TOWN OF LOS GATOS

Technologies

street lights
North Santa Cruz Avenue’s streetlights have been replaced with high pressure sodium lamps.

Los Gatos has adopted several high-efficiency technologies to reduce energy use and lower maintenance and replacement costs at Town facilities.

  • Traffic and Street Lighting: All red and green traffic lights and the majority of the pedestrian signals and yellow traffic lights now use LEDs instead of traditional incandescent lights. LEDs use 10-20% less energy than incandescent bulbs and last 5 times longer which reduces replacement expenses. As street light fixtures are upgraded and replaced, old bulbs are replaced with longer lasting high pressure sodium lamps which p