Sporting Venues – Outdoor Tennis Facility Case Study

Many utility companies are incentivizing their customers to install lower energy consuming LED lighting, as long as the lighting meets specific requirements, such as Design Lights Consortium (DLC) approval. We work with our customers to determine if they qualify for utility rebates and help submit the information required by the utility company for rebate issuance.

An aerial view of two very well lit tennis courts.

Existing Lighting

  • Twelve 1,000-watt metal halide lamps.
  • Average lamp lifespan – 15,000 hours.
  • Estimated daily hours of operation – 3 hours.
  • Annual maintenance costs required to replace lamps.
  • Estimated annual energy cost @ $0.11 per kWh
    • $1,561.03

A well lit tennis court at night.

New Lighting

  • 545-watt LED sports series light
  • Energy costs reduced by approximately 50%
  • 60,000 to 100,000 hours expected life
  • 10-year warranty
  • Significantly reduced maintenance costs by eliminating the need to replace lamps.
  • Estimated annual energy cost @ $0.11 per kWh
    • $787.74