Holiday Lights: Deck the Halls With LEDs

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As much as things have changed in the lightbulb aisle, you can still buy strings of Christmas lights made with incandescent bulbs. But they’re being phased out to make room for more LED holiday lights, according to the American Lighting Association. LEDs do have their bright spots. Here’s a look at both the pros and cons of LED holiday lights. …

Chicago plans major transition to outdoor LED lighting

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The city of Chicago, IL has announced a Smart Lighting Project with the goal of converting the bulk of the city’s outdoor lighting to energy-efficient LED sources. The city will also contemplate networked lighting with a central management system and possibly the use of a street light deployment to extend its fiberoptic network, enabling the city to offer new services. …

Commercial LED Lighting Solutions Case Study Series – Parking Garage Marriott

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Many businesses are now adopting LED lighting to save energy, and the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is one of them. They switched to LED lighting in their parking garage, with fantastic results. By reducing the fixture wattage from 175 to 44, the savings is an outstanding annual $230 per fixture. With 375 fixtures, the annual savings is $86,250. …