LED Retrofit program at Cleveland Clinic

Last Modified: Mon Sep 26 2016 18:39:59 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 16%
    of Cleveland Clinic's energy usage are account of lighting.
  • 250,000
    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.
  • 28,600,000 KWh
    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.
  • $2 million
    annual savings in costs.
  • 19,400 tons
    reduction in CO2 equivalent each year - equivalent to taking 3,600 cars off the road.
  • 20
    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.
  • $10 million
    cost of the project which will be funded by the Green Revolving Fund (GRF) of $7.5 million established by Cleveland Clinic.