As a result of the project overall energy consumption is reduced by 70% per year in Skradin translating into ROI in 6 years, and respectively 50% per year in Jarmina with an estimated ROI in 6,5 years.
„Both Skradin’s municipality and citizens are pleased with the new public lighting in the city. As you can see, the design of new LED fixtures is fit into the downtown’s traditional look and feel. And perhaps most importantly: new public lighting also meets with environmental standards. It is eco-friendly and saves on the municipality’s budget. We are expecting a significant reduction in energy bills.” – said Antonijo Brajković, Mayor, Skradin.
The modernization project brought uniform lighting on the roads and in downtown in both municipalities.
„We agreed with Tungsram to replace poor quality LED luminaires with quality LED fixtures. Besides replacing non-quality LEDs, our traditional lamps were also modernized with new LEDs, in total 120. In addition, 50 more Tungsram LED fixtures were also installed. Through quality LED fixtures a better illumination has been achieved.” – added Andrija Draganić, Mayor, Jarmina.
Upgraded lighting on roads reduced risks of accidents, improved illumination in downtown area resulted in higher safety of citizens.
New LED fixtures installed in both Skradin and Jamina schools created upgraded, uniform lighting in the class room, corridor and lobby. As a result, students enjoy enhanced visual comfort, new lighting improved color rendering and shading, and reduced glare and flickering. Due to LED lights reading skills and focus of students can be improved.
The new smart bench In Skradin with wireless and USB-based charging facility attracts visitors. With the built-in display and WiFi, any content is available with a mobile that makes the stay more interesting and help the navigation on the site. The bench energy efficiently provides its own energy with solar panels.
Besides financial, health and safety benefits, new Tungsram lighting serves as a backbone of smart applications for both cities. Skradin and Jamina took the first step to become their regions’ first smart city.