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New Directional Alcove Down Light

3W Minos 2 - Direction Down Light

We have added this new recessed down light to our range, available in white and brushed steel finishes with the option for 3000K Warm White or 6000K Cool White COB LEDs. This down light is small with a diameter of 55mm, depth of 38mm and comes with an adjustable gimbal. Trade price is £12 + VAT. Pre-order now with stock being available mid August.

Minos 2 - LED Direction mini down light from Eden illumination

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12V Wardrobe Rails - Permanent Price reduction

Eden illumination is pleased to announce that due to increased volumes of 12V wardrobe rails now being manufactured we are able to reduce our buy price for raw materials and pass on the benefits to our customers. Hence we have managed to reduce the price by 15-25% for all sizes.

12V LED Wardrobe Rails by Eden illumination

Our 12V range are made to order and not stocked - these are the guide prices per size including a 12V Power Supply.

SIZES INCLUDE BRACKETS

441-540mm £40 inc VAT

541-640mm £42 inc VAT

641-740mm £44 inc VAT

741-840mm £46 inc VAT

841-940mm £48 inc VAT

941-1040mm £50 inc VAT

1041-1140mm £52 inc VAT

https://www.edenillumination.co.uk/collections/led-wardrobe-rails

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Using RGB Strip in different kitchen locations

Another satisfied customer using our Colour changing LED Strip requiring only one remote to control all 4 areas. See our Kitchen LED Lighting range for the product details and our online catalogue. https://www.edenillumination.co.uk/collections/led-kitchen-lights

 LED RGB Strip in various Kitchen locations from Eden illumination

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Made to measure kitchen cabinet lighting

LED under cabinet lighting

Eden illumination specialises in Kitchen Lighting- we are able to make bespoke sized under cabinet and glass shelves lighting, available in cool, neutral and warm white. They can also be dimmed using our LED controller. Prices start from £23 + VAT per m. Discounts for Trade Accounts

 

 

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Kitchen Lighting Specialists - Eden illumination

LED Kitchen Lighting

Eden illumination specialises in Kitchen Lighting. We can provide the follow types of LED lights for your Kitchen. Plinth lights, Under Cabinet lights, LED Strip lights, Ceiling down lights, Glass shelf lights, Mini panel lights, RGB colour changing Strip lights and many more. Please download our Kitchen Catalogue from this link. Discounted Trade Accounts available, please email us for a price-list and an Account form. If you have a home kitchen project that you require advice with, please email us your kitchen design so we can help you choose the right lighting for you home at onlinesales@edenillumination.co.uk

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Bespoked Sized LED Back lighting panel

LED Panel sized to your specification

Do you have wall space that you want lit in your kitchen? This might be the solution for you! We can supply bespoke sized LED back lighting panels in Cool, Neutral, Warm White or RGB colour changing made to your size specification. They are only 10mm thick and can be made up to 2m in length. It is ideal behind 6mm Corian in kitchens or if you are a signage company these are perfect behind acrylic signage. Please ring us for an exact price and lead time for your project.

LED Bespoke sized panel to light behind signs or Corian in kitchens

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New 12V Power Supplies

100W -400W LED Power Supplier

Introducing our new 100W-400W Power Supplies that should be used with our LED Strip Lights, LED Profiles and Nato Range of under cabinet Kitchen Lighting. All available in stock now. Trade discounts available for Account holders. Visit this link to find out more details 

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NEW! LED Non Corrosive Lighting Range

PHILIPS DRIVER LED NCF LUMINAIRE

LED Non Corrosives by Eden illumination & Net Lighting

Applications:

  • Replaces fluorescent NCF fittings.
  • Warehouses & factories.
  • Car parks & sports facilities.
  • Kitchens & food storage.

5ft Example Key Features:

  • Available to collect at our showroom the next day, or dispatched within 48 hours
  • All prices include VAT
  • Colours Available ~ Cool White
  • Colour Temp ~5500K
  • Surface Colour ~ White & Grey
  • LED Type - SMD 2835 LEDs 
  • Wattage ~ 22W
  • Lumens ~  2100lm
  • Life in hours ~ 50,000 hours
  • Beam Angle ~ 120 Degrees
  • Voltage ~ 220-240V
  • Shatterproof polycarbonate diffuser.
  • Pre-attached stainless steel retaining clips.
  • Dimmable ~ No 
  • Emergency ~ Order Emergency Kit 19-33-09
  • Certificate ~ CE, RoHS
  • IP ~ 65
  • No UV light emitted. No glass, mercury or lead.
  • Warranty ~ 2 Years , 5 Years when extended
  • Save up to 70% on your electricity consumption compared to a standard halogen lamp
  • 14 Day Money Back Guarantee on all Eden Online Store Products

LED NCF Luminaires are robust units incorporating advanced chip technology in weather-proof all-polycarbonate IP65 rated housings.

