University Retrofits Thousands of Additional Lights, Saving $210,000 Annually
UC San Diego recently completed a $1.5 million lighting-retrofit project that has reduced electricity costs by $210,000 per year in campus offices, classrooms and meeting rooms, warehouses and other areas. The university also is planning to complete in 2012 two additional lighting-retrofit projects, one in parking lots and another at its Recreation, IntraMural Athletics Complex (RIMAC), with combined estimated annual savings of $90,000.