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    WAC LED Wall and Step Lights Need No Transformer

    WAC Lighting has introduced the LEDme Line Voltage Step and Wall Lights, suitable for interior and exterior use on stairs, walls, and pathways. These lights are available in horizontal and scoop designs for seamless installation and can be wired without using an LED driver or transformer. Square and rectangular shaped units can be mounted to a standard junction box, while round lights come with a special junction box. The light's cast aluminum body is available with white, bronze, or brushed Nickel faceplates. LEDme lights are IP66 rated and UL listed for wet locations and come with a five-year warranty.


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    Tate's EcoCore Phase Change Technology for Energy Efficiency

    The EcoCore Phase Change Panel incorporates micro-encapsulated phase change materials to reduce indoor air temperature fluctuations and save energy. During the peak solar load of the day, the phase-change material embedded within the welded steel panel is designed to melt and absorb energy -- energy that would otherwise be reflected back into the room as heat or transferred to the air stream. This stored energy can be held within the panel until cooler temperatures allows the material to resolidify and release the absorbed heat. Storing energy in this way produces a more stable and comfortable environment, while decreasing demands on HVAC systems.


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    Northern Lighting Half Lamp

    The Illusion Half lamp combines the functional elements of light and a table. It hovers above the ground, challenging our perceptions of gravity and our idea of two common pieces of furniture, offering the elements of surprise and magic. Combined in one, the lamp and table become the focal point of any space, whilst providing a place for your cocktail or your keys. Illusion Half lamp was inspired by the natural wonders of the Scandinavian natural landscape. In particular Kjæragbolten, a large rock hovering in the crevice of a mountain above Lysefjorden in Rogaland, Norway.



    Six New Acid-Etched Glass Patterns

    Walker Glass is proud to announce the addition of six new patterns to the Walker Textures™ Nuance line of patterned acid-etched glass and mirror products. The new designs are a good cross section of our Nuance capabilities and include patterns on both sides of the glass, a brand new feature of our product line. A new online Design Center will also stimulate the imagination of designers and help them come up with innovative custom patterns of their own.


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    Translucent Concrete Panels

    LUCEM translucent concrete panels incorporate ultra-thin optical fibers with a fine concrete admixture to form high-quality light-transmitting panels for interior and exterior wall-finish, furniture, and decorative applications. The polished panels are offered in standard white, grey, and anthracite color options. Lucem panels are available in thicknesses of either 15 or 30 millimeters (0.6 or 1.2 inches), and with a standard panel size of 1250 x 650 millimeters (49 x 26 inches). Custom sizing, with thicknesses up to 1000 millimeters (40 inches) and special detailing options, is also available. Installation is similar to mounting for natural stone panels in terms of processing, strength, and tolerances.



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