SRS Realty Saved $51,327.86 Per Year Through Lighting Retrofit with State Of The Art Electric -- What's in it for You?

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State Of The Art Electric conducted an energy audit of the four-building office suites, then designed a value-engineered plan to replace SRS Realty's existing lighting system with an energy-efficient T8 fluorescent lighting system. The lighting retrofit project will yield a return on investment in 9 months.

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SRS Realty - a four building towers of about 20 to 30 suites per building in Waukegan and Lake Bluff areas. The four buildings are now saving more than 69% per year in total lighting costs after State Of The Art Electric’s lighting retrofit proposal were implemented. State Of The Art Electric reengineered the current lighting system proposing a more efficient, energy saving T8 lamps and electronic ballasts. The lighting retrofit project’s payback period varies from 9 to 12 months between all four buildings.

The new energy-efficient lighting, installed by State Of The Art Electric, will save $51,327.86 of electricity costs per year. The project came with a utility incentive from ComEd Smart Ideas’ rebate program of $47,376.55, which State Of The Art Electric facilitated as part of their service. This energy saving lighting retrofit project has solved employee’s problems with flickering fluorescent lights, humming ballasts and non-working fixtures. New T8 lighting system improved the light output, lower energy use, slashed electric bills in half and environmental friendly.

About State Of The Art Electric (Sotae), Inc.
State Of The Art Electric Inc. (Sotae), a California based company, has been in business since 1977, and for the past seven years serving businesses in over 14 cities across the US, and presently expanding to additional US cities in addition to their first expansion outside of the US into London, UK. They have drastically reduced electric energy consumption of over 5000 companies, typically cutting customer's electric bills in half. They work with utility companies and the federal government to get maximum rebate assistance for their customers, and in some locations can reduce retrofitting costs with no outlay of cash from the customers, making the retrofit basically free. In the cities with reduced rebates, the cost to the customer is so low that the customer recovers the cost in under a year, typically 6 to 8 months, through drastically reduced electric bills. Just in the past 5 months, since opening a branch in Chicago, IL, they have cut electric bills for half of over 60 customers, and in Columbus, OH, in the past year and a half; they have made a major impact on energy consumption for the cities businesses. Sotae is one of the largest retrofit companies in the US, and by far the least expensive, because of their advanced cost effective business structure, and automation of processes. From most branches the sales personnel can access online databases giving automated quotations directly from their laptops, and even iPhones. They work with local sales personnel as well as local contractors to keep as much money in the cities as possible, which is very important in these times, where cities are in drastic need of revenue.

It is in your best interest to contact Sotae via phone at 800-932-9063, or go to their web site at so that you can join the thousands of companies who are reducing their business costs as well as doing their part to save the resources of the planet.

State Of The Art Electric Inc.
Corporate Headquarters
13240 S Evening Creek Dr Ste 301
San Diego California 92128

Phone and E-fax: 800-932-9063
Email: audit(at)sotae(dot)com


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