Thanks to LED technologies, that whole part about the holiday lights involves a whole lot less electricity — and carbon — than it used to.
The Ryan Center at the University of Rhode Island becomes one of the first NCAA Division I college basketball arenas to feature LED lighting.
All 250,000 of New York City’s street lights will be replaced with energy efficient, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) by 2017.
As more cities see the economic benefits of high-efficiency LED streetlights, the technology is rapidly moving from the experimental phase and becoming the new standard.
Many homes use sunlight for power and passive solar heating. This net-zero energy home in Italy actually alters the spectrum of ambient light to enhance the well-being of the residents.
The installation of low-energy LEDs on the exterior of New York’s famous Helmsley Building is impressive, but is this the right priority for sustainability?
The new Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art brings not only a new modernist icon of culture to the city, but also environmental stewardship with a host of energy saving attributes.