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Verbatim LED Retrofit Lamps Awarded the ENERGY STAR®

9 Jan 2012

High performance, cost efficient selection of LED lamps now available

Charlotte, NC –  Verbatim Americas, LLC, a member of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC) group, announces the official ENERGY STAR® qualification of its new line of PAR-type retrofit LED lamps, all with the quality and energy efficiency requirement set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE).

Certified based on strict criteria, Verbatim ENERGY STAR LED lamps assure users high efficiency and long lifetime with consistent color output, translating into considerable reductions in energy consumption and maintenance costs. Verbatim ENERGY STAR LED lamps qualify for utility rebates and are backed by a 5 year warranty.

Verbatim’s ENERGY STAR qualified LED retrofit lamp product line includes:

–          PAR20  – 3000K, 500 lumen output and 9 watts

–          PAR30  – 2700K, 740 lumen output and 14 watts

–          PAR30 – 3000K, 800 lumen output and 14 watts

–          PAR38 – 2700K, 920 lumen output and 17 watts

–          PAR38 – 3000K , 1000 lumen output and 17 watts

“As a member of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC) group, the largest chemical company in Japan, Verbatim has the benefit of MCHC’s technology and expertise in the lighting industry,” said Ronan Ryan, Vice President of Lighting for Verbatim. “Receiving the ENERGY STAR qualification for these LED lamps is not only a seal of approval, but also an important step for Verbatim and our dedication to providing high performance, cost effective lighting solutions.”

ENERGY STAR qualified Verbatim PAR LED lamps provide high quality warm white light with uniform beam distributions, making them ideal for commercial environments such as hotels, restaurants, retail shops, corporate buildings, hospitals and more. When replacing traditional halogen PAR lamps, Verbatim ENERGY STAR LED lamps provide up to 80% reduction in energy consumption. Verbatim ENERGY STAR lamps are also fully dimmable and compatible with most commercial dimming systems.

For more information about Verbatim’s range of LED retrofit lamps, visit http://www.verbatimlighting.com/ENERGYSTAR.

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About ENERGY STAR

ENERGY STAR was started by the EPA in 1992. This market-based partnership was created to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency. In 2010, with the help of ENERGY STAR, Americans saved about $18 billion in energy bills while substantially lowering greenhouse gas emissions. The ENERGY STAR label can be found on more than 60 different products as well as new homes and commercial and industrial buildings that meet strict energy-efficiency specifications set by the EPA.

About Verbatim

For more than 40 years, Verbatim has been a leader and trusted brand in the data storage marketplace, offering a diverse product portfolio, which includes Blu-ray, DVDs, CDs, USB drives, memory cards, external hard drives, mice, keyboards and more. As a proud subsidiary of Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, a member of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC) group, Verbatim has coupled its innovation and sustainability with the vision of its parent company to enter the LED and OLED markets. Their commitment to future technologies has resulted in the development of high-quality solid state lighting that offers energy savings and provides excellent light quality. For more information, visit www.Verbatimlighting.com.

 

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Kirsten Richardson

Verbatim Americas LLC

Digital Marketing Associate

Tel: 704-547-6562

kirsten.richardson@verbatim.com

 

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