Intermatic (Spring Grove, IL) manufactures the PX 100 Safety Transformer. Designed to supply 12 to 14 volts for low-voltage submersible and outdoor garden LED lights, the unit features built-in circuit protection that disconnects power temporarily in case of overload and complies with NEC Code 680.23 requirements for underwater luminaires. For details, click here.
Grand Effects (Irvine, CA) supplies illuminated stone bases for use with its lines of fire bowls, fire-and-water bowls and water bowls. The units are hand-crafted in translucent quartz using special techniques that beautify the effect when they are lit from within by white or colored LEDs that can be synchronized with a pool’s lighting system For details, click here.
Inter-Fab (Tucson, AZ) has launched a series of six pre-designed landscape slides that are easy to specify, order and install. The units are available in four lengths – 19, 23, 24 and 29 linear feet – and can be designed with right or left turns. They come in 11 colors (including eight granite shades) to blend in with surrounding rockwork and/or decking. For details, click here.
Tuuci (Miami, FL) makes Equinox Cabana structures. Designed to transform any patio, poolside or outdoor landscape into an open-air living room, the modular system can be customized with optional lighting, speakers and Bluetooth control systems as well as wall and seating options. The structures come in a range of contemporary and classic finishes. For details, click here.
PlanterSpeakers (Bridgeport, CT) makes speaker systems hidden within classic planter formats, including the Model 6.17 pots, which come with either a granite or terra cotta finish. Made of polyethylene using molds imported from Italy, the 16-inch diameter pots contain 6.5-inch coaxial drivers. A model containing a woofer is also available. For details, click here.
Lightcraft Outdoor Environments (Chatsworth, CA) has published its 2017 catalog. The 52-page, full-color digital document covers the company’s accent lighting, integrated-power flood lighting, path lighting, inground lighting, step/deck lighting, hanging pendants, bistro collection, LED tape lights, underwater lighting, bulbs, transformers and more. For details, click here.
CMP (Newnan, GA) has released its “Guide for Switching to Brilliant Wonders Premier LED Lighting” as a digital introduction to what’s involved in changing over from existing lighting systems to the use of LEDs. The page includes details on switching from large, niche-style lights; from other nicheless lighting systems; and from all other formats. For details, click here.
Lightcraft Outdoor Environments (Chatsworth, CA) manufactures an LED tape-light system for outdoor use in damp locations. The dimmable, low-voltage systems are available in 16.4-foot rolls with three-foot leads on both ends and work with existing 12-volt AC landscape transformers without the use of a dedicated driver or converter. For details, click here.
Couture Outdoor (Southampton, NY) imports the Chill Daybed, a double-size unit with a retractable canopy and privacy curtains. Designed for a contemporary look in either residential or commercial settings, the systems feature durable powder-coated aluminum frames with inset wicker details and are available in 28 distinctive fabric colors. For details, click here.
Lightcraft Outdoor Environments (Chatsworth, CA) has introduced the Moderno Collection of outdoor lighting fixtures to bring a sleek, contemporary look to path lighting. Available in six configurations, the units feature 12-volt LEDs, solid-brass construction and natural brass or stainless steel finishes. Two models have adjustable-angle bases. For details, click here.
S.R. Smith (Canby, OR) offers the poolLux line of control systems for use with the company’s Treo LED lights. Options include Premier, a customizable system with 49 color options, four dimming levels and two light shows; Power, which has six color options; and Plus, which has six color options and includes a wireless remote control unit. For details, click here.
Inter-Fab (Tucson, AZ) makes Pool Lifestyle Tables designed for use on tanning ledges in swimming pools. Available in 30- and 16-inch diameters, the units’ 18-inch support poles slide into standard 1.5-inch anchor sleeves using included adapters. The tables come in 10 colors in solids and granites, and there’s a support extender for use in spas. For details, click here.
Hearth Products Controls has introduced the Copper Cyprus Bowl, a system for fire-on-water features. The automated electronic units operate at a gas pressure of only 1/2 psi and have passed stringent CSA wind, rain and combustion tests. The fire ring functions when fully submerged and gives off an even, appealing flame at only 65,000 Btus. For details, click here.