HISTORIC SEASIDE ‘GREEN COMMUNITY’ WELCOMES BETTER LIGHT

Massachusetts’ Green Initiative drives the City of Newburyport to upgrade their street lights with Cree® LED lighting, improving the town’s ambiance while reducing energy consumption by 61%.

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CREE LED LIGHTING: THE NATURAL CHOICE

After a trial installation between five lighting manufacturers, city personnel and local residents selected the Cree® RSW luminaire for its likeness to natural light. Because the Cree® LED solution is warranted for 10 years, the city expects significant savings on maintenance and a quick return on investment.

Map of Newburyport

"Purchasing the street lights and upgrading them has really allowed the City of Newburyport to save substantially...we can do other things with that money."

Molly Ettenborough, Recycling and Energy Manager
City of Newburyport

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"Purchasing the street lights and upgrading them has really allowed the City of Newburyport to save substantially...we can do other things with that money."

Molly Ettenborough, Recycling and Energy Manager
City of Newburyport

RSW Series

The RSWTM LED Street Luminaire is designed with WaveMax® Technology for an unparalleled lighting experience. This lightweight luminaire delivers superior color quality and industry-leading efficacy at both warm and cool color temperatures to meet a vast majority of challenging street lighting applications.

The result is better light with enhanced visual comfort, reduced glare — all while using less energy.

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Newburyport Street

“The RSWTM street light is the only fixture of its particular design. Others are going to try to copy it, but they haven’t done it yet.”

George Woodbury, President
LightSmart Energy Consulting

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“The RSWTM street light is the only fixture of its particular design. Others are going to try to copy it, but they haven’t done it yet.”

George Woodbury, President
LightSmart Energy Consulting

The Participants

BIG SAVINGS,
BRIGHT FUTURE

Over $90,000 in annual savings is a tremendous win for a city of 18,000 residents. Massachusetts is just one of many U.S. states and territories providing financial incentives for energy-saving lighting upgrades—get a sense of the savings your municipality could realize at lighting.cree.com/why-cree-led.

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