Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.18
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date Nov. 30, 2012
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Columbia University
OP-T2-15: LED Lighting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Dan Held
Assistant Vice President
Strategic Communications, Columbia University Facilities and Operations
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Does the institution use Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology in at least one lighting application? LED applications in exit signs and remote controls do not count for this credit.:

A brief description of the technology used:

Columbia continues to install Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs in a series of pilot programs. LED lighting has been installed in multiple locations within Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs , in 5 floors of Wallach and Shapiro in the hallways. and is currently used in exit signs, some outdoor spaces, and a medical center residential tower with over 50 bulbs - with several more projects in the works. LED lights will be installed in the new Campbell Sports Center and in other public spaces, and are now being considered for lighting retrofits across campus.

Wherever lighting fixtures need to be replaced , they are being replaced by LED for all 220 University apartment buildings including 47 Claremont, Harmony Hall, 362 Riverside, Fairholm (503 121st.st), Shapiro 2/3rds is complete and Wallach ½ of the building been changed to LED.

LED lighting is used in exit signs and some outdoor spaces on campus. It is currently being installed as part of our cosmetic and lighting renovation of the Black Building Auditorium, which, when finished in a few weeks, will utilize LED lighting in both hallways and the entry area to the auditorium. We also utilize LED’s within our renovated elevators and other entryways across the campus.

As renovations continue preference is given to install LED lighting especially in large public open spaces.

The website URL where information about the institution's use of the technology is available :

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