KCMO Demonstration Project Measures Results of Upgrading HID Lights to LED

This report documents a study of nine different light-emitting diode (LED) street lighting products installed in February 2011 as replacements for incumbent high-pressure sodium (HPS) luminaires in the city of Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO). The subject lighting investigation was undertaken by the city as part of a continued focus on improving street safety that had begun with an earlier extensive upgrade to the streetlighting system in the late 1990s, which substantially improved both the quantity and uniformity of its lighting. The current study was conducted in support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium, via support of the GATEWAY Solid-State Lighting Technology Demonstration Program, and involved multiple staff from different organizations employing a variety of meters and procedures

Read the full report:   http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/ssl/2013_gateway-msslc_kc.pdf

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