ARCHITECTURAL SYSTEMS INC.
are manufactured with specific eco-illumination qualities in mind. The panels
use an LED light source, offering an energy
savings of 80 percent compared to traditional light sources. In addition, the panels
offer a long lifetime of about 50,000+
hours, reducing maintenance costs. The
panels are UL Approved and ISO 14001:
2004 certified. They offer bright and even
illumination at 85 percent, exceeding the
industry standard, the company says.
Adding to the company’s metal designs and
metal laminates, Chemetal offers 10 new
warm and colorful designs, including three
vibrantly tinted horizontal patterns.
Colors include shades of gray, blackened
aluminum, and two oxidized copper
designs with warm hues. For cooler tones,
there’s a non-directional stainless steel
HPL laminate and finally, for functionality,
Chemetal adds a cost-effective magnetic
dry erase to its collection of magnetic surfaces. The new designs are available in
4-by-8-foot and some 4-by-10-foot sizes.
All are appropriate for interior vertical use.
Many Chemetal designs, with up to 85 percent recycled content, can contribute
toward LEED points.
Architectural Systems Inc.
The company’s Eco-Dimensions Bamboo
Wall Panels are made from pressed bamboo pulp. The three-dimensional panels
are lightweight, seamless, flexible, and
durable with sound-absorbing qualities,
the company says. Available in six intricate
patterns, the wall panels can be painted
City of Commerce, Calif.
The NSPEC Sapphire Series, a new line of
high lumen LED downlights for retail,
commercial, and architectural installations, is the newest addition to Nora
Lighting’s collection through its division
NSPEC Architectural Lighting. The line
also includes the Diamond, Diamond II,
Platinum, and Emerald Series of LED
downlights with a range of aperture sizes,
lumen output, and color temperatures. All
Nora LED downlights are Energy Star
listed. The Sapphire Series includes 4-, 6-,
and 8-inch apertures with 850-, 1250-,
2000-, and 3000-lumen packages. All fixtures feature Cree LEDs and Cree LED drivers for reliable performance. They are
available in 2700K, 3000K, and 4000K
temperatures and are cULus listed. The
dimmable units are specifiable for commercial jobs of all sizes and offer dedicated
EM housing back-ups for new construction
and remodel applications. Reflectors
are available in a range of contemporary
Architectural Products by Outwater is now
offering economically priced 100 percent
recycled “Green” Cornice and Crown
Mouldings that have been specifically
designed for use with indirect lighting.
Manufactured to easily accept a variety of
cove moulding light fixtures (pictured with
Outwater’s New LED Ribbon Flex Lighting)
without causing scalloped or uneven light
dispersion and illumination, the products
can also be used as traditional mouldings
without lighting. The recycled polystyrene
compound from which the mouldings
are manufactured is CFC free and the
factory-applied finish is water-based; no
solvents are used. The mouldings have a
hard, strong surface and are extremely
lightweight. They can be cut, glued, and
painted using woodworking techniques