LED Bollards Chosen Top Pick by Buildings Magazine

Sentry Electric, one of North America’s most experienced and knowledgeable manufacturers of outdoor luminaires, proudly announces that BUILDINGS Magazine has selected the company’s LED Bollard family as a top 2013 Money-Saving Product. The winning product is part of a special feature in the magazine’s June 2013 issue.

Finalists were based on the money-saving qualities offered to building owners and facility managers in areas such as energy consumption, envelope improvement, and maintenance. The winning product is part of an elite group of money saving products in categories such as lighting, HVAC, software, and building envelope.

The Sentry Electric LED bollard offers the following improvements when compared to traditional high intensity discharge (HID) lighting:

•    Longer life

•    Less lumen depreciation

•    Elimination of the use of mercury and other hazardous materials

•    Improved system efficacy (lumens per watt)

•    Improved color rendering index

•    Integration with dimming and lighting control solutions

Sentry LED bollards are an ideal choice for illuminating pathways, cross walks, driveways, parks, and other similar public spaces.  LED bollards, with their contribution to today’s sustainable initiatives, are available in a range of color temperatures with a minimum of 50,000 hours of high CRI light, flattering to people, objects and structures.

About Sentry Electric:

Sentry Electric is North America’s most responsive source of standard and custom exterior lighting, completely committed to end-to-end project success. The company’s specification grade luminaires, cast iron and aluminum bollards, poles, brackets and accessories are installed across America’s prestigious municipal street, park and university settings, including deployments at Yale University, New York’s Battery Park City, Indianapolis’ Lower Canal Park, George Bush Library, UCLA, and Ellis Island. Lighting designers and engineers, architects and urban planners all rely on the company’s commitment to end-to-end project success and its unparalleled knowledge of architecturally significant exterior lighting, honed over the past sixty years.

Sentry’s catalog is comprised of a range of luminaires in a variety of styles that incorporate many different light sources.  These include LED, high intensity discharge (HID), compact fluorescent, induction, and incandescent, for high efficiency, photometric performance, service life and energy use.

Sentry has produced award-winning outdoor lighting products, including the SCP Central Park tulip luminaire, the winner of a Central Park Conservancy design competition and a 2013 Product Innovation Award from Architectural SSL Magazine. Building Operating Management Magazine selected Sentry’s LED bollards for a 2013 Top Product Award.  Sentry’s Tulip Series was recognized in 2011 and 2012 by Buildings Magazine for offering unique, Money Saving features.

Date: 13-May-2013