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Why LED Streetlights Make Sense for California Cities

Los Angeles, California LED Street Lighting Initiative Achieves Goals

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Many municipalities across the country (particularly here in the progressive Bay Area) are considering converting their sodium vapor street lights to LED units. However, local officials sometimes balk at the idea of such a transition, because they worry about the upfront investment costs. How will they be amortized? How quickly can a city see a return on investment? Continue reading

Green Outdoor Lighting and Other Energy-Efficient Upgrades to Make in 2016

Why California and Nevada Businesses Should Upgrade to LED Lighting for the New Year

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The New Year is right around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about the upgrades you can make in 2016 for your business or Bay Area municipality to become more energy efficient. Below are some eco-friendly upgrade ideas to get you started. Continue reading

Outdoor LED Lighting Projects Contribute to California’s Renewable Energy Plan

LED Lighting in California Helps Save Billions!

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In January 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown set new targets to increase the use of renewable energy, decrease the use of petroleum, and increase energy efficiency in California. Analysts estimate these new initiatives will save the state an amazing $51 billion every year. Continue reading

Safety and Savings with LED Lighting on Campus

A Leader in Outdoor LED Lighting Projects Sheds Light on the Subject

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LED Lighting at William Jessup University in Rocklin, California. ©2015 Great Basin Lighting.

Imagine if a campus safety improvement did not cut into a school’s funds, but added more money to the budget. Installation of LED lighted bollards, street, path, and quad lighting does just that, as colleges and universities are discovering.
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