Present at the launch at SK (P) Assunta 1 were Philips Malaysia chairman and chief executive officer Lee Weng Seong and Petaling Utama District Education Office's complaints and relations officer Kaharuddin Mohd Yusof.
About 120 students, teachers, and Philips
employees were present at the launch.
"World leaders and governments are beginning to recognise the crucial role of sustainable energy in the battle against climate change.
"It is equally important to educate the younger generation because they are the future leaders who will carry on this work," said Lee
"By demonstrating how simple it is to save energy, we hope that the students will cultivate a habit for doing the 'little things' that will preserve our environment," he
"We are excited to roll it out in Malaysia and are confident that it will successful and beneficial," added Lee
also highlighted that with the new lighting technology available today, savings of up to US$143bil on energy costs are possible, reducing CO² output by 592 million tonnes per year.