Philips Studies Impact of Public Lighting Installations

Philips Lighting frequently partners with government organizations and non-profit groups to incorporate unique and effective lighting products into infrastructure and facilities, resulting in tangible and meaningful contributions to the public realm. These lighting installations serve much more than a utilitarian purpose of providing light. In many cases, they spark increased tourism, economic development, community pride and neighborhood revitalization.


To better understand the potential comprehensive impact of these lighting projects, Philips Lighting engaged Boyette Strategic Advisors to conduct an impact evaluation and analysis of a sampling of diverse installations.

Philips Lighting created a white paper that examines the economic, cultural and social impact of the following projects:

River Lights in the Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas
• The Bay Lights, San Francisco, California
• Gateway Community College Faces, New Haven, Connecticut
• District Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

You can download the white paper here.

This study includes a review of the value and benefits lighting projects have on a community.

Below is an infographic highlighting the economic, cultural and social impact of four connected lighting installations across the United States.

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