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Aug
19
Vibe-LED-PLC-Replacement-Downlight

LED PLC Replacement Downlight

Vibe’s Product Development Manager, Stephen Forsyth says: “Vibe Lighting has looked at the need to have a more efficient LED option to replace standard 2 x 18W and 2 x 26W PLC downlights. The Vibe LED PLC Replacement Downlight has a clean, flat finish, leaving a high building presentation and is also a great option for premium residential living areas.”

This architecturally designed fitting is dimmable on most domestic or commercial lighting systems, provided you have the appropriate driver. The LED replacement downlight is available in two wattages, with a 4000K (cool white) colour temperature: a 19W, which replaces a 2 x 18W PLC and a 24W, which replaces a 2 x 26W PLC.

Their low power consumption, energy efficiency and long life of 50,000 hours assist in reducing not only electricity costs, but also maintenance costs. They have a high CRI of 75 and a beam angle of 100°, making them ideal for applications such as:

  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Corridors
  • Offices
  • Receptions
  • Restaurants
  • Retail shops
  • Supermarkets
  • Shopping Centres
  • Bars
  • Toilets
  • and any other areas where general lighting is required.

Quite often in lighting product specification sheets, it will mention a CRI rating, the CRI or Colour Rendering Index is a measure of the ability of a light source to reproduce the colour of various objects faithfully in comparison with an ideal or natural light source. The CRI simply rates the colour rendering out of 100, the higher the index the better the colour rendering.

The Vibe brand of light fittings is synonymous with style and quality. Vibe supplies an ever growing network of lighting retailers and hardware stores, electricians, landscape designers, architects and builders with a wide range of lamps, light fittings and other electrical merchandise.

For more information on the Vibe LED PLC Replacement Downlight, please call ANL Lighting on 1300 300 301.

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Jun
17

Thinking green-think orangeWhy Think Green?

Global warming has become a more prominent factor when choosing what to buy. Consumers are thinking about the environmental factors & greenhouse gas emissions, as well as the cost & quality factors.

Global warming is the rise in the average temperature of Earth’s atmosphere, most being natural with some being man-made. This rise is caused by the increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases.

Heat energy on Earth comes from the Sun, producing solar radiation. Some of this radiation is reflected back off the Earth, into space. A small amount is absorbed by the Earth’s atmosphere. Carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and water vapour are the four main greenhouse gases, which occur naturally, but also can be caused by human activity. Industrial, transportational, agricultural, housing and deforestation are some activities that cause significant increases in these greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide.

The increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere means that they are able to retain a greater amount of heat energy. Heat from the Sun is a short wavelength, which is intense and energetic. This is absorbed by the Earth and when radiated back out, it is now cooler than the Sun, making it a longer wavelength. This new wavelength is the same as that of the greenhouse gases, therefore the gases can absorb the heat. This causes the Earth’s atmosphere to warm up and consequently causes the climate to change, producing effects such as rises in sea levels, more frequent extreme weather events, species extinctions and decreases in crop yields.

Most electricity is generated by the burning of fossil fuels, which greatly produces carbon dioxide and therefore much of Australia’s electricity production uses methods that generate greenhouse gases. Australian households produce an average of 18 tonnes of greenhouse gases per year, which is about one fifth of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions. Roughly 15% of those emissions come from lighting. By switching your lighting to LED lighting, you will be saving on the electricity used to run them, as well as reducing the amount of greenhouse gas emissions being released.

LED lights use less energy than standard lighting, such as Halogens, Metal Halides and Incandescents. They have a common lifespan of 35,000-50,000 hours, lasting for many years and therefore reducing landfill waste. These factors greatly reduce the amount of greenhouse gases being produced and so are a much more environmentally friendly option, when it comes to lighting.

Why Think Orange?

Taking the step from Thinking Green, understanding what and why we need to move towards a greener future, to Thinking Orange, buying environmentally friendly lighting, can be daunting to some people. Many consumers have been apprehensive about joining the LED revolution, through uncertainty on energy efficiency, performance and reliability, or just not wanting to move forward out of the norm.

The cost of changing to LED lighting is a common reason why consumers are hesitant to invest their money. Upfront costs of LED lighting may be more expensive, but the annual savings far outweigh the initial investment. LED lighting produces significantly less energy than that of halogen, incandescent and even compact fluorescent lights. Less energy results in less greenhouse gas emissions, as well as much lower electricity bills. Long lifespans of LEDs means you don’t need to change your lights or throw out old lights very often, decreasing landfill waste. LED lights also contain their own cooling system, to reduce the amount of heat floating around the surrounding air. This means that air conditioning systems will be using less energy and therefore producing less greenhouse gases. On top of that, production and manufacturing of lighting will decrease, resulting in lower greenhouse gas emissions from these processes.

