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Technical Consumer Products, Inc.

Aurora, Ohio

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP) is one of the largest manufacturers of ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs in the United States. TCP is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its innovation and leadership in energy-efficient lighting. Key accomplishments in 2009 include:

  • Increasing its suite of ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs 17 percent over last year.
  • Introducing the industry's fastest starting covered CFL "Instabright G2" providing full brightness in seconds. This technology improves lamp start-up lumens by more than 100 percent, resulting in faster lamp run-up time and outstanding initial lumen performance.
  • Displaying the ENERGY STAR on all product packaging, sell sheets, and marketing materials.
  • Educating sales staff about TCP's ENERGY STAR qualified products and the environmental and financial benefits.
  • Partnering with QVC for Earth Day 2009 to educate consumers about ENERGY STAR qualified light bulbs.
  • Sponsoring, in partnership with utilities, the CFL recycling kiosks found in every Home Depot store in the United States, which recycles approximately 1.9 million CFLs annually with the help of TCP.