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Save Serious Money by Investing in a Lighting Audit

Posted on June 1, 2017

Look around at the lighting in your work space. Did you know it accounts for 20 to 40 per cent of your company’s total energy costs? Having good lighting is a necessary cost of doing business, but it doesn’t have to put a strain on your bottom line.

Graybar Canada’s Atlantic Lighting Manager, Sean Dixon, and Atlantic Lighting Specialist, Richard Barker, have saved businesses thousands of dollars simply by making upgrades to their lighting. Unique to Graybar Canada, our group of dedicated Lighting Specialists are quickly able to assess your company’s current lighting inventory. By collecting information like your lighting voltage, existing fixture wattage, and burn hours, our experts can calculate what you’re spending compared to what you could be saving.  In many cases, upgrading your lighting can reduce maintenance costs by 80 to 90 per cent. You’ll also save upwards of 50 to 70 per cent on energy.


Graybar Canada Delivers Intelligent Building Solutions

Posted on May 9, 2017

The term Intelligent Building has become increasingly popular with the growing trend in energy saving and sustainability. As new technologies emerge, building management systems are adapting to meet modern day requirements. To stay competitive in the infrastructure market, it’s important that Graybar Canada finds innovative ways of communicating our capabilities to our customers. More»

Smart Home Solutions

Posted on November 1, 2016

With the integration of home, business, personal, and mobile technology through apps on our smartphones, we are now engaging with our technology instead of just using it. Smart home applications related to the Internet of Things (IoT) allow remote access for control of heating, lighting, and security systems. More»

Standards in the Electrical Industry

Posted on July 5, 2016

In the electrical industry, standards are priority at all times from product choice to system installation. Some important standards to take into consideration when choosing products for your project include:


Keeping it Clean in Food and Beverage

Posted on January 19, 2016

The Food & Beverage Industry is under constant pressure to maintain maximum workplace and food safety at all times whilst sustaining productivity levels. The potential costs of a public relations crisis or recalls and fines demand that food safety is priority.


Do I Need a Lighting Retrofit?

Posted on October 29, 2015

As costs associated with labour to maintain fixtures go up along with energy costs, the cost of LED fixtures is dropping. If your lighting system is outdated, the following reasons may make a lighting retrofit to LED a good solution: