OSRAM SYLVANIA First To Offer LED Replacement Of 100-Watt Incandescent Bulb

 OSRAM SYLVANIA First To Offer LED Replacement Of 100-Watt Incandescent Bulb

Company Leads Industry with Next-Generation LED bulb

Now Available for Residential and Commercial Applications

PR Newswire

DANVERS, Mass., Nov. 13, 2012

DANVERS, Mass., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --North American lighting leader
OSRAM SYLVANIA announced today the first to market 100-watt equivalent LED
incandescent replacement offering long life and energy savings. The SYLVANIA
ULTRA LED omnidirectional A21 bulb consumes only 20-watts of electricity,
saving consumers approximately $220* over its life compared to an incandescent

The A21 100-watt equivalent type is part of the ULTRA LED A-Line series of
bulbs, now available in four wattages, offering true substitutes for 40, 60,
75 and 100-watt incandescent bulbs. Producing a similar lumen output and
distribution pattern to incandescent bulbs, ULTRA LED omnidirectional A-Line
bulbs provide up to 80 percent energy savings over traditional incandescent
bulbs. With a rated life of up to 25,000 hours, the LED bulbs last up to 25
times longer than traditional incandescent light sources, resulting in further
cost savings from less required maintenance.

"Today's announcement from OSRAM SYLVANIA shows a commitment to providing high
quality, energy saving products," said Phil Rioux, Vice President – Lamps,
General Lighting, OSRAM SYLVANIA. "We have a deep understanding of the
challenges facing businesses and consumers, such as saving energy and reducing
electricity bills without sacrificing quality of light. By combining that
knowledge with our lighting expertise, we are able to provide solid state
lighting solutions like the SYLVANIA ULTRA LED omnidirectional A21 bulb to
meet the needs of our customers."

The SYLVANIA ULTRA High Performance Series omnidirectional LED A-Line bulb
features a high color rendering index (CRI) of 80 and a 2700K warm white color
temperature that rivals incandescent and halogen light sources. These
environmentally preferable bulbs are free of mercury and lead. These features,
plus all four wattages being dimmable to 10 percent, make the new LED A-Line
bulb an attractive option for residential, hospitality, healthcare and retail

To find a SYLVANIA retailer in your area, go to www.SYLVANIA.com or contact
our customer service center at 1-800-LIGHTBULB.

OSRAM SYLVANIA is a leader in lighting solutions and services, specializing in
innovative design and energy saving technology. The company sells products for
homes, businesses and vehicles primarily under the SYLVANIA brand name, and
also under the OSRAM brand. Headquartered in Danvers, Mass., OSRAM SYLVANIA is
the North American operation of OSRAM AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens
AG. For more information, visit www.sylvania.com or follow us on Facebook and

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*Energy savings over life of lamp calculated at $0.11/kWh

Media Contact:
Anne Guertin
(978) 750-2225


Website: http://www.sylvania.com
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