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These 3D Printed Luminaires Expand on Design Without Compromising Health

Cooper’s PrentaLux line offers sustainable options in a range of pendant styles, colors, and textures.

The design variations within the new PrentaLux line of 3D-printed luminaires add up quickly—designers can specify any combination from four performance pendants, 16 hospitality pendants, 18 colors, three inner textures, and three outer textures. But the sustainability benefits remain constant across the line with recycled or bio-based content, recycled packaging, and full chemical transparency.

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In comparison with a downlight manufactured using the conventional aluminum die casting method, a 3D-printed luminaire involves 76 percent lower carbon emissions in both materials and manufacturing.


As of 2023, all PrentaLux products are produced with at least 55 percent bio-circular materials. These are recycled or bio-based materials that come from waste streams certified by the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification—and include used cooking oil and tall oil from the wood processing industry.


The products are produced in a manufacturing facility where over 99 percent of all generated waste is diverted from landfills, either through reclamation or through incineration for energy.


The downlights are shipped in paper and cardboard packaging with a minimum of 80 percent recycled paper content.


All the products in the PrentaLux line carry the International Living Future Institute’s Declare Label, certifying that they are either Red List Approved or Red List Free. This means that either 99 percent or 100 percent, respectively, of all materials in the product have been disclosed.

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