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Free Training For Your Sales Team

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Note: the following refers to a past event — to view the webinar, log on to the Agent Portal for a downloadable video of the webinar.

PMC Lighting Offers Webinar On Tunable Lighting

The life of a Lighting Rep is busy and sometime chaotic. Lighting Specifiers want to know about the latest product innovations in order to include the best lighting solutions in their projects.
But how do you keep up all the new technology?
PMC Lighting is offering a webinar series for our reps. The first of which is entitled:

“Tunable Lighting: Benefits & Practical Applications”

What will we cover?

  • What is Tunable Lighting & why was it created?
  • Types of Tunable Lighting
  • Practical Applications
  • Capabilities
  • Controls
  • Product Options
  • And more…..

The webinar is 20 minutes plus 10 minutes for Q & A.

Our Next Scheduled Webinar is limited to the first 50 people: 
When: Wednesday November 9th, 2016
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm (EST)

Once you have Reserved your spot – we will send the “Go To Meeting” Link for online access to this LIVE webinar.
We know you’ll be impressed with the opportunities this technology offers.

 

PMC Lighting Hires Eastern Regional Sales Manager

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PMC Lighting is pleased to announce and welcome Cassie Walsh as the Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Cassie will be responsible for building relationships with lighting professionals in the Eastern Region, developing new business opportunities, and offering customized lighting solutions for lighting designers and lighting specifiers working on commercial lighting projects.
Cassie brings a creative and professional energy to PMC Lighting. After studying Art History and Psychology at College of Charleston, Cassie followed her natural ability for sales and opened her own business selling furniture, art and lighting in Charleston, SC. With an innate talent in interior design and space planning, Cassie began creating both retail and residential spaces for her clients.
After several years, Cassie and her husband moved to Chicago and Cassie began managing a showroom for Design Within Reach.  There, she was a Million-Dollar-Seller and received many accolades for her accomplishments.
When asked for the secret to her success, Cassie states “Building relationships with clients is the keystone to my success.”
After nearly 4 years with Design Within Reach, an opportunity arose to work for Danish lighting company, Louis Poulsen.  After a time as Regional Sales manager Midwest, Cassie accepted the opportunity to manage the Eastern Region for PMC Lighting which gave her the opportunity to move back to South Carolina.
“Cassie has a strong, winning attitude which will be a perfect complement to the PMC Lighting Team,” Said Larry Crystal, PMC Lighting CEO, “We look forward to working with her and to introducing her to our clients once she starts her new position in October.”
Cassie starts October 3rd, 2016 and can be reached via email at cwalsh@pmclighting.com or call directly at (843) 801-3086

 

APPLICATIONS FOR TUNABLE LIGHTING

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One of the most exciting new LED lighting technologies today is tunable lighting. PMC Lighting is currently offering tunable lighting with its Aura Product Family of downlight products.
Aura LED Technology (Aura Tuneology) is perfect for lighting designers looking for:
  • Perfectly Natural Light
  • Dimming from 100% to 1%
  • Industry Leading color rendering (Ra) greater than 90, throughout the tuning range
  • Consistent color over the life of the module
  • Wired or Wireless Control
  • Accuracy and Consistency
  • Connectivity for Groups and Scenes
  • Improve health benefits in an environment by replicating circadian rhythm.

APPLICATIONS FOR AURA PRODUCTS

Retail, Hospitality & More

Nowhere is the potential of Aura Technology as great as in commercial illumination. Consider the cosmetics floor of a major department store, where a thousand point source luminaires are employed. Now, cosmetics can be viewed in the appropriate day or evening light, dressing rooms can be tuned for customers in the same way. The opportunities for precise delivery of pure white light tuned to daytime settings are extraordinary.

Overall Health Benefits and Circadian Rhythm

Research has shown that light therapy can be used to treat sleep and circadian rhythm disorders such as insomnia, jet lag, seasonal-affective disorders, and sleep maintenance problems in Alzheimer’s patients, older adults, and phase-delayed/phase-advanced individuals. Light therapy can be used to improve alertness without undue melatonin suppression in shift workers and nursing home residents. It has also been shown to improve productivity in workers by tweaking the CCT and light levels unobtrusively over the course of the working day. Aura Technology’s exacting dimmability, its extremely versatile tunability, and its superior color rendering quality all allow for precise and (if needed) constant adjustment of light levels, CCT, and/or spectral content – opening up exciting possibilities for various treatments in the field of light and health.

