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Lead with LED

2018, Greeley, Colorado, USALead with LED student action LED lighting

Gianna Uyemura, Greeley Central High School

Greeley Central is one of the biggest schools in Greeley. That means there are a lot of lights. Most of these lights use fluorescent bulbs which are inefficient, toxic and outdated. These lights loose close to 80% of their energy as heat and contain mercury. LED lights contain no mercury, run cooler and loose less light to the targeted area.

Student Action Final Contest CO

Gianna decided to replace 266 fluorescent lights to LED. The total cost of the replacement was $677. The savings in electricity costs is almost $14,000 a year!