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Building Technology, Lighting

Chicago’s Approach to Street Lamp Conversion Reduces LED Controversy

3 Apr , 2018  

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Chicago dials down LED street lamp intensity — and controversy Written by Kevin Stark, energynews.us, March 7, 2018 As the city of Chicago begins converting more than a quarter-million street lamps to high-efficiency LEDs, the light — and public reaction — hasn’t been as harsh as what was seen in cities that were earlier adopters. “It’s […]

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Building Technology, Lighting

Studying the Ecological Impact of LED Street Lights

29 Mar , 2016  

Bright lights big city: do energy-efficient LED lights cause unexpected ecological damage? PLoS Blogs, March 24, 2016. Image credit: InSapphoWeTrust Planet earth runs on light energy.  Light energy from the sun powers photosynthetic processes in plants and different wavelengths of light cue these plants to flower, move their leaves, and grow taller.  These same cues influence […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

LED Street Lights Will Cut Energy Consumption by 61%

24 Aug , 2015  

City of West Richland, Washington Partners with Ameresco to Install LED Street Lights with Wireless Controls Ameresco, August 12, 2015. Image credit: sa_lm Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that it has completed an LED street lighting and control project for the City of West Richland, WA. The project […]

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