Case Studies

Read a sampling of our success stories by clicking on a link below.

  • Graybar Provides Turnkey Lighting and Security Solutions for Union Facility

    To improve the aesthetics of their banquet hall and bring additional revenue and cost savings, Local 150 upgraded its lighting system. The new 42-watt can lights bring more control and flexibility to the banquet hall, while the 2x4 LEDs provide a brighter lighting experience with an upgraded quality of light output.

    12/01/2014

  • Graybar Retrofits Headquarters Parking Garage

    Graybar replaced all of the old T8s in the parking garage with energy-efficient LEDs, which resulted in a 34 percent reduction in kilowatts.. The new lights provide an even lighting experience, with less shadows and an overall better lighting color.

    11/19/2014

  • Graybar SmartStock Vending Increases Production Efficiencies At Large Equipment Manufacturer

    Instead of expanding the storeroom with more parts which would require tracking and constant replenishing, Graybar proposed Graybar SmartStock® Vending. By implementing the Graybar SmartStock Vending machines, TAW no longer has to worry about lost downtime due to material shortages.

    08/19/2014

  • Graybar Brings Light to High-Performance Automotive Center

    Passion Performance Auto wanted a lighting system as high-tech and unique as its new facility. Eaton’s Cooper Lighting business LEDs provided energy-efficiency while highlighting the sleek, stainless steel features of the new facility.

    08/15/2014

  • 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.

    06/30/2014

  • Graybar Retrofits Headquarters Parking Garage

    Graybar replaced all of the old T8s in the parking garage with energy-efficient LEDs, which resulted in a 34 percent reduction in kilowatts.. The new lights provide an even lighting experience, with less shadows and an overall better lighting color.

  • Lighting Retrofit is Easy on the Eyes

    When Graybar Manager, Kristian Reyes visited his optometrist, he didn’t need glasses to see that lighting improvements needed to be made. His proposed retrofit offered a 93% wattage reduction for the office.

    04/30/2014

  • 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.

    04/29/2014

  • Graybar Provides Inventory Management Solution to VEC

    When Valley Electrical Consolidated Inc. (VEC) received the electrical contract on a $1 billion steel mill project in early 2012, the company needed an efficient way to manage materials on site. Graybar introduced VEC to Graybar SmartStock®, an electronic inventory management solution created to simplify stock management and material replenishment.

    04/02/2014

  • Data Center Financing Solutions Case Study

    A lease-to-own payment plan will allow Wilcon to purchase Brocade’s MLX routers and ICX switches over 36 months. Wilcon is utilizing the new Brocade system to provide Layer 2 services from one platform, which enables them to offer service provider-level Ethernet. By financing the purchase with GFS, they can expand their customer base and service offerings.

    03/20/2014