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Small Parking Area


Cimarron

In this application adequate lighting throughout the night is a must, typically open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

View the layouts at the links below and you'll see that a slight increase in initial installation costs can result in substantially reduced operation and energy costs.

Specifications

Illumination: 1 fc minimum
Size Area: 2.27 Acres
Square Ft: 99,000
Parking Spaces: 87

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Shoebox with Hydroformed Reflectors

Luminaires: 400w pulse start metal halide horizontal burn shoebox with hydroformed reflector mounted at 25 ft.

Small Parking Area

Illumination Data
Maximum:9.7 fc
Minimum:1.0 fc
Average:3.3 fc
Max/Min:9.7
Avg/Min:3.27
Lamp Lumen Depreciation.72
Luminaire Dirt Depreciation.95
Light Loss Factor.68
Hydroformed reflector cost analysis example
Quantity of luminaires/poles13/13
Total installed cost*$31,218
Input watts per fixture456
Annual hrs per fixture @ 11 hrs/day4015
Total site annual KWH23,801
Annual energy costs @ $0.10 per KWH$2,380.09

* Estimated fixture, pole, base, trenching and labor; Annual maintenance cost not included

Shoebox with Segmented Reflectors

Luminaires: 400w pulse start metal halide horizontal burn shoebox with segmented reflectors mounted at 30 ft.

Small Parking Area

Illumination Data
Maximum:3.3 fc
Minimum:1.0 fc
Average:2.1 fc
Max/Min:3.3
Avg/Min:2.1
Lamp Lumen Depreciation.72
Luminaire Dirt Depreciation.95
Light Loss Factor.68
Segmented reflector cost analysis example
Quantity of luminaires/poles9/9
Total installed cost*$26,316
Input watts per fixture456
Annual hrs per fixture @ 11 hrs/day4015
Total site annual KWH16,478
Annual energy costs @ $0.10 per KWH$1,647.76
  • Upgrading to segmented reflectors requires fewer fixtures and poles, produces a more uniformly lit space resulting in lower installation costs and 30% annual energy costs over the typical HID hydroformed shoebox.

Cimarron LED Fixture -

Luminaires: Cimarron 90 LED shoebox mounted at 30 ft.

Small Parking Area

Illumination Data
Maximum:4.8 fc
Minimum:1.0 fc
Average:2.74 fc
Max/Min:4.80
Avg/Min:2.74
Lamp Lumen Depreciation.95
Luminaire Dirt Depreciation.95
Light Loss Factor.90
Cimarron LED cost analysis example
Quantity of luminaires/poles7/6
Total installed cost*$23,916
Input watts per fixture336
Annual hrs per fixture @ 11 hrs/day4015
Total site annual KWH9443
Annual energy costs @ $0.10 per KWH$944
  • Annual energy savings of 60%, plus reduced maintenance offsets the initial investment
  • Higher KWH rate will increase cost savings
  • The implementation of controls provides additional cost and energy savings
  • Small parking area layout designed with 5100K CCT Cimarron LED fixtures

Installation, Energy, Cost Savings & Photometric Comparison

  Standard Cimarron High Performance Reflector Cimarron LED Cimarron
CR1-P40-H4/H3 CR1-P40-H4P/H3P CL1-90L-5K-3/4/5M-105-BC
Fixture quantity1397
Mounting height25 ft30 ft30 ft
Pole quantity1396
Photometric performance
Avg footcandles3.32.12.74
Max footcandles9.73.34.80
Min footcandles1.01.01.0
Avg/min3.32.12.74
Max/min9.73.34.80
Acquisition costs
Total installed cost$31,218$26,316$23,916
Initial cost delta from standard($4,902)($7302)
Energy costs
Cost per KWH$0.10$0.10$0.10
Input watts per fixture456456336
Annual operating hours per fixture401540154015
Total site annual KWH23,80116,4789,443
Annual energy cost$2,380$1,648$944
Annual energy cost difference($732)($1,436)
Life cycle energy cost (15 yrs)$35,701$24,716$14,165
Life cycle cost savings$10,985$21,536
Replacement lamp and maintenance costs
Estimated cost per fixture*$150$150N/A
Rated lamp life (hrs)20,00020,00060,000
Expected lamp replacements(during 15 yr life cycle)2 (Years 5 & 10)2 (Years 5 & 10)N/A
Life cycle maintenance costs$3,900$2,700N/A
Total life cycle cost (15 yrs)
Installed cost+energy+maintenance$70,819$53,732$38,081
Life cycle cost savings$32,738

Calculations are based on 60,000 hrs at 11 hr operation per day (14.94 yrs rounded to life sycle of 15 yrs)
* Materials and installation including life rental

Cimarron LED System Summary

  • 60% energy savings annually
  • $21,536 – Cost savings compared to HID
  • Best uniformity
  • The higher the KWH rate, equals increased savings
  • BL and Bi Level control option can accelerate the savings