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WAC LIGHTING Is Introducing Energy Efficient LEDme™ Quick Connect™ Pendants At International Lighting Market in January

Jan 12, 2010

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DALLAS, TEXAS – Building on its "Responsible Lighting" brand standard while integrating an upscale, cosmic look with sustainable technology, WAC Lighting will introduce energy efficient LEDme™ Quick Connect Pendants at the January 2010 International Lighting Market in Dallas. WAC Lighting, a leading manufacturer and designer of track, recessed, undercabinet, monorail and decorative lighting, develops nearly all of its responsible products in the family owned, ISO 9001-certified manufacturing campus with in-house UL approved testing labs.

Developed for both residential and commercial applications, LEDme™ Pendants are designed using the latest energy efficient LED technology. Effective heat management and an advanced electronics design ensure a 50,000-hour life and a 10-100 percent range of dimming capabilities. These Quick Connect™ pendants feature a versatile, contemporary and architectural styling and can be used with WAC's single-circuit low voltage SOLORAIL™, two-circuit low voltage DUORAIL™ system, and Canopy mounts. All are offered with WAC's five-year product warranty.

"Genesis," one of the all-new LEDme™ Pendants, depicts a contemporary, evolutionary design in a diminutive size, resulting in a stunning decorative accent. With dual uplight and downlight LED engines, "Genesis" provides functional light for indirect and direct lighting applications. Its internally illuminated, spherical glass orb diffuses three 0.3-watt-rated LED uplights. The pendant base, which is constructed of die cast aluminum finished in Brushed Nickel, encases the three 1-watt-rated LED downlight, distributing light at a 75-degree beam angle. It has a 3000K-color temperature, an 85 CRI (Color Rendering Index) and produces a total of 210 total lumens. "Genesis" is offered with six feet of low voltage braided wire that is field-adjustable to any length.

"Quest," an ultra-modern, Zen-like style in the LEDme™ series of pendants, is inspired by the smooth organic form of a moon rock. The streamlined, contoured fixture is highlighted by an elegant Brushed Nickel finish. Constructed of die cast aluminum, the luminaire features a convex lens, and is offered with six feet of low voltage braided wire that is field adjustable to any length. Using three 1-watt LEDs, "Quest" distributes light at a 50-degree beam angle. It has a 3000K-color temperature and produces a total output of 200 total lumens with an 85 CRI.

"über," another new pendant offering the latest LED technology, evokes a futuristic aerophysics-oriented design. Striking Anodized Black finished fins, crafted from extruded aluminum for durability and heat dissipation, surround a sparkling translucent cylindrical diffuser. "über," is offered with six feet of low voltage braided wire that is field adjustable to any length. It operates with three 1-watt LEDs and distributes light at a 50-degree beam angle. The pendant has a 3000K-color temperature and produces a total of 184 lumens with an 85 CRI.

About WAC Lighting

WAC Lighting has developed a stellar reputation for high quality decorative and task lighting lines backed by an extraordinary level of service, an unprecedented shipping record, and a Five Year Product Warranty.

To reflect Green energy saving strategies, social progress and community involvement, WAC has recently changed its logo and tagline to “Responsible Lighting.” Helping to lead the industry’s sustainability charge, the firm has contributed to social progress with responsible manufacturing practices and energy saving technology. The firm employs stringent sourcing, water recycling, lead-free and zero-landfill capabilities in our wholly owned, Clean ISO 9001-certified manufacturing campus. Sustainable CFL and LED lighting products have been added to the extensive line with the most energy efficient technology available. As progress is measured in quality of life, WAC strives to advance employee empowerment, community involvement with major global and local foundations, and diversity in the workplace.

WAC offers a broad range of products: stunning art glass pendants; Low/Line Voltage Track Systems; Line and Low Voltage Recessed Downlights; Line/Low-Voltage Single and Two-Circuit Monorail Systems; Crystal Beauty Spots; Wall Sconces; Single and Multiple Canopy fixtures; Counter Balance Adjustables; SMART Transformers; and other specialty lighting items.

The firm retains its corporate headquarters and east coast distribution center in Garden City, NY, a west coast distribution center and offices in City of Industry, Calif., and a showroom in Dallas. Nearly 90% of WAC Lighting products are fabricated, including components, at our state-of-the-art manufacturing campus in China.

WAC Lighting is headquartered at 615 South Street, Garden City, New York 11530. The phone is 1.800.526.2588, and the fax is 1.800.526.2585. The email address is and the website is

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