The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) is a non-profit organization promoting efficient lighting practices. Lighting with a DLC listing is verified to be high performing. Outdoor luminaires must have a minimum 5-year warranty and the follow a minimum efficacy (lumens/watts):
(Efficacy of) 90 for Outdoor Low Output (less than 5000 Lumens)
95 for Mid Output (up to 10000 Lumens
100 for (High Output 10000-300000 Lumens)
Resource Lighting + Controls offers DLC rated fixtures in every category. Our top selling area light fixtures with DLC are listed below (in no specific order). Each have unique features. Depending on your project needs (i.e. budget, code requirements, end user expectations, design aesthetic, facility to be lit), the perfect lighting fixture will require unique specifications. For help determining the best fixture to fit your needs, feel free to contact us for more information.
Some rebate programs require DLC listed or Energy Star Rated fixtures in order to qualify. Area lighting codes in the Hampton Roads areas do not require DLC listed products; many of our lighting products feature high efficacy and great warranties but don’t have the DLC designation. The fixtures below range from economy pricing to moderately priced depending on the specified features; DLC listing versus non-DLC is not an indication of pricing.
See popular DLC listed area lighting below:
KAX Area Light
Field adjustable rotating head; This video demonstrates how the fixture head can be adjusted to maximize versatility.
Perfect for smaller parking lots with 3 distribution types allowing you to dial in on the perfect lighting distribution with budget friendly pricing.
D-Series by Lithonia Lighting
For larger parking lots and car dealerships, the D-Series with BLC by Lithonia helps you meet the strictest LEED requirements for lighting trespass.
Optional BLC Optic offers the ultimate BUG (backlight, uplight, glare) rating performance.
Corner optic option is perfect for parking lots
Available in 4 different sizes
14 beam distribution types available for extreme accuracy in photometric planning.
NV Series by NLS Lighting
Micro optical system offers superior clarity that withstands heat and UV aging resulting in clear optics that don’t crack or become yellow over time. An independent test report by Dow Corning showed that an acrylic lens completely yellowed after 6000 130-degrees C, a poly-carbonate significantly yellowed, while the NV-series silicon optic remained as clear as the initial zero hour of operation.
Features a wide range of light distributions: 2, 3, 4, 5, and N2 (24 degree narrow beam).
Knuckle Mount Option for up-tilt of up to 114 degrees.
Made in America: designed, tooled, fabricated and assemble in the USA.
BEGA’s Aymmetric Flat Beam Area Light
Asymmetric Flat Beam Area Light is gaining favor on campuses, office parks and multi-family residential due to its modern, clean aesthetic.
BEGA can supply replacement LED modules up to 20 years after the purchase of LED luminaires, making this high quality, US made are light long lasting!
Offers step dimming, factory programmed reduced output and a photocell receptacle option
Full cut-off light distribution and a 15-degree adjustable head
Made in the USA
Leotek Arieta has been upgraded to meet DLC.
Field installable Back Light Shield option (BLS) helps meet strict light trespass and LEED requirements. Field installation helps end user address trespass issues quickly and at low cost.
Five distribution types including an auto dealership front row (AFR) distribution
A variety of options including part-night dimming, rotated optics, ANSI 7-wire photocontrol receptacles, motion sensors and more.
More DLC Lighting
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