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.
Those of us living and administrating in small cities understand the pain that comes with budgeting. Every light, decoration, and utility needs to be considered. This is why LED lights have become such an important commodity to communities all over the U.S. Continue reading →
America is crisscrossed with roadways that represent our progress and engineering capabilities. With the constant expansion of our infrastructure comes the opportunity to combine technology and travel. This allows companies that provide everything from construction to streetlights a way to participate in a market that will do nothing but grow. The goal is to consistently increase the safety and integrity of these roadways, and light-emitting diodes (LED) are doing just that. Continue reading →
From employees to customers, everyone has the right to enjoy peace of mind in a safe and secure shopping environment, especially when it comes to parking lot and garage areas. Aside from preventing certain hazards, there are a number of reasons why LED outdoor lighting has become so popular. Continue reading →
Outdoor LED Roadway Lighting as Daylight Savings Time Ends
Now that Daylight Savings Time has ended and nights are getting longer, commuters are facing earlier sunsets and driving more in the dark. The dependence on quality roadway lighting increases during the winter months. With rapid progress being made in semiconductor technology, LEDs are becoming the ideal solution for street and outdoor area lighting. Due to their long life, uniform brightness and illumination, LEDs represent the next generation of lighting. This state-of-the-art technology provides maximum light output and uses significantly less power than traditional street lighting.
Almost a century ago, the night sky was far more spectacular than how it appears today. So, what could have impaired our view of the universe, partially hiding our beloved milky way? This scenario is created by Light Pollution, the excessive use of artificial light at night which is taking a toll on our environment, health, energy resources, and safety. Scientists say that it can cause serious environmental problems for humans as well as for wildlife, seriously affecting the nocturnal creatures.
Los Angeles, California LED Street Lighting Initiative Achieves Goals
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 →
Award-Winning LED Lighting that California Can be Proud to Support
In July of 2014, UC Davis began installing a new exterior lighting system across its campus in order to conserve energy and save money. Eventually, the project expanded to include the UC Davis Hospital as well. This lighting system not only illuminates outdoor walkways and parking lots for the facility, but it also lights the way for the UC Davis Hospital’s emergency vehicles with LED lighting that California can be proud to support. Continue reading →