Toshiba supplies LED lamps to Energy Star-qualified building in Rockefeller Center

May 7, 2013
Date Announced: 07 May 2013 BRIGHT LIGHTS, GREATER EFFICIENCYWhen one of the tallest buildings located in the iconic Rockefeller Center needed help with its goal of becoming ENERGY STAR® qualified, it turned to Toshiba LED Lighting.Toshiba’s MR16 and PAR38 lamps were used to phase out traditional incandescent lamp sources at 1251 Avenue of the Americas. Since 2011, more than 600 lamps throughout the building have been upgraded to Toshiba LEDs. Additional replacements are planned for 2013 to provide even greater savings, improved efficiency, reduced maintenance costs and enhanced light quality over the previous light sources.BIG SAVINGS IN THE BIG APPLEThanks to the LED lighting used throughout many of the lobbies, hallways, offices, conference rooms and reception areas, the retrofit has resulted in a 79% reduction in kWhs per year and an average return on the initial investment of less than three months.** Based on $0.095 kWh electricity / 24h a dayTOSHIBA LED LIGHTING PRODUCTS:• Provide superior light quality with a variety of color temperatures and distributions• Use up to 85% less energy than incandescent and halogen lamps• Contain no mercury or lead• Reach full brightness instantly• Emit up to 70% less UV rays• Are backed by a Toshiba five-year limited warrantyWhen it comes to a building of any size – five rooms or 50 floors – Toshiba LED Lighting provides exceptional quality, savings and overall peace of mind. Just what 1251 Avenue of the Americas needed, and exactly what it was able to achieve.Toshiba’s LED Lighting team is committed to offering quality engineered products, unparalleled service and a five-year limited warranty. For more information, visit

Tammy Impagliazzo Director of Marketing LED Lighting Systems Division Office: 713-466-0277 EXT: 3303

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