Lighting Controls Government

Graybar offers innovative lighting control products from best-in-class manufacturers. Our comprehensive offering allows you to increase your facilities' energy efficiency and meet your federally-mandated lighting control requirements. Legislation such as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007) and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005) mandate federal facilities to meet specific energy goals and regulatory requirements. In addition ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2010 requires:

  • Automatic shut-off of indoor and outdoor lighting when not in use
  • Automatic lighting shut-off now required in buildings <5,000 sq. ft. unless specifically exempted
  • Automatic lighting shut-off requirements of code now required for lamp plus ballast retrofits impacting 10+ percent of the connected lighting load
  • Occupancy sensors required for a broader range of applications
  • Manual-on or auto-on to 50 percent operation required for automatic controls
  • Multilevel lighting in spaces using manual space controls
  • Automatic multilevel lighting in certain stairwell, parking garage and other spaces
  • Automatic daylight harvesting control
  • Power credits providing additional lighting power allowances as an incentive for using advanced control strategies
  • Functional testing of controls
  • Documentation requirements including a control narrative and maintenance schedule

Graybar holds contracts with U.S. Communities and GSA.

Contact a Graybar Lighting Consultant to start your governmental energy savings today.