Cree Inc. introduces the OSQ Area LED luminaire, the first LED area luminaire specifically designed and priced to replace the nearly 54 million* outdated high intensity discharge (HID) area parking lights installed in the United States. Delivering a combination of industry-leading performance and low-profile design at nearly half the price of comparable LED luminaires, the Cree OSQ Area LED luminaire provides up to 70 percent energy savings with a quick payback of two years.**
The OSQ Area LED luminaire features a remarkably thin, 3.8-inch housing, providing an attractive design during the day while delivering optical performance with efficiency of up to 100 lumens-per-watt in the evening. Available in 3000K, 4000K and 5700K color temperatures with a 100,000-hour rated lifetime, the OSQ Area LED luminaire will soon be eligible for utility rebates to drive even greater affordability. Backed by Cree’s 10-year warranty, the versatile OSQ Area LED luminaire is ideal for area and floodlight applications such as campuses, office and retail complexes, medical centers and municipalities.
The Cree OSQ Area LED luminaire is available through distribution throughout the United States and Canada.
*U.S. Department of Energy, 2013
**Payback compared to 400W Metal Halide area luminaire and based on usage of 12 hours per-day and the national average of $0.11 per kWh electric costs.