The estimated 26.5 million streetlights in the U.S. consume as much electricity each year as 1.9 million households, and generate greenhouse gas emissions equal to that produced by 2.6 million cars. Switching these streetlights to LED can save energy and money, and incorporating remote monitoring and adaptive lighting control systems can increase those savings substantially.
Intended as a living document that will evolve to accommodate future changes in the market, the model specification provides suggested high-level requirements and a template for translating unique user needs into clear and consistent language. This version has undergone public review to gather input from users, technology providers, and other industry stakeholders to determine what requirements should be mandatory, how best to support the breadth of system architectures and features available in the marketplace, and where the development of standards that reduce user risk could be encouraged.
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