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Green Fund Projects

Zellerbach Theater LED Spotlight Installation

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

  • The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will install a new mobile, digital, LED-based system of intelligent follow spotlights to replace its current 40-year-old, energy-intensive system. The project will reduce spotlight energy consumption by approximately 70 percent and provide a return on investment within one year.
  • The new spotlights were installed in Spring 2011. Initial feedback from the Annenberg Center has said that the new spotlights work extremely well and are easy to use. A payback schedule is currently being determined and a final report will outline the project’s implementation.
Project Leader: 
Madison Cario, Director of Operations, Annenberg Center
Project Sponsor: 
Michael Rose, Managing Director, Annenberg Center
Status: 
Complete

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