boathouse row: incandescent vs. led
can leds effectively relight historic structures in a way that respects content and conveys authenticity within a contemporary context? That is the question raised by the updated exterior lighting system for the 12 Victorian-era boathouses along Philadelphia's Schuylkill River.
A family of recessed downlight luminaires with a low-brightness 6-inch open reflector that uses either a 26W or 32W triple-tube 4-pin compact fluorescent lamp. A non-imaging optical reflector provides 55-degree light cutoff. Standard features include a low-iridescent finish on all reflector colors...
The 25W MasterColor Integrated is an all-in-one lamp and ballast in a PAR38 reflector. It can replace up to a 90W standard halogen lamp and, according to the company, provide more light output with three times the life and energy savings of a standard halogen. The crisp white light source provides...
Diffrient Work Light
Designed by Niels Diffrient, this positionable task light has a conical shade to minimize glare. Constructed of aluminum, the luminaire is 90 percent recycled and recyclable, and uses a compact fluorescent lamp and high-efficiency inline ballast. It is available in a black or silver finish with...
Architectural Step Lights
Offered in a variety of sources including LED, Invue Architectural Step Lights are suitable for indoor and outdoor environments. With die-cast aluminum housing available in two light distributions (flush and scoop), the 12-1/2-inch-square Step Light comes in several metallic finishes. The optical...
Lightplane Linear 11
A variety of custom open heads and two parallel anodized aluminum channels make up this luminaire. Heads are attached in a 6 1/4-inch-wide slot between the two channels, and the lamp sits on the same plane as the bottom of the track, creating a recessed appearance. Range of motion is 180 degrees on...
AccuStar5 T5 ballasts
With an increased efficiency of eight percent over standard T5 ballasts, AccuStar5 is designed for use with F28T5 lamps. The two-lamp ballast features programmed start technology, universal input voltage (120 to 277 volts), and end-of-lamp life shutdown circuitry with auto-reset.
Power Spot 05
This compact die-cast floodlight, part of the SILL family, is most suitable for illuminating faces of buildings, monuments, or any large structure or landscape feature where high-power floodlighting is required. With a 1000W or 2000W metal halide lamp, a focused light source is created with little...
Designed by L. Pagani and A. Perversi, Gladys features dovetail sections of transparent methacrylate. Available as a suspension or wall-mounted lamp, the suspension version can be hung horizontally, vertically or diagnally. Utilizing a halogen source, the sections come in yellow, blue, or a...
Pulse Start Lamp
Venture Lighting introduces its NEC-compliant MP 85W Uni-Form Pulse Start lamp. This compact ANSI type-O, high-wattage metal halide lamp provides energy savings, longer life, and significantly more light over time than today's standard 1000W metal halide system, according to Venture. Ideal for...