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Benefits of Connected LED Smart Cell Street Lighting

How Street Lights of the Future will be Connected

The future prospect of connecting municipal LED lighting benefits a municipality, city, or community. Smart lighting and green outdoor lighting present numerous perks to both the region, overall, as well as the people that live there. LED street lighting provides illumination necessary for a safe and secure environment–and will continue to do so for the next five, ten, even twenty-five years. LED lighting is reliable, and that is reassuring.

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The Road to Smart Cities is Paved with Smart LED Lighting

Why Municipalities are Making the Smart Choice with Smart Cells

The world today is increasingly urbanized with reports estimating that 3 million people move to cities every week. This move is largely attributed to better access to services and opportunities for economic and cultural participation in cities. However, the high rate of urbanization has its fair share of challenges, which include the sustainability of the available resources, environmental protection, security, and so on.

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Why is Outdoor LED Municipal Lighting So Popular?

Expanding Popularity in Green Outdoor Lighting for Municipalities and Roadways

With the high influx of people migrating to urban centers, public lighting has become a critical municipal service. Quality lighting improves the city residents’ safety by reducing the number of crimes. According to the American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy, street lighting accounts for 25-50% of the energy consumed in cities.

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Smart Cell Poles Make Cities and Futures Bright

Why Municipalities are Making the Smart Choice with Smart Cells

Technology is changing cities and municipalities across the country, making it more cost and energy efficient to perform every-day tasks and activities. Smart technology is being used in unique applications, such as municipal LED street lighting or self-driving vehicles, driven by the fast-growing digital industry. Keep up with the times and consider ways that technology, more specifically, smart cell poles are making the future for cities widely a lot brighter.

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How LED Street Lighting Has Been Shown To Cut City Crime

LED Roadway Lighting Is The Future For Municipalities

Studies show that retrofitting existing roadway fixtures with LED roadway lighting helps to reduce crime in some regions. In a country where 40% of the population doesn’t feel safe walking around after dark, LED could be a prudent step toward crime prevention in towns and cities widely.

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Retrofitting Existing HID Lamps to LED

Municipal LED Lighting is the Best Solution

In some instances, upgrading to LED technology may not include updating fixtures. Some businesses, towns, and municipalities may want to retain the look and aesthetics of their current HID lamps, but with the benefits and conveniences of LED technology. Whether you are contemplating LED roadway lighting for a city or outdoor LED lighting for your neighborhood, retrofit lighting could be the solution. LED retrofits can help maintain the look and style of your historical or one-of-a-kind fixtures, but with all the perks of modern LED.

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10 Easy Ways to Save Energy Over The Holidays

LED Lighting is The Green Solution

During the holidays we enjoy the bright lights, beautiful décor, and spirit of the season. Unfortunately, these things also come with higher energy bills and a negative impact on the environment. With so many communities switching to decorative LED street lighting, it makes sense to adopt energy saving habits in our homes as well. These energy saving tips can help you enjoy this time of year without giving up your favorite seasonal sights. Continue reading

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How LED Lighting is Changing Cities around the World

Benefits of Municipal LED Lighting

LED lighting is making a major impact on the cities of the world, whether it’s LED lighting in Nevada, or LED lighting in California, or even Tokyo, Japan. One big way that LED lighting is being highlighted in major cities is through architecture, with building designers making liberal use of LED lighting to feature their brand new buildings and bring them solidly into the 21st century. Continue reading

Improve Your Outdoor Municipal Lighting with LED

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The Advantages for Outdoor LED Lighting Projects

The latest in energy efficient technology is changing the way that we live our lives. Advances in lighting design have led to the customization of light emitting diode (LED) bulbs. LED lighting is 90% more efficient that traditional fluorescent bulbs and lasts longer. Energy savings combined with less maintenance have made LEDs the go-to product for outdoor municipal lighting projects. Continue reading

Why Lighting College Campuses with LEDs is a Bright Idea

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Benefits of Municipal LED Lighting

Traditional college lighting isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Bulbs have to be changed regularly, hot lamps can become fire hazards, and the cost of lighting an entire college campus makes tuition look like pocket change! LED lighting has presented a unique solution to all of these issues, and plenty of others as well. Continue reading