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Amerlux’s Contour Vertical LED Track Heads and Multiples and Cylindrix 3 LED Receive UL, DOE and EPA Recognition


7/16/2012



Fairfield, New Jersey--- Spearheading Amerlux’s most ambitious ENERGY STAR® product submittal to date, Amerlux gains UL, cUL EEC, DOE and EPA recognition for its Contour Vertical LED Track Heads and Multiples and Cylindrix 3 LED Recessed and Semi-Recessed Multiples, meeting the latest ENERGY STAR® Program V1.1 Requirements to-date. Amerlux, an industry leader of task-specific, energy-efficient lighting solutions and an innovator of LED solutions for retail, supermarket, commercial and hospitality markets, recently received ENERGY STAR® approval for its innovative Hornet Line Voltage LED Track and Recessed and Semi-Recessed Multiple luminaires.

“We are proud to announce that our Contour Vertical LED Track Heads and Multiples and Cylindrix 3 LED Recessed and Semi-Recessed Multiples have joined the Hornet LED Line Voltage Track and Recessed and Semi-Recessed Multiple luminaires. fulfilling the latest ENERGY STAR requirements including UL, DOE and EPA standards,” explained Frank P. Diassi, Chairman and Founder of Amerlux.  “These products have passed the most stringent tests for the latest industry standards.”

Contour Vertical Track Heads, a recipient of the Next Generation Luminaires Solid State Lighting award at a Strategies in Light Conference, have received the latest ENERGY STAR® for its 2x2, 2x3, 3x3, 3x4 and 4x4 LED styles.  Contour Vertical LED Track Heads offer color temperatures of 2900 to 3200 CCT (correlated color temperature) with more than 50,000 hours of life, and boast a high CRI (color rendering index) with excellent R9 for reds. The Contour Vertical 2X2 12-watt LED and the 2x3 18-watt LED Track Heads are compact accent track fixtures ideal for a direct replacement of low wattage MR16 and halogen systems. The Contour Vertical 3×3 LED Track Head offers an output of 1000 net lumens and an 85 CRI at only 20 Watts while the Contour Vertical 3×4 LED Track Head provides 1300 net lumens and an 85 CRI at only 34 watts. Contour 4×4 represents the most powerful LED track accent on the market and is ideal for punching through high ambient light levels as well as applications where mounting heights exceed 10 feet. High performance optics and excellent thermal design deliver superior performance. All Contour Vertical LED Track Heads offer beam distributions from an 8-degree spot through 45-degree Wide Flood.  Contained in an extruded aluminum ballast housing and heat sink, the track fixtures feature stamped aluminum end-plate construction with formed steel wire covers, for track, busway and canopy mounting options.

Compact 12-watt LED heads in a recessed housing make Contour LED Multiples the ideal choice when track isn’t an option. With a range of beam spreads in configurations of 1, 2, 3 or 4 heads per housing, the 12-watt optics can be used as a direct replacement for low wattage MR16 and other halogen systems.  Contour LED Multiples are available in: a 2x2 3-Light Multiple which serves as a direct replacement for MR16 and other low voltage halogen systems; a 3x3 3-Light Multiple that delivers lumens equivalent to many 20-watt metal halide systems; a 3x2 3-Light Multiple featuring 18-watt LED heads that can be used as direct replacements for low wattage MR16 and other halogen systems; and a 3x4 One-Light Multiple configuration which produces the equivalent to many 39-watt metal halide and high wattage halogen systems.

Engineered around the latest LED technology, Cylindrix 3 Recessed and Semi-Recessed LED Multiples deliver uncompromising optical and thermal performance with a dramatic savings on installation, energy and maintenance costs. Both groups of Multiples include One-, Two- and Three-Light configurations featuring either 16-watt LEDs or 26-watt LEDs. Ideal for a complete, dynamic sustainable lighting scheme, the fixtures are designed for a clean architectural appearance and ceiling line for a sleek, sophisticated visual aesthetic. The multiples feature deeply recessed field-replaceable LED light sources for enhanced visual comfort and control, as well as an integrated heat sink with active cooling, a control board that shuts off the active cooling when dimmed to maximize energy savings, and high performance interchangeable reflector optics (15°/25°/40° beam options.  Perfect for retrofits and upgrades from-below installation in existing ceilings up to 1-1/2” thick in any retail or commercial environment, the Multiples are compact in size and engineered for today’s stringent energy codes. Trimless models, crafted with a flangeless housing with seamless welded corners for a minimal edge detail and a cleaner aesthetic, are available. 
“We are proud that to announce that these specific Contour and Cylindrix 3 products are certified to the latest Energy Star standards,” says Chuck Campagna, CEO and President of Amerlux.  “These achievements serve as testimonials that we continue to deliver the latest energy efficient lighting for the commercial and specification markets.”

Contour Vertical LED Track Heads, Contour LED Multiples, Cylindrix 3 LED Recessed and Cylindrix 3 Semi-Recessed Multiples, are backed by an unprecedented 10-year warranty and are certified by ENERGY STAR, UL- and cUL EEC (Energy Efficient Certification), the DOE and EPA.

About Amerlux LLC
Amerlux speaks the language of light for design and construction professionals around the world by manufacturing a broad array of optically superior, energy efficient lighting solutions for the retail, supermarket, hospitality, commercial and outdoor lighting markets.  Amerlux products and services include track lighting, recessed downlighting and multiples, pendants, linear fluorescents, and custom lighting systems, as well as support for energy reduction plans that can be used as a guide to state, city and local utility rebate programs for maximum energy savings and utility incentives.  The company’s domestic and international clients receive the support of Amerlux’s highly trained specification sales force, as well as expert service from initial design to on-time delivery made possible by strategically located manufacturing, warehousing and shipping locations.

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