LED Systems Are A Smart City No-Brainer

Daunting, futuristic innovations for nearly every aspect of urban infrastructure come to light every day, so it’s unsurprising that light itself can be a Smart City solution. A simple, effective investment, LED lighting is a simple way that a city can take a step towards sustainability and efficiency. “LED is a gateway technology for cities and companies,” Revolution Lighting’s VP of Development and Communications Jay Black said. “They’re not overly sophisticated to adopt.”…

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Why LEDs Continue to Dominate Lighting Conversation

Every so often an invention comes along that completely disrupts the technology of its day. Like the steam engine did to the horse, and Edison’s electric light bulb did to the gas lantern, solid-state LED lighting has ushered in a new era of unprecedented opportunities and capabilities for institutional and commercial facilities.

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As Providence Installs LED Streetlights, See a Before and After View of LA’s skyline

The little light that tells you your cable box is plugged in has emerged as the new thing in city streetlights, and by this fall about 16,800 streetlights in Providence will be part of that trend. Light-emitting diodes are being touted as more than brighter, cheaper lights. The fixtures that hold the new bulbs also have small transmitters that form a network that can report each light’s on/off status and allow a central control to brighten or dim each light individually.

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