News : A Change in Lighting

Jan 6, 2014

Published in the Portsmouth Herald on January 6th, 2014

By Heikki Perry 

PORTSMOUTH - Two months after Rockingham Electric loaned Liberty Mutual six LEDs to illuminate the parking lot at its Borthwick Avenue campus, Liberty Mutual decided to replace 55 of its metal halide lights with LEDs, which Rockingham supplied.

And that caused concern at the utility company.

"After we installed LED lights, the electric company thought that there might be something wrong with our meter. It noticed that our usage in the parking lot was down 56 percent in June," said Jeffrey LaPointe, manager of IT facilities at Liberty Mutual's Portsmouth office. "It was kind of nice that we weren't the only one noticing the drop in our monthly electricity charge."

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