Cree Sets Efficiency Standard with Commercially Available 150 Lumens-Per-Watt Troffer

DURHAM, NC — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) introduces the ZR High-Efficacy (HE) LED troffer, an industry-leading commercial specification-grade troffer designed to reduce energy consumption by 70 percent when compared to traditional fluorescent troffers, enabling greater design freedom for customers looking to achieve LEED certification. Cree’s vertical integration and LED lighting system development expertise has outpaced the industry once again by bringing a commercially available 150-lumens-per-watt LED troffer to market. With a 100,000-hour lifetime—twice as long as comparable LED troffers—and an industry-leading, 10-year limited warranty, the Cree® ZRHE LED troffer is the ideal replacement for healthcare, petroleum, commercial building and other applications demanding extreme reliability and long product lifetime.

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The ZRHE LED troffer features Cree TrueWhite® Technology and delivers 4000 lumens of the industry’s best colour quality in both 2′ x 2′ and 2′ x 4′ configurations. With 0-10V dimming capabilities standard, the ZRHE Series LED troffer can deliver even greater energy savings and help meet emerging energy codes for new and retrofit installations that require 24/7 operation.

“The Cree ZRHE LED troffer pushes the limits of LED technology, redefining the standard for the commercial specification-grade market by delivering the breakthrough combination of energy savings, superior colour quality and reduced maintenance costs,” said Norbert Hiller, Cree executive vice president, lighting. “Cree’s latest innovation delivers benefits customers have not had before and eliminates the need for compromised fluorescent alternatives.”

The Cree ZR High Efficacy LED troffer is available through distribution throughout the United States and Canada. Please visit http://www.creecanada.com/products/led-interior/troffers/zr-series for more information.