2/15/2013<< Back to Facilities Management Press Releases Home
PolyBrite International Releases DesignLights Consortium Qualified Borealis T8 LED Lamp
Naperville, IL—PolyBrite International, developer of energy efficient Borealis® LED lamps and light systems announced today that the Borealis T8 LED Tube is listed on the DesignLights™ Consortium’s Qualified Products List (DLC QPL). The DLC QPL is a listing of independently verified high efficiency lighting products which provides a central place for utilities and energy efficiency program administrators to access qualified products for consideration in their incentive promotions throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The DLC’s main objective is to ensure that high-quality, energy-efficient lighting design becomes commonplace in all commercial lighting installations. High efficiency LED fixtures on the QPL, which includes categories of product types not currently covered by Energy Star, are eligible for state and utility energy efficiency program incentives.
"PolyBrite is pleased to have the Borealis T8 Tube pass the strict performance criteria of the DLC," said Carl Scianna, President and CEO of PolyBrite International. Mr. Scianna further added, "The DLC listing is an important resource for energy efficiency commercial programs, and we are committed to offering only the highest quality LED products to our customers who will benefit from the cost savings.”
The Borealis DLC qualified T8 Tube is a high quality, environmentally friendly, and energy efficient replacement for traditional power consuming fluorescent tube fixtures. The Borealis T8 tube eliminates the need for ballasts in any retrofit or new installation, significantly reducing maintenance costs. The high lumen output is a superior alternative to traditional lighting sources, delivering significant energy savings and fast payback periods.
In addition to being is listed on the DLC QPL, the Borealis T8 tube is UL Classified, ROHS Compliant, suitable for refrigeration applications and is warranted for an industry high of five years.
PolyBrite International, Inc. has established itself as an innovative global LED lighting technology company since 1995. PolyBrite has dedicated 17 years of experience in designing and manufacturing sustainable LED lighting solutions that deliver outstanding energy reduction without sacrificing performance and light quality. With a strong commitment to minimizing environmental impact, PolyBrite manufactures innovative, energy-efficient LED lighting solutions under its BOREALIS® brand providing energy and maintenance savings solutions. More information on PolyBrite’s Borealis brand of products is available on the Internet at www.polybrite.com or www.borealislighting.com or by calling 1-800-320-3801.