Posts Tagged ‘LED University’

University of Alaska Goes Green

Monday, May 11th, 2009

The University of Alaska at Anchorage (UAA) is joining the LED University program, according to a press release from Cree, Inc. The LED University program is “an international community of universities working to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient LEDs across their campuses.”

Five years ago, UAA began converting lighting applications to LEDs, including signage, specialty lighting, aisle lighting in lecture halls, and theater stairway lighting. Recently, UAA completed a parking lot pilot with seven LED light fixtures, and more like it are anticaptied to follow as the reduction in energy consumption was nearly 60 percent when compared with the lights that were replaced. The university is also considering LED lighting for a number of other purposes throughout campus. (more…)

Three Universities Flip the Switch on LEDs

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Cree, Inc. recently announced the enrollment of three U.S. universities in “LED University,” a program promoting LED lighting across college campuses worldwide.

The University of Notre Dame (Indiana) is implementing four pilot installations to evaluate the feasibility of LED lighting across the campus. These pilots include LED step lighting on the new Irish Green, recessed LED lighting in conference rooms and elevator lobbies, and outdoor decorative area lights at the center of campus.