CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexxus Lighting, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEXS) is working with a new strategic distribution partner, Lighting Connections, Inc. to help hotels, retail stores and other commercial lighting users reap the benefits of converting to Array LED replacement light bulbs. In a recent project, over 800 new Array Par 20 lamps and over 80 MR-16 HO lamps were installed as the first phase of a multi-phase relighting of a major Miami Beach hotel. The Array LED bulbs are expected to reduce their lighting energy cost by over 80%, while reducing their carbon footprint and eliminating maintenance costs for years to come. When completed, over 2000 light bulbs will be converted to LED in this single project alone.
"We are very excited to be partnering with Nexxus Lighting and their Array brand of LED light bulbs," stated Enrique Primelles, Lighting Connection Inc. "Having supplied lighting products to the south Florida market since 1987, we have always strived to provide the highest quality products and service to our customers. By partnering with Nexxus and the Array brand of LED light bulbs, we feel we are offering the best product in its category and are targeting the massive hotel and resort market in south Florida with Array, as well as retail stores and other Commercial clients to help them dramatically reduce their energy and maintenance costs," concluded Primelles.
"Our strategic partnership with Lighting Connection is the perfect example of how our new sales approach is designed to accelerate our commercial sales while maintaining our commitment to excellence," stated Mike Bauer, President / CEO of Nexxus Lighting.Nexxus Lighting's Array® Lighting LED light bulbs utilize a patented design and proprietary Selective Heat Sink (SHS) Technology. Selective Heat Sink is an innovative and patented approach to thermal management which allows the lamps to achieve superior efficiency levels and an average life of more than 50,000 hours. Array lamps are fully dimmable on most standard incandescent dimmers and provide up to 80% energy savings compared to conventional incandescent and halogen bulbs.