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NYC Testing Out Beautiful LED Streetlights
« on: December 27, 2008, 02:56:32 pm »

IMO LED lights are definitely the way to go. It's not often that I get the chance to post an article that is positive!  ;D

NYC Testing Out Beautiful LED Streetlights

Posted by Adam Frucci at 6:50 AM on August 21, 2008

New York City is testing a small batch of LED streetlights that redesign not only the light, but the entire lamppost as well. With current bulbs rated for about 24,000 hours, the new LED models, which rate for between 50,000 and 70,000 hours, would be a huge improvement. In addition to lasting longer, the LEDs would also use 25% to 30% less energy and emit no harmful chemicals when discarded. The initial test will only consist of a mere six new lampposts, but if it goes well look for the city to start slowly replacing the old versions with these fancy upgrades.

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Re: NYC Testing Out Beautiful LED Streetlights
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2009, 07:35:55 pm »
Should have done this years ago!  Many cities should do so also.  How much are these new ones?  LEDs I believe is less expensive also.