Lighting the way – KIMBAL highlights advancements in LED

Over a decade of research and development has gone into the KIMBAL engineered lighting range from DOT Downlights.

The New Zealand- based brand under the Pierlite portfolio has over 40 years of experience in the lighting industry and this new offering boasts stylish and adjustable forward-thinking luminaire design. Featuring four distinct lighting solutions; fixed and adjustable recessed downlights, surface mounted downlights and spot lights.


Incorporating only the best in chassis component materials, LED light sources, electronics, sustainability and ease of installation, the KIMBAL engineered range offers a comprehensive, elegant and functional solution.

“Our ongoing commitment to quality throughout design, development and production remains evident across the KIMBAL engineered range, showcased in its construction and ease of installation, advanced glare-control technology and visual comfort, aesthetics and performance,” said Paul Austin, GM of DOT Downlights.

“The KIMBAL engineered range encompasses advanced LED technology, increased environmental consideration and seamless design. For example, the Adjustable Recessed KA6 series features an exclusive heatsink to assist in lifespan, optional remote blue-tooth-compatible multi-wattage drivers and a tool-free mounting system. Alternatively, the Surface Mounted Series features unique architectural details and flexibility. Offering design-freedom in all ceiling structures, it can be surface mounted, tube suspended or cable suspended.”

Helping to achieve the balance of performance, design and energy efficiency required in commercial use, DOT Downlights takes its responsibility to the progression of the industry, communities and future generations seriously. Ensuring the element of sustainability, the KIMBAL engineered range is available in 3500K, specifically to comply with 2020 J6 regulations, and every element of the KIMBAL engineered chassis is either recyclable, reusable or compostable. It is designed to enable replacement of LED light sources and electronic control gear to uptake future technology advances or at end of life. The KIMBAL engineered range boasts significant lifetime characteristics and a 20-year chassis warranty to challenge industry benchmarks.

Established in 1972 by Frank Austin, Nimbus Lighting, the producer of DOT Downlights, has evolved significantly in response to technological advances and through the encouragement of feedback from stakeholders, including developers, electrical contractors, lighting designers and distributors.

Introducing the first LED to its range 10 years ago, DOT Downlights developed the platforms equipped to house the technology for almost a dozen unique solutions and has gained industry-wide recognition with nine luminaire design awards.

Images Via Pierlite


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