“A business case can be easily made for a transition to white LED lighting. Here’s an overview of the benefits, which will be explored in-depth as you read further:

  • Lower energy costs;
  • Low to practically no maintenance costs;
  • Life expectancy between 8 and 20 years;
  • Lower total cost of ownership;
  • Improved personal and/or operational safety;
  • Enhanced security deterrent effect;
  • Improved security video images;
  • Nighttime color video;
  • Reduced video network bandwidth;
  • Enhanced facility appearance;
  • Battery backup options;
  • Better compliance with lighting control ordinances; and
  • Potential contribution to LEED certification”


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