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Urban Solar’s LED luminaire earns UL approval

Urban Solar is pleased to announce UL approval for one of its LED luminaries.

Urban Solar provides transit users, drivers, and officials with a safe, green, economical and practical bus stop amenity. The LED-8 luminaire fixture is used in many lighting applications and specifically stand-alone LED lighting systems for transit shelters and bus stops.

UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology. The organization helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitating trade and providing peace of mind.

We are pleased to have UL, a world leader in product safety and testing standards, validate our LED technology for bus stops and shelters,” says Urban Solar President Jeff Peters. “UL approval further demonstrates Urban Solar as an industry leader in solar lighting and specifically bus stop LED solutions. We take LED fixture performance and safety standards seriously and now have the highest safety standard approval to prove it.”

Solar powered LED bus stop lighting reduces crime and increases safety, which improves ridership and the overall transit experience. Solar powered solutions also eliminate the need for power lines to transit stop locations, which reduces the transit authority’s overall carbon footprint. Urban Solar’s PV-Shelter and PV-Stop products help to enhance public perception of transit as an economical and environmentally friendly transportation choice.