lighting products

Para-Lite™ 2 (Style 2 and 3)

The Para-Lite 2™ is an extremely efficient louver that maintains excellent low brightness. The 1-1/2” x 1-1/2” x 1” parabolic cell provides a bolder appearance in fixtures or luminous ceiling applications, with numerous perimeter variations and color options available.


Medical facilities, department stores, conference rooms, entries and corridors, perimeter lighting, computer rooms and elevators.


Parabolic louver provides maximum illumination efficiency and excellent low brightness qualities.

Parabolic louvers are the most sophisticated and optically precise lighting control panels available in the industry.

The proper installation, care and handling of these louvers will ensure excellent light control and product serviceability for many years.

Panels will sometimes require additional cutting for proper installation.


Material: Polystyrene

These louvers are one piece injection molded of polystyrene base material with all parabolic surfaces prepared with a primary undercoat and a highly specular vacuum metalized finish.

Style 2 – Ceiling Style
Style 2 is designed to fit any standard 1’ x 4’, 2’ x 2’ and 2’ x 4’ grid systems.

Style 3 – Fixture Style
Style 3 louver panels have an integrally molded flange on all sides to fit 2’ x 2’ or 2’ x 4’ fluorescent fixtures. Cell size: 1-1/2” x 1-1/2” x 1” square cell, providing 31° shielding from all angles. This louver has an efficiency of not less than 51.9% and a VCP index rating of .93 (specular silver finish). Sizes are nominal. Please check customer service for exact sizes of each style.

Care and Handling
Great care should be exercised when handling parabolic louvers, avoiding contact with oily and/or foreign substances. Always handle louver panels with clean white gloves – never use bare hands. Always install these louvers after the space has been completed and is ready for occupancy – never during construction.