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LightSavers LED Safari

12:00AM, 25 September 2010
12:00AM, 30 September 2010
California, U.S.
LightSavers LED Safari

LightSavers is an international program that aims to accelerate understanding, acceptance, and use of LEDs and smart control technologies in outdoor lighting applications such as streets, parks, and parking lots. In its first phase, the initiative is undertaking a global trial of LED technologies with 10 large cities in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., China, and India. These trials involve rigorous pilot testing of LED products to determine how they perform over a year under local weather conditions using a common testing protocol.

Trials have already been installed in seven cities: Adelaide and Sydney (Australia), Guiyang and Tianjin (China), Hong Kong, New York (US), Kolkata (India) and Toronto (Canada). Additional trials will get underway soon in the fall of 2010, in Mumbai (India), London (UK), and Shanghai (China).

In order to enhance our municipal partners’ knowledge of LED technical, procurement, and deployment issues, The Climate Group is organizing the LED Safari, a study tour to be held in collaboration with the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America’s (IESNA) annual Street and Area Lighting Conference, scheduled in Huntington Beach, California, September 26 – 29, 2010 (

The LED Safari will enable international participants from the global cities to intensively acquire the more recent updated information about LED technologies and their performance, learn about a large variety of American and international LED luminaire and smart control products commercially available, and see LED streetlight luminaire deployment and scale-up in action.


Saturday, September 25
Arrival in Los Angeles
Evening social event for LightSavers Partners

Sunday, September 26 – Special IESNA LED Course (Optional)
8:30am - 3:30pm: LED Specification and Design Fundamentals Course
6:00pm - 8:00pm: Welcome buffet and music for SALC conference registrants

Monday, September 27 – LightSaver Private Sessions
9:00am - 10:00am: Introduction
10:00am - 10:30am: Coffee break
10:30 am - 12:00pm: Session #1: LightSavers Trials: Results to Date
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Session #2: LED Durability and Luminaire Lifetime
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Coffee break
3:30pm - 5:30pm: Session #3: Color temperature, health, and light pollution
7pm: Dinner at a local restaurant

Tuesday, September 28 – Attendance at SALC
Participants will devote this day to attendance at the SALC Conference, dur-ing which a number of relevant LED sessions will be presented, including a presentation by TCG’s international lighting director.

Wednesday, September 29
9:00am - 12:00pm: Session #4: Speed Dating New Products
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch
1:30pm - 10:00pm: Tour of Los Angeles LED Streetlight Retrofit Project

Thursday, September 29 (Optional)
LightSavers partners who wish to stay over an extra day will travel to San Francisco to meet with the lighting staff of neighboring San José and San Francisco to learn about their extensive trials of LED luminaires integrated with adaptive controls and central management systems (CMS), both power-line and Wifi-based.

Friday, September 30
Participants who opted for the extended tour will fly home today.

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