Graybar Enhances Energy-Efficient Offerings

ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2014 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, has enhanced its energy-efficient offerings.
 
Externally, Graybar has expanded its Graybar PowerSmart® platform to offer both energy-efficient products and sustainable solutions to its customers. Regional Graybar PowerSmart teams have been formed to help customers save money by reducing energy usage. Furthermore, Graybar is also proud to announce the launch of Graybar PowerSmart Monthly, a new electronic newsletter that provides news and industry trends on energy efficiency and building intelligence. Customers can receive this free monthly publication by signing up at www.graybarpowersmart.com/newsletter-signup.
 
Internally, Graybar has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its energy efficiency efforts. Graybar recently earned EPA ENERGY STAR certification for 15 of its branches. The EPA awards ENERGY STAR certification to buildings that perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meet strict energy efficiency performance levels.
 
Graybar locations in Green Bay, Wis.; Norcross, Ga.; Portland, Ore.; San Diego; Austell, Ga.; Joliet, Ill.; Stafford, Texas; Youngstown, Ohio; Billings, Mont.; Columbia, S.C.; Pittsburgh; Providence, R.I.; Tucson, Ariz.; Duluth, Minn.; and the company’s Corporate headquarters in St. Louis earned ENERGY STAR certification. Graybar’s Tucson branch was awarded LEED gold certification in 2012.
 
“Graybar is committed to sustainability, both in how we run our business and in the products and services we offer to our customers,” said Bill Mansfield, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “We’re proud to achieve ENERGY STAR certification of many of our eligible facilities, and we are even prouder to help our customers improve their energy efficiency and save money through Graybar PowerSmart.”
 
Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of more than 240 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency. For more information, visit www.graybar.com or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.
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