Even before Congress passed energy efficient standards for lights, LED bulbs were making headway in use for cabinets, furniture, casegoods and home organization products due to their longer service life and low heat generation. Available in a variety of colors and configurations, LEDs can be coordinated with any room or location to provide a stylish, yet functional environment.
What follows are some of the LED products available for use in residential, commercial and workplace applications. For additional lighting suppliers, visit the Components, Hardware & Assembly chapter at RedBookOnline.com.
Häfele America’s line of Loox Lithium Rechargeable Battery Lights is available in three different versions: round, rectangle and tube. The round and rectangle versions come with a built in motion detector so the lights turn on and off automatically. The tube version is designed for drawers and has an automatic sensor, which turns it on when the drawer is open and off when closed. (800) 423-3531, Hafele.com/us
The Levity from Doug Mockett & Co. combines flexible, directed lighting with power options and the ability to be stowed away when not in use. Pulling up on the lid causes it to rise automatically and activate two LED lights. Levity can lift to a height of 21 in. and rotate in any direction. Lights can be turned off by touching the lamp, or will turn off automatically when the unit is closed. (310) 318-2491, Mockett.com
Hettich says its Magic light technology accentuates furniture while enhancing user convenience. Using three state-of-the-art, ecologically minded lighting technologies in the form of LEDs, halogen bulbs and fluorescent tubes, Hettich says one system provides solutions for all applications while complementing them with a wide range of accessories. (800) 777-1772 Hettich.com
Outwater Plastics’ says its new Movable LED Wafer Puck Track Lighting System enables users to create vertical or horizontal linear illumination by sliding the system’s puck lights into any position along the low profile track. The system is offered with 3-, 4-, 6- and 12-ft tracks, and up to 27 puck lights can be powered off one transformer. The system is suitable for use in cabinets, drawers, closets or other tight applications. (888) 772-1400, Outwater.com
Available from Rev-A-Shelf, the Tresco Pockit LED’s bulb technology features bright-white illumination for interior and under-cabinet applications. The company says the lights are available in AC/DC, are easy to install, and have a 90° light spread and 25,000 hour life. Featuring all-metal construction, Pockit comes in five finishes: white, black, chrome, antique brass and nickel. (800) 626-1126, Rev-a-Shelf.com
Available from Stiles Machinery, the LuxEvo LED utilizes a patented Heat Spreader lighting technology which limits the junction temperature while the watt input is reduced by 67-90%, the company says. LuxEvo features a 100,000-plus hour life and increased efficiency, Stiles adds. (616) 698-7500, StilesMachinery.com
Belwith-Keeler says its Light Integrated Trim is for indoor and outdoor use. Applications include: along crown mouldings, decorative trim, baseboards, cabinets and backsplashes, stair railings, and porch and deck railings. The patent-pending housing strips and connectors can be used to achieve a contiguous strip of any desired length. (616) 247-4558, Belwith.com
Nora Lighting carries decorative glass trims for the Diamond Series LED recessed downlights, offered in 4-, 5- and 6-in. models. All units are Energy Star and cULus-listed and the 5- and 6-in. models are also cULus-listed for wet label. Trims feature self-flanged spun aluminum reflectors or baffles with deep set diffused lenses. They offer 610-1,000 lumen output. (800) 686-6672, NoraLighting.com
Edge Lighting offers the Light Channel Millwork LED for use as task lighting, recessed under cabinet, furniture, steps, staircases, retail, libraries and closets. (773) 770-1195, EdgeLighting.com.
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