To find a quality LED product and to ensure peace of mind, knowing it is a superior fitting and will last, there are many factors to consider:

  • LED chips come in many different forms, some are top of the range, while some are not. Knowing the manufacturer of the LED chip used can assist in knowing the quality of the product.
  • The luminous efficacy, or effectiveness of the light source, is another important factor. Comparing the lumens per watt ratio will give you an idea of the quality of the product.
  • CRI, or Colour Rendering Index, is important for choosing the best product for a job. CRI values relate a source to how close to a natural or ideal light it is. The higher the CRI value, the more accurate to natural viewing the light output is.
  • The lifespan of a product will also determine how good a product is, giving security as well.
  • Depending on the type of product, IP ratings can come into play. IP ratings determine how weatherproof and how durable in particular conditions a product is.

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Apr
04

01-VBLDL-241-1Vibe’s NEW  Professional 12W 131 LED downlight range is proof that you don’t need to compromise on quality to get an exceptionally low price.

These architecturally designed fittings are both modern & sleek and are a perfect replacement for any existing areas where halogen downlights are being used and are also ideal for new projects no matter how big or small.

The Vibe 12W LED Downlight range are a complete fitting and will be sure to add improved value to any Domestic, Commercial or Industrial application.

Some applications may include Homes, Hotels, Museums, Exhibitions, Restaurants, Cafes, Promotion Areas, supermarkets, office buildings, reception areas and bars.

Their permanently reduced prices make them affordable for any customer who is looking for a user friendly, yet superb looking product that is environmentally friendly (no mercury) and will assist in reducing energy and maintenance costs due to their long life of 40,000 hours.

Three different styles are available in this range, the Round Gimbal fitting is available in White and Satin Chrome and the Round or Square Fixed fitting which is available in White only, each giving them a professional yet versatile look. A colour temperature choice of either 3000K (Warm White) or 4000K (Cool White) is also available for each fitting.

**A dimmable version is also available.

So ACT NOW and visit your local lighting Wholesaler and ask to see Vibes NEW AMAZING LED Professional Downlight range – you’ll also be AMAZED by the quality and the low prices!

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Feb
18

Vibe Eco’s LED GLS Lamp

As energy prices soar, switching to energy efficient LED lighting has now become a whole lot easier for the general public, thanks to Vibe Eco’s LED GLS lamp.

Vibe Eco LED GLS lamps are a direct replacement for 60W Incandescent globes which are commonly found in household fittings.

Their long life of 35,000 hours and low power consumption of 7W, can save you 80% on energy as well as reducing your maintenance costs.

You can roughly expect an annual saving of $19.35 per lamp if they were operating at 5 hours per day, when switching over from a 60W incandescent to the 7W Vibe Eco GLS lamp. Times $19.35 by how many lamps you have in your home and the savings could be endless!

(These calculations may not apply to everyone, please visit http://www.anllighting.com.au/calculator to calculate your annual savings)

They are available in two base types: Edison Screw (ES) and Bayonet Cap (BC) as well as two colour temperatures of 3000K (Warm White) and 5000K (Natural White).

As an added feature the LED GLS lamp is available in a dimmable version and will operate on most Leading and Trailing edge dimmers (BC only).

Their 180° beam angle makes them ideal for other applications such as:

  • General lighting
  • Table lamps
  • Free standing lamps
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Cafés
  • Chandeliers

To ensure peace of mind, they come with a 2 year warranty and are SAA & EMC certified.

For business enquiries please call ANL Lighting on 1300 300 301, for residential enquiries please visit the Vibe Eco Website www.vibeecolighting.com.au

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Nov
01

Vibe Lightings LED Catalogue

The soon to be launched LED Catalogue Edition 1 will prove to be the perfect tool for lighting clients to source LED products for new and existing Domestic, Industrial and Commercial applications.

The Vibe brand of light fittings is synonymous with style and quality. Vibe supplies an ever growing network of lighting retailers and hardware stores, electricians, landscape designers, architects and builders with a wide range of lamps, light fittings and other electrical merchandise.

The uniquely designed Vibe LED catalogue contains comprehensive products details codes, photometric data (where applicable), diagram measurements, product images and available accessories and specification data.

To compliment the new catalogue, an online replica has been produced (www.vibelighting.com.au) to accommodate online users. The website is user friendly and contains easy to read information as well as a short description of the type of products available. A mobile device version is in production to accommodate those requiring product details while out on about.

Vibe Lighting Director Phil Hill says “We have worked hard at trying to ensure that this catalogue gives our customers not only a diverse range of products but also that the content is as accurate as possible so that customers can make an informed decision on the items they are wishing to purchase”.

Vibe Lighting offers both lighting products and services to help make life simpler for designers. Vibe LED lights drastically reduce energy costs and allowing an accelerated return on investment.

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