Future Lighting Solutions and Variometal install 100%-LED HBF stores in Brazil

Nov. 30, 2011
Date Announced: 30 Nov 2011 Sao Paulo, Brazil - Future Lighting Solutions is pleased to announce the successful completion of a major lighting project with Variometal in São Paulo, Brazil.The challenge was to replace conventional halogen bulbs with solid-state lighting in HBF stores, including display windows, stock areas and dressing rooms. The result is 200 square meters of solid-state illumination that consuming 2,300W, saving nearly 70% in energy consumption.The Future Lighting Solutions team assisted Variometal in determining the LED specifications and ultimately recommended a comprehensive design featuring LUXEON® Rebel LEDs and Dialight Lumidrives power solutions. “Thanks to technical support and in-stock availability from Future Lighting Solutions, the project was able to be completed within a very short time from inception to installation,” said Eduardo Lopes of Variometal, who was impressed not only with the energy savings but also with the near-zero maintenance costs, as well as the elimination of any IR or UV radiation emitted by traditional lighting which can discolor merchandise over time.The project was such a resounding success that the company has decided to adopt the same lighting concept in all of their other 20 existing stores throughout Brazil, as well as in new stores as they open. “We look forward to continuing to work with Variometal in improving the lighting quality and efficiency in the remainder of the HBF stores, said Anthony Sarakinos, Corporate Vice President of Sales for Future Lighting Solutions. Sarakinos continued, “Whether customers are looking to refurbish, retrofit or install new lighting from scratch, we can assist in coordinating total system solutions including design, product selection, testing, simulation and installation for projects anywhere in the world.”About Future Lighting SolutionsFuture Lighting Solutions is a leading provider of solid-state lighting technologies, engineering expertise and online simulation and design tools to facilitate application development and accelerate customers’ time to market. Our comprehensive portfolio includes a broad selection of LED system components, as well as integrated or customized solutions to enable cost effective, energy efficient lighting applications. From retrofitting bulbs to building LED systems from the ground up, we offer industry leading LEDs, optical solutions, power modules and ICs, passive and active thermal solutions, light engines, modular systems, planar lighting and remote phosphor technologies. Our world-class team of lighting experts, along with our global lighting resource centers, supply chain solutions and network of specialized partners, ensures the highest quality solid-state lighting solutions for customers.The company is a division of Future Electronics. For more information visit: www.FutureLightingSolutions.com.

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