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Legrand upgrades Soluflex cable floor system for power, data and telecommunications connections

Legrand’s Soluflex cable floor system, designed for flexibility in the work environment, has new features for efficient power, data and telecommunications connections. “The Soluflex system consists of metal tiles mounted on polypropylene supports to provide sufficient space beneath the floor for cabling. This design eliminates the need for exposed cables and extensions, resulting in a flexible, practical and attractive floor system,” states Johan Bosch, sales manager, Legrand SA. “Soluflex is designed for low voltage equipment and data network installations in modern buildings and is also…
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Legrand dimmers for energy efficiency

Legrand’s range of Arteor wiring devices encompasses universal dimmers which optimise potential energy savings of modern lighting techniques, by enabling the dimming of all types of lamps. These universal push button dimmers are suitable for the control of light emitting diodes (LEDs) and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), as well as halogen and incandescent lamps. “One of the characteristic design features of the Arteor range - with the latest electronics technology and stylish aesthetics - is the optimisation of energy consumption,” states Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand SA. “The…
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Legrand at the Rand Show

Legrand’s exhibition stand at the Rand Show this year, attracted more than 1 000 visitors over the ten day event, which was held at the Nasrec Expo Centre recently. “Legrand participated in this prestigious show for the first time this year, as part of the South African operation’s 30th birthday celebrations,” says Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand SA. “The main focus of our stand was to highlight Legrand’s range of innovative electrical products and systems, designed especially for the home environment and for commercial installations. Legrand’s exhibition stand at the Rand Show…
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Legrand's fibreglass reinforced polyester enclosures for corrosive environments

Legrand’s range of fibreglass reinforced polyester Marina cabinets, have been designed for use in any environment, but these units are particularly well suited for severe corrosive environments, including petrochemical, mining, general engineering and marine industries. Marina enclosures are designed for maximum safety and the ordered arrangement and optimum protection of electrical components like terminal blocks, switches and sockets, fuse carriers, safety transformers and circuit breakers. Legrand’s range of fibreglass reinforced polyester Marina cabinets, have been designed for use in…
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Legrand Concept Store opens in Maboneng Precinct, Gauteng

The Johannesburg Legrand Concept Store has recently opened in the Maboneng Precinct – a trendy urban environment on the East side of the city’s central business district. “The establishment of the Johannesburg Legrand Concept Store is an exciting development in this thriving neighbourhood, which is an entrepreneurial hub with great energy and a sense of optimism,” says Vasili Kourelos, director, Legrand Concept Store. “Maboneng, meaning ‘place of light’ in Sotho, is just the right location for our Concept Store, as it is an up-and-coming area that is design-focused and represents…
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Legrand CCTV Solutions

Legrand’s extensive range of security solutions encompasses closed circuit television (CCTV) systems, which meet specific requirements in small, medium and large installations. “These modular CCTV systems, which include an analog, IP or composite approach, are selected according to the exact safety requirements of each building – for protection in diverse installations, from small businesses, to large shopping centres,” states Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand Southern Africa. “The advantage of high definition IP technology is a scene filmed in ‘recognition’ mode can be zoomed…
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Industrial and commercial lighting - Legrand's energy efficient lighting management solutions for industrial and commercial environments

Legrand’s lighting and motion management systems, which are designed to make industrial, commercial and domestic buildings more energy efficient, encompass switch sensors that reduce the amount of time lighting is left on unnecessarily. “Lighting, together with heating and air-conditioning, accounts for the greatest energy consumption and electricity costs of a building,” states Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand Southern Africa. “With the installation of an automatic lighting and motion management system, which ensures there is exactly the right amount of light when and where it is needed,…
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Arteor miniature emergency lighting units for enhanced safety and comfort during power outages

Legrand’s extensive range of electrical products, designed to help South Africans to better cope with the current power outages, includes a miniature emergency lighting unit, which automatically lights up in the event of a power failure. “This Arteor emergency lighting device, which enhances security and comfort in homes, hospitals, hotels and offices, illuminates immediately when there is a power outage,” says Luk Ivens, general manager, Legrand Southern Africa. “A special feature of this unit is that the light fitting can be easily unclipped from the mechanism and used like a conventional…
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Legrand's new video door entry systems for enhanced security

Legrand’s new video door entry control systems are effective security devices, designed to enhance safety and provide peace of mind in almost any built environment – whether it is a factory, an individual house, apartment, shop, medical suite, office block, hotel or housing estate. “As crime increases, well designed security systems for controlled access are becoming more important,” states Johann Bosch, Legrand’s national sales 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…
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Legrand launches new UPS system for continuity of service

New to Legrand’s range of service sector solutions is an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system, which enhances products - from structured cabling systems for data networks, to control and management of the installation, including trunking and distribution systems. “Legrand’s environmentally approach to constantly changing global markets, encompasses ongoing technological developments of the company’s extensive product portfolio. “Energy efficiency, quality power supply, optimum safety and enhanced aesthetics are critical in the advancement of all Legrand systems,” claims Luk Ivens,…
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