Las Vegas Venetian Hotel goes LED



Las Vegas has installed 42,000 new LED streetlights and is saving $2 million a year on reduced electricity bills and maintenance costs. The $2 million in annual savings goes to a special revenue fund to finance other green projects, including a 300 kW solar installation and renovation of a million square feet of public buildings to higher energy efficiency standards. In addition, the city received $5 each for recycling the old streetlights.

In addition, hotels such as the Venetian in Las Vegas are also installing LED. New LED lighting from GE will help Las Vegas Sands Corp. save nearly 4.1 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity a year in its meeting rooms as part of its Sands ECO 360° Green Meetings program. As a result of GE’s energy-efficient lighting solutions, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has now reduced its annual lighting spend by about $2 million overall including new savings in meeting spaces and in guest suites at The Venetian|The Palazzo Las Vegas since 2010.

via Energy Manager Today and GE Lighting