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Cree demonstrates prototype LR6 LED Downlight

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree
is demonstrating a prototype version of the LR6 LED recessed
 downlight that consumes just 6.5 W of electricity, resulting in 665 lumens,
an efficacy of 102 lumens per watt and a power factor greater than 0.9.

Shown at LIGHTFAIR International in New York, the high-efficiency LR6
 prototype features TrueWhite technology, resulting in a 92 color rendering
index and a 3500 K color temperature.

"By using the latest Cree LEDs, the Xlamp XP-G, we were able to achieve
this great efficiency," said Gerry Negley, chief technologist for Cree LED
Lighting. "We continue to push the envelope with LED technology-because
consumers deserve high-quality light without toxic mercury or wasted

May 5, 2009  By Energy Management

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