Value Energy Solutions Awarded Warehouse Lighting Retrofit Project by Commonwealth Building Materials

Top Quote Commonwealth Building Materials reduces lighting cost by replacing their warehouse lighting with newer T5 fluorescent lamps. End Quote
  • Roanoke, VA (1888PressRelease) March 17, 2012 - Value Energy Solutions, one of the largest lighting installation and lighting retrofit companies in the nation, recently was awarded an energy efficient lighting retrofit project for Commonwealth Building Materials. Commonwealth Building Materials is a distributor of drywall and other building products for commercial and residential construction products. One of the largest operating expenses they faced in their Roanoke, Virginia location was the cost of lighting their warehouse space.

    Commonwealth Building Materials, a subsidiary of Gypsum Management and Supply, contacted Chris Owens from Value Energy Solutions to help reduce their lighting energy costs. The Value Energy Solutions team thoroughly reviewed the energy use of the existing lighting program. Value Energy Solutions presented a comprehensive lighting solution that replaces their lighting with new more energy efficient T5 lighting. In addition to the energy savings, Commonwealth Building Materials will dramatically reduce their maintenance costs due to the extended life of the new T-5 lighting fixtures.

    Value Energy Solutions recommended upgrading the lighting fixtures to sixty 4 LampT5 (54w) and nine 2 Lamp T5 (54w)HiBay fluorescent lighting. The T5 High Bay fluorescent fixtures have many advantages over traditional lighting. T5 Lamps are the most energy efficient technology in the fluorescent lighting industry for the cost.

    Energy Efficiency - Typical 54 watt T5 lamp produces 5000 lumens
    Lower Lumen Depreciation - only 5-6% lumen output loss between the rated
    initial and maintained lumens. Metal Halide lumen loss is about 35%.
    Higher Quality Lighting - T5 lamps have a color rendering Index of 85 while metal
    halide lamps have a CRI of 65-70.
    Instant Startup and Restrike - T5 fluorescent lamps start and restrike instantly
    unlike HID sources which can take several minutes to restrike.

    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.

    The Value Energy Solutions lighting retrofit programs are offered for all commercial building types including, Warehouse/Industrial Buildings, Educational Facilities,Parking Garages, Hotels, Retail Chains, Apartments and Office Buildings. The company also offers National Account energy-retrofitting services for Trane Commercial HVAC systems and provides energy efficiency services for refrigeration units and/motors through our established business partners.

    Value Energy Solutions is located at 1110 Allgood Industrial Court, Marietta, GA 30066. To request more information please email or call Value Energy Solutions,Director of Sales - Chris Owens chriso ( @ ) valueenergysolutions dot com or 770 dot 335 dot 0909 dot Distributorships and sales opportunities are available nationwide dot

    About Gypsum Management and Supply- Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc.
    (GMS) is the largest independent distributor of drywall, acoustical and other specialty building materials in the United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia,GMS began operation in 1971 and is the largest independent distributor of drywall products in the United States. Our 43 subsidiary companies operate through more than 130 distribution centers across the nation.

    GMS is also a leading distributor of acoustical products including ceiling tile, grid,and FRP panels used in commercial applications. In addition to wallboard and acoustical products, GMS distributes metal framing, insulation, ready-mix joint compound, and various other related interior construction products. In total, GMS and its subsidiary companies distribute over 10,000 unique products.

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