Greenville, SC - January 26, 2014 – Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, launched today a LED fixture capable of delivering nearly 100% usable light for plant growth with virtually no wasted energy—Hubbell Industrial Lighting’s NutriLED.
A breakthrough in horticultural technology, the NutriLED provides spectrally tuned light to optimize growth and germination for virtually any indoor horticulture application. With studies showing increased growth rates and yields from growers utilizing LED lighting, now is the time to convert high-pressure sodium (HPS), metal halide and fluorescent to more efficient LED sources.
Plants only absorb the blue wavelength and red wavelength portion of light, not utilizing any of the other wavelengths. NutriLED’s ideal blend of red and blue wavelengths and light intensities for chlorophyll absorption means there is virtually no wasted energy producing spectrums of light which are not beneficial to plant growth. Offering up to 88% energy savings over traditional non-LED grow lights, the NutriLED delivers an enormous energy and maintenance savings and greatly minimizes waste. As a direct result of significantly reducing the radiant heat produced by conventional lighting technology, water usage can also be reduced up to 50% and the need for supplemental HVAC cooling loads may be completely eliminated for some applications.
Specifically designed to allow for multiple mounting configurations, the NutriLED can be installed linearly or in parallel, providing beneficial light to plants from virtually any angle. Additionally, the NutriLED’s unique optical design delivers controlled, uniform illumination featuring a 60-degree beam spread that yields a 1:1 spacing ratio.
To learn more about Hubbell Industrial Lighting’s NutriLED, please visit: http://www.hubbellindustrial.com.
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Hubbell Lighting is one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America. The company provides a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets. Hubbell Lighting brands include Alera Lighting, Architectural Area Lighting, Beacon Products, Columbia Lighting, Compass Products, Devine Lighting, Dual-Lite, HomeStyle Lighting, Hubbell Building Automation, Hubbell Industrial Lighting, Hubbell Outdoor Lighting, Kim Lighting, Kurt Versen, Litecontrol, Prescolite, Progress Lighting, Security Lighting, Spaulding Lighting, Sportsliter Solutions, Sterner Lighting Systems, Thomasville Lighting, and Whiteway. Hubbell Lighting: one name, distinctive brands, limitless lighting possibilities. For additional information, please visit www.hubbelllighting.com and follow Hubbell Lighting on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.