Serving Local and Federal Government

Graybar serves the purchasing needs of government agencies at the federal, state and local/municipal levels.



Energy Efficient Solutions


Diversity and Teaming Agreements


Learn how Graybar can save you maintenance time and energy costs for your government facility.

  • Chicago-Area School District Lights Up its Learning Environment with LED Luminaires

    Graybar assisted with re-lighting 480 classrooms across 14 campuses with integrated LED lighting and controls from Acuity Brands. With the new energy efficient lighting, there was an immediate 40 percent reduction in wattage used, which resulted in dramatically lower energy costs – even when classroom lights are left on.


  • Graybar Helps Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation Upgrade School and Gymnasium Lighting

    Thanks to the lighting upgrades in the gymnasiums, Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation is expected to save approximately $7,391 in the first year in energy and maintenance costs.


  • Parking Lot Lighting Upgrade Helps Reduce Energy Costs for California Community College

    Graybar helped Chabot-Las Positas Community College reduce energy consumption by 50 percent.


  • [VID] 3M MIY Biometric Access Control Readers

    These indoor or outdoor access control readers can communicate with any existing access control system and are configurable. Configure different layers of security or processes at every door so you can layer your security throughout the building. Learn more.


  • Graybar Provides LED Street Lighting to the City of Oakland

    After upgrading 30,000 street lights, Oakland anticipates a 40 percent energy savings as well as reduced maintenance costs due to the much longer life of the fixtures.


  • Graybar Helps Reduce Energy Costs at Healthcare Facility

    When a healthcare provider in central California wanted to increase the energy efficiency of its medical offices, it turned to Graybar for a cost-effective solution. The facility is expected to save 33 percent annually on energy costs with a projected energy savings of approximately $263,000 over a five-year period.


  • Graybar Teams Up With Local Community College for Auditorium Lighting Retrofit

    Graybar recently helped the Haywood Community College in Clyde, N.C. save an estimated $6,000 annually by retrofitting the lighting system of its auditorium with a combination of Metalux Encounter™ and SkyRidge™ LEDs from Eaton's Cooper Lighting Business.


  • Graybar Provides LED Lighting to City of Stamford

    The city of Stamford chose Graybar for a cost-effective, yet sustainable energy solution to replace the high-pressure, sodium-based streetlights of the city. The city of Stamford is expected to save more than $146,000 annually, thanks to GE’s Evolve™ LED Roadway Medium Cobrahead fixtures.


  • PON for the Government

    PON Passive Optical Network is of growing interest for government agencies as an effective alternative method to deploy a multiple services network vs. traditional network infrastructure and architecture or as a supplement to their traditional network. This webinar will educate you on the basic design and make-up of a PON solution and how government agencies can benefit from this technology.


  • SupplyBay

    For reliable high-volume dispensing year-after-year designed for a wide range of industrial tools and supplies. SupplyBay provides you with absolute control of your materials in a rugged solution that is simple to use and cost effective.


Making a Difference in the Community

At the state and local level, Graybar participates in the U.S. Communities contract. This national purchasing cooperative pools the buying power of public agencies nationwide to achieve lower procurement costs for schools and local government.

Through this cooperative, your organization can maximize savings on electrical, data/communication and security products, reduce paperwork, and simplify procurement all while receiving the quality service and expertise for which Graybar is known.

There is no cost to participate in the U.S. Communities program, visit or contact your Graybar sales representative to learn more.

Serving our Country

Graybar also serves the federal government and military through the GSA contract and the defense department through the DLA contract.

These contracts allow government buyers to come to Graybar for ease of procurement. With efficient purchasing methods and better service and delivery, it’s simply easier working with Graybar.

How Graybar can help

Contact your local Graybar sales representative or call 1-800-GRAYBAR and ask how our services and solutions can save you time on your next project.

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