Easy on and Off

Eliminate the expense and inconvenience of on-site personnel to turn lights on and off. Complement one of Qualite's factory-wired, pre-aimed and pre-assembled sports lighting systems with ReQUESTTM , a state-of-the-art wireless, programmable remote-control system. Simple touch-tone commands from any touch-tone phone or PC modem puts you in control of all facility lighting. Multiple, independent or group zone capacity is available. Interface with new or existing facility software or use a supplied optional software package. An operating program is included.

Qualite Sports Lighting, Inc.: 800-933-9741

Power Lighting

The Vanguard series of vapor-tight lighting fixtures is effective for industrial-styled interiors and exterior settings that require extra protection, such as parking lots, walkways and exterior facades. Suitable for use in wet locations, all models are fully gasketted to seal against moisture and exposure to the elements including dust, fumes and insects. The Vanguard series is available in pendant, ceiling and wall-mount configurations with your choice of incandescent or energy-efficient compact fluorescent or HID lamping. Fixtures are supplied with clear tempered glass cylinders, protected by die-cast guards, with frosted or color diffusers also available by special order.

Luraline: 800-940-6588

Precise Cutoff

Beta Lighting's 22-inch BAA-S22-H-T4 area cutoff light provides superior performance for outdoor tennis, basketball and volleyball courts. It features a segmented reflector designed to provide forward throw with substantial lateral distribution. A backlight shield accessory permits precise cutoff adjustability, minimizing spill light and glare. These versatile area cutoff floodlights are available with metal halide and pulse start metal halide lamps up to 1,000 watts and with five mounting choices. The rugged, one-piece, die-cast aluminum housing measures 22 inches square by 9.3 inches deep.

Beta Lighting: 800-236-6800

Lighting the World

LSI Courtsider Sports Lighting supplied its Aerosystem® lighting fixtures on the recently unveiled Qi Zhong Tennis Center in Shanghai, China. The largest tennis facility in Asia, it features 18 outdoor courts including a 15,000-seat, retractable-roof stadium court. The facility is the site of the ATP tennis Masters Cup Shanghai tournament. The facility will also be home to Shanghai's junior tennis development program.

LSI Courtsider Sports Lighting: 800-794-3448

Direct or Indirect to You

Best Lights specializes in manufacturing direct and indirect light fixtures for indoor sports facilities. The patented indirect light fixture gives you 35 percent more reflective light than many indirect fixtures in the industry. In-house assembly allows for a short lead time of two weeks or less. Best Lights also offers you a 10-year manufacturer's warranty, five times longer than many other fixtures. Clients include the University of Michigan and the University of Louisville.

Best Lights: 800-545-2928

Dim it Down

Dimming and Sports lighting are great partners in the game of energy-efficiency. The Ecosports brand of Ecopower HID Lighting controls adds the flexibility of dimming to new or existing HID Metal Halide lighting. Staff easily can choose different light levels for practices or games or dim up to 50 percent when the area is vacant. This flexibility has a proven energy savings of 30 percent to 50 percent. Most importantly, no fixtures need to be changed or specially bought. The controls simply install at the lighting panel and make your lighting dimmable, guaranteed.

Ecosports: 877-326-7778

Up on a Pedestal

Milbank Commercial Pedestals provide a low-cost, effective alternative to the post-and-strut method of providing site power. No longer will a separate meter section, main disconnect, load center—and all the nipples, conduit, wire and labor to connect them—be required. These units have a single cabinet with all the required utility terminations, meter sockets with test/bypass provisions, main breakers and customer sections. They are factory-wired and UL-listed as Industrial Control Equipment (File E113855).

Milbank Manufacturing Company: 816-483-5314

CD Catalog

Special-Lite's 2006 product catalog on CD is now available, giving architects, designers, contractors, building owners and maintenance directors the complete range of information needed to evaluate and order the company's heavy-duty commercial entrance system products. The Window's-based CD provides exportable CAD drawings in AutoCAD® R12 dwg format, as well as architectural details; brochures and sales sheets; order forms for literature, samples and products; color selections; wind load charts; dead load charts; and miscellaneous technical information on warranties, product training, door handing and cleaning instructions. New this year is the Express Program, offering expedited delivery and special pricing on select doors.

Special-Lite, Inc.: 800-821-6531