Soon Portland residents and visitors will start seeing the Oregon Convention Center's iconic towers glowing in a variety of colors, depending on the events inside. But it isn't all for show. The new programmable LED tower lighting system will also provide greater energy efficiency.
"We have already replaced 70 to 75 percent of our interior lighting with more energy-efficient fixtures," said Scott Cruickshank, OCC executive director. "But we haven't touched the towers until now."