As the world continues to move to an ever-increasing demand for all things "connected," reliance on these technologies will grow apace. Since the advent of practical LED products a decade ago, the indoor lighting market has shifted to this technology rapidly, unlike anything the industry experienced in history. The same, however, cannot be said for the entire outdoor lighting market.
NEMA statistics indicate that the sale of outdoor lighting products has stagnated over the last two years. An infrastructure program that includes assistance for the installation of energy efficient products invigorates the production and sale of the products, provides energy cost savings, and improves the appearance and quality of light for many small U.S. cities, towns, and municipalities.
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