Category Archives: Outdoor Lighting News

Looking to the Future of Municipal LED Lighting

Outdoor LED Street Lights and LED Roadway Lighting

More and more municipalities are looking to LED street lights as a way to upgrade or replace their preexisting systems. This post takes a look at why cities and towns are making this change as well as the benefits brought about by the shift.

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5 Improvements Made Possible by LED Street Lights

Municipal LED Lighting Is the Green Solution

More and more locales and municipalities are turning to LED street lights to replace their high-pressure sodium (HPS) fixtures. They are making a wise choice, given the following five advantages provided by LED roadway lighting.

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How LED Street Lighting Helps Municipalities Meet Their Goals

Green Outdoor Lighting Works in Municipalities Favor

One role of local and federal government is to ensure that the needs of the people are met. This includes immediate needs, such as ensuring that an area has what is necessary for people to be healthy and happy. However, it also involves managing the finances of an area to prevent a municipality from over-extending its budget or leading to problems for the people in the form of increased taxes.

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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