Home / About Kichler / News Room / Kichler Press Releases / 12-20-11 Hardscape Accent Lights Kichler's Design Pro LED Hardscape, Deck, Step and Bench Accent Lights Available in Three New Finishes New Finishes Coordinate Lighting with Most Popular Stone and Deck Colors CLEVELAND – Jan. 19, 2012 – Kichler Lighting has expanded its offering of popular Design Pro LED Hardscape, Deck, Step & Bench Accent Lights with three new finishes to complement today’s most popular stone and deck colors. Perfect for illuminating retaining walls, columns, fences, bridges, decks, steps, handrails and a variety of other outdoor applications, these energy-efficient lights continue to offer versatility, durability and easy installation for landscape architects, installers and contractors.“These new colors meet contractors’ needs to efficiently light even the tightest spaces in a wider variety of stone and deck applications,” said Jeffrey Dross, Kichler’s corporate director of education and industry trends. “Additionally, they give homeowners the ambience desired for enjoying their outdoor living areas and the benefit of low maintenance.” New finish options include Sand (SD) – Ideal for sandstone, river rock and naturally-toned retaining walls or stone work, as well as light-colored natural or composite decking.Gray (GRY) – Great for slate, charcoal and other heather-toned retaining walls or stone work. Also ideal for clay, slate gray or smoky-colored composite and finished natural decking.Textured White (WHT) – Use with white or ivory stone, white privacy fences, lattices, decking, pergolas, etc. This finish can also be used for wood and vinyl. With a 40,000-hour lifespan, Kichler’s hardscape lights emit a warm, white light using 75 percent less energy than incandescent lights. Available in three sizes (6.9”, 12.9” and 18.9”) with three, six and nine individual LEDs respectively, these energy efficient fixtures feature a slim 2/3” profile and low heat output. They are fully sealed and potted to resist moisture, as well as outdoor-rated powder paint-coated die cast aluminum or die cast brass for the ultimate weather protection. Additionally, they come with an unprecedented 15-year residential-use warranty on LEDcomponents.Hard-mounting with just two screws on virtually any surface, these fixtures offer easy installation. For hardscape applications, two types of accessory brackets allow for mounting on flat ledges and vertical surfaces. They can accommodate all varieties of retrofit and new-build applications.Kichler’s first product offering is also available in Textured Architectural Bronze, Bronzed Brass, and Copper finishes. Kichler® is a world leader in decorative lighting and ceiling fans, encompassing more than 3,000 products, including chandeliers, wall sconces, bath lighting, ceiling fans, under-cabinet lighting, landscape lighting, outdoor lighting, lamps, mirrors and accessories. A leader in energy-efficient technology, Kichler’s line of Design Pro LED fixtures feature several winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award, sponsored by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Lighting Association. Kichler products can be purchased at independent lighting showrooms nationwide. View Kichler products, as well as interactive electronic catalogs, at www.kichler.com.