Affineon Lighting illuminates Cree's gymnasium with LED high bay fixture

July 28, 2010
Date Announced: 28 Jul 2010 Coral Springs, Florida - Affineon Lighting, a privately held company that manufactures and develops high performance LED lighting fixtures for architectural and commercial applications, announced today that it’s Bay series fixture, which uses Cree LED’s has been installed at Cree’s employee gymnasium at their corporate headquarters in Durham, North Carolina.“We’re extremely excited to have the opportunity to be involved with an industry leader like Cree and we feel it speaks volumes that they chose Affineon to develop a fixture for their own facility” stated Teddy Van Bemmel, Partner and Executive VP of Sales and Marketing. “This project really showcases where Affineon is headed both in the technical design and efficiencies that we’re achieving with high powered LEDs.”“The High Bay Series fixture looks like most typical bay fixtures but with a designer flair but we’ve used an LED engine populated with Cree LED’s instead of the typical HID lamp” stated Woody Smith, CEO of Affineon Lighting. “The project replaced 28, 350 watt fixtures with an equal amount of Affineon LED High Bay fixtures which only draw 180 watts of power each. The LED lights delivered over 65% more lumens to the gym floor while cutting the energy usage by 49%. When you start looking at those types of figures it can be a very compelling argument for change.”About Affineon LightingAffineon Lighting was founded in 2005 to explore the new opportunities presented in high power, solid state LED lighting. Affineon has developed lighting fixtures for several major lighting manufacturers in the US and Europe. Affineon Lighting recognizes that LED solid state lighting represents a paradigm shift in the lighting industry. We have devoted the last four years researching LED technology and developing a wide range of products to produce LED fixtures for key market segments. Our focus is to be the premiere, market driven, product development and manufacturing company in the LED lighting space.

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