Designed to replace twin non-corrosive fluorescent fittings, the units have been developed to deliver a high light output at a significantly reduced energy cost.

LED NCF Luminaires are most often used in car parks, warehouses, factories and other industrial applications. Units are safe for use in areas where food is stored and prepared as they incorporate no glass and are supplied with stainless steel retaining clips as standard.

The units’ lifespan (upwards of 50,000 working hours) removes the need for regular maintenance, making them products of choice for installation in hard-to-reach areas and spaces that would usually require downtime for repairs.

Supplied with a Philips LED driver as standard.

See full range here

5FT 22W NCF from Eden illumination

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NEW RANGE - LED 2D Bulkhead Lights

Eden illumination's range of LED 2D Bulkhead Lights

2D LED Bulkhead from Eden illumination

Applications:

  • Replaces fluorescent 2D tube fittings.
  • Bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Stairwells and corridors.
  • Architectural lighting.

Key Features:

  • High lumen output.
  • Replacement for 2D fluorescent fittings.
  • Instant ON at full brightness.
  • No glass, mercury or lead.
  • No flicker or hum.
  • No UV light emitted.
  • Maintenance-free.
  • Useful life expectancy >35,000 hours.

This range of LED 2D Bulkheads is comprised of 16W, 4500K colour temperature Gear Trays housed in durable IP54 casings.

LED 2D Bulkheads can be purchased as a complete bulkhead incorporating both Gear Tray and IP54 casing, or Gear Tray only for retrofit projects. They are available with Emergency and Microwave Motion Sensor options to ensure they suit a range of applications.

LED 2D Bulkheads can be supplied with built-in 10% and 0% Microwave Motion Sensor options, providing automatic control of lighting. On the detection of presence, the unit powers-up to full brightness, before dimming back to 10% or 0% light output.

Sensitivity, operation time and ambient light detection are easily controllable by adjusting internal dip switches.

Perfect for stairwells and corridors.

https://www.edenillumination.co.uk/collections/led-ceiling-or-wall-lights-special-order

 

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Philips Wireless Smart Office Lighting

Philips launches wireless smart office lighting rather than PoE to reach the masses

Philips Smart Office Lighting

With wired Ethernet opportunities limited, the lighting giant is now embedding ZigBee in lights and luminaires, and selling it as a service.

Philips Lighting today launched a wireless lighting-as-a-service initiative for commercial offices, hoping to convince building managers to implement smart Internet-connected lighting schemes that Philips has addressed to date with more expensive wired offerings based on Power over Ethernet (PoE) that appeals to a narrower audience.

The new cloud-linked Philips InterAct Office system embeds sensors and ZigBee communication chips inside LED ceiling lights and luminaires, and reduces energy consumption by controlling lights more intelligently. Sensors such as motion detectors turn lights on, off, up, and down as needed, and users can wirelessly pre-program — or “commission” — groups of lights to respond in certain ways at certain times. They can also directly control lights wirelessly using ZigBee from phones or tablets.

The smart lighting system allows remote, central management of floors or groups of buildings. Operators can view lighting schemes, energy consumption, room occupancy, and the like on a dashboard supported by Amazon's cloud, and then decide whether and how to alter lighting schemes or even reassign building space. Information travels between the lights and the cloud server through a combination of wireless and wired Internet hops.

"Energy savings are just the tip of the iceberg,” said Emmanuel Sabonnadiere, CEO of Philips Lighting's Professional business group, which targets commercial and outdoor environments. “Our 'Light as a Service' model frees customers to focus on their business, while information from sensors in the luminaires gives them unique insights into the use of energy and office space to enhance operational efficiencies." 

Philips is emphasizing the energy management aspect of its new lighting-based InterAct Office system, which uses a combination of wireless and wired Internet hops to analyse usage via the cloud and to provide a dashboard such as the one pictured to building managers. (Photo credit: Philips Lighting.)

Philips is emphasizing the energy management aspect of its new lighting-based InterAct Office system, which uses a combination of wireless and wired Internet hops to analyse usage via the cloud and to provide a dashboard such as the one pictured to building managers. (Photo credit: Philips Lighting.)

InterAct Office does not replace Philips' PoE smart lighting push, but “complements” it, Philips said. The company noted that InterAct could attract many more building managers because it is more suitable for minor retrofit jobs, which represent the bulk of opportunities in the commercial office market, compared with the more complicated, disruptive, and expensive new wiring involved in PoE.

In PoE lighting, both electricity and data travel over Ethernet cable. One of its main advantages is that it can slash electrical costs on new buildings and major retrofits by eliminating traditional electrical cabling and the associated certified electricians' costs. Ethernet cable, known for carrying data, can handle the low voltages that drive LEDs, renowned for their low energy needs.

