Dialight targets municipal street light retrofits with energy-efficient LED

Dialight targets municipal street light retrofits with energy-efficient LED

Summary: Eying municipal retrofits mandated by Federal Energy Policy Act (EPACT 2005) and the Energy Independence and Security Act, Dialight has introduced its latest LED luminaire for street lighting applications.The regulations in question require that conventional mercury lamps and other fixtures between 150 and 500 watts in capacity be replaced by more energy-efficient alternatives.

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Eying municipal retrofits mandated by Federal Energy Policy Act (EPACT 2005) and the Energy Independence and Security Act, Dialight has introduced its latest LED luminaire for street lighting applications.

The regulations in question require that conventional mercury lamps and other fixtures between 150 and 500 watts in capacity be replaced by more energy-efficient alternatives. The Dialight StreetSense SL series is intended to meet that need.

The 131 watt LED fixture can replace a 250-watt mercury vapor luminaire. The LM-79 product, for example, will consume up to 55 percent less energy than the legacy technology. The StreetSense fixtures are designed to have a service life of more than 12 years. Another key benefit is that they can be "smart." In other words, the fixtures can be monitored and controlled remotely via some of the intelligent communications networks that are part of smart city and smart transportation initiatives.

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  • And how much power do you need for...

    ... the snow melting option?
    Vesicant
  • RE: Dialight targets municipal street light retrofits with energy-efficient LED

    These streetlights are quite different from the LED traffic signal lights which have been reported to have snow buildup issues. @ 130 watts these will generate plenty of heat to melt snow. I design custom LED lighting installations and I can tell you that getting rid of the heat generated by high power LED arrays is THE biggest challenge in the design of these luminaires. The HID bulbs these LED fixtures are designed to replace radiate much of their waste heat away as infrared, but LEDs must get rid of their waste heat through conduction. The entire housing of these LED streetlights is a big heatsink.
    Gizmo-n-Tasha