• UVM goes LED
    December 24,2012

    UVM converting to LED lights on campus

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The University of Vermont has converted nearly a thousand bulbs on campus to LED lights.

    Several hundred replacements remain, and are scheduled to be completed next year.

    The lights are the first investment underwritten by UVM's $13 million green revolving fund.

    The Burlington Free Press reports (http://bfpne.ws/TbPSSk) the overall lighting investment totals $225,000, after rebates from the Burlington Electric Department. Annual savings in electricity costs are forecast at $75,000.

    Information from: The Burlington Free Press, http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com

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