LIVERMORE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/31/11 -- Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today announced that luminaire manufacturer Ilsung Moolsan of Korea has selected energy-efficient Bridgelux LED arrays for the installation of 1000 of their high quality high performance downlights at the new Sheraton Hotel at D-Cube City in Seoul. Bridgelux's award-winning RS and ES LED arrays are specified to light various areas of the hotel including lobby, lounge, public gathering areas, banquet halls, and the indoor swimming pool and sauna. Incorporating the new LED lighting will reduce energy consumed by up to 63 percent compared to the typical use of halogen and compact fluorescent downlights in these areas of the hotel.
'We selected Bridgelux LED arrays as the light source for our luminaires because they deliver the high quality of light and product reliability demanded by both our company and the Sheraton Hotel's rigorous lighting standards,' explained John Cho, President of Ilsung Moolsan. 'The Bridgelux arrays offer a high quality, highly cost-effective and easy to integrate solution while providing the beautiful, natural warm white light required for this high-end hotel environment.'
Bridgelux provides the industry's broadest range of high quality, high performance LED light sources, enabling lighting OEMs to develop an expanding portfolio of energy efficient lighting products to satisfy the power saving requirements without sacrificing the light quality required by the rapidly transforming lighting Industry and to support government-led programs such as the Korean Government's 'LED Lighting 2060 Plan,' announced in June to promote greater energy efficiency by increasing the use of LED lighting.
'Bridgelux is very pleased to have been selected by Ilsung Moolsan to provide the solid state light source for their down lights,' said Jim Miller, chief sales and marketing officer at Bridgelux. 'The collaboration between Ilsung Moolsan and the Sheraton organization is an outstanding example for any hotel looking to gain significant and immediate savings. Switching to LED lighting now offers not only energy savings and maintenance avoidance, but also delivers the quality of light demanded by even the top hotels in the industry.'
Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies and solutions transforming the $40 billion global lighting industry into a $100 billion market opportunity. Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a pioneer in solid state lighting (SSL), expanding the market for light-emitting diode (LED) technologies by driving down the cost of LED lighting systems. Bridgelux's patented light source technology replaces traditional technologies (such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and high intensity discharge lighting) with integrated, solid state lighting solutions that enable lamp and luminaire manufacturers to provide high performance and energy-efficient white light for the rapidly growing interior and exterior lighting markets, including street lights, commercial lighting and consumer applications. With more than 550 patent applications filed or granted worldwide, Bridgelux is the only vertically integrated LED manufacturer and developer of solid state light sources that designs its solutions specifically for the lighting industry. For more information about the company, please visit www.bridgelux.com