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LED Area Luminaire delivers dusk-to-dawn security lighting.

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March 20, 2014 - Designed to replace up to 175 W high intensity discharge fixtures, Lumark Caretaker™ Luminaire consumes only 50 W while delivering more than 5,200 lumens with CCT of 5,000 K. Unit features universal mounting design, die-cast aluminum housing, and IP66-rated LED compartment. Fixture is also wet location listed for applications ranging from -40 to 40°C. With lumen maintenance greater than 84% at 36,000 hours, luminaire is virtually maintenance-free for over 15 years.

Eaton Corp.

P.O. Box 765, Southfield, MI, 48037, USA

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Eaton's Area Luminaire Offers an Efficient, Low-Maintenance Solution With Savings Greater Than 85 Percent in Security Applications

Press release date: March 13, 2014

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Power management company Eaton today announced the introduction of the Lumark Caretaker™ light-emitting diode (LED) Area Luminaire from its Cooper Lighting Division. Utilizing high-efficiency LED technology with precision-molded optics, the Caretaker luminaire provides exceptional performance, offering greater than 85 percent in annual energy and maintenance savings compared to traditional high intensity discharge (HID) products. With its rugged construction and versatile mounting options, the Caretaker luminaire is ideal for area and dusk-to-dawn security lighting applications.

“The Lumark Caretaker luminaire not only delivers exceptional light output, but serves as a versatile, low-cost, low maintenance solution our customers demand for a wide range of security lighting applications,” said Mark Eubanks, president of Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division. “Its LED optics deliver a wide, uniform distribution with excellent vertical illumination for maximum light coverage and years of worry-free illumination.”

Designed to replace up to 175-watt high intensity discharge (HID) fixtures, the Lumark Caretaker consumes only 50 watts while delivering more than 5,200 powerful lumens. Not only does this offer ample lighting, it also allows more than 85 percent in annual energy and maintenance savings. With lumen maintenance greater than 84 percent at 36,000 hours, the Caretaker luminaire is virtually maintenance-free for over 15 years.

The Caretaker luminaire also includes a versatile universal mounting design that allows for quick and easy installation in a single step, while a hinged power tray door and a single, captive screw allows for safe and easy access when making electrical connections. As a wall-mounted or pole-mounted security lighting solution, it can satisfy security needs for residential street lighting, perimeter area lighting and safety lighting for parking areas, loading platforms, boat docks, access drives or pathways.

The Caretaker fixture is 3G vibration rated and can withstand tough weather conditions with the heavy-duty die-cast, aluminum housing. The LED module compartment is rated for Ingress Protection 66. The fixture is wet location listed in operation ranging from applications from minus 40 to 40 degrees Celsius ensuring continued performance in extreme weather. The luminaire is available in 5,000 Kelvin correlated color temperature.

To learn more about the Lumark Caretaker and Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division, please visit www.cooperlighting.com.

Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division 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. The Lighting business serves customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets.

Eaton’s Electrical Sector 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 2013 sales of $22.0 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 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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