TCP Earns LightFair Innovation Award for New CFL & LED Products

May 25, 2011, 10:56 ET from TCP

AURORA, Ohio, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TCP, the leader in energy efficient lighting technology is proud to announce that it is a recipient of two different Innovation Awards during the 2011 LightFair International show, which was held in Philadelphia, PA from May 17-20.  Receiving recognition for their advancements in technology and design were TCP's all-new TruStart™ CFL and the n:fusion™ PAR 38 / PAR30 LEDs, which were introduced by TCP at the show.

TCP's new TruStart CFLs are the world's first programmed-instant start CFLs, and provide an extremely fast run up time of 15 to 20 seconds using TCP's exclusive micro-chip controlled ballast technology. These new lamps have an unparalleled life rating of 20,000 hours, and are perfectly compatible with occupancy sensors. TruStart CFLs will be available in 13 watt, 18 watt, and 23 watt Springlamps® later this year.

Also recognized at LightFair, TCP's n:fusion™ LED lamps provide the industry's best directional light output performance by combining cutting-edge ballast technology, innovative optical design, plus TCP's advanced LED driver componentry, making them excellent alternatives to traditional PAR halogens. TCP n:fusion LED lamps include PAR20, PAR30, PAR38 applications and will be available this summer.

"We are very excited to have received these awards for our TruStart and n:fusion products," said Ellis Yan, CEO at TCP.  "Being recognized by industry professionals for our dedication to creating new and innovative products is truly an honor."

TCP is the global leader in energy efficient lighting innovations dedicated to creating high-quality products that are brighter, longer lasting and better for the environment.  From its U.S. headquarters outside Cleveland, Ohio, the company markets a variety of energy efficient lighting products for professional, specifier and consumer markets under several brands including TCP, TCP Pro, SpringLight™, DuraBright™, Lightstyles™ and TCP EcoVations™.  TCP's extensive product line includes compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), LED lamps and fixtures, halogen lamps, cold cathode lamps, exit and emergency lighting, HID, decorative and outdoor fixtures, as well as a linear fixtures, lamps, and ballast offerings.  TCP is a privately held company employing more than 200 people in Northeast Ohio.  For more information, visit us at or call (800) 324-1496.


Lesley Matt

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