Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Engineer: Carlins Consulting
Lighting Designer: Hilbish McGee Lighting Design
Electrical Contractor: Scalise Industries
Manufacturers: Philips Lighting Controls
24 granite panels feature essays, diary entries & quotations. The plaques tell the narrative story of the war. The interior is devoted to the local history while the exterior describes the story of the war around the world.
The Philips Controls DynaDimmers are located in a cabinet several hundred feet away from the memorial and incorporate a 24-hour time clock and photocell. The LED luminaires come on to a preset illumination level at dusk and levels are significantly reduced after midnight to reduce energy consumption while maintaining a low level of illumination for safety and security.