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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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©2018 Great Basin Lighting – Cyclone Lighting Installation at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA

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

How LED Lighting Improves Safety in Public Parks

Green Outdoor Lighting Improves Safety

2013 Super Bowl New Orleans. The stadium was plunged into darkness, halting the biggest match of the year for close to 40 minutes. Things would have been different had the stadium employed LED lighting. Firstly, the abnormality in power could have been detected early in the LED central system and repairs made with no downtime. Continue reading

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Why Solar Powered LED Lighting Should Be the New Norm

Outdoor Lighting Design Facilitates Solar LED

Street lights are crucial to road safety at night, but illumination costs tend to greatly impact power grids and our economy. Substantial amounts of energy are wasted and millions of dollars spent to power conventional HID lamps used to light up the streets. Solar-powered LED lighting offers the perfect solution to municipalities for providing better visibility, sustainability, energy-efficiency, and requiring very little maintenance.

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The Industrial Market Embraces Smart LED Lighting

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Smart LED Lighting California In Commercial And Industrial Applications

Smart LED lighting has recently enjoyed a boom in the industrial market. According to LEDinside, global markets are expected to grow at a yearly rate of 95%, with total market size expected to be at around 13.4 billion USD in 2020. Continue reading

California Calls For A Stop To Incandescent Bulbs

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LED Lighting in California Just Got Serious

California’s new ruling on the LED and light bulb laws have paved the way for newer, more efficient LED bulbs to take the place of traditional incandescents in 2018. Continue reading