Shreve Memorial Library’s new lighting systems save on energy

Shreve Memorial Library’s new lighting systems save on energy

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - In their own words — Shreve Memorial Library branches are shining a little brighter these days.

The library system was awarded a $500,000 Public Entity Energy Efficiency Program grant in December 2019 to upgrade both interior and exterior lighting at branches across the City of Shreveport.

Shreve Memorial Library is shining a little brighter these days! The library was awarded a $500,000 Public Entity Energy...

Posted by Shreve Memorial Library on Thursday, December 24, 2020

Fast-forwarding a year later, the outdated lighting systems were replaced with energy-efficient LED lighting systems.

“We were happy when Shreve Memorial Library was awarded the $500,000 grant from the Public Service Commission,” stated John Tuggle, Shreve Memorial Library Executive Director, in a news release. “It was convenient to start our capital improvement program by modernizing the lighting systems in our full-time branches.”

The new lighting systems will see a reduction in energy consumption to 20 percent to 40 percent. According to SML, the replacements save an estimated $52,835 a year.

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