Energy Star

Cree LED Lighting: An ENERGY STAR®  Partner Man with Boy

As an ENERGY STAR® partner, Cree, Inc. Lighting supports the ENERGY STAR program and its efforts to inform consumers and to protect our environment for future generations. Products that earn the ENERGY STAR for Solid-State Lighting meet energy efficiency and performance guidelines set by the US Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These guidelines help to protect consumer's interests by ensuring that qualifying products meet certain efficacy, lifetime, color rendering and color quality specifications. Cree, Inc. Lighting is proud to offer a variety of ENERGY STAR qualified products, which meet and exceed these guidelines.

LED Downlights Performance Values ENERGY STAR Minimums Cree LED Lighting
Efficacy 42 LPW 42 to 93 LPW
Color Rendering Index 80 80-95
Rated Lifetime 25,000 hours 35,000-50,000 hours
Minimum Lumen Output ≤4.5" diameter 345 lumens 575-600 lumens
Minimum Lumen Output >4.5" diameter 575 lumens 650-1800 lumens

Performance Values for LED Downlights ENERGY STAR Minimums Cree LED Lighting
Efficacy 40 LPW - Directional
50 LPW - Omnidirectional 
50-85 LPW
Color Rendering Index 80 80-95
Rated Lifetime 25,000 hours 35,000-50,000 hours
Lumen Output 200 min. lumens 450-1000 lumens

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