Street Light Consulting & LED Solutions
 
With Troy & Banks' experience in the national regulated landscape, municipalities can benefit from our forensic audit which searches for errors and overbilling. The forensic audits clean up billing issues that may have existed for many years. This ensures the municipality begins a street light conversion on a "clean slate". Additionally, Troy & Banks conducts geographic information system (GIS) driven investment grade field audits which deliver the foundational documents necessary to prepare cost benefit assessments for purchasing and owning municipal street light systems. These GIS audits are relied upon by lighting engineers and designers to ensure proper lighting throughout a municipality.
The Municipal Lighting Plan looks like the following:

Audit

  • Do a thorough and complete inventory of lighting infrastructure: quantity, wattage, condition and location

  • GIS coordinated audit recommended so municipality has entire system digitized

  • Determine who owns what (utility or municipality)

Assess

  • Compare lighting level standards and municipality needs

  • Assess where current lighting is good (meets standards), over lit or under lit

Recommendation

  • ​Develop a lighting plan that best balances street lighting objectives

Implementation

  • Put the lighting strategy into action

  • Save energy and money, improve lighting and achieve sustainability goals

Street Light Collection Services:

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Troy & Banks has the capabilities to either create a new GIS dataset by collecting data from 'scratch' or attempt to reconcile existing GIS data with what exists in the field.

We will conduct a Street Light Inventory Survey of a clients existing streetlights using ESRI Web GIS Collector or Field Maps apps that instantly upload pin-point accurate data collections to our project manager via a combination of ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro. A user friendly ArcGIS Online Dashboard link will be shared to allow the Client to track survey progress in real time.

Data fields will be tailored to suit your needs. The following are example data collection fields:

A.  Pole Number

B.  Pole Material

C.  Fixture tech (HPS,HID,LED, etc.)

D.  Fixture type (Cobrahead, Decorative, Floodlight,etc.)

E.  Fixture Height 

F.  Existing wattage

G. Bracket specs

H. 'Sole Pole' yes or no: used only to power streetlight or multiple-use pole

I.   Road class (highway, arterial, residential, park, parking lot, private, etc.)

J.   Street name or closest address

K.  Survey notes: damaged poles, tree branch obstruction, inoperable, day burner, etc.

L.  GPS location ( latitude & longitude coordinates)

M. Google Map Link

N.  Photo Feature