13 Jun '11, 6pm

Switch Lighting Unveils First 100-watt equivalent LED:

Switch Lighting Unveils First 100-watt equivalent LED:

One of the most common complaints when it comes to switching over to LED lighting is that, although they save energy, the bulbs aren’t as bright as their incandescent counterparts. Switch Lighting is attempting to quell these complaints by introducing the first true 100-watt equivalent LED bulb, aptly named the Switch100. “Nobody in the LED space can produce this incandescent-quality light. The brightest LED you can see on the shelf is a 60 watt-equivalent. We announced our 75 watt-equivalent last month, now we’re announcing the 100 watt equivalent,” Boris Lipkin, CEO of Switch Lighting, said in a press release. The bulb is able to achieve this 100-watt brightness thanks to its innovative self-cooling environment, which uses a nontoxic liquid to move heat away from the LEDs inside the bulb. When the liquid near the LED chip gets warm, it will flow out towards the edge of t...

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