LightFair is coming upon us quickly. Returning to the New York’s Javits Center May 21-25, the biennial trade show and conference will feature more than 300 exhibitors on the trade show floor and more than 100 educational sessions by nearly 200 speakers, curated by Brienne Musselman, IES director of education and standards, along with team members from IES and IALD. Other show highlights and events include on-site tours of its four pavilions: Design, Outdoor, Technology, and The Collective; seven immersive lighting installations on the theme of Circular Economy; and a May 23 keynote by Karen Treviño, Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division chief at the National Park Service.
Below are a few products that will be shown on the LightFair trade show this year. Read about the 2023 LightFair Innovation Awards winners here.
Brio, Oxygen Lighting
A mix of contemporary and industrial, the Brio series of linear LED pendants combines a slim rectangular prism, cable wire, and a rectangular mount suitable for damp environments. The fixtures house a single 3000K LED array with a 90 CRI. Available in a black or powdered gold finish and in a 36" or 48" length. oxygenlighting.com
SimpleSeal CleanSlot CRS4, Kenall
Designed for cleanrooms with ISO 3–9 ratings, this 4"-wide recessed linear slot luminaire features an aluminum body and dimmable, high-output LEDs with a minimum 82 CRI. Its slim profile is ideal for rooms with limited ceiling space. The fixture is rated for BioSafety levels 1 and 2 spaces and NSF2 listed for cleanability and durability. A tunable white option can help maintain the circadian rhythms of end users in windowless rooms. kenall.com
Spektrum+ LED Neon, American Lighting
Celebrate the holidays, your favorite team, or simply your mood with this smart lighting system that illuminates your building interior, exterior, or landscaping in a diffused glow. The flexible and dimmable Spektrum+ 12V AC RGBW Neon can output more than a million potential colors, including 3000K white light, which is controllable through the Spektrum+ App or Smart Switch. IP67 rated with a maximum run of 20 feet. americanlighting.com
Athena wireless processor, Lutron
This latest addition to Lutron’s Athena lighting control system is sized for small spaces and scalable for use in larger spaces. The ceiling-mounted processor eliminates the need for panels and works with both wired and wireless devices, including Clear Connect types A and X devices, Ketra Type X loads, Pico wireless controls, and Radio Powr Savr daylight and occupancy/vacancy sensors. Scene control is available through the Lutron app and Pico wireless controls. lutron.com
Miniature 1" M1+ Can-less Downlight, Nora Lighting
Rated IC Air-Tight and for wet locations, the M1+ downlights can be installed housing-free for new or retrofit construction projects. It has a deeply regressed round downlight with a square trim accessory. Available with 2700K or 3000K LEDs with a 90+ CRI, and a matte black, bronze, or matte powder white finish. noralighting.com