The 100 block of East Davie St. has LED lights installed and running at night. Notice the difference between the new, brighter lighting and the traditional lighting along Blount St.
Raleigh is leading an effort to become more energy efficient. One way is through the use of LED lights around the city. We would become an ‘LED city’ as its referred to by the LED City Initiative. Here’s some more reading for you to get your daily greens in.
Some American cities, including Ann Arbor, Mich., and Raleigh, N.C., are using the lights to illuminate streets and parking garages, and dozens more are exploring the technology.
Green Promise Seen in Switch to LED Lighting (via The New York Times)
Raleigh Recognizes Greater than 40 Percent Energy Savings as Municipal Garage Switches to LED Lighting.
Raleigh, NC the First LEDCity Installs LED Parking Garage Lighting (via Solutions For LED Lights)
The Mayor also said this is the time for Raleigh to vigorously pursue its role as the first LED City and explore and implement further ways to use LED lighting.
Mayor Calls For Boldness To Combat Economic Challenges (Via City of Raleigh)
- Raleigh’s LED Conversion | January 5, 2013