Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa launched the programs of LED road lighting energy and efficiency in Los Angeles in 2009, he planed to replace the then 140,000 road lighting with LED lights, which is the largest LED lighting replacement plan in the world. |
The replacement Project of LED Street Light is an obvious example in Los Angeles that a high initial cost exchange for the electricity savings of road lighting. Before replacing with the LED lighting, in addition to the annual emissions was 110,000 tons of carbon dioxide, Los Angeles street lighting cost $ 15 million annually, accounting for from 10% to 38% of public expenditures. LED lights not only have high luminous efficiency, longer life expectancy, so maintenance costs are reduced.
The replacement project of LED lights is expected to cost $ 57 million in Los Angeles, total duration will be more than four years,including $ 40 million loans, $ 16 million is returning funds for the Los Angeles water and power sector, in addition to the $ 3.5 million is fund for street maintenance assessment. This project is expect to bring large amount of electricity savings after paying off loans, which for the electricity and maintenance costs is up to $ 10 million in Los Angeles.
Since Los Angeles began to change the LED lights, the tide of replacing LED lighting began to sweep the country. Baltimore completed 70,000 LED street lighting retrofit in 2012 ,annual savings is more $ 2 million. Portland, Oregon started the transformation plan this year unexpectedly late. Other major cities such as San Francisco, San Antonio and Seattle street lighting will also be replaced.
The LED outdoor lighting is large-scale reformed in major cities of the United States,the we can see that LED outdoor lighting due to energy saving and environmental protection have been valued by the world's first superpower , in fact, except the United States, LED outdoor lighting have been positively transformed in many of the world both in developed and developing countries. LED outdoor lighting as the main force of LED lighting, in addition to outdoor lighting ,the LED flood light is widely used for decorative lighting, LED tunnel light for tunnel lighting, Lead lighting as a high-tech enterprise major in professionally producing variety of LED indoor and outdoor lighting , Lead lighting has been committing to adopting high quality LED chips, LED drivers and other materials to produce in line with our level of consumption and affordable LED lighting, we can log its home www.lead-lighting.com to look for more LED indoor and outdoor lighting!
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