MaxLite adds LED flat panels and area lights to expanding roster of DesignLights Consortium-certified products

Aug. 13, 2012
Date Announced: 13 Aug 2012 West Caldwell, New Jersey - Building on its reputation as an innovative provider of energy efficient lighting for indoor and outdoor applications, MaxLite® introduces new DesignLights™ Consortium (DLC) approved LED Flat Panels and Area Lights for commercial markets, which join MaxLite’s extensive list of DLC-approved LED indoor and outdoor luminaires that qualify for utility rebates nationwide.“We are proud to expand our Flat Panel and Area Light lines with our highly value-engineered LED luminaires, which demonstrate high quality and meet the tough requirements set forth by the DLC,” said Pat Treadway, Director of Product Marketing for MaxLite. “The LED Flat Panels are energy efficient lighting solutions for commercial, office, institutional and hospitality applications, while our LED Area Lights are perfect for outdoor parking, area and pedestrian applications. The fixtures use state-of-the-art thermal management technologies to maximize the long life and high performance of LEDs.” For use with 120- to 277-volt systems, these newly DLC-approved LED fixtures are backed by a five-year-limited warranty and have a long L70 life of 50,000 hours:• MaxLite’s 60-watt, 2’x4’ Direct Lit Flat Panels “Performance Series”, a new generation of value-engineered LED Flat Panels, join the Direct Lit 2’x2’ LED Flat Panels, in 45- and 60-watt models in 3500K and 5000K CCTs, on the DLC-approved Products List. Offered in 1’x4’, 2’x2’ and 2’x4’ sizes in 3500K, 4100K and 5000K correlated color temperatures (CCT), the Performance Series LED Flat Panel is the ideal energy efficient replacements for fluorescent lighting fixtures in drop or T-grid ceilings requiring a minimum installation depth. These fixtures exceed a minimum CRI of 82 and enable even light distribution to create stress-free environments and are dimmable to meet user preference. To view the 2’x4’ data sheet, please visit • The new 140-watt LED Area Light in 5000K CCT now joins the 70- and 100-watt versions on the DLC list. Designed to replace up to 400-watt metal halide and high-pressure sodium fixtures, the LED Area Light delivers 8400 lumens and offer a full cutoff in a Type V distribution. To view the 140-watt LED Area Light data sheet, please visit For more information about the family of LED Area Lights, please visit on the DLC list are the full cutoff LED Wall Packs in 20-, 30-, 40- and 70-watt models and 40- and 70-watt LED Parking Garage Luminaires, all available in 5000K in standard bronze or white finishes. These outdoor luminaires are maintenance free, energy efficient alternatives to traditional fluorescent and HID fixtures for industrial and commercial environments. For more information about full cutoff LED Wall Packs, please visit For more information on the LED Parking Garage Canopy Luminaires, please visit These DLC-approved LED fixtures have been added to MaxLite’s extensive database of more than 2,000 national rebates identified by SKU and outlined with their available rebate amounts in a complete state-by-state listing of more than 100 utilities and regions. This database can be accessed at’s full-time application engineers are available to develop full project lighting layouts and spacing criteria, upon request.For hi-res images, please visit About the DesignLights ConsortiumThe DesignLights™ Consortium (DLC) is a collaboration of utility companies and regional energy efficiency organizations that is committed to raising awareness of the benefits of efficient lighting in commercial buildings. The DLC helps builders, architects, designers, and commercial property owners to implement improved design practices in all areas of the commercial lighting market while ensuring that high-quality, energy efficient lighting design becomes commonplace in all lighting installations.About MaxLite ( global manufacturing and marketing expertise that dates back to 1955, MaxLite was one of the first movers into LED technology in the industry. Committed to energy efficiency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2009, MaxLite established the MaxLED® brand, an extensive line of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures featuring innovative LED luminaires and lamps using the latest state-of-the-art LED technology, ranging from the award-winning Flat Panel collection, to the best-selling outdoor lineup, Plug-and-Play light bars and lamps. Out of the company’s two main distribution centers, conveniently located in West Caldwell, New Jersey and Rancho Cucamonga, California, MaxLite ships products within the continental United States within one to three days on standard orders. Through MaxLite’s innovative research and development capabilities in its California office, MaxLite continues to be at the forefront of energy efficient technologies. For more information about MaxLite and its products, call 800-555-5629, fax 973-244-7333, email [email protected], or tweet us at

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