Companies across the country are increasingly turning to ligthing retrofits, converting to LED, not only save energy; they provide employees with better quality of lighting that can result in increased productivity and overall workplace wellness.
Have you considered an LED lighting retrofit?
Helios Energy recently undertook the challenge of converting SKF's world class warehouse and manufactuing facilities in North Carolina.
LED High Bay, Office and Exterior Lighting Retrofit Project at a 338,288 Square Foot Diversified World Class Manufacturer.
To successfully install a lighting retrofit project at a world class manufacturing facility located in Sumter, South Carolina with two primary buildings.
Need 1: Improve Lighting Output
Need 2: Greatly Reduce Electricity Costs
Need 3: Greatly Reduce Maintenance Costs
Need 4: Improve Safety for Total Facility
Need 5: Meet SKF’s Stated Sustainability Goals
In total, 2,225 fixtures were installed at this active manufacturing, warehouse and office facility replacing 2,370 existing fixtures. This lighting retrofit project included the retrofitting of all office, warehouse lighting and exterior lighting.
The keys fixture solutions on this project were:
Improvement of Warehouse Lighting Average Foot Candles as follows:
Average Foot Candles Before = 11 Fc After = 49 Fc
Energy Reduction – 2,220,775 kWh Reduced
Energy Savings – $157,863
Maintenance Savings – $77,639
Reducing 2,220,775 kWh per year on this project is equivalent to 3,644,258 lbs of CO2 saved or 353 cars removed from the road.