Carnegie VillageLocation: MO | Industry: Healthcare | Technology: LED Lighting | Role: Developer | Energy Savings: $250,000
Tutera Group, a commercial real estate and senior living management company, is in the process of upgrading their portfolio of properties and has completed 13 turnkey LED retrofits with BioStar Lighting. At Carnegie Village, BioStar upgraded more than 800 lights which resulted in estimated energy savings of 335,000 kilowatt-hours. The project will pay for itself in about 2 years.
Residents were delighted at the improved quality of light, commenting that there was a noticeable difference in their ability to see under the new lights. Research has shown that LED lighting has positive effects on health including reduction in age-related disorders, headaches and vision loss, making LEDs ideal for senior living facilities.