Illumination of the Material World

Materials such as wood, concrete, steel and other metallic surfaces respond quite differently to light, and thus tuning illumination for dramatic effect is highly desirable. With Aura Technology, the illumination of each surface can be precisely tuned throughout an installation. Scenes can be preset to change throughout the day, for example in hospitality, corporate or institutional settings, where different light levels and rendering of surfaces are highly desirable.

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Artistic & Museum Spaces

Curators worldwide have immediately recognized the genius of Aura Technology. Now, as never before possible, exhibitions can be mounted and illuminated to optimal effect – even dynamically during a viewing. Consider a Monet displayed in the exact natural light the artist painted under. Imagine works viewed as the hours and months change – again, in the exact location where the piece was created. Monet observed that ‘color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. Aura Technology makes it possible to see art in an entirely new light.

For more information on Aura or any PMC Lighting Products, email us or call 401-738-7266.

Clarus LED: Now Available with Color Tuning

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One of the most exciting new LED lighting technologies today is tunable lighting. PMC Lighting is currently offering tunable lighting with its Aura LED technology in downlight product family Clarus LED. Look for additional options in tunable lighting in late 2016 to linear product families including Nelio LEDSilea LEDPallo LEDPeri-Mittari LED and Alumiini LED.

Tunable White Light

The Clarus LED Aura product family offers white light color tuning. The results of this technology delivers natural light in any environment resulting in a product perfect for many applications, allowing a lighting professional to adjust the levels of warm or cool temperature and/or create an environment to mimic circadian rhythm.

Active Dimming 

Aura allows the same warm glow that traditional MR16 and incandescent sources offer when dimmed. At 100% brightness at 3050k, the lamp follows the Black Body curve and decreases the CCT while dimming.

For more information on Aura, please email us or call 401-738-7266.

Versatile Program makes custom lighting available in 2-4 weeks

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PMC Lighting has long been an innovator in the lighting industry. Now they’ve done it again with a semi-custom program entitled “ArcX BloX”. The Building Blocks program utilizes our most popular shapes within the ArcX curved product line. These shapes can be installed together to create a multitude of shapes which can work for literally thousands of semi-custom applications. And the best part? Available September 2016, ArcX BloX can be manufactured in as little as 2-4 weeks!

Today, using off-the-shelf lighting is not always the best option for lighting professionals; additionally, an 8-10 week turn-around time may not work either.

Many lighting specifiers are now utilizing curved lighting for direct or indirect lighting needs. As one of the first to offer curved lighting in its line of ArcX – PMC Lighting has further developed a quick and easy option for those who need a fast turnaround with added flexibility. By marrying shape and style with versatility and efficiency, ARCX BloX modular system can be used in a wide variety of contours to create a unique design for each lighting application.

Benefits to the ArcX BloX Program:

  • Turn-around in as little as 2-4 weeks
  • Standardized Segments combine together to create semi-custom design
  • Versatile with limitless design possibilities
  • Made in the USA with precision quality
  • Drawings & clear communication throughout the manufacturing process
  • Available in Recessed, direct & indirect LED
  • Competitive pricing

For more information on any PMC Lighting Products, email us or call 401-738-7266.

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Clarus LED: A downlight that is uncompromising in every way…

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For over 25 years, PMC Lighting has been an innovator in the lighting community. With the introduction of the Clarus LED Series over ten years ago, PMC Lighting set itself apart by manufacturing a downlight with uncompromising quality, higher efficiencies, and flexibility. This flexibility is now grown with the addition of Aura Technology and white light color tuning to the Clarus LED family of downlights.
Whether you need a tight beam spread distribution, a soft quiet ceiling for minimal glare and maximum aesthetics or optimal lumen efficiency, PMC has the LED series perfectly suited to your requirements. Clarus is precisely on target-architectural not fussy, application tailored not generic, and innovative not trendy.
Clarus MX2 –  Our second generation Maximum Performance series, MX2, sets the new standard for LED downlighting. Providing even higher lumen levels that rival high-power compact fluorescent and HID source options, Maximum Performance 2 can truly provide it all – incredibly versatile lumen output options, exceptional long life, excellent color temperature and rendering properties and easy adaptability for dimming and other special requirements.
  • Luminaire efficiency rating up to 90%
  • Color rendering index 80+ standard, 90+ available
  • Output lumens up to 12,160, dependent on color temperature
  • Wide, medium and and narrow beam spread distributions available
  • Architectural 6″ and 8″ round and square apertures
  • Highest reliability with standard built in Active Cooling System on fixtures with 6500lm output or greater.

