When NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas needed an advanced lighting system to illuminate a parking lot that had no electricity, they selected the EverLast® PV/Wind Hybrid Area Lighting System.
When NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas needed an advanced lighting system to illuminate a parking lot that had no electricity, they selected the EverLast® PV/Wind Hybrid Area Lighting System. "The Center came to us looking for a lighting solution that was innovative and cost effective," stated Alex Orr, Commercial Sales Representative for EverLast® Induction Lighting. "They were very excited about the fully sustainable EverLast PVW System."
Since its inception in 1958, NASA remains a leading force in scientific research and in stimulating public interest in aerospace, as well as science and technology in general.1 "They were impressed with the EverLast PVW lighting system being able to generate power using solar and wind energy," Orr stated. "Other systems rely solely on solar or wind energy, rendering them more susceptible to climate fluctuations."
The EverLast® PVW Area Lighting System incorporates a wind turbine generator with photovoltaic solar panels, battery power storage, and integrated SMART sensor controls that power an EverLast® induction light fixture. This unique combination of patent-pending components delivers powerful, commercial grade lighting to remote areas.
Exceptionally energy-efficient and completely off the grid, EverLast® PVW Area Lighting Systems allowed NASA to provide lighting to its employees while avoiding costs associated with the installation of typical lighting systems.
The PVW system can be installed with a 70w Type III induction cobra head fixture or a 70w Type IV induction shoe box fixture. Both fixtures are IP65 rated, corrosion resistant, and up to 70 percent more energy efficient than HPS and HID fixtures. EverLast® PVW Systems are manufactured in Jackson, Michigan and have been installed in remote locations throughout the country, including Michigan, California, Texas, and Colorado.
"The demand for sustainability has grown rapidly over the past decade," Orr stated. "The PVW Area Lighting System offers customers a solution that's both environmentally-friendly and efficient."
EverLast® Induction Lighting is a subsidiary of Full Spectrum Solutions, Inc. and has quickly grown into the leading manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting solutions for roadway, parking structure, facility and area lighting applications.