of Cleveland Clinic's energy usage are account of lighting.
fluorescent tubes will be replaced by energy efficient LED. The LED lights last 2.5 times longer than fluorescent lights – and they are mercury-free, which translates into safer disposal.
reduction in electric consumption each year once all the old tubes are replaced - roughly the same as removing approximately 2,600 houses off the electrical grid.
annual savings in costs.
reduction in CO2 equivalent each year - equivalent to taking 3,600 cars off the road.
new jobs will be created in the local community. The LED Lighting Project will create up to 10 new manufacturing jobs at Energy Focus (implementation partner), and they have already hired individuals from the clinic's Center for Autism. Additionally, 10 new installation jobs have been created for the Evergreen Cooperatives.
cost of the project which will be funded by the Green Revolving Fund (GRF) of $7.5 million established by Cleveland Clinic.