Dallas, TX, June 13, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Albertsons, the second largest grocer in North America, selected energy consulting firm Texal Energy to retrofit several of their Texas retail stores with new energy efficient LED lighting to improve operational costs and enhance the customer experience.
Texal Energy retrofitted over 290 metal halide fixtures with new technology T5 fluorescent high bay fixtures. These fixtures feature cutting-edge technology, including advanced infrared occupancy sensor capabilities able to read motion from over 60 feet at 360°. By replacing older metal halide (MH) fixtures with energy efficient T5 high bay lights, Albertsons saved over 60% on their energy expense while increasing light output by over 35%.
Albertsons retail stores are now completely illuminated by Texal Energy’s LED energy efficient lighting solutions and produced an annual reduction in over 370,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) and $44,000 initial return on investment. The entire project is expected to produce $310,000 in lifetime energy savings.
About Texal Energy, LLC
Texal Energy is a comprehensive energy consulting firm that provides energy management, renewable power development and regulatory support services to utilities, consumers and power developers. Specializing in the commercial and industrial sectors, its experienced team of professional engineers, certified energy managers, technologists and greenhouse gas specialists helps clients manage costs and increase energy efficiency. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our experience in energy efficiency, demand side management, and renewable energy powers significant, positive change for its clients worldwide. For more information, visit texalenergy.com.
Established in 2006, AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons), which operates ACME, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaws, Star Market and Super Saver, and stores under the United Family of stores, Amigos, Market Street and United Supermarkets, is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every area it serves. The company is privately owned by Cerberus Capital Management, Kimco Realty Corporation, Klaff Realty, Lubert-Adler Partners and Schottenstein Stores Corporation, and currently operates 1,081 stores and 14 distribution centers in 29 states and employs approximately 115,000 associates. For more information, please visit www.Albertsons.com.