The LED luminaires were manufactured by Leotek Electronics, and were supplied by electromega, a Canadian distributor. The initial investment needed to cover the cost (approximately $1200 per luminaire) and installation of the new LED streetlights is expected to be recouped from electricity savings as well as reduced replacement and maintenance requirements.
A total of 12 LED streetlights have been installed at Exhibition Place on unique, bow-style street light poles surrounding the perimeter of the Automotive Building. An additional 4 LED streetlights are positioned in the parking lot south of the Direct Energy Centre.
This article was published in the April 2007 issue of LEDs Magazine.
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