“The PoE solution we have is aimed specifically at those large renovations of offices where they redo the entire caving and rip and replace the ceiling and so forth; and it's ideal for new buildings,” a Philips spokesperson explained to LEDs Magazine. “In contrast, the wireless Philips InterAct Office is designed for retrofitting existing offices, which form the vast majority of office lighting projects worldwide.”

While PoE provides superior data bandwidth and control sophistication, the wireless package could well suffice for many offices, Philips noted.

Jeff Cassis, senior vice president of end user sales for Philips' Professional unit in the US, called the wireless control system “a soft touch that doesn't require any changes to the infrastructure or the switches, and you're not rewiring.”

Philips is offering InterAct Office as a service in order to help budget-strapped building managers avoid upfront capital expenditures (capex). In contrast, PoE buyers participating in big building projects more often have a budget, so while Philips sometimes sells PoE as a service, the company also sells it on a straight-up product basis.

 “With [PoE] being more tailored towards new build and deep renovation, however, typically there is a capex budget available, whereas in retrofit there might not be, and this is where we believe the wireless service offering hits a large target market,” Philips’ head of office lighting systems Derek Wright told LEDs.

Philips is initially targeting InterAct Office at North America, where it says there are 15 billion ft2 of existing office space, citing Navigant Research. Philips did not reveal pricing, nor did it identify any actual customers.

Cassis said InterAct can cut energy consumption by between 50 and 75%, depending on what sort of lights the LEDs replace. A lot of the savings come from the lamp replacement itself, and another 15–25% come from the intelligent usage. Offices then save additionally via classic LED benefits such as lower maintenance and replacement costs.

Philips is offering the LED lighting in three configurations: tubes that slip into existing fluorescent tube fixtures; an attachment that adds a new luminaire onto an existing troffer; and a more elegant replacement troffer with higher-quality diffusers. All three perform roughly equally in aspects such as lighting levels, color temperature, and efficiency.

Cassis said Philips chose ZigBee over Bluetooth as its wireless technology because it has a longer range that is more suitable for offices. By comparison, in another business area, Philips is using Bluetooth as well as visible light communication (VLC) for indoor-positioning systems that it is deploying in retail locations. Philips included VLC in a complex mix of technologies at an early smart building deployment at The Edge office complex in Amsterdam some two years ago, but VLC seems to have now fallen out of its general smart office topology.

 

In one feature that Cassis called “an important part of the story,” the embedded sensors and ZigBee communications chips draw on the same electrical power supply as the lights, using a Philips designed driver.

That could help Philips win sales in competition against a more conventional information technology provider who could provide chips and sensors but who would have to use either a costly second electrical power supply, or problematic batteries.

To some extent, lighting companies like Philips are competing against — and in some instances collaborating with — companies from the information technology and building automation industries to provide smart building products and services.

Cassis steered away from that characterization of the business battle. But he noted that sensor-equipped smart lights could detect a number of activities other than lighting, and thus feed information from the edge of a building network to a central control location that could in turn order changes in, for example, heating or cooling settings. He described an LED light as an “edge device that happens to be a luminaire, and it has the ability to talk and be smart.”

He added, “What better place to put this technology than in an edge device which is universally distributed throughout a building — a light? We understand lighting really well and we understand how to get data to the light source. When you get data to and from the light source, what else can you do with it? You can dim it. You can control blinds, you get temperature data, and you can send that back to an HVAC system. Before you know it, there's no other control level needed in that room. You don't need a thermostat on the wall anymore. You don't need a light switch.”

Meanwhile, the Philips spokesperson said that Philips' PoE offering is “continuing to do well,” and noted that Philips has not publicly named all of its PoE lighting customers. Philips has worked to some extent in partnership with networking giant Cisco, such as on a PoE lighting installation at 14 of the 32 floors at the Torre Europa skyscraper in Madrid and at the Zurich headquarters of Swiss energy company Alpiq InTec, among others.

The new wireless InterAct Office scheme is independent of Philips' Cisco PoE partnership, which has been part of Cisco's Digital Building program, previously called “Digital Ceiling.”

The announcement of InterAct comes as Philips' Professional group lags behind Philips' LED bulb and smart home units in growth rate, even though Philips estimates that the global office lighting market is today generally worth $5 billion. In its financial report for the first quarter that ended March 31, Philips last week noted that Professional grew at a rate of 2.5%, compared to 20.6% for the Home group, and 16.7% of LED bulbs (the Lamps group, which consists of non-LED lighting, declined by 17.9%).

Philips hopes that InterAct Office stimulates growth in the office sector, as the company, like others in the lighting industry, continues to try to figure out exactly how to rebrand and reposition itself as an IT and data outfit in the digital era

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