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Home > Press > WAC LIGHTING is introducing an Organic LED Chandelier at 2010 LightFair International

Leads Industry with Innovative OLED Lighting Solutions for Luxury Market
Leads Industry with Innovative OLED Lighting Solutions for Luxury Market

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Leading the industry with technological innovation, design reverence and a Responsible Lighting brand standard, WAC Lighting will introduce an Organic LED chandelier for the luxury market, featuring ORBEOS OLED Lighting from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, at the 2010 LightFair International. WAC Lighting, a leading manufacturer and designer of track, recessed, undercabinet, monorail and decorative lighting, develops Responsible Lighting products for a brighter tomorrow. The company will unveil its newest product line at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Booth #1227, during LightFair from May 12th through May14th.

WAC LIGHTING is introducing an Organic LED Chandelier at 2010 LightFair International

Garden City, NY | Posted on May 15th, 2010

Following up on the interest in the company's two Organic LED concept luminaires last year, WAC Lighting is introducing "SOL," a new, upscale decorative chandelier utilizing white Organic LED panels as the exclusive light source. SOL uses OSRAM's ORBEOS Organic LED panels, the world's most revolutionary nanotechnology light source available today.

"The concept fixtures we exhibited last year were created primarily to inspire the design community about the possibilities of the new OLED technology," explains Shelley Wang, President of WAC Lighting. "SOL, our new decorative chandelier, is our first complete Organic LED fixture introduction. We believe that the inconceivably thin curved planes of the complete design, and the incorporated glare-free adjustable Organic LED panels, will capture considerable attention."

The SOL chandelier is inherently sustainable; designed around energy efficient and environmentally friendly technology, and individually crafted in WAC Lighting's zero-landfill factory. The luminaire incorporates OSRAM's ORBEOS OLED panels, based on the latest OLED technology. Soft light from the ORBEOS panels is incorporated into the design and requires no additional light control from lenses or reflectors that traditionally result in a 10%-40% loss in efficiency. ORBEOS light panels achieve energy efficiency without the use of heavy metals or other rare earth materials common among other energy efficient sources currently available. Rather, Organic LEDs are sustainably made of layers of carbon-based materials that self-illuminate in various colors when energized, without impacting the environment.

With its symbiosis of energy saving, emitting technology and inspiring aesthetic possibilities, Organic LEDs will transform lighting into a new experience that provides a unique platform for architects, lighting planners and designers. Intrinsically thin and uniformly luminous, OLED applications will allow designers to rethink decorative, general, and accent lighting.

The slim profile of the OLED panels encourages new design opportunities for lighting fixtures with new utility, proportions and style. SOL's playful and natural form is inspired by the Sun and ancient tribal designs, which celebrate this natural source of energy for the earth's carbon-based life forms. For eons, the Sun has symbolized hope, vitality, eternal energy, rejuvenation, and light.

SOL features adjustable light distribution for ambient mood lighting, free of undesirable shadowing or glare. The circular satellite OLED panels rotate up for indirect lighting, or tilt down to comfortably illuminate the surface below, or faces around a table. The central downlight also provides supplemental lighting on a tabletop.

Exceptionally thin (2.1 millimeters), the Organic LED panel distributes quality light with solid color rendering (CRI 75) and a warm color temperature (2800K). ORBEOS panels are fully dimmable and deliver a uniform area of glare-free light.

The SOL chandelier is crafted of aluminum and finished in Black Nickel. It is 18.5 inches in diameter and mere 2 .2 inches tall. The overall height of the chandelier, with supporting metal rod, is 12.25 - 40 inches tall.

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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 uses the tagline “Responsible Lighting." Leading the sustainability charge, the firm has contributed to social progress with responsible manufacturing practices and energy saving technology. WAC employs stringent sourcing, water recycling, lead-free and zero-landfill capabilities in its wholly owned, Clean ISO 9001-certified manufacturing campus with in-house U.L. certified test labs. Sustainable CFL and LED lighting products have been added to the extensive line with the most energy efficient technology available.

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; the Award Winning INVISILED, LED tape systems for both indoor and outdoor applications; Wall Sconces; Mono and Multipoint fixtures; Counter Balance Adjustables; SMART Transformers; and other specialty lighting items.

Nearly 90% of WAC Lighting products are fabricated, including components, at its state-of-the-art manufacturing campus in China.

About OSRAM Opto Semiconductors
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors offers the ORBEOS panel, the first commercially available OLED light source, which combines energy savings, design and non-glare warm white light for premium quality functional lighting. OSRAM's new energy efficient surface-emitting panel is especially suited to applications in a variety of premium architectural projects such as hotels, restaurants, offices, private homes and shops.

OSRAM is part of the Industry sector of Siemens and one of the two leading lighting manufacturers in the world. Its subsidiary, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH in Regensburg (Germany), offers its customers solutions based on semiconductor technology for lighting, sensor and visualization applications. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has production sites in Regensburg (Germany) and Penang (Malaysia). Its headquarters for North America is in Sunnyvale (USA), and for Asia in Hong Kong. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors also has sales offices throughout the world. For more information go to www.osram-os.com

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WAC Lighting
615 South Street
Garden City, NY 11530
1.800.526.2588
fax 1.800.526.2585

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