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How Snow Can Cripple an LED Stop Light

Stop lights with snow covering them

Years ago, we published an article on street lights and the benefits cities and states can enjoy by switching from high pressure sodium to LED lights. These benefits included better visibility for drivers, lower power consumption for street lighting, and reduced maintenance when compared to the old lighting technology. On the negative side, switching from…

LEDs Find a Niche in Street and Area Lighting Applications

Yellow Light from Street Lights

While some companies are pushing the outer limits of appropriate LED general lighting applications (think LEDs in a T8 form factor), others are focused on the ready-for-prime-time applications such as street and area lighting. Municipalities and companies with the ability to cover the upfront costs can find much to like about converting from HID to…