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Japan: LEDs to Light Entire Neighborhood

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

A new residential neighborhoood currently in the process of construction will boast a completely LED-sustained outdoor environment upon its completion, according to a detailed series of articles on the Nikkei Tech-On website. The development, in Azabu no Oka, Japan, is being built by Toyota Smile Life, Inc. and has been dubbed Toyota “LED Town.”  

By installing the LED lights in the development, designers plan to illuminate public areas like streets, sidewalks, parks, and bridges, as well as private areas such as the gate, porch, and walls of each house. Upon completion, LED lights in the residential development will total nearly 1000.