CHARLOTTE, NC – March 18, 2011 -- Nexxus Lighting, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEXS) today announced the Nexxus’ Array™ brand of premium LED light bulbs will be offered on Lowes.com and in 1,100 Lowe’s stores across the United States. The bulbs will be available to consumers beginning June 2011.
“We are very pleased to bring consumers premium LED lighting products to be sold in Lowe’s stores and on-line,” stated Mike Bauer, President and CEO of Nexxus Lighting, Inc. “Lowe’s is a one-stop destination for high quality, energy efficient LED lighting products, and we are excited to offer consumers a premium choice for illuminating their homes energy efficiently.”
“Lowe’s is proud to offer consumers a wide selection of energy-efficient options for their homes, and the Nexxus Array products provide our customers with many choices to help save energy and money over the lifetime of the bulbs,” said Karena Bailey, Lowe’s merchandise vice president for lighting.
Lowe’s will offer seventeen different Array products, including Par 38, R30, R16, GU10 and MR-16 bulbs that have qualified for the ENERGY STAR rating.
As an ENERGY STAR partner, Lowe's helps consumers save money and protect the environment by offering a wide variety of ENERGY STAR qualified products. Lowe's commitment to energy efficiency has been recognized every year since 2002 with an ENERGY STAR award. In 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named Lowe’s winner of the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award in Retail, the EPA’s highest honor, for the second consecutive year.
For more information, tips and projects to improve home efficiency, visit www.lowes.com/energy.
About Nexxus Lighting
Nexxus Lighting (www.nexxuslighting.com) is a leader in advanced lighting technology, including solid-state LED and fiber optic lighting systems and controls used in commercial, architectural, signage, swimming pool, entertainment and retail lighting. Nexxus Lighting sells its products through its Commercial Lighting, Lumificient and Nexxus Lighting Pool & Spa divisions under the Array™ Lighting, Savi®, Super Vision® and Lumificient™ brand names.
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With fiscal year 2010 sales of $48.8 billion, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,725 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com.
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