Philips LED Lightbulb is First 60-W Equivalent to Earn Energy Star Qualification

Feb 18, 2011 The world’s first LED replacement for a 60-watt incandescent bulb is now also the first to earn ENERGY STAR qualification.  Philips Lighting announced that the Philips AmbientLED 12.5 watt (also sold professionally under the Philips EnduraLED brand) has met or exceeded the quality and energy efficiency requirements for a 60-watt LED equivalent set forth by ENERGY STAR, proving that it is a highly-efficient, cost-effective lighting option for consumers. The bulb lasts 25 times longer and uses 80 percent less energy than the 60-watt incandescent bulb it was designed to replace.

 To earn an ENERGY STAR label, a 60-watt LED equivalent must have a minimum light output of 800 lumens, a color temperature of 2700K (for soft white light), color rendering index (CRI) of 80 and a minimum three year warranty, among other requirements.   The Philips AmbientLED meets or exceeds these requirements with 806 lumens, 2700K, a CRI of 80 and a six year warranty.

www.newscenter.philips.com


Author:  BIO T&T

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