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Legrand Lighting & Motion Management Solutions Passage Areas

New to Legrand’s range of lighting and motion management systems are energy saving motion sensors designed for use in areas with little or no natural light, in industrial, commercial and domestic buildings.   “Legrand’s new motion sensors, which automatically reduce the amount of time lighting is left on unnecessarily, are particularly suitable for passage areas, like corridors, hallways, staircases and restrooms,” says Johan Bosch, general manager, Legrand SA. “These motion sensors have an automatic switch on/off facility, according to whether or not anyone is present. Passive infrared…
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Legrand Arteor lighting devices for energy efficiency and enhanced aesthetics

Legrand’s range of Arteor wiring devices - which encompasses simple switches, to the most advanced home automation systems – also provides complete solutions for modern lighting management. “Legrand has combined stylish design and leading-edge technology to create modern wiring devices with numerous functions and various finishes that meet the requirements of the most basic electrical functions, as well as complicated and demanding automation tasks,” states Johan Bosch, general manager, Legrand SA. “Legand’s design team has worked with ‘the power of new ideas’ slogan to produce…
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Legrand Video Door Entry Kit

Legrand’s video door entry and surveillance kits - with multiple functions, including clear images and good sound quality – is a modular, easy to install system, for total security. “As crime increases, well designed security systems for controlled access are critical” states Johan Bosch, Legrand’s general manager. “Identifying people at the door and being able to speak to them before allowing them admission to building is now an affordable facility that should be considered a necessity, rather than a luxury.” These touch screen and hands free video door kits encompass all components…
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Legrand's DIY Lighting Products

Legrand’s recently launched lighting devices for the DIY sector include carefully packaged products that are easy to install and safe to use. Lighting products in the DIY range include inspection lamps, LED portable lamps, bulkhead lights, night lights, switches and sockets, as well as plug-in devices, with an adjustable night light function. Two types of inspection lamps are available for the DIY enthusiast – a 230 V 75 W unit fitted with a clamp and a 230 V 11 W lamp supplied with a 2P (2 pin) 10/16 A plug, a fluorescent tube and 5 m cable. Night lights, for automatic lighting control, have…
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Legrand Online Exclusive Platform for Legrand Brand

Legrand Online, a brand dedicated online store, powered by Livecopper, has recently been launched. (September 2015). “This initiative forms part of Legrand’s drive to boost brand awareness and augment our electrical solutions-offering to the end user. Legrand has teamed up with Livecopper to establish this user friendly e-commerce store, which gives the assurance of being able to easily purchase the correct product, at a competitive price,” says Johan Bosch, general manager, Legrand SA. “Legrand Online is an easy-to-navigate website that showcases Legrand’s extensive portfolio of electrical…
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Legrand power solutions for reliability and continuity of service

Legrand’s power solutions ensure protection of electrical equipment and continuity of service during planned and unexpected power outages. “These modular systems include certified low emission (CLE) cast resin transformers, busbar trunkings, enclosures for power switchgear and controlgear assemblies, as well as uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units,” states Marc Naidoo, projects and technical co-ordinator, Legrand SA. “An important advantage of selecting Legrand components for efficient, safe and flexible power distribution, is the immediate integration between the company’s busbar…
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Legrand's new BE electrical devices for the DIY sector

Legrand’s new BE range forms part of the company’s recently launched electrical devices for the DIY sector. The BE range encompasses a plug-in light, with an adjustable night light function, which also acts as a removable torch; an automatic on-off light and USB adapters.                    Legrand’s new BE range forms part of the company’s recently launched electrical devices for the DIY sector. “These handy devices, which are available with a slick black or white design, are easily integrated with various wiring devices, adapters and international multisockets,” says Johan…
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Legrand XL3 power distribution enclosures comply with IEC 61439 standards

Legrand’s range of XL³ modular power distribution enclosures complies with international IEC 61439 standards that have replaced the previous edition of IEC 60439. “The certification of enclosures is defined by IEC 61439-1 and IEC 61439-2 for power switchgear and controlgear assemblies. This accreditation formulates the definitions, operating conditions, structural provisions, technical characteristics and tests for low voltage wiring accessory assemblies,” explains says Marc Naidoo, projects and technical co-ordinator, Legrand SA. “Modifications to these IEC standards encompass three…
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Legrand SA celebrates 30 years in 2015

Legrand, world leading manufacturers of products and systems for electrical and digital building infrastructures, opened a South African subsidiary in Johannesburg 30 years ago. To celebrate this milestone, the company hosted a function for customers, architects, contractors, consultants and interior designers, as well as friends from the media. A highlight of the event was the announcement of Legrand’s new general manager, Johan Bosch.   A highlight of the event was the announcement of Legrand’s new general manager, Johan Bosch. Jean-Francois Moreau, Legrand’s export director: Africa.…
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Legrand night lights with LED technology and light sensitive sensors

Included in Legrand’s range of ‘special’ plugs are night lights with a light sensitive sensor for automatic lighting control. “These 230 V devices have been designed using the latest LED technology and a light sensitive sensor that automatically controls lighting levels according to pre-set light level thresholds,” explains Johan Bosch, general manager, Legrand SA. “These chic night lights, which ensure there is exactly the right amount of light when it is needed, are perfect for use in hotels, hospitals and frail care establishments. Legrand’s night lights, with LED technology and…
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