April 18, 2013 at 08:02 AM EDT
SWITCH Announces Industry-Leading Warranty

SWITCH® Lighting, makers of the only family of liquid-cooled LED replacement A-Lamps, today announced the industry’s longest and most comprehensive warranty for the current LED A-Lamp product. The residential warranty is being extended to a lifetime warranty and the commercial warranty is being extended to a five year warranty for SWITCH’s LED A-Lamps, including: SWITCH40, SWITCH60, SWITCH75, SWITCH100, and the newest product, the SWITCH3-Way.

The SWITCH3-Way is the newest member of SWITCH's family of LED bulbs (Photo: Business Wire)

The SWITCH3-Way is the newest member of SWITCH's family of LED bulbs (Photo: Business Wire)

"This is the lighting industry’s most extensive warranty for this category of LED lamps,” said EC Sykes, CEO of SWITCH Lighting. “The results of life testing conducted by independent tests labs highlight the great reliability, life, and quality of our A-Lamps, which is due to our best in-class thermal management technology. This warranty demonstrates the confidence that we have in our family of LED A-Lamps to our residential and commercial customers.”

SWITCH LED A-Lamps provide the same warm, familiar glow of an incandescent A-Lamp, while using up to 80% less energy and lasting 25 times as long. They fit into standard light sockets, are dimmable, and can be used in the same manner as any incandescent or compact fluorescent A-Lamp - in any orientation, any fixture anywhere. SWITCH A-Lamps pose no environmental hazards and have no toxic ingredients, unlike the mercury found in CFLs.

SWITCH's family of LED A-Lamps use the company's patented LQD Cooling System™ - the most innovative and effective thermal management system on the market today. The LQD Cooling System is a blend of the company's overall electronic design and proprietary technologies: a coolant made of liquid silicone, and a patented, highly efficient and reliable electronic driver. SWITCH is up to 40% more effective at diffusing heat and cooling LEDs than typical air-cooled LED A-Lamps.

SWITCH’s full family of LED A-Lamps will be on display at booth #213 at this year’s LIGHTFAIR in Philadelphia from April 23 – 25.

About SWITCH Lighting™

SWITCH Lighting™ is dedicated to innovative design and technologies that create cost-effective, long-lasting, energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for consumers and businesses. SWITCH Lighting is backed by VantagePoint Capital Partners and supported by Cradle to Cradle® writer and sustainability expert Bill McDonough. The company is privately held (incorporated as Switch Bulb Company, Inc.) and headquartered in San Jose, California. For the latest information about SWITCH Lighting and SWITCH products, please visit http://www.switchlightingco.com/. Follow us on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/switchlightbulb or like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/switchlightbulbs.

About VantagePoint Capital Partners

VantagePoint Capital Partners is a global leader in financing and supporting transformative companies primarily focused on energy innovation and efficiency. With a best-in-class investment team of business and scientific experts, a broad network of corporate Strategic Partners, accomplished Senior Advisors, and more than $4 billion in committed capital, the Firm has the resources and talent to build important, industry-leading companies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Beijing, VantagePoint has active investments in over 70 innovative companies. For more information, visit www.vpcp.com.

Contacts:

for SWITCH Lighting
Trafton Kenney, 415-442-4027
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