Side-by-side LED streetlight comparision in Springs
What is the big deal about LED streetlights? You can see for yourself. The City of Colorado Springs has installed seven light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights in a parking lot used by visitors to the Memorial Park Skateboard Park and Sertich Ice Center. Each newly installed light contains 80 LEDs, which emit the equivalent light at ground level as the 250-watt high pressure sodium fixtures nearby. LED lights have been shown to use up to 50 percent less energy while lasting 10 times longer than traditional streetlights.