A-Light’s AERIAL Selected for Inclusion in the 2018 IES Progress Report

AERIAL features a micro-structure lens engineered for effective direct / indirect illumination
AERIAL features a micro-structure lens engineered for effective direct / indirect illumination

A-Light (www.alights.com), an established best-in-class manufacturer of specification grade interior lighting solutions, is pleased to announce that its AERIAL product has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 IES Progress Report, an annual publication dedicated to recognizing significant contributions to the lighting industry.

The AERIAL is a linear pendant developed with the intent of re-think how interior space is illuminated. It enables designers to make a design statement while still producing functional ambient light. AERIAL features a precisely engineered micro-structure light guide, which provides direct and indirect illumination. The semi-transparent lens provides a discreet view to the core infrastructure of the luminaire.


AERIAL has an integrated standard 0-10V dimming driver, with additional driver options. It is available in 2’, 4’, 6’ and 8’ lengths, and can be easily connected to form continuous runs. Delivering more than 1,000 lumens per ft, the AERIAL offers design flexibility to specifiers.


“AERIAL combines a stunning aesthetic with high performance light,” said Tom Shaffer, president of A-Light. “It is a truly unique way of delivering light and an interesting way to make a design statement within an interior space. We’re honored that it’s been recognized in this way.”


Published by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), a collegial community dedicated to improving the lighted environment, the IES Progress Committee’s mission is to track developments in the art and science of lighting worldwide.

Acceptance in the Progress Report is based on an impartial judging process by the Committee to evaluate each submission on its uniqueness, innovation and significance to the lighting industry. Accepted submittals will be recognized at the Annual Conference in August 2018, as well as be posted on the IES website and published in LD+A magazine.

More about AERIAL can be found at https://www.alights.com/arl3.


About a·light

a·light was founded in 2001 as a new architectural lighting division of the Luminaires Group, a 30-year old manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting products. In 2010, a·light constructed a 54,000 sq.ft. manufacturing and design facility in Oceanside, California. Today, a·light has become a distinguished, leading manufacturer of contemporary LED and fluorescent lighting products, providing luminaires for tens of thousands of projects throughout North America. More information about a·light is available at www.alights.com.



About The Luminaires Group

The Luminaires Group (TLG) is a leader in the specification-grade lighting industry. Through its unique niche brands (a-light, Cyclone, Eureka and Luminis), TLG provides a wide range of innovative lighting solutions for both interior and exterior use. Each company within TLG has a deep connection to the market segment it serves - designing, developing and manufacturing some of the industry’s most innovative products.


TLG executes a strategy of acquiring companies that bring specific competences to the group and supports them in their continued evolvement. The organization leverages this combined knowledge and expertise to continuously improve process and product design, to deliver the best possible combination of cutting edge lighting and unsurpassed support. Each brand in the group retains its autonomy and brand identity facilitating an organizational culture that is nimble and able react to its own market needs.


Trusted by architects, landscape architects, interior designers and engineers, TLG products can be found illuminating spaces throughout North America. Specified in commercial, institutional, hospitality and urban environments, TLG’s luminaires have been recognized for excellence and innovation by some of the leading authorities in lighting and design. They have received many awards, including several prestigious Red Dot Awards.


Find out more about the Luminaires Group at www.luminairesgroup.com.


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