February 22, 2013 at 4:00 PM
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Local energy efficient lighting company, MaxLite, is stepping up to assist New Jersey Hurricane Sandy victims by donating one thousand compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to help those who are rebuilding their homes and businesses after the storm. MaxLite CFLs will be distributed to shore towns and residents who request light bulbs, as well as to organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, The United Way and many other charitable grassroots organizations
The Christie Administration’s Hurricane Sandy Information Center has created a donation hotline for tangible donations to assist Hurricane Sandy victims recover. Corporations, organizations, and individuals that want to participate are encouraged to call the hotline at 1-855-NJDONATE or email email@example.com before organizing a shipment or initiating a collection drive in their community in order to match goods and items with the needs of Hurricane Sandy's victims. The Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, a separate initiative announced by Governor Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie, collects financial donations to aid in Hurricane Sandy relief.
Located in West Caldwell, MaxLite is considered a global leader in state-of-the-art LED technologies. The contribution will include 500 MaxLite Enhancement Suite eight-watt A19 CFL Bulbs, which replace 20-watt incandescent bulbs, and 500 Enhancement Suite 25-watt Spiral CFL Bulbs, designed as replacements for 100-watt incandescent bulbs. According to the company, the bulbs offer “instant-on capabilities, quality color, high lumen performance and long life.”
The Enhancement Suite 25-watt Spiral CFL Bulb Credit: MaxLite
“As a New Jersey company, we are proud to give back to other New Jersey residents and businesses who have suffered losses during the storm,” said Yon Sung, MaxLite President and CEO. “We appreciate the outstanding efforts and tireless work of Governor Christie, his staff and other government officials and we are pleased to contribute to this relief effort.”
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MaxLite has been committed to providing energy efficient lighting products for the last twenty years, and was one of the first movers into LED technology in the industry. An ENERGYSTAR® Partner of the Year, MaxLite established the MaxLED® brand, an extensive line of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures featuring innovative LED luminaires and lamps using the latest state-of-the-art LED technology. Through MaxLite’s innovative research and development capabilities in its California office and product assembly center in New Jersey, MaxLite continues to be at the forefront of energy efficient technologies.
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