Value Energy Solutions Awarded Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit Project at Newburgh City School District

Top Quote Newburgh City School District to save up to 60% of their lighting costs by upgrading to energy efficient lighting. End Quote
  • Atlanta, GA (1888PressRelease) February 01, 2011 - Value Energy Solutions, one of the largest lighting installation and lighting retrofit companies in the nation, recently started a large energy efficient lighting retrofit project for Newburgh Enlarged City School District in Newburgh, New York. The Newburgh School District was faced with the challenge of reduced state funding and needed to reduce operating costs to continue to provide a high quality education for their students with minimal impact to tax payers. Because one of their largest rising costs was energy, the school district created a formal energy management policy.

    The business office of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District contacted Jim Smith - Northeast Regional Manager for Value Energy Solutions to explore replacing and updating the lighting in their school system. The Value Energy Solutions team thoroughly reviewed the existing lighting and the School District's energy saving goals. Value Energy Solutions recommended retrofitting the existing - 40 watt T-12 lamps burning at 45 watts with more energy efficient 18 watt T-5 adapters. These adapters are designed to burn a 28 watt T5 lamp at 18 watts. They allow the school to use the more energy efficient lamps without the need to replace their existing fluorescent lighting fixtures. The school district will purchase over ten thousand 18 watt adapters- which will provide an estimated energy savings of up to 60% and provide over $200,000 in annual energy savings. In addition to the ease of installation, the adapters reduce future maintenance costs and the school's carbon footprint.

    Lighting retrofits substantially reduce energy costs and these savings typically offset the upfront lighting replacement and installation costs within two to three years. There are a number of government and utility rebate and funding programs available to help defray the upfront costs of lighting retrofit projects. For more information on available financing programs and energy efficient rebates in your area please contact Value Energy Solutions at 770.335.0909.

    About Value Energy Solutions- Value Energy Solutions is one of the largest energy efficient lighting retrofitting companies in the United States. Realizing the need for building owners, property managers and facility engineers to find ways to conserve energy and cut their operating costs, Value Energy Solutions provides improved energy efficient lighting products as replacements for existing higher wattage fixtures. Value Energy Solutions was launched as a new venture by owners Dean Nations and Alan Carlquist as an expansion of their existing company, Value Lighting, Inc., a premier lighting wholesaler and distributor of lighting products.

    The Value Energy Solutions lighting retrofit programs are offered for all commercial building types including Parking Garages, Warehouse/Industrial Buildings, Hotels, Retail Chains, Apartments and Office Buildings. Value Energy Solutions is located at 1110 Allgood Industrial Court, Marietta, GA 30066. To request more information please call or email Value Energy Solutions - Director of Sales - Chris Owens chris ( @ ) valueenergysolutions dot com or 770 dot 335 dot 0909 dot Distributorships and sales opportunities are available nationwide dot

    For quotes and sales opportunities in the NY Metro area please contact Jim Smith at 845.988.6755 or email j.smith ( @ ) valueenergysolutions dot com dot

    About Newburgh School District- The Newburgh Enlarged City School district is located at "The Crossroads of the Northeast," an area on the west bank of the Hudson River 60 miles north of New York City and 80 miles south of Albany. The school district serves students from four neighboring municipalities: the City of Newburgh, the Town of Newburgh, New Windsor, and a small portion of Cornwall. More than 50% of the District's students live in the City of Newburgh.

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