Claris XL2 – Our second generation Deluxe Performance series, XL2, updates our expectation for LED downlighting. Providing even higher lumen levels that surpass high-power compact fluorescent and HID source options, Deluxe Performance 2 can truly provide it all – incredibly versatile lumen output options, increased long life, excellent color temperature and rendering properties and easy adaptability for dimming and other special requirements.

  • Luminaire efficiency rating up to 96%
  • Color rendering index 83 standard, 98 available on certain models
  • Output lumens per watt ranging from 102-118, dependent on color temperature
  • 1000lm, 1300lm, 2000lm, 3000lm, 4000lm, 5000lm- all standard, not all available in all aperture sizes; consult factory
  • Wide, medium and narrow beam spread distributions available
  • Architectural 4″& 6″ round and square apertures, adjustable option (tilt & rotate)
Clarus Multi-Head LEM-XL2 – Our next generation multi-head LED XL2 series offers all the benefits of accent adjustable MR16’s and all the benefits of LED technology. This updated XL2 version provides all the same features as its predecessor with a significantly improved lumen output of 5000 lumens per head. With multiple beamspreads that mimic MR16 distributions, a desired subject can be highlighted with remarkable intensity, efficiency and excellent color rendering properties. In addition, fading or degrading illuminated surfaces are no longer a concern as the LED technology doesn’t project heat, UV or IR onto the subject. Our LEM-XL2 series can be tailored to fit the custom needs of your application with configurations up to 8 heads and flexible fixture housing styles from recessed to pendant. This multi-head series brings a large lumen output in a small versatile package, making it ideal for many accent and retail applications.
  • Interchangeable lumen packages from 1000-5000 lm per head
  • Multiple beam spreads in 20°/40°/60°
  • 2″ diameter head that rotates 190 degrees
  • Adjustability up to 45 degrees from vertical

Download our Clarus Technical Brochure here

View the complete line of Clarus products here

 

 

PMC Lighting Celebrates 25 Years in Business…

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It’s True. 25 years. It’s a milestone that is important to those of us who have dedicated so much to creating PMC Lighting.

For those who have been a part of our legacy, we look forward to continuing into the future. For those that may not know PMC Lighting, we ask you take 2 minutes to get acquainted.  Why? You ask. It’s simple. We believe in relationships. In today’s crazy world, things are moving faster than ever. Your clients need product…but more than that, they want design, innovation, and reasonably quick delivery time. PMC Lighting has you covered. Our plant is right here in the USA. We make QUALITY product with the design and innovation needed for today’s lighting projects. We can CUSTOMIZE our products to fit your project AND deliver. 

2016 will bring many new things to PMC LIghting. We are proud to bring Tunable Lighting to the line – currently available in our DOWNLIGHTS and soon to be available in LINEAR as well. If you haven’t read about Aura and TUNABLE LIGHTINGclick here!

If you’re working on a lighting project and need it to be a success, PMC Lighting wants be the answer. We’re known for creative adaptability and strive to be your lighting solutions provider for: LED interior downlights, linear, suspended, perimeter, and recessed lighting.

Our motto: Technology Matters. Design Matters. Relationships Matter.

Tunable Lighting is Here…

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One of the most exciting new LED lighting technologies today is tunable lighting. PMC Lighting is currently offering tunable lighting with its Aura LED technology in downlight product families Clarus LED and Sylinteri.

Look for additional options in tunable lighting in late 2016 to linear product families including Nelio LED, Silea LED, Pallo LED, Peri-mittari LED and Alumiini LED.

“The Aura technology offers the lighting designer the flexibility to add varying levels of white light in order to achieve desired levels of warm or cool temperature.” said Larry Crystal, President of PMC Lighting. “PMC Lighting is introducing this technology to the lighting community and has been demonstrating how this technology allows a flexible illumination of different environments, can mimic circadian rhythm, or in the case of color tuning – add drama to a space simply by allowing the user to choose different levels of saturation or hue.

Aura LED Technology is perfect for lighting Designers looking for:

  • Perfectly Natural Light
  • Dimming from 100% to 1%
  • Industry Leading color rendering (Ra) greater than 90, throughout the tuning range
  • Consistent color over the life of the module
  • Wired or Wireless Control
  • Accurate and Consistent
  • Connectivity for Groups and Scenes

For technical information on Aura – see our brochure here.

For more information on Aura or any PMC Lighting Products, email us or call 401-738-7266