LED-illuminated gas station sees higher traffic and reduced costs
The Better Day BP gas station and convenience store in Racine, Wisconsin, is the first to feature all-exterior LED lighting, writes Kevin Orth.
Previously thought about primarily for aesthetic purposes, lighting can have a tremendous impact on the bottom line. In an industry such as gasoline and c-store retailing, where competition is fierce and profit margins are increasingly shrinking, cost containment is vital to profitability. Advances in technology and engineering are now making it possible to use high-efficiency LED lighting for commercial applications. This new light source provides a way to reduce energy costs while still meeting properties’ lighting needs.
This article was published in the April 2008 issue of LEDs Magazine.
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