Power management company Eaton, a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, today announced the launch of the Dim-to-Warm (D2W™) technology for its Portfolio and Halo® light-emitting diode (LED) recessed downlighting product lines for residential and commercial spaces. The award-winning D2W technology mimics the performance of an incandescent halogen lamp source when dimmed, smoothly dimming from a whiter LED color temperature to a warm, soft glow to create an inviting environment.
“Dimming LED products reduces the light output but doesn’t change the color as it does when dimming standard incandescent sources,” said Glenn Siegel, director, marketing and product management, Eaton’s Lighting Division. “Our D2W technology is designed to perform comparably to popular halogen sources, providing clean, crisp light at full power of 3000 Kelvins (K) and dimming smoothly to 1850K, which creates a rich, warm glow resembling candlelight.”
Designed for architectural commercial environments, the D2W technology is available as an option for the Portfolio 4-inch and 6-inch round and square LED downlights and the 6-inch LED cylinder. The products are offered in 900 to 2000 lumen packages and provide a 90 Color Rendering Index (CRI) throughout the dimming range. The Portfolio award-winning products feature a diffused optical system that provides superior light control and low aperture brightness, while delivering more than 70 lumens per watt (lm/W). The products are designed to last 50,000 hours at 70 percent lumen maintenance.
Eaton’s D2W technology is also available as an option for the Halo ML56 LED product line that offers multiple lumen packages and color temperatures that are interchangeable with dedicated 5-inch and 6-inch downlight and directional trims. Designed for commercial and residential applications, the technology also maintains a 90 CRI, delivering over 70 lm/W and is designed to last 50,000 hours. The extensive collection of 26 trims features industry breakthroughs, including Halo-exclusive wall wash trims with a repositionable kick reflector and shower-rated baffles.
Eaton’s LED products are offered in four color temperatures including 2700K, 3000K, 3500K and 4000K to satisfy the different needs of single and multi-family dwellings, hospitality, retail, office and institutional spaces.
Eaton’s noted products are ENERGY STAR® certified, offering solutions for energy-efficient and sustainable goals.
To learn more about Eaton’s lighting solutions, visit www.eaton.com/lighting.
Eaton delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting solutions, as well as controls products specifically designed to maximize performance, energy efficiency and cost savings. Eaton lighting solutions serve customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.