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 Not only because outdated lighting is a major energy hog, but because LED lighting can have hidden impacts on your office.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

  • 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.

    07/24/2017

  • 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

  • Don’t Be in the Dark: 3 of the Biggest Misconceptions About Outdoor LED Lighting (and How to Overcome Them)

    While LED lighting has become the predominant light source in new construction, many existing facilities still use and maintain costly and inefficient exterior lighting fixtures. The rapid pace of product and technology advancements reinforce the need for facility leaders to challenge long-held perceptions about relighting outdoor spaces. This webinar from Acuity Brands will discuss strategies to overcome the 3 biggest misconceptions about LED lighting for outdoor applications.

    05/17/2016

  • Graybar PowerSmart Helps Asurion Maximize Cost Savings with LED Upgrades

    Asurion expects an annual operating cost savings of $37,000, in addition to a substantial utility rebate from Tennessee Valley Authority. Thanks to the lighting upgrades, light levels of the parking lot have increased, while wattage readings show an overall 76 percent energy savings.

    04/20/2016

  • Graybar Upgrades Parking Lot Lighting at Corporate Facility

    The new LED fixtures are projected to reduce annual energy consumption by 31,556 kilowatt hours. The McGraw-Edison LED fixtures are expected to last 10 years with little or no maintenance required, resulting in an estimated $15,000 in maintenance savings over that period of time.

    12/29/2015

  • Finding a Cure for Your Network Capacity Pain

    Between managing your hospital data, wifi and cellular coverage are you finding your network at capacity? You might be surprised to learn a single cabling infrastructure can solve these three pain points. Join us for a webinar to learn what you should do before your next cabling project and the benefits of a converged network.

    05/05/2015