November 15, 2007 - PureSpectrum linear fluorescents more energy efficient than store brand

November 15th, 2007

SAVANNAH, GAIndependent testing has revealed that PureSpectrum, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PSPM) has developed a linear fluorescent lamp that is substantially more energy efficient than products currently being sold at least major retail outlet.  

Photometric testing conducted at leading lighting testing facility Intertek compared the performance of PureSpectrum’s patented 12-watt and 8-watt T4 lamps against comparable products available at Lowe’s. The PureSpectrum 12-watt lamp was 30 percent more energy efficient than the Lowe’s private label Portofolio product, and the PureSpectrum 8-watt bulb was 24 percent more efficient than the Portfolio brand and 114 percent more energy efficient than the Amertac brand also available at Lowe’s. 

PureSpectrum owns a family of patents and patent applications for improved electronic ballast technology and circuitry designs for ballast driven lighting applications. The company has begun initial discussions with contract manufacturers concerning the production and launch of the T4 product line.  

“These test results clearly and resoundingly confirm that we have an electronic ballast topology that significantly improves the performance of linear fluorescent lighting applications,” said PureSpectrum president and CEO Lee Vanatta. “This was the decisive step we needed to take in order to affirm proof of concept to potential licensing partners and manufacturers. As we go out into the industry with this product, we know that we have a unique, innovative technology not available anywhere else. If our technology was imbedded in the highest selling linear fluorescents, the energy and money saved over time could be staggering.” 

Linear fluorescent lamps are the thin, tubular lights which illuminate schools, office buildings, retail stores and most other commercial and industrial settings. Since 2003, sales of fluorescent lamps has consistently climbed, and according to data from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), lighting accounts for nearly 30 percent of the energy usage in non-residential buildings and more than 60 percent of the energy usage in retail facilities. Much of that lighting is provided by linear fluorescent tubes, and manufacturers are constantly searching for more energy efficient products in order to provide an environmentally friendly product and gain a competitive advantage with commercial, industrial and retail consumers. 

Please visit or call (912) 961-4980 for more information about PureSpectrum, Inc. or PureSpectrum Technology. For investment information, please contact Equiti-Trend Advisors LLC at (800) 953-3350. 


ABOUT PURESPECTRUM PureSpectrum (Pink Sheets: PSPM) is a publicly traded technology company founded and headquartered in

Savannah, Ga. The company’s values are grounded in an awareness of the increasing urgency to identify more efficient energy solutions. PureSpectrum currently holds the rights to multiple patents and patent applications related to an electronic ballast design which would produce a soft switching environment during power conversion for artificial lighting. PureSpectrum will continue its commitment to researching, developing and refining ideas that will provide the most energy efficient, cost effective methods for powering artificial light. For more information on PureSpectrum, please call (912) 961-4980 or visit

Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements.  Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for PureSpectrum’s products and services, its ability to succeed in growing revenue, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired businesses, and other risk factors identified from time to time by PureSpectrum.