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Cree introduces new LED light bulbs that save 84% energy compared to

Cree introduces new LED light bulbs that save 84% energy compared to traditional bulbs LED chip, lamp and lighting fixture maker Cree Inc of Durham, NC, USA has introduced new LED light bulbs that it says save 84% energy compared to traditional bulbs. "The Cree LED light bulb was designed to offer consumers a no-compromise lighting experience at a compelling price," says Cree’s chairman & CEO Chuck Swoboda. "Over the last couple of years we recognized that the consumer is instrumental in the adoption of LED lighting, but we needed to give them a reason to switch. We believe this breakthrough LED bulb will, for the first time, give consumers a reason to upgrade the billions of energy-wasting light bulbs.” Designed to last 25,000 hours (25 times longer than typical incandescent light bulbs), the new bulbs are illuminated by Cree LED Filament Tower Technology. Boasting a shap...

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