T8 Lamp provides energy savings.

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T8 Watt-Miser® Ultra XL saves up to 11% in energy over standard T8 lamps and offers 25,000 hours of life. Incorporating Starcoat® technology, lamp operates at 29 W and offers 81+ color rendering index. It is TCLP compliant and available in 4 ft versions.



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GE Lighting Introduces Energy Efficient T8 Watt-Miser® Ultra XL


New Product Marks Highest Energy Savings T8 Lamp In The Industry

CLEVELAND, OHIO - August, 2002 - GE Lighting will introduce yet another technological advancement at this year's LightFair 2002 in June...the exclusive T8 Watt-Miser® Ultra XL. This new product offers the ultimate in energy savings in T8 technology. In fact, the 29 Watt T8 Watt-Miser Ultra XL will save up to 11 percent in energy over standard T8 lamps - without compromising light output - and offers 25,000 hours of life.

"Energy has been a top priority with our commercial and industrial partners," said Ron Wilson, GE Lighting's General Manager for Fluorescent. "The new T8 Watt-Miser Ultra XL offers all the quality that our customers have grown to expect from GE, with the added benefit of enhanced energy-savings and long life. In fact, with about 11 percent energy-savings as compared to standard T8 lamps, this product marks the highest energy saving product of its kind in the industry."

Incorporating GE's exclusive Starcoat® technology, the new T8 Watt-Miser Ultra XL operates at 29 Watts and offers an 81+ CRI (color rendering index), insuring optimum color, light output and performance. The product, which is also TCLP compliant, will be available in 4-foot versions.

"With the blended enhancements of energy efficiency and long life, this product offers the best of both worlds...unprecedented benefits to our customers and the ecological benefits of being low Mercury and TCPL compliant." added Wilson.

For more information regarding GE Lighting's new T8 Watt-Miser Ultra XL or the complete T8 Ultra Watt-Miser system, visit the Web Site at www.GELighting.com or call 1-800-GE-LAMPS.

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