Cree Announces Essentia LED Flat Panel Troffer and Track Light Product Lines

Categories Transform Commercial Spaces with Exceptional Lighting

DURHAM, N.C.— Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces Essentia® LED Flat Panel Troffer and Track Light categories, the first products available in the new Essentia® by Cree lighting portfolio. Offering exceptional flexibility in application and design, both product lines transform commercial spaces where broad spectrum lighting and soft visual balance are most important.

The 2.8″ thick flat panel troffer is optically efficient with an edge-lit design that makes it perfect for even the most restrictive plenums. The track light portfolio includes one and two-circuit track heads with dimming capability and is backwards compatible with other track systems.

“The Essentia® LED Flat Panel Troffer and Track Light portfolios elevate the industry standard for functional LED lighting backed by a leader you trust with attractive efficacy and warranty,” said Norbert Hiller, executive vice president of lighting at Cree. “These new lines of commercial lighting products offer a broad range of high-quality lighting solutions at a great value that makes lighting decisions easy.”

The Essentia LED Flat Panel Troffer delivers exceptional performance with up to 100 lumens per watt (LPW) at 90 CRI in colour temperatures of 3500K, 4000K and 5000K. The troffer’s quiet light delivers great lighting quality and eliminates the cost of short-lived flickering lighting, while delivering an ROI in less than 3 years compared to fluorescent T8 luminaires. The result is soft, balanced light with minimal glare and visually comfortable spaces that reduce visual fatigue. The Essentia LED Flat Panel Troffer is available to ship today.

The Essentia® LED Track Light portfolio will be available in solid fit and finish and includes integrated track heads with precision reflectors for a beautiful beam spread. The track lighting casts smooth light without fringing, hotspots or discolouration to transform any showroom, restaurant or retail environment. The product delivers performance up to 80 lumens per watt (LPW) at 80 CRI in colour temperatures of 2700K, 3000K, 3500K and 4000K. The product line will be available to ship this April.

The Essentia® by Cree lighting portfolio is engineered to provide outstanding performance for new construction and renovation applications and comes with a 5-year limited warranty. Additional new product categories in the portfolio are targeted to include downlights, exit and emergency lighting and outdoor flood lighting.

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