Graybar serves the purchasing needs of government agencies at the federal, state and local/municipal levels.
Learn how Graybar can save you maintenance time and energy costs for your government facility.
The Raleigh Convention Center exhibit hall lighting upgrades have helped to significantly reduce energy usage and related maintenance by an estimated 318,230W per day.
After upgrading the lighting, the city expects an annual energy and maintenance savings of approximately $54,336, including savings from dimming low traffic roadway and parking lot areas, while still meeting Wisconsin Department of Transportation guidelines for street lighting.
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.
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.
Graybar helped Chabot-Las Positas Community College reduce energy consumption by 50 percent.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 www.uscommunities.org or contact your Graybar sales representative to learn more.
Serving our Country
Graybar also serves the federal government and military through the GSA contract. This contract allows 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.