Pennsylvania towns are saving millions by teaming up to buy LED lights.

Lansdale Borough officials had talked for years about replacing all the borough’s outdoor lights with more energy-efficient LEDs. One thing was stopping them: money. “It’s just that it’s quite an investment to try to pay for,” said Andy Krauss, electric superintendent of the Montgomery County town. So Lansdale’s practice over the last several years was Read more about Pennsylvania towns are saving millions by teaming up to buy LED lights.[…]

EWINDOW Artificial Daylight System

Daylight & the EWINDOW System Daylight has been the most important lighting source to us throughout human history. Studies have shown that daylight has great impact on humans, not only to provide illumination, but also to improve our mood and physical health. EWINDOW is an artificial daylight system that simulates the natural rhythm of daylight and adjusts Read more about EWINDOW Artificial Daylight System[…]

Restoring Detroit’s Street Lighting System

  The City of Detroit is undertaking a comprehensive restoration of its street lighting system that includes transitioning the existing high-pressure sodium (HPS) sources to light-emitting diode (LED). Detroit’s well-publicized financial difficulties over the last several years have added many hurdles and constraints to this process. Strategies to overcome these issues have largely been successful, Read more about Restoring Detroit’s Street Lighting System[…]

Reconstructed Bridge in Minneapolis Shines Bright with LED Lighting

This report describes the process and results of a demonstration of solid-state lighting (SSL) technology conducted in 2009 at the recently reconstructed I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, MN. The project was supported under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting GATEWAY Technology Demonstration Program. Other participants in the demonstration project included the Minnesota Department of Read more about Reconstructed Bridge in Minneapolis Shines Bright with LED Lighting[…]

LEED-Certified Tacoma Police Department Warehouse Saves with LED Upgrades

The City of Tacoma launched its Climate Action Plan in 2008, with goals and strategies to reduce its carbon footprint. The Tacoma Police Department’s fleet warehouse is LEED-certified and the Headquarters building is LEED-certified silver. This emphasis on sustainability helped Christopher Bostain, Lead Facilities Maintenance Mechanic at the Police Department, convince management to undertake an Read more about LEED-Certified Tacoma Police Department Warehouse Saves with LED Upgrades[…]

LED Provides Effective and Efficient Parking Area Lighting at the NAVFAC Engineering Service Center

Investigating ways to reduce energy consumption and costs, the Navy’s Technology Validation (Techval) Program with support from the Department of Energy, Federal Energy Management Program, sought to demonstrate the new LED technology for parking areas. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Engineering Service Center (NAVFAC ESC) Headquarters was selected as their first LED demonstration. Read the Read more about LED Provides Effective and Efficient Parking Area Lighting at the NAVFAC Engineering Service Center[…]

Marine Corps Base Quantico Achieves 85% Savings in Parking Lighting

With technical assistance from the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), the Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) recently undertook a major overhaul of its outdoor lighting, boosting safety and security throughout the site, while cutting energy costs and earning a national award in the process. The MCBQ replaced nearly 2,000 old and inefficient street lights, parking Read more about Marine Corps Base Quantico Achieves 85% Savings in Parking Lighting[…]

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