ATLANTA, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether being environmentally conscious or just looking to save some "green" this spring, P&F is bringing consumers the ultimate in energy efficient with the new line of Philips TVs. LED televisions on the market today are some of the thinnest and best performing units available, using less power and eliminating the use of mercury in the backlighting, making them the right choice for the eco-conscious TV fan.
With the highest resolution of HD for best picture quality, Perfect Pixel HD Engine for unrivaled clarity, and Perfect Natural Motion for a sharper picture, Philips LED televisions are the top-of-the-line choice for a great viewing experience. Plus, offering 40 percent more energy efficiency than LCDs, and low cost availability at stores like Costco, LED is as much about being "green" as saving "green."
"This time of year, consumers are looking for exciting and affordable home improvements, and LED just makes sense," Todd Richardson, senior vice president of sales and marketing for P&F, exclusive licensee for Philips consumer televisions and home theaters in North America. "By making a smart television purchase and making small changes in viewing habits or their viewing environment, consumer can do their part for the earth and their wallets."
In addition to new LED "green" benefits of using less energy and eliminating mercury in the backlighting, consumers can go a little greener with any television this spring.
Philips offers the following tips:
- Turn on the power-saver mode to cut down on power consumption. Most consumers don't know this even exists, so check out your manual and save on your electricity.
- Control room lighting by dimming the lights. Consider blackout shades that not only set the TV mood, but offer thermal benefits like keeping rooms more temperate and insulated.
- Make a simple switch to be more energy conscious on Facebook by joining Philips A Simple Switch Fan Page or visit Philip's www.asimpleswitch.com to learn the color of your energy and ways to save with energy tips. Starting on Earth Day (April 22) register for a chance to win a Philips LED and other great prizes with the Philips Energy Shaker promotion on asimpleswitch.com.
- Don't forget to properly dispose of the old TV by donating, repurposing or recycling. Explore www.recycle.philips.com or other associations such Earth 911 for recycle options.
Philips' LED televisions are available today in many models and at many price points, including a range at Costco nationwide from $599.99 to $1,199.99.
P&F is a subsidiary of the Funai Electric Co., LTD, Inc. and is the exclusive licensee for Philips consumer televisions and home theater and Philips Hospitality in North America. Funai Electric Co., Ltd., established in 1961, is headquartered in Osaka, Japan and is listed in the Tokyo Securities Exchange First Section (6839). In addition to the consumer electronic product brands sold by FUNAI Corporation and the products sold by other FUNAI sales and marketing companies in Asia, Europe, and South America, Funai Electric Company, Ltd. is a major original equipment manufacturer (OEM) supplier for appliance, consumer electronics, computer, and computer peripheral companies on a global basis.
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