Harvard Engineering supplies CoolLED drivers for Tempo Industries' luminaires

July 31, 2013
Date Announced: 31 Jul 2013 Harvard Engineering, world leader in the design, development and manufacture of LED drivers and controls products for the lighting market, has supplied its leading CL Slim driver, part of the CoolLED range, to Tempo Industries for use in the company’s C7100 high-performance linear luminaire. The CoolLED range of drivers provides a high performance solution for powering high-brightness LEDs from a mains supply. The CL Slim power factor corrected class II driver has fully isolated, SELV output delivering up to 33W of power.The C7100 is part of the C7 configurable lighting integrated platform (CLIP), which provides a diverse family of solutions that can be uniquely integrated to serve a broad range of specific applications. The C7100 has been specifically designed to address higher-lumen commercial and industrial applications, with the light’s rigid design and adjustable mounting points easing installation and lowering the cost of ownership. The architecturally minimalist luminaire is designed to deliver 85%+ lumen maintenance over 10 years or 86,000 hours, which would outlast most common building renovation cycles. Harvard’s CL Slim driver is mounted to a tension-loaded carrier within the C7100, pressed into solid contact with the extruded aluminium raceway housing for maximum thermal transfer. Dennis Pearson, Tempo Industries’ Chairman & CTO, commented, "Tempo introduced its first LED-based lighting products into the theatrical marketplace in the late 1980s, and have built that experience into our ‘No Factory in the Field’ commitment, meaning we have engineered products that truly are ready-to-install, without experimentation or modifications needed by our customers. In line with that commitment, Tempo’s CLIP platform has undergone a meticulous engineering process that includes only the highest quality components, in order to reach the 85%+ lumen maintenance, 10 year service lifetime rating of our C7100.” Mr. Pearson added, “Harvard Engineering has been able to consistently meet our high standards, and we are pleased to include their power supplies as part of our CLIP C7 modular high-performance linear LED platform."The C7100, together with Harvard Engineering’s CoolLED driver, comes with a full five year guarantee.Antony Corrie, Vice President of Harvard Engineering Americas, commented, “It is fantastic that Tempo Industries has chosen to use the CoolLED CL Slim driver in its CLIP C7 system. The CoolLED range of drivers is market leading and the CL Slim driver was the perfect fit for this particular light system.”All Harvard’s products are manufactured in the UK and are readily available in the USA through the company’s sales offices in San Diego, California.About Harvard Engineering:Established in 1993, Harvard has grown to be a leading player in the LED lighting and wireless street lighting industries. Harvard’s innovative range of products includes the CoolLED range of switchable drivers and LeafNut, the revolutionary wireless remote monitoring system for street lighting.Awards:2012 – Winner of the Judges’ Choice Award at the Mail on Sunday’s Made in Britain Awards2012 – Winner of Lux Magazine’s Manufacturer of the Year Award2012 – Shortlisted for the 3i International Growth Awards at the National Business Awards2012 – Selected as a UK National Finalist for the European Business Awards 12/132011 – Winner of the Orange Innovation Award at the National Business Awards2011 – Winner of the Innovation award at the Wakefield Express Business Awards2011 – Winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, within the Innovation category2010 – Winner of the Yorkshire Forward Innovator/10: Innovation in Action Award 2010 – Winner of the Light Sources & Controls Award at the Lighting Design AwardsAbout Tempo Industries, LLCTempo Industries, located in Irvine, California, was established in 1986 and is the premier manufacturer supplying LED illumination and safety systems to the North American theater market. Building upon its over 17 years of manufacturing experience in LED lighting products, Tempo expanded into the high end commercial-industrial lighting market in 2008 with the launch of its Series 6000 high performance modular, scalable linear LED lighting system. The company has seen rapid expansion in 2012-2013 with the introduction of its Series 3000, 4000, 5000, 7000 and Creszendo LED-based product families. Tempo products have been recognized with numerous design awards including the US DOE's Next Generation Lighting competition, a Gold Award at Neocon Canada, and several awards of distinction from the IES and LIGHTFAIR International, including the 2010 Innovation and Best in Category awards. Tempo is an Energy Star® and Lighting Facts® partner and member of the US Green Building Council. All of Tempo's linear, modular and theater lighting solutions come with a 5-year warranty and the No Factory in the Field® promise. For more information, visit Tempo online at www.tempoindustries.com

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