Save Money By Switching To LED Street Lights

By shakir_williams

LED street lights

LED lightbulbs are gaining significant market exposure, and with good reasons. As you may know, LED bulbs are more energy efficient, more environmentally friendly and a cost-saving alternative to the conventional incandescent and CFL lightbulb. LED Street Lights deliver the best economic return compared to conventional alternatives -considering the total life-cycle costs including installation, maintenance, and energy.

ENERGY SAVING: LED lights use 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs.

MONEY-SAVING: LED lights can save you thousands in electricity costs over its lifetime.

REDUCE COSTS: LED lights can help reduce maintenance and operation costs.

LONG-LASTING: LED lights can last for up to 30,000 hours.

VARIETY: LED lights come in a variety of styles, lumens and temperatures.

How Will I Benefit from Switching to LED Street Lights? 

reducecosts_1Reduces maintenance costs: Unlike high-pressure sodium street lights, LED’s light output does not depreciate over time, making maintenance costs of replacing them significantly lower.


Reduces operation costs: LED Street Lights can greatly reduce your utility bill, while still offering optimal brightness at a low wattage. They can also reduce energy consumption by 40 to 60 percent.


Reduces your carbon footprint: LED technology has a lot of potential to reduce light pollution and reduce global energy use.


Increases Driver Safety: Brighter and greater illumination can largely increase safety for drivers at night.




The cost of installing one street pole is $4000. This includes the costs of the bulb, pole, electrical wires, and labor. As a contractor, you can understand the importance of a return on your investment. If you want to make sure that investing in LED’s over traditional lights will have a better bottom line, check out the chart below: 

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A 100 watt Retrofit Kit for an LED street light consumes 100 watts of energy, but can produce 15,500 lumens of quality light. 

Save Money By Switching To LED Street Lights