Sentry Electric announces SDAS-LED Downtown luminaire's inclusion in 2013 IES Progress Report

Sept. 18, 2013
Date Announced: 18 Sep 2013 FREEPORT, NY – Sentry Electric, one of North America’s most experienced and knowledgeable manufacturers of outdoor luminaires, proudly announces that the SDAS-LED Downtown luminaire has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 IES Progress Report. The Progress Report recognizes products, publications and design tools that significantly contribute to the art and science of lighting.With its symmetrical proportions and gently arching crown, the Downtown luminaire provides contemporary inspiration for boulevards and public spaces while its innovative optical design delivers the many benefits associated with solid state lighting technology. Most significant is the Downtown luminaire’s unique combination of refractive borosilicate glass optics and LED modules. A truly groundbreaking advance in the evolution of solid state technology, the luminaire’s optical system delivers over 9300 lumens with an exceptional efficacy of 93 lumens per watt.The Downtown luminaire is ruggedly constructed of cast aluminum and utilizes high gloss Super Durable polyester powder coat paint. Combined with borosilicate glass lenses and built in surge protection, the luminaire’s durability and reliability are unsurpassed.About Illuminating Engineering SocietyThe Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is a non-profit learned society that was founded in New York City in 1906. The organization seeks to improve the lighted environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and by translating that knowledge into actions that benefit the public. Among many activities, the IES is most widely known for providing lighting education and developing standards and recommended practices.About Sentry Electric:Sentry Electric is North America’s most responsive source of standard and custom exterior lighting, completely committed to end-to-end project success. The company’s specification grade luminaires, cast iron and aluminum bollards, poles, brackets and accessories are installed across America’s prestigious municipal street, park and university settings, including deployments at Yale University, New York’s Battery Park City, Indianapolis’ Lower Canal Park, George Bush Library, UCLA, and Ellis Island. Lighting designers and engineers, architects and urban planners all rely on the company’s commitment to end-to-end project success and its unparalleled knowledge of architecturally significant exterior lighting, honed over the past sixty years.Sentry’s catalog is comprised of a range of luminaires in a variety of styles that incorporate many different light sources. These include LED, high intensity discharge (HID), compact fluorescent, induction, and incandescent, for high efficiency, photometric performance, service life and energy use.Sentry has produced award-winning outdoor lighting products, including the SCP Central Park tulip luminaire, the winner of a Central Park Conservancy design competition and a 2013 Product Innovation Award from Architectural SSL Magazine. Building Operating Management Magazine selected Sentry’s LED bollards for a 2013 Top Product Award. Several Sentry products were pre-eminently recognized in 2011, 2012, and 2013 by Buildings Magazine for offering unique, money saving features.

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