US Patent No. 9,651,227

LOW-PROFILE LIGHTING SYSTEM HAVING PIVOTABLE LIGHTING ENCLOSURE


Patent No. 9,651,227
Issue Date May 16, 2017
Title Low-profile Lighting System Having Pivotable Lighting Enclosure
Inventorship Paul Pickard, Acton, CA (US)
Robert Fletcher, Pasadena, CA (US)
Edward R Adams, Englewood, TN (US)
Assignee ECOSENSE LIGHTING INC., Los Angeles, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,651,227

1. A lighting system, comprising:
a first enclosure being elongated along a first longitudinal axis and being configured for mounting an array of a plurality
of lighting modules, the first enclosure including: two opposing end panels being spaced apart along the first longitudinal
axis; a first spaced-apart pair of opposing elongated side panels; a second spaced-apart pair of opposing elongated side panels;
and four elongated enclosure edges joining together the first and second pairs of the elongated side panels along the first
longitudinal axis;

a second enclosure being elongated along a second longitudinal axis and containing a lighting module power supply, the lighting
module power supply being configured for supplying power in the first enclosure to such plurality of lighting modules, the
second enclosure including: two additional opposing end panels being spaced apart along the second longitudinal axis; a third
spaced-apart pair of opposing elongated side panels; a fourth spaced-apart pair of opposing elongated side panels; and four
additional elongated enclosure edges joining together the third and fourth pairs of the elongated side panels along the second
longitudinal axis;

a pivotable joint assembly including a first pivot joint element being attached to a one of the first spaced-apart pair of
elongated side panels of the first enclosure and including a second pivot joint element being attached to a one of the end
panels of the second enclosure, the pivotable joint assembly having a pivotable joint axis, the pivotable joint axis being
parallel with the first and second longitudinal axes, the pivotable joint assembly being interposed between a one of the elongated
enclosure edges and a one of the additional elongated enclosure edges and being configured for constraining movement of the
first longitudinal axis relative to the second longitudinal axis as being around and parallel with the pivotable joint axis.