Commercial Updates


Welcome to the Graybar Commercial Blog! For years we’ve helped Commercial facilities improve their energy efficiency, while guiding them through technology improvements. Learn about the latest news and resources for commercial facilities, including Healthcare and Education.

Commercial Updates

Commercial Updates
  • Lighting Controls Have Evolved

    Watch Graybar lighting specialist Brad Picht explain how controls have evolved and our approach to implementing wireless controls in your environment.


  • Electrical Workplace Fatalities and Injuries 2003 - 2016

    The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) uses the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) and Survey of Occupational Injuries (SOII) to distill information specifically pertaining to fatal and nonfatal occupational electrical injuries. Each year the ESFI publishes electrical injury information in tabular and graphical form on their website.


  • Download Our New Charging Station Guide

    Although designed to meet the demands of the hospitality industry, any business with public spaces can benefit from these charging station solutions. Make a grand first impression in any lobby, waiting area, or meeting space.


  • 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.


  • How LED Lighting Powers Employee Productivity

    Making changes in the office environment, like installing LED lighting can enhance employee well-being and have a much greater impact on the bottom-line than mere utility bill savings.


  • Emergency Preparedness

    In the event a location is affected by a disaster or emergency, we can quickly utilize surrounding local branches or inventories to assist in servicing our customers.


  • How LED Lighting is Changing the Classroom

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


  • 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 Not only because outdated lighting is a major energy hog, but because LED lighting can have hidden impacts on your office.


  • Healthcare's Fight Against Malware

    As ransomware attacks become more common and widespread, healthcare security administrators are feeling the effects. Here are a few tips to ensure that your facility’s network doesn’t fall victim next.


  • 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.