Architectural Luminaire is suited for outdoor use.

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Designed in style of translucent paper lanterns, BOREAL features outer drum that is perforated mask crafted of brushed stainless steel, and which is offered in Foliage Mesh, Branches Mesh, and Circles Mesh designs. Internal lamp module is constructed of aluminum, with clear acrylic refractor lens that is IP66-rated. Product uses energy efficient 70 or 150 W T-6 metal halide lamps with Type 5 symmetrical distribution. Without pole or bracket, unit is 33.1 in. high and has 24 in. dia.

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Schréder Lighting US Unveils BOREAL; a Refined, Artistic Architectural Luminaire for the Outdoors

Elk Grove Village, Illinois - Raising outdoor architectural lighting to the next level, Schréder Lighting US General Manager John Camp has announced the introduction of BOREAL. From refined, artistic architectural lighting to durable luminaires that withstand the harshest elements of tunnel, DOT, and transit environments, Schréder Lighting is the epitome of quality and distinction.

The BOREAL, designed by Laurent Fachard, is an outdoor luminiare designed in the style of translucent paper lanterns. The BOREAL is especially suited to the urban entertainment by creating a playful, festive atmosphere. The outer drum is a perforated mask crafted of brushed stainless steel that is offered in three designs: Foliage Mesh, Branches Mesh, and Circles Mesh. Cyan or Magenta dichroic filters can be added to the internal lens to create striking color effects. Depending on the application, the BOREAL can be designed as a single or twin configuration with die-cast aluminum arms.

The BOREAL includes an internal lamp module constructed of aluminum, with a clear acrylic refractor lens that offers a high degree of protection from the elements with an IP rating of 66. Three captive screws on the fixture allow access to the lamp and control gear that is mounted on a removable plate. The outer drum is crafted of perforated, brushed stainless steel.

BOREAL uses energy efficient 70- watt or 150-watt T-6 metal halide lamps with Type 5 symmetrical distribution.

The BOREAL is available with a sand blasted finish in Black. The powder coat finish's chemical composition provides a highly durable UV and salt spray resistant finish in accordance to the ASTM B117 standard and is humidity proof in accordance to the ASTM D2247 standard.

Straight round, tapered and bottleneck poles are crafted from either aluminum or steel.
Without the pole or bracket, the BOREAL has a height of 33.1 inches and a diameter of 24 inches.

About Schréder Lighting US

Located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Schréder Lighting US is a respected member of the Schreder Group G.I.E. and operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Addison, Illinois.

Schréder Group G.I.E. was founded in Belgium in 1907, and has become an international organization with over 2,600 employees, in more than 40 facilities, in 30 countries and on 5 continents. Schréder Group G.I.E specializes in upscale, architectural and high performing outdoor lighting that is at the forefront of technological and aesthetic innovation. The members and affiliated companies of the Schréder Group share facilities and powerful, state-of-the-art tools for R&D, manufacturing, high-level photometric studies, and laboratory testing. Findings are shared within the group for the purpose of providing best options for the "the right light" worldwide.

The "Right Lighting" mantra pertains to the enabling of design performance criteria that best incorporates economical, ecological, and energy efficient fundamentals.

For more information, contact:

Schréder Lighting LLC,

985 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Tel: 847.621.5100

Fax: 847.621.5121

Website: www.Schreder.US

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