwanted “cave effect” and alleviate contrast concerns that ultimately lead to decreased light uniformity. 

Specially designed acrylic light guides provide a blended, non-pixelated distribution across the entire surface area of the Drive lens for visual comfort and glare reduction. This lens helps “soften” the light with zero pixilation.

Drive has been designed with ease of installation in mind. Surface, pendant and trunnion mounting options are available, each with a special quick mount feature built in. Both luminaires are lighter than competitive products, the SRT1 is only eight pounds and the SRT2 is 15.

As with many of the new Hubbell Lighting products that have been launched in recent months, Drive features integrated controls from standalone sensors, wired and wireless lighting controls.

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 The Evolution Series. Poke-Thru Devices, Floor, Wall and Ceiling Boxes 

Legrand Wiremold EvoFrom poke-thru devices to floor, wall and ceiling boxes, the Evolution Series has continued to increase device efficiency and reliability while providing durability and quality. Customizing your space and maximizing access to all the power, A/V and communications you could ever need. Evolution Series boxes bring power, communications and A/V to walls, floors and ceilings. Evolution adds flexibility, functionality and stylish good looks to every room you create when planning office buildings, airports, schools and hospitals.

 

 

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Greenlee Versi-Tugger Handheld PullerEmerson announced the addition of a handheld puller to its Greenlee pulling lineup – the new G1 Versi-Tugger. The versatile and portable G1 is designed for pulls normally done by hand and can pull up to 68-percent faster when compared to manual pulling.

“We engineered and built G1 based on honest feedback from professionals,” said Adele Hendrix, product manager for Greenlee, Emerson. “We learned being fast wasn’t only about pull speed. From setup and pulling to unspooling the line after – the entire process should be quicker than pulling by hand. Our design delivers that speed.”

 

 

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Paul HannaniaBy Blake Marchand

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For the second consecutive year, Paul Hannania was among the 162 professionals and apprentices to compete in the National competition. 

 

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