It's all about U: Lightolier Launches Lytecaster Uniframe™ Performance-Grade Fluorescent Downlighting

Share Article

Lightolier has revolutionized its popular Lytecaster product line with the introduction of Uniframe performance-grade recessed compact fluorescent downlighting trims and frame-in kits. Unlike standard frames designed for use with incandescent, Uniframe fixtures are optimized specifically for compact fluorescent light sources and achieve high efficiency - yielding more light than existing downlights without increasing energy costs.

Lightolier, the leader in interior lighting for over a century, has revolutionized its popular Lytecaster product line with the introduction of Uniframe performance-grade recessed compact fluorescent downlighting trims and frame-in kits. Unlike standard frames designed for use with incandescent, Uniframe fixtures are optimized specifically for compact fluorescent light sources and achieve high efficiency - yielding more light than existing downlights without increasing energy costs. With dedicated optics and multiple installation possibilities, Uniframe provides one of the most comprehensive and flexible lines of energy efficient interior lighting systems available to the commercial lighting professional.

"Sustainability is of paramount importance to Lightolier and we continue to focus on developing energy efficient and effective products," said Bill Schoettler, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lightolier. "Compact fluorescent light sources offer the highest level of energy efficiency available today and are suitable for interior commercial and residential applications. With Uniframe, we have raised the bar for compact fluorescent performance and flexibility through optimization of the light source utilizing state-of-the-art optical systems. Uniframe, with its broad variety of frames and trims, is suitable to numerous applications. End users now have an opportunity to achieve their sustainability goals without sacrificing lighting quality, esthetics or performance at the best value."

Uniframe features a U-shaped design, a first in the industry, which reduces the required mounting points to only two and significantly increases stability. Lytecaster's exclusive Grid-Lock™ mounting system enables tool-free installation in commercial grid ceilings and installs in a fraction of the time required by conventional frame-in kits, saving time and money for contractors and end users. In accordance with Lightolier's exacting design and manufacturing standards, all frames are rolled for ease of movement and to eliminate sharp edges. In addition to an extensive selection of new optics, Uniframe is compatible with almost every existing Lytecaster trim, providing multiple options for every application and budget.

The Uniframe line offers more than 60 dedicated horizontal and vertical optics with specification-grade cut-off and efficiencies, available to fit 6-3/4", 5" and 3-3/4" ceiling apertures (3-3/4" is the smallest aperture compact fluorescent presently available). Each trim is performance optimized for a specific lamp but can accommodate multiple lamp wattages as needed, allowing for easy light level adjustments in the field. Every package comes with an efficient, universal 120/277 volt ballast. Uniframe also offers several remodeling options for existing ceilings and provides dimming and emergency ballast options as a standard.

About Lightolier
Headquartered in Fall River, Massachusetts, Lightolier, for over 100 years, has provided creative lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and residential lighting needs. Lightolier is on the World Wide Web at http://www.lightolier.com. Lightolier is a Division of The Genlyte Group Incorporated, (NASDAQ: GLYT). The Genlyte Group Incorporated is the largest lighting company in North America dedicated exclusively to the design, manufacture and marketing of lighting fixtures and controls. The Genlyte Group Incorporated brands include Bronzelite, Capri, Canlyte, Chloride Systems, Crescent, Day-Brite, Entertainment Technology, ExceLine, Forecast, Gardco, Hadco, Ledalite, Lightolier, Lightolier Controls, Lumec, Lumec-Schreder, Omega, Shakespeare Composite Structures, Stonco, Thomas Lighting, Translite Sonoma, USS Manufacturing, Vari-Lite and Wide-Lite.

# # #

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

ELIZABETH WASHER
Visit website