Advantages Of LED Lighting at Sports Fields and Stadiums
Sports stadiums stand to benefit a lot by installing LED lights. The advantages of outdoor LED lighting projects include cutting costs and increasing revenue. It is cross cutting; affecting both players and fans. If sports organizers realize that they can have a seamless playing experience even at night, the stadium will never be underutilized. Fans will also stream in in huge numbers if they know that they will have a perfect viewing experience. Led lighting is the answer. Continue reading →
You don’t need to replace those old lights in your sports field or do you? After all, they are getting kind of outdated and the complaints by athletes are increasing in frequency. It doesn’t matter if your field hosts a junior hockey game or high school football; you need to have lights working in proper condition at all times. Continue reading →
There’s a lot more to parking lot lighting than what people think. The proper lighting does not only make the process of parking of vehicles easier but plays a role in deterring theft and other crimes. Not to mention, it also makes your patrons feel more at home and not in a shady place. Continue reading →
LED lighting can be a cost-effective and long-lasting alternative to old incandescent lighting schemes. Many cities in and around the Bay Area have opted to install municipal LED street lighting in an effort to make streets safer while simultaneously saving money. However, this great safety feature, when installed incorrectly, can come with a drawback: glares from the lamps may pose driver safety hazards in certain situations. Black spots that appear after staring at a bright light or the sun, also known as glare bombs, can be easily caused by a short glimpse at over-powerful LED lights. Continue reading →
The metal-halide and other high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps used on sports fields do a brilliant job of illuminating night games. However, as outdoor LED landscape lighting becomes more and more efficient and affordable, big stadiums have been switching over—and smaller public, private, and school fields, park grounds, and other local recreational facilities are beginning to follow suit. This trend is likely to escalate.
The Challenge implements the Outdoor Lighting Accelerator, a program to focus on overcoming barriers faced by states and local governments in upgrading to more efficient lighting technologies for their streets, parking facilities, and recreation areas.
Decorative LED Street Lighting is Changing the Way Life is Seen at Night
Over the past 5 years, the growth of the LED industry has been nothing short of spectacular. LEDs – once a virtually unknown technology – are now in a position to dominate the lighting market as a sustainable, cost-effective, and long-term solution. Many experts now argue that LEDs are poised to become the premier lighting choice for both residential and commercial applications. The technology’s leap from obscure “green” solution to mainstream alternative has created challenges and opportunities for municipalities and businesses alike. Continue reading →
The city of Berkeley is the latest in California to add LED street lighting in its neighborhoods. Supported by the California Lighting and Technology Center at the University of California, Davis and the Bay Area Climate Collaborative’s Next Generation Streetlight Initiative, the city will finish replacing about 8,000 traditional street lights with decorative LED street lighting by the end of 2014. Continue reading →
The California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) has recently implemented a new plan to replace 40,000 incandescent street lights with LED bulbs over the next two years. The new CalTrans approved traffic signal poles have gradually gone up all over the state, providing cities and their residents with brighter, more energy efficient, and longer-lasting street lighting. Continue reading →