Cleveland, Ohio The new, high–efficiency Immersion LED Display Lighting RV30 Series from Lumination–the GE Consumer & Industrial business that invented the LED refrigerated display lighting category–offers significant energy savings compared with fluorescent lamp systems. It delivers 29% more energy savings and 28% more light versus Lumination's early–generation LED solutions.
''Immersion is a natural progression for this GE solution,'' said Philip Fritz, product manager of LED display lighting at Lumination. ''Our LED refrigerated display case lighting installation at Walmart represents the single largest application of white LEDs replacing fluorescent lighting in a retail display setting. We're building on that legacy of excellence by giving our LED system a proper name and giving our customers an improved solution that speaks to their needs for GE quality, enhanced energy efficiency and warmer colors.'' ?
GE's new Immersion RV30 Series increases energy savings because it now runs on just 29 watts per door. Such low operating wattage reduces energy consumption from case lighting up to 84 percent compared with T10 VHO fluorescent systems – 145 watts for the RV30 Series compared with 894 watts for T10 VHO. The new LED system's 50,000–hour rated life significantly reduces maintenance costs and hassles.
If a retailer replaces T8 fluorescent lamps with ImmersionLED light fixtures in 100 refrigerated case doors in each of its 100 stores, the reduction in energy usage could save over $548,000 and reduce CO2 emissions by over 5.2 million pounds annually over the long 50,000–hour rated life of the LED system (assumes 24/7 operation at a cost of $0.10/kwh). It's the equivalent of planting over 650 acres of trees each year.