SmartWatt Energy Helps Trion Industries Save More Than 76% Per Year in Total Lighting Costs with Lighting Retrofit

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SmartWatt Energy completed a lighting retrofit project at Trion Industries corporate headquarters--including offices, a manufacturing plant and a shipping facility--that will pay for itself in less than 13 months.

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Trion Industries Corporate Headquarters

We're proud to have always been in the forefront of environmentally conscious business operations. The decision to upgrade and replace the lighting with SmartWatt was an easy one--they're the best in the business.

Trion Industries, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of display and scanning hooks, is saving more than 76% per year in total lighting costs due to a SmartWatt Energy, Inc. lighting retrofit at their corporate headquarters in Wilkes-Barre, PA. SmartWatt conducted a construction-grade energy audit of the corporate headquarters--including offices, a manufacturing plant and a shipping facility--then designed a value-engineered plan to replace Trion Industries’ existing metal halide, sodium vapor and fluorescent lighting system with an energy-efficient fluorescent lighting system. The lighting retrofit project will pay for itself in less than 13 months.

“We’re proud to have always been in the forefront of environmentally conscious business operations. The decision to upgrade and replace the lighting with SmartWatt was an easy one—they’re the best in the business,” said Don Hislop, Safety/Maintenance/Tool Room Director at Trion Industries. “We were left with a brighter, safer, more environmentally-friendly facility.”

The new energy-efficient lighting, installed by SmartWatt, will save $81,794 and 870,000 kWh of electricity per year. The project came with utility & tax incentives of $55,580, which SmartWatt facilitated as part of their turnkey service. This energy saving project has removed pollutants from the air and will have the same effect on the environment as removing 2 million pounds of greenhouse gases or planting 300 acres of trees.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.    

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions. SmartWatt Energy is dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs through demand-side energy-reduction strategies. SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting retrofits, variable-frequency drives and control system enhancements to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals. SmartWatt Energy’s energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.

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