Skip to comments.Air Force Makes $84K Exit Sign Upgrade Days Before Shutdown
Posted on 10/09/2013 10:10:06 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Days before the government shutdown started, the Air Force contracted for an $84,380 upgrade on its Exit signs for the Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Station in Goose Creek, S.C.
According to the Statement of Work, approximately 973 existing wall/ceiling mounted exit lighting signs will be removed and replaced with 0.92 Watt LED lighting signs.
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We just replaced some NON-WORKING exit signs with the LED ones. They did not cost $87.00 each. Even with labor to install them and paint to cover up the exposed wall behind since they are smaller than the old ones.
Amazon has them for $20 - $25 with free shipping.
Ridiculous, why do they think it is necessary to replace all their working signs to save a few watts.
I was in the AF for 28 years and was always amused by its “spend dollars to save pennies” approach to just about everything.
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