PRLog - Nov. 2, 2011 - GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- Cathode Lighting Systems is pleased to announce the official launch of its latest innovation, FCLS-Slim, further expanding this versatile fluorescent cove lighting solution. As the world’s premier manufacturer of specification-
FCLS-Slim - IESNA Progress Award Winner
The addition of the FCLS-Slim delivers the added benefit of a flexible luminaire which can flex and conform to almost any curvature, shape or length that the factory can manufacture. Recently awarded a 2011 Progress Report by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), the HFCLS-Slim delivers a phenomenally energy efficient cove lighting solution with an astounding lamp life of up to 100,000 field-proven hours. CLS-Slim luminaires provide the highest-quality illumination available with minimal electrical consumption with wattages as low as 5.5 watts per linear foot. This innovative luminaire provides seamless illumination from end to end with no dark spots or socket shadows. Integral electronic ballasts offer inaudible operation and a power factor >.95 along with standard integral 1% dimming ballasts that are compatible with 2-wire low-voltage dimmers. CLS-Slim luminaires are available in a wide color selection, including 11 different white hues utilizing reliable, ultra long-life high-output high color-rendering T6 cold cathode lamps.
Beautifully made, discreetly dimensioned, with unmatched longevity and performance, CLS-Slim luminaires are the perfect light source for indirect cove, direct surface mounting, or hanging-pendant projects.
Key Features of FCLS-Slim include:
• Each luminaire can flex and conform to almost any curvature, shape or length lamp that the factory can manufacture
• Up to 560 feet of luminaires on one 20-amp Circuit*
• 11 different shades of white from 1900˚K Candlelight to 8300˚K Daylight Each
• Only 1 5/8" wide and 2 3/8" tall - the smallest footprint of any cold-cathode luminaire available
• Seamless shadow-free linear illumination
• All luminaires come equipped with dimmable electronic ballasts
• Lamp lumens as high as 492 lumens per foot
• Wattages as low as 5.5 watts per linear foot
• UL and cUL Listed
Cathode Lighting Systems was presented the IES Progress Report award for the HFCLS-Slim during the annual IESNA convention being held on Oct, 30th – Nov. 1st, 2011 in Austin, Texas
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Cathode Lighting Systems is the industry leading manufacturer of quality long-life architectural cove lighting. We design and manufacture the highest quality, most complete line of UL-listed and CE approved cold cathode lighting systems and fixtures available. Our product line includes custom and modular lighting for commercial and residential applications. From dry interior to wet exterior locations, we offer lighting solutions for every environment. Whatever the shape, every luminaire Cathode Lighting Systems manufactures utilizes revolutionary, energy-efficient, noiseless electronic technology to power our ultra long-life lamps.
In addition to over 20 different pastel and neon lamp colors, Cathode Lighting Systems offers more unique shades of white than anyone else in the industry. We provide over 11 hues to choose from, with absolute color consistency and the reliability of cold-cathode, with up to 100,000 hours of field-proven lamp life.