Cree Sets New 5-Year Warranty Standard for LED Fixtures

May 11, 2010
Date Announced: 11 May 2010 DURHAM, N.C. -— Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq:CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces it is extending the warranty on its entire family of fixture products to five years.“We have almost 20,000 hours of real-world data on products from our early installations nearly three years ago, and the performance is rock solid,” said Ty Mitchell, Cree vice president and general manager, LED Lighting. “Lengthening the warranty lets our customers know that Cree stands behind the long-term performance and reliability of our fixtures.” Cree’s fixture portfolio includes the CR6, LR4 and LR6 recessed downlights and the LR24 architectural LED troffer, all of which are installed in restaurants, offices and commercial spaces across the United States. All of Cree’s recessed downlights are ENERGY STAR® qualified for commercial and residential applications. About CreeCree is leading the LED lighting revolution and setting the stage to obsolete the incandescent light bulb through the use of energy-efficient, environmentally friendly LED lighting. Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications.Cree’s product families include LED fixtures and bulbs, blue and green LED chips, high-brightness LEDs, lighting-class power LEDs, power-switching devices and radio-frequency/wireless devices. Cree solutions are driving improvements in applications such as general illumination, backlighting, electronic signs and signals, variable-speed motors, and wireless communications.For additional product and company information, please refer to To learn more about the LED Lighting Revolution, please visit

Michelle Murray Cree, Inc. Corporate Communications (919) 313-5505 [email protected]

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