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  • How to Understand your Facility Operations

    David Theriault, National Account Manager with Philips Lighting discusses how connected lighting can help streamline your operations and start collecting data and insights so you can optimize your facility. He also discusses the ‘cleanest, greenest, most advanced building’ in the world, the Edge in Amsterdam and how it leverages connected lighting technology.

    03/12/2018

  • The Power of LED Lighting for Schools: Why It Matters and How to Get Started

    This ability to better control LED lighting promises to impact our schools much more than our homes.

    03/09/2018

  • Connected Lighting is Changing

    Bruce Bharat, Director Product Marketing with Acuity Brands believes that connected lighting connects people to applications and services that can add value to their lives. Watch this video to learn how retail companies can accurately track customers and push marketing to customers in their stores.

    02/26/2018

  • How LED Lighting is Changing the Classroom

    The ability to better control LED lighting promises to impact our schools much more than our homes.

    01/17/2018

  • 3 Hidden Ways LED Lighting Affects Your Office

    If you’re ready to bring your office space into the modern era, lighting is one of the first building systems to consider upgrading. Not only because outdated lighting is a major energy hog, but because LED lighting can have hidden impacts on your office.

    08/17/2017

  • Switching to LED Lighting is Easier Than You Think

    Switching your office lighting to LED can seem complicated. Watch this video to learn how to determine the right approach for your space - from simply replacing the lamps to completely redesigning a space.

    08/17/2017

  • Quick Start Guide to LED Lighting Terms

    With new LED technology and products hitting the market every day, staying up-to-date on the latest terms and definitions isn't easy. Check out this LED glossary to give you a jump-start on your next LED project. Read more.

    08/15/2017

  • Acuity Brands Juno Basics Series 6RLC Retrofit LED Trims

    The all-in-one design features an advanced LED light engine mounted directly to the cast aluminum trim with integral white baffle and flange. Torsion springs in combination with the patent pending Universal Mounting Bracket make installation a breeze. There is no easier, less expensive way to upgrade commercial lighting to ultra-efficient LEDs.​

    01/21/2017

  • Acuity Brands Juno 2-Inch LED Downlights and Adjustables – Generation 2

    These ultra-efficient fixtures consume only 7 watts for 600 lumens or 11 watts for 1000 lumens. ​

    01/18/2017

  • The BLT Relight Series from Lithonia Lighting

    Get the look, feel and performance of a full fixture replacement at a fraction of the price while reducing installation and material cost.

    01/16/2017

Case Studies

Graybar Lighting Case Studies

Learn how Graybar can save you maintenance time and energy costs on lighting by reviewing one of our case studies below.

 
  • New Tunable Classroom Lighting Technology Makes the Grade

    Tunable light is a new technology that allows you to easily change how warm or cool the light appears in a room. A successful classroom LED lighting trial quickly demonstrated how this new technology can not only save money and energy but can also enhance classroom activities.

    03/13/2018

  • Linn-Benton Community College Upgrades to LED Lighting

    Frequent light fixture and socket burn-outs are challenging enough on their own. But when light poles are 20-feet in the air and require a lift for change-outs, it’s not just challenging, it’s also costly and time-consuming. It didn’t take long for this simple exterior lighting upgrade to transform into a campus-wide LED lighting initiative.

    02/19/2018

  • Florida School District Revitalizes Classrooms with Graybar

    In 2014-15, the Sarasota County School District in Florida spent 24 cents per square foot less on energy than the state average. The district accomplished this by retrofitting over 2,100 troffers in one of the district’s middle schools. To get it done, the district looked to Graybar.

    08/17/2017

  • Famed NASCAR Track Becomes First Major Motorsports Facility with LED Lighting

    Martinsville Speedway, the only remaining track from NASCAR’s original circuit, was in the dark. Not only was the track unlit but the concession and common area lights needed an upgrade. Adding lights to the famed track had been discussed for years, but when one of NASCAR’s premiere events ended in near darkness the track owner knew it was time.

    03/30/2017

  • Graybar Helps Upgrade Lighting and Controls at Kansas City Manufacturing Plant

    Thanks to upgrading the metal halide fixtures and installing occupancy sensors, Heartland qualified for more than $190,000 in local utility rebates and expects an annual energy savings of approximately $90,000, resulting in an estimated payback of about two years.

    10/07/2016

  • Graybar Brings Great Lighting and Energy Savings to the Raleigh Convention Center

    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.

    08/22/2016

  • Graybar Helps Otis Library Turn the Page to LED Lighting

    The Otis Library project was completed in just three months. The library expects an annual energy savings of 105,989 kWh and annual energy cost savings of $18,000, with an annual expected maintenance savings of $2,455. The library also benefitted from more than $43,357 in incentives from the local utility.

    08/15/2016

  • Graybar Upgrades Multi-Purpose Recreation Room with LEDs and Wireless Controls

    Providing a complete turnkey solution, Graybar worked closely with the local contractor to coordinate deliveries and even helped secure a $3,200 Ameren utility rebate. The church expects an annual energy savings of approximately $5,000 and a three year return on investment.

    08/10/2016

  • The Road to Lighting Upgrades: Graybar Helps Winnebago with Lighting Renovation

    Completed in just two months, Winnebago estimates an annual energy savings of 75,010 kWh and cost savings of $5,973 with a payback of three and a half years. In addition, Winnebago also qualified for local utility incentives.

    07/20/2016

  • Graybar Helps Bring Intelligent Lighting to the City of Hudson

    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.

    06/21/2016

 

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