Balancing municipal budgets while employing efforts to modernize our streetscapes is a major challenge. Revamping street lighting systems can improve aesthetic appeal, community image, safety and security. Light emitting diode (LED) street lighting technology can increase energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and lower operating costs as well. What’s more, energy savings performance contracts allow communities to pay for energy efficiency upgrades without taxpayer dollars. This paper describes how municipalities can accomplish both. Learn more….