Berkeley Welcomes LED - Denver Lifestyle and Real Estate by Libby Levinson

Berkeley Welcomes LED

Berkeley Welcomes LED

Berkeley Welcomed LED Street Lights to the Neighborhood

Summer: more light, more light (in reference to Florence and the Machine…who I’m seeing tonight at Red Rocks!). The City of Denver is making some big upgrades to street lighting all across the city….and they started with Berkeley.

Xcel Energy is helping out with this process by installing more than 44,000 LED lights to help make our city brighter and more efficient.

LED lights are more energy efficient and environmentally friendly in comparison to incandescent lights. Additionally, the are lighter and brighter which helps evening walkers see better and feel safer.

The installation of these LED lights is expected to cut Denver’s energy use in half. Yes, in half!!! These lights are also more white/yellow than bright white, which helps with potential vision barriers for people with vision sensitivity.

Fun fact: most light escapes upwards. The new LED lights will make sure no light escapes and will be directed to help make sure you can see at night.

Be on the lookout for Denver’s latest additions! Coming to a neighborhood near you…. 🙂

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Libby Levinson is a born and raised Denver native who has spent time in all of Denver’s historic neighborhoods as well as the numerous suburbs surrounding the metro area. She enjoys sharing her knowledge of Denver and her love for the Mile High City with her clients. Libby proudly joined Kentwood Real Estate in 2006. Libby has had the pleasure of helping a variety of clients navigate their real estate transactions: helping first time buyers find their starter home, coordinating the synchronized sale and purchase for buyers looking for more space, sellers looking to down-size, and assisting sophisticated investors with their next investment opportunity. Libby is known for her ability to smoothly facilitate the complex details of both the buying and selling process. You can see Libby featured in 5280 Magazine and the 2017 Kentwood television commercial on her website at