Global Lighting Leaders TCP, Inc. and Energy Focus, Inc. Partner for North American Distribution


AURORA, Ohio, Dec. 20 -- TCP, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), and Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI), the global leader in energy-efficient lighting technologies, have formed a strategic alliance to distribute LED lighting products throughout North America.

The partnership allows TCP to distribute certain Energy Focus products under its "Ecovations" lighting product line, which offers energy efficient lighting solutions for commercial and industrial applications. The products combine Energy Focus's expertise in LED technology with TCP's strategic sales channels and will include a variety of LED lighting sources, such as accent lighting, high and low bay lighting systems for cold storage applications, as well as an LED dock light fixture.

"TCP offers a clear path to distribute Energy Focus products quickly and efficiently," said John Davenport, CEO of Energy Focus, Inc. "The energy efficient lighting market is quickly evolving as the need to conserve energy becomes more prevalent in our society. Energy Focus's products can now reach additional markets with this strategic alliance."

TCP CEO Ellis Yan added, "TCP is committed to delivering the highest quality lighting products that most benefit the environment. This new relationship with Energy Focus complements our broad range of energy efficient lighting products, allowing us to offer even more sustainable lighting options to our customers."

About Energy Focus, Inc.
Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) (formerly Fiberstars, Inc.), designs, develops, manufactures and markets lighting systems for wide-ranging uses in both the general commercial and the pool and spa lighting markets. Energy Focus EFO® systems offer energy savings, heat dissipation and maintenance cost benefits over conventional lighting for multiple applications. The Company's headquarters are located at 32000 Aurora Rd., Solon, Ohio. The Company has additional offices in California, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Telephone: (440) 715-1300. For more information, see http://www.energyfocusinc.com/.

About TCP, Inc.
TCP, Inc., headquartered in Aurora, Ohio, drives lighting innovation for commercial, industrial and residential applications. As the leader in energy efficient lighting, TCP manufactures one million compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) per day, offers one of the largest number of ENERGY STAR approved products and distributes them throughout North America and abroad. TCP produces 70% of the CFLs on the U.S. market sold under a variety of name brand, private label and other lighting manufacturers, including n:vision at The Home Depot. The company's extensive product line also includes cold cathode, linear and high bay systems, exit and emergency lighting, HID, energy efficient fixtures, and LED lighting products/solutions. For more information, visit us at www.tcpi.com/ or call (800) 324-1496.

CONTACT: April Wonsick, +1-216-373-8272, awonsick@liggett.com, for Energy Focus, Inc.; or Public Relations Office of Energy Focus, Inc., +1-440-715-1295, pr@energyfocusinc.com

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