The ARC Show 2011 took place on January 12-13 and as usual showcased a number of lighting and component companies working with LEDs. Among the various announcements around the show, Arrow signed a distribution agreement with Carclo, and Architainment was announced as an authorized distributor for EcoSense Lighting (see below).
The ARC Show covers architectural, retail and corporate lighting (hence the initials), and has returned to its original home in the Business Design Centre, London, an older building which makes good use of daylighting:
AlphaLED (Projection Lighting) builds luminaires using Xicato modules (below), including the 2200-lm linear version. A new version of the standard circular module will produce 2000-lm, and AlphaLED had a prototype luminaire using this module in combination with a very large reflector to produce a powerful 10-degree beam:
Crescent Lighting showcased a range of LEDZ downlights from Endo, a Japan-based manufacturer, which are based around removable/replaceable LED modules.