TCP Widens Availability of TruDim™ CFL Offering

Sep 07, 2011, 11:29 ET from TCP

AURORA, Ohio, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TCP, the leader in compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) products, is pleased to announce complete availability of its TruDim™ CFL series. These exciting products further enhance TCP's industry-leading line-up of energy efficient CFLs that pave the way for a smooth transition for the government mandated move away from inefficient incandescent light bulbs.

The newly available TCP TruDim SpringLamp® full-spiral configuration and the new R40 floodlight, round out the TruDim product line, providing customers with the best dimming CFL for nearly every application. TruDim is the only CFL with a dimming range from 100% to 2%. This lamp also delivers the longest rated life for dimming products at 12,000 hours, reaches full brightness in seconds, and has on/off capabilities at low dim levels. Featuring patent pending TCP technology, these new CFLs utilize unique GreenChip™ by NXP micro-chip componentry to better manage lamp voltage, resulting in unprecedented dimming performance. Along with the new SpringLamp and R40 lamps, TCP offers the TruDim in 14 watt R20, 16 watt R30, 15 or 16 watt A-lamp, and 15 watt G-25 Globe configurations, all in a full complement of color temperatures.

"We are excited to have the full line of TruDim products available," said Jim Crowcroft, Vice President of Marketing. "TCP's TruDim CFLs dim just like an incandescent. And now having these lamps available in a SpringLamp configuration widens the possibilities and gives consumers more choices for energy efficient options."

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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