Beacon Completes LED Streetlight Project for City of Carmel, Indiana

Aug 3, 2011 According to company website, Beacon Products has completed installation of LED Retrofit Kit with Direct V Optics into 800 downtown top lighting fixtures in Carmel, Indiana.

Case study details highlight a thorough economic study  conducted by Beacon personnel, comparing the costs of new fixture replacement versus the retrofitting of existing fixtures. After evaluating the options, including a test installation,  Beacon Products LED retrofit kit ( 90 Watt)  was chosen. Its installation would save the city an estimated 48% in energy costs and significantly cut down on greenhouse emissions, save on maintenance, and allow for the fastest payback of project costs.

According to David Huffman, Director of Public Works, “The city of Carmel has gained many benefits from this (lighting) conversion including reduced stock requirements (8 SKUs have been eliminated) and, with LEDs that last 50,000 hours, dramatically reduced maintenance requirements.”

For more project details visit: http://www.beaconproducts.com/press_release.html?PID=20

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