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Chapel Hill, N.C. Joins LED City Initiative

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Chapel Hill, N.C. has joined Cree’s LED City initiative, an international program to promote and deploy energy-efficient LED lighting, according to a recent press release

Chapel Hill, home to the University of North Carolina, recently installed LED streetlights along the high-profile 100 block of Franklin Street, one of the town’s most recognizable landmarks. Specifically, the town is engaging in a 12-month pilot program which will include replacing 10 conventional streetlights with LED fixtures as well as solitciting feedback from residents regarding the quality of lighting. Expected energy savings is projected at 50 percent or more.