LED Upgrades to Light Up Field on Super Bowl Sunday – SHANE DOWNEY

This article talks about The University of Phoenix Stadium being the first to use LED lights while hosting the Super Bowl. The article talks about some of the benefits of LED lights like a significant increase in illumination which will provide a more uniform light, which eliminates shadows on the playing field. The lights make the experience better for the fan both at the game and those watching on high def televisions. LED lights are also a great deal more efficient using only 310,000 watts of energy compared to 1.24 million watts needed to power the old system. The lights affect the air conditioning costs and on average has a 75% reduction in overall sports lighting energy consumption.

http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/blog/techflash/2015/01/led-upgrades-to-light-up-field-on-super-bowl.html

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