Balgheim is a small but particularly progressive municipality with around 1,250 residents in the district of Tuttlingen, and with planning and decisions at community level has always aimed for cost-efficiency, sustainability and high practical use for its citizens. Balgheim has participated since 2015 in the sustainability project of the region of BadenWürttemberg and has set itself targets of saving energy, maintaining energy efficiency and being a good example to the residents. All results and success factors are documented in a sustainability report.
A total of 176 "DL30" town and park luminaires with warm white light colour (3000 Kelvin) and 36 "Streetlight 10" road luminaires with neutral white light (4000 Kelvin) were installed. All luminaires feature integrated technology for reducing lighting levels at times of low traffic. Simultaneously to refurbishing its road lighting, Balgheim has also upgraded the lighting of its church tower to LED