Tensile Shade Products (Tucson, AZ) manufactures Sunami shade structures. Available in two sizes (roughly 17 by 12 feet and 21 by 25 feet) the units are made from steel and a knitted HDPE fabric available in 18 colors. They can be installed either singly or in groups to create sculptural compositions, and the fabric is easily removed for winter storage. For details, click here.
La Siesta (Jugenheim, Germany) imports and exports Orquídea Lagoon, a single-person hammock with the fresh blue colors of the ocean. Produced in Colombia using pure, high-quality cotton, the support system includes a large number of cords to ensure optimal weight distribution, comfort and durability and has reinforced edges for tear-resistance. For details, click here.
Hydrorider (Biscayne Park, FL) manufactures the Professional Aqua Treadmill for use in serious exercise or recuperation regimens. Combining adjustable resistance and a selection of three incline angles, the unit provides lower-body exercise without strain or pressure, features full-length handlebars for easy gripping and has a shock-absorbing platform. For details, click here.
Ledge Lounger (Houston, TX) has issued a catalog on its complete line of durable, comfortable, UV-resistant lounges designed for in-pool and poolside use. The 44-page booklet comes in both printed and digital formats and includes photographs of applications as well as color charts and dimensional suggestions for in-pool lounging areas. For details, click here.
Outdoor Fire Concepts (Las Cruces, NM) has packaged Rectangle Trough Burner Kits for use in creating custom fire pits. Made of stainless steel and available in lengths from 24 to 96 inches, the pans hold t-bar burners that produce heat in a range from 15,000 to 130,000 Btus and come with remote-controlled, all-weather electronic ignition systems. For details, click here.
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.