October 19, 2016 - Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced that it has successfully completed the testing requirements in accordance with stringent U.S. Navy guidelines for its two (2) foot T8 LED tube to become certified for the military standard, and be ready for use in the U.S. Navy fleet.
Revolution Lighting contracted with an independent testing laboratory to put the Company's T8 LED tube through rigorous testing per U.S. Navy guidelines, confirming that its LED tube solution is the highest performing, and longest lasting tube in the industry. These results were achieved through Revolution Lighting's continued commitment to significantly invest in resources, advancing its product lines to provide high quality, cost effective, state of the art LED solutions.
"We are very pleased with the successful outcome of these rigorous lighting tests, surpassing the absolute highest standards of performance and durability," said Robert V. LaPenta, CEO and Chairman of Revolution Lighting. "This achievement is a testament to the quality of our market leading LED solutions. We look forward to delivering exceptional value and savings through cutting edge LED lighting technology to the U.S. Navy, and its counterparts around the world."
Offering 50% greater efficiency versus conventional, glass based, fluorescent lighting, its lightweight, all plastic, shatterproof LED tube delivers superior light output to significantly enhance visibility and safety standards throughout seafaring vessels. Combined with a 70,000-hour lamp life and 10-year market leading warranty, Revolution Lighting's LED tube will allow the U.S. Navy to maximize its goals, achieving tremendous long term operational and maintenance cost benefits.For the first time, U.S. Navy ships will be able to purchase the Revolution Lighting LED tube through the standard U.S. Navy supply chain. The Company's LED tubes will also be available for sale to the international maritime market, including the cruise line industry, where energy efficiency and sustainable practices are an increasing focus for cruise ship patrons and operators.