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*This month's focus: Lighting and Controls

Exit Signs: Lithonia Lighting introduces Extreme exit signs. The signs withstand high-abuse environments, cold temperatures and wet locations. The body is constructed of cast-aluminum and the cover is a UV-stable polycarbonate, secured by stainless-steel screws.

Lighting software: The Watt Stopper introduces WinControl, a lighting-control software. The software documents, programs and controls lighting-control systems, enabling activity logging, trend analysis, online and offline programming, and multilevel, user-defined password access. Other features include remote or local access and monitoring of multiple sites. An optional graphics package includes real-time programming and monitoring capabilities in a graphics environment.

Halide lamp: Venture Lighting offers a 300-watt Uni-Form pulse-start metal halide lamp. The lamp gives 24,400 mean lumens and is available in enclosed- and open-rated UV Shield versions.

Lighting design software: Lighting Analysts offers the AGI32 lighting design and rendering software. The software delivers full-color renderings and lighting calculations, and provides photometrically correct computer graphic renderings for any lighting application.

Emergency lighting: Day-Brite Lighting introduces the mcPhilben CT series of emergency lighting fixtures. The series is UV-stable, flame-rated and has ABS thermoplastic housing. External lamp heads are on a track system for full range of adjustment. The sealed, six-volt lead calcium battery has a life expectancy of 10 years.

Multi-zone lighting control: Lutron is offering RadioTouch, a wireless control for lighting, audiovisual equipment and motorized window shades. The control is remote and can be operated from anywhere in a room. The system controls each lighting zone separately with four preset levels, on/off and continuous raise/lower.

Step lights: SoftStep lights from Targetti North America illuminate interior steps. Available in preassembled, prewired units, the lighting prevents trip hazards. Up to 200 LED lamps can be controlled from one power circuit. Lamp spacing can be specified for customized light output. The units are ETL listed, ADA-compliant and meet NFPA guidelines for aisle and step marking.

Halogen emergency lighting: Cooper Lighting offers Metrolite, architectural halogen emergency lighting. There are five different models in the ML Series to meet specific installation requirements.

Lighting bollards: Quality Lighting offers outdoor lighting bollards. UL- and CUL-listed, the bollards provide pedestrian-level illumination that defines pathways and perimeters. The columnar body has a sealed, domed head that deflects vandalism or inadvertent vehicular damage. The lens is thermal- and shock-resistant.

Classroom lighting: The Venza series of steel lighting fixtures from Ledalite is steel-housed, suspended linear systems. Venza and Venza LP are available with a natural steel finish with a choice of seven colored end caps. The low-profile version uses either one or two T8 or T5 high-output lamps. The Venza fixture uses T8 lamps.

Parking/Roadway light: Ruud offers the Parking/Roadway (PR Series) luminaire. The luminaire’s optical system reduces light pollution by complying with the IES full cutoff classification. All luminaires are UL-listed for wet location and consist of one-piece aluminum housings and gasketed lens enclosures.

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