Greening Grand Central

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009
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Today, the MTA replaced the last of Grand Central Terminal’s 4,000 incandescent bulbs. Here’s a video and some photos from the event.

The chandelier before being lowered.

Its four siblings alight behind it.

Ready for my retrofit.

Ready for my retrofit.

New bulbs meet old.

New bulbs meet old.

Installing the new lights.

Installing the new lights.

And presto.

And presto.

2 Responses to “Greening Grand Central”

  1. […] Central Station gets greener: a video of electricians replacing incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescents on a giant egg-shaped chandelier. (Architect’s Newspaper […]

  2. Danbarker says:

    Some of those chandliers are awesome, especially the chandeliers globe and the multi coloured pendant light! Good article and great examples!

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