San Diego History Center Shining Bright!

Museum saves over $9,000/year in energy costs

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
San Diego History Center Shining Bright!

In 2011, San Diego History Center set a goal to increase the amount of light in its public galleries while saving money. Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, San Diego History Center installed new lighting that brightens up the galleries and saves over $9,000 per year.


Read the case study here.

San Diego History Center (SDHC) is dedicated to helping people of all ages learn about, and enjoy, the history of San Diego, and to appreciate how our past, present, and future are interrelated. It is a museum, education center, and research library founded in 1928. SDHC serves as the region’s largest repository of historical research materials including 2.5 million photographs, tens of thousands of paintings, work of art on paper, decorative arts items, costumes, industrial artifacts and other items that document San Diego’s history.

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