LONG BRANCH, N.J., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper Notification, a leading supplier of Life Safety and Mass Notification System (MNS) solutions, is excited to announce the introduction of the industry's first LED notification appliances. Cooper Notification's Wheelock Exceder™ Series expands to include LED horn strobes, strobes and horns in one of the smallest, most compact single gang designs. Cooper Notification is a solution platform of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE), a global provider of electrical solutions.
As the first LED notification appliances to be UL listed for both public and private mode Life Safety applications, Cooper Notification's patented technology provides the industry's lowest current draw. It allows for energy savings of up to 52 percent compared to competitive models. Using LED as the strobe light source, the product incorporates high efficiency optics to minimize current draw. This allows for a greater number of appliances on the notification appliance circuit and fewer power supplies.
"Committed to providing significant energy savings to customers through innovative solutions, Cooper Notification is proud to offer this breakthrough optical design," said Scott Hearn, President, Cooper Notification. "With our new LED notification appliances, customers can feel confident that we are not only providing best-in-class efficiency, but reducing material and overall system costs. For buildings looking to go green, it's the pinnacle of Life Safety and energy efficiency."
The Wheelock Exceder LED horn strobes, strobes and horns feature one of the industry's smallest footprints along with a sleek, modern low-profile design. In addition to energy savings, installers will benefit from a wide range of features, including several candela settings, a single-gang design, four convenient mounting options and the ability to change settings without a single tool - all designed to reduce total cost of ownership.
Cooper Industries delivers a wide range of energy-saving solutions across multiple product categories. Whether it's high-performance fluorescents, LED technology, occupancy sensors, lighting controls or power demand management products, Cooper Industries leads the way to a better tomorrow for its customers and their communities.
About Cooper Notification Cooper Notification, a solution platform of Cooper Industries, is comprised of several businesses with decades of experience and innovation in the development of high quality products and solutions. With the ever present need to protect, alert and inform, Cooper Notification is focused on meeting the growing demand for personnel and property safety. We are the source for notification solutions supporting Fire, Security, Hazardous area, Mass Notification, Voice evacuation and Industrial Signaling applications and operating under the powerful global brands of Fulleon, MEDC, Roam Secure, SAFEPATH, WAVES and Wheelock. For more information, visit the web site at www.coopernotification.com.
About Cooper Industries Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) is a global electrical products manufacturer with 2011 revenues of $5.4 billion. Founded in 1833 Cooper's sustained success is attributable to a constant focus on innovation and evolving business practices, while maintaining the highest ethical standards and meeting customer needs. The Company has seven operating divisions with leading market positions and world-class products and brands, including Bussmann electrical and electronic fuses; Crouse-Hinds and CEAG explosion-proof electrical equipment; Halo and Metalux lighting fixtures; and Kyle and McGraw-Edison power systems products. With this broad range of products, Cooper is uniquely positioned for several long-term growth trends including the global infrastructure build-out, the need to improve the reliability and productivity of the electric grid, the demand for higher energy-efficient products and the need for improved electrical safety. In 2011 sixty-two percent of total sales were to customers in the industrial and utility end-markets and forty percent of total sales were to customers outside the United States. Cooper has manufacturing facilities in 23 countries as of 2011. For more information, visit the website at www.cooperindustries.com.
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