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Saturday, February 17, 2007

Another City tries to cut energy bills with LEDs

Raleigh--in conjunction with LED manufacturer Cree--replaced high-pressure sodium lights in a downtown parking garage with LED lights. Although the LED lamps cost substantially more than regular sodium lamps, they require less electricity and need to be replaced far less often.

Raleigh Joins Ann Arbor, MI on the list of cities that are realizing the cost savings from switching to LED lighting. Raleigh is hoping to save $100,000 annually since the lights will last several years before needing to be replaced.

Can you use LED lighting in your home? Sure. The easiest way to save money with LEDs is to replace your old night lights with LED Night Lights

read more at CNET | digg story

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