GE’s Lumination™ RI Series LED DownLight Offers Manageable Retrofit Lighting Solutions for High-Ceiling Spaces

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio Feb. 18, 2014 — (NYSE:GE) — Office, retail and hospitality environments now have more convenient LED retrofit options with the Lumination™ RI Series LED DownLights from GE Lighting. Offering specification-grade, one-to-one replacement and standard 90 CRI, a lighting upgrade utilizing the Lumination RI Series downlights can bring increased flexibility, energy savings and reduced maintenance costs to your facility, all while enhancing the original design integrity of your space.

With 6-, 8- and 10-inch sizes and up to 4,000 lumens, the RI Series is ideal for spaces with 20- to 40-foot ceilings that can be challenging to upgrade and maintain. Specialized equipment and training may be necessary for facility personnel to safely reach these fixtures, but the Lumination series can help alleviate those headaches without sacrificing range of options and flexibility. Plus, the Lumination RI Series’ tool-free installation can be completed in just minutes.

Powered by GE Lighting’s Infusion™ LED downlight module, its twist-fit technology makes it easy to change lumen levels and color temperatures in the field to hone in on the perfect spec for your application. Additionally, the RI Series provides Infusion LED technology to existing metal halide, CFL and halogen recessed cans.

GE’s Lumination™ RI Series LED DownLights can offer simple retrofit lighting solutions for your office, hospitality or retail space.


The RI Series has a 50,000-hour rated lifetime that can significantly slash maintenance time and costs. It maintains and enhances aesthetic quality and can be used to specify individual lighting modules from 1,000 to 4,000 lumens with color temperatures of 2700K, 3000K, 3500K and 4000K and a CRI of 90. The RI Series is available in several sizes and reflector and trim colors to match existing applications without compromise for increased versatility in a variety of applications.

“With the long life and high lumen output of the RI Series, facility managers can rest easy knowing their maintenance dollars will no longer be going toward lifts and scaffolding for lamp replacements,” said GE LED Module Product Manager John Koster. “GE incorporated the Infusion downlight module, which provides maximum performance and brightness of the latest LED technology and simple customization of a lighting scheme to best fit the environment.”

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