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Government Updates

Government Updates
  • 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.

    04/30/2018

  • Alabama Department of Labor Sees the Light

    An LED upgrade quickly demonstrated its potential value – to not just the offices, but the parking lot and the rest of the facility. With a projected 60,000 hour LED life, the ADOL can now focus on more important maintenance tasks instead of worrying about replacing lamps and ballasts.

    04/27/2018

  • 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. An LED lighting upgrade in one classroom quickly demonstrated how this new technology can not only save money and energy but can also enhance classroom activities.

    04/26/2018

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Graybar Helps Light Up Learning in Illinois School District

    Lighting is quickly becoming one of the most exciting areas of technology in education. After considering all the positive impacts a lighting upgrade could have on his school, Chicago area school superintendent Art Fessler turned to Graybar to make a dramatic change with new lighting.

    07/14/2015

  • Graybar Helps Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation Upgrade School and Gymnasium Lighting

    Thanks to the lighting upgrades in the gymnasiums, Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation is expected to save approximately $7,391 in the first year in energy and maintenance costs.

    02/17/2015

  • California Community College Cuts Costs in Half

    Learn how Graybar worked with the district to complete the project in just two weeks and save 50% on energy expenditure.

    12/19/2014