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Friday 1 June 2018

Aira – Transparent design – visible technology

Their arche­ty­pal, redu­ced shape ena­bles them to blend seam­les­sly and dis­cre­tely into any envi­ron­ment yet the inno­va­tive manner in which they gene­rate their light is clearly appa­rent. The new pole-top lumi­nai­res by Selux known as the Aira are avai­la­ble in a spheri­cal or cylin­d­ri­cal shape and uti­lise the out­stan­ding light engi­nee­ring pro­per­ties of Tritec modu­les.

The transpa­rent dif­fu­sers, that appear to hover as a sphere or a cylin­der around the pole-top of the Aira, are fas­te­ned par­ti­cu­larly ele­gantly in the transpa­rent mate­rial using a vir­tu­ally invi­si­ble release method. There’s no mis­sing their inno­va­tive tech­no­logy howe­ver, with the stri­king aes­the­tics of Tritec modu­les brought to the fore by transpa­rent PMMA dif­fu­sers. This mini­ma­list design con­cept ena­bles the new pole-top lumi­nai­res by Selux to be inte­gra­ted in widely dif­fe­ring envi­ron­ments, from pede­stri­a­ni­sed pre­cincts to resi­den­tial streets and parks as well as his­to­ri­cal old towns or modern hou­sing esta­tes.

Tritec modu­les — ligh­ting tech­no­logy at heart yet with design fea­tu­res

The highly effi­cient LED ligh­ting tech­no­logy of Tritec modu­les turns the Aira into a ver­sa­tile system of lumi­nai­res for public spaces that can be flexi­bly coo­r­di­na­ted to the rele­vant appli­ca­tion. Tritec modu­les com­bine prism ring lenses with hexa­go­nally struc­tu­red reflec­tor cones for maxi­mum anti-glare, offe­ring a pre­mium qua­lity, inde­pen­dent look while gene­ra­ting a balan­ced, softly flo­wing light cone. Plan­ners can choose from 360° bea­ming or an asym­me­tri­cal light dis­tri­bu­tion making the Aira just as suit­able for the uni­form ligh­ting of open spaces as for sup­ple­men­tary ligh­ting of foot­pa­ths or streets.

Flexi­ble plan­ning and appli­ca­ti­ons

A fur­ther advan­tage of Tritec modu­les is their sca­la­bi­lity. Airas, for instance, are equip­ped with one or two Tritec modu­les depen­ding on lumi­nous flux and illu­mi­nance requi­re­ments, cove­ring a range from 1200 lm to 5400 lm. Aira Tritec modu­les by Selux are avai­la­ble in the light colours 3000 K and 4000 K depen­ding on the nature of the envi­ron­ment and the desi­red light mood. With the Elo bol­lards and the Lif light columns, the Selux pro­duct range com­pri­ses two fur­ther pro­duct sys­tems with Tritec modu­les that can be com­bi­ned super­bly with Aira pole-top lumi­nai­res. This ena­bles con­sis­tent tech­ni­cal or design solu­ti­ons to be devel­o­ped for com­plex ligh­ting pro­jects in urban envi­ron­ments.

Qua­lity pro­duct with an indi­vi­dual touch

Need­less to say the Airas meet Selux’ high qua­lity standards with regard to mate­ri­als and design so that users can expect the usual relia­ble eco­no­mi­cal ope­ra­tion of lumi­nai­res in the long term as well as acting as design ele­ments in public spaces. The lumi­nai­res are opti­o­nally avai­la­ble for pole-tops with a dia­me­ter of 60 or 76 mm while swit­cha­ble and dim­ma­ble ope­ra­ting devi­ces for Tritec modu­les can be pro­vi­ded on request via the DALI inter­face. This ena­bles light to be con­trol­led indi­vi­du­ally and pre­ci­sely on a needs basis for added savings on energy.

In addi­tion the Aira offers fur­ther opti­ons for cus­to­mi­za­tion, for example by incor­po­ra­ting a par­ti­cu­lar muni­ci­pal look or cor­po­rate design con­cepts. Pole and pole attach­ment are avai­la­ble in Selux Grap­hite colours or spe­cial finish, while the transpa­rent lumi­naire dif­fu­sers can also be desig­ned to include indi­vi­dual grap­hics by means of prints. The Aira by Selux the­re­fore assists plan­ners, con­struc­tors and muni­ci­pal deci­sion makers in the future-relia­ble and dis­tinc­tive design of public spaces with ligh­ting.

June 2018

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