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Title: New Brunswick - Replace incandescent flashing warning lights Project Identifier: R-AAA-0067

Project Description

The Department of Transportation will replace 386 incandescent flashing warning light units (suspended lights at intersections, flashing lights on roadside signs, median lights, navigation beacons, etc.) with energy-efficient light-emitting diode units, or LEDs, throughout New Brunswick. When completed, it had been initially estimated that the project would result in annual savings of 170,000 kilowatts. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are solid-state devices that convert electric energy directly into light of a single color. Because they employ "cold" light generation technology, in which most of the energy is delivered in the visible spectrum, LEDs don't waste energy in the form of non-light producing heat. In comparison, most of the energy in an incandescent lamp is in the infrared (or non-visible) portion of the spectrum. As a result, both fluorescent and HID lamps produce a great deal of heat.

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Project Report
Registry: GHG Reductions Registry  
Type: Energy Efficiency Status: Active
Authorized Project Contact: Government of New Brunswick
Latitude: None Defined
Validator: None defined Longitude: None Defined
Verifier: None defined Project Proponent: Government of New Brunswick
Start Date: 2008-01-01 End Date: 2016-12-31
Estimated potential lifetime emission reductions-removals: 596 t CO2e Estimated potential annual emission reductions-removals: 75 t CO2 e
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