45 MILLION KW OF ENERGY & 34,000 TONS OF CO2 EMISSIONS SAVED AT SPORTS
VENUES WITH EPHESUS LED LIGHTING
SYRACUSE, NY – APRIL 15, 2015 – In the ongoing effort to reduce their ecological footprints, professional, collegiate and municipal sports venues. Especially those that have installed LED lighting from Ephesus Lighting. For they have saved an estimated 45 million kilowatts of energy. That’s enough to light nearly 5,000 homes for one year.
So, the company also estimates that their LED lighting fixtures have eliminated 34,000 tons of C02. All from being emitted into the atmosphere.
The acceptance of LED lighting by sports and entertainment venue operators is due in part to the worldwide attention it received when Ephesus LED’s illuminated the Super Bowl this year. This rapid adoption of LED has lead Ephesus engineers to estimate that by Earth Day 2016, the company will have saved sports and entertainment facilities more than 200 million kilowatts of energy and 150,000 tons of CO2 emissions from being released into the atmosphere.
In addition, since Ephesus LED fixtures last over 10 years with no maintenance. For that’s an estimated 250,000 replacement legacy lighting fixtures. All containing mercury and other hazardous materials. Those that will not be disposed of in landfills. In addition, Ephesus’ fixtures are made of non-hazardous materials. I mean those which can either be recycled or disposed of safely.
In addition, Ephesus Lighting is replacing old metal halide lights. In conclusion and all with LED fixtures. For that’s at more than 100 sports and entertainment venues.
For example and that’s including:
- University of Phoenix Stadium – home of the Arizona Cardinals and Super Bowl 49
- the Canadian Tire Center – home of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators
- Cornell University
- U.S. Naval Academy
- Duke University
- and many more.
University of Phoenix Stadium (Arizona Cardinals) Ephesus Stadium Fixture
Canadian Tire Centre (Ottawa Senators) Ephesus Area 600 Fixture