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   May 24, 2021   

Meet CSL Whisper – The New, ½” Aperture LED Recessed Downlight Built for Today’s Clean, Quiet Ceiling Designs

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LOS ANGELES, CA – CSL Lighting (CSL), a California based LED downlighting innovator, announced today the addition of the new CSL WhisperTM to its growing line of popular recessed lighting products.

The impossibly small CSL Whisper is a unique ½” trimless downlight that delivers 1100 lumens of exceptionally low glare light from a footprint smaller than a dime – drawing your eye to the thoughtfully designed space, not the ceiling. The proprietary SilentVuTM optic technology delivers beautiful, precision-controlled 30o or 50o accurate beams of light that accentuate design and nearly eliminate glare, reducing eye strain and improving occupant visual comfort.

CSL Whisper offers broad flexibility for new construction and remodel projects and fits the shallowest of plenums, requiring as little as 2 1/2” of clearance above the ceiling. High performance dimming driver technology from industry leaders like EldoLED and Lutron® enables the CSL Whisper to integrate seamlessly into today’s preferred architectural and smart IoT lighting control systems.

“Our intention with the CSL Whisper is to bring to market a recessed LED downlight that achieves the sophisticated Quiet Ceiling visual experience revered by the architectural and lighting design community”, said CSL President Steve Nadell, “and to do so without compromising light performance and at a fair price”.

CSL precision engineers the Whisper downlight with performance grade aluminum that ensures simplified management and extend life. The CSL Whisper is also energy efficient, meeting Energy Star and California Title 24-JA8 standards. UL, Wet Location, IC, and Airtight ratings mean this downlight is highly versatile and ready to perform in challenging commercial and residential installation environments today and into the future.

Meet the CSL Whisper

This 1100 lumen downlight uses a 90 CRI, 2-Step SDCM Cree® LED, available in 2700K, 3000K, 3500K, and 4000K color temperatures. Both 30o and 50o SilentVu optics are included with every downlight. The CSL Whisper ships quickly from CSL’s California facility, with either a standard integral or remote universal dimming 120V/277V driver that provides 0-10V, TRIAC, and ELV 1% dimming control. High performance 0.1% dimming from EldoLED and Lutron Hi-Lume 1% TRIAC and EcoSystem® dimming driver offerings are also available. Performance and safety ratings include UL, Wet Location, IC, Airtight, Energy Star, and CA Title 24-JA8 listings.

Where to Buy

The CSL Whisper LED recessed downlight is available now through authorized nationwide electrical wholesalers and lighting showrooms. Contact CSL to arrange a live or virtual demonstration or to locate a distributor near you.

About CSL

For over 30 years, CSL has created high-performance, low-maintenance lighting solutions for commercial and residential spaces. CSL’s full suite of architectural lighting products brings together the most advanced optic system in the industry with their stylish, small aperture form. The company’s devotion to exhaustive research & development results in delivering high-quality light with exceptionally low glare. It’s system-based lighting but with a creative touch, and that’s what makes CSL—Creative Systems Lighting. To learn more, visit csllighting.com.

Source: CSL LIGHTING, INC. - A Division of Troy-CSL Lighting, INC.


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