A-Light’s Absorb family of sound-absorbing luminaires combines high-performance lighting with sound-reducing technology

A-Light, a manufacturer of specification grade interior lighting solutions, today
announced the launch of its Absorb family of sound absorbing luminaires.  These products have been designed to reduce
sound in open spaces and areas with high ceilings while providing functional

cable mounted, Absorb is available in two distinct shapes. The Absorb H has
horizontal sound absorbing panels, and the Absorb V has vertical panels. The
felt-like polyester panels are made from at least 40% post-consumer recycled Pet
bottles and are completely recyclable. With a large surface area, the Absorb
panels decrease reverberation time and have an inherent sound absorption rate
of 0.75 NRC.

linear luminaire is available in three distribution types; Direct/Indirect
Symmetric, Direct/Indirect Symmetric Wide and Direct Symmetric. Light output
ranges from 335 lm/ft to 460 lm/ft for the standard output version and 670
lm/ft to 921 lm/ft for the high output version, depending upon distribution
type. Absorb uses HE Tech optical technology, which combines optical diffusion
and a high-performance reflector to deliver refined, high-quality light.

“Absorb is a human-centric design that helps achieve
better lighting and acoustic conditions throughout modern shared space
environments,” said Francois Renaud, director of design for A-Light. “The
products combine high-performance optics and the most advanced acoustic
materials to create a solution for two different problems.”

Absorb is suited to schools, offices, reception areas,
lobbies, conference rooms, auditoriums, convention centres and any other place where
noise is an issue. It is available in nominal increments of 2ft lengths, in three standard panel colorus and three standard
finishes as well as various other colours. It is available in various CCT‘s and
80+ CRI, and has integral 0-10V dimming down to 1%.

Feature summary:

  • Two versions; Absorb H with
    horizontal panels and Absorb V with vertical panels
  • Felt-like polyester panels made from
    at least 40% post-consumer recycled Pet bottles. Fully recyclable
  • No VOCs and formaldehyde free
  • Fire tested according to ASTM E-84
    Class A
  • Inherent sound absorption rate of
    0.75 NRC
  • Proprietary HE Tech™ optics
  • Three distribution types; Direct/Indirect
    Symmetric, Direct/Indirect Symmetric Wide and Direct Symmetric.
  • Standard Output (335 lm/ft to 460
    lm/ft), and High Output (670 lm/ft to 921 lm/ft) versions available
  • 3000K, 3500K and 4000K options
    available, 80+CRI
  • Available in
    nominal increments of 2ft lengths
  • Aircraft cable mounting
  • Integral 0-10V dimming to 1% (additional
    options for Lutron, DMX and DALI)
  • Integral IOTA slim 12W emergency
    battery pack for egress compliance
  • Occupancy sensor, photocell/daylight
    sensor, and occupancy & daylight sensor options available
  • Sound absorbing panels available in
    three standard colours; charcoal grey, silver grey and royal blue. Other colours
    are also available
  • Fixture available in three standard
    finishes; a-lightanium, satin white and satin black
  • Optional felt end caps



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