- by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 3/9/2022
Batteries Plus partners with businesses to help recommend the best power and lighting solutions for their needs. No matter what you're looking for, if there's a solution out there, our experts will find it for you. Whether it's recommending a better battery to help your company cut costs or upgrading the lighting in your facility to more efficient fixtures, Batteries Plus can help.
We recently partnered with Maxcess International/Webex, a machine shop in Neenah, Wisconsin to upgrade their lighting. The company builds and repairs large steel rolls for manufacturing and was looking to replace their old 32W T8 fluorescent light fixtures. The fixtures were beginning to degrade and the ballasts had reached an age where they could fail at any time.
Our rep suggested upgrading to 155W Skyline Linear High Bay LED fixtures from ATG. These LED fixtures allowed the company to cut its energy costs significantly, with an estimated annual energy savings of $12,955 and an estimated 10-year savings of $129,551. The energy savings was so significant that the project will pay for itself in 4.2 years. The upgrade also helped reduce recycling costs by removing the use of fluorescent lights, which can be costly to recycle. Best of all, the fixtures are incredibly long-lived, with a life expectancy of over 100,000 hours.
Not only did these newer fixtures help save on energy costs, they also improved the overall light levels in the shop by 300%. Maintenance Supervisor Jeff Evers, said, "The machinists are very happy with the increased light level and light quality which makes it easier to read their precision measuring equipment and also makes it easier to see surface imperfections. I also believe it helps create a positive atmosphere which is attractive to potential employees."
This is just one of the many times we've helped companies cut their costs by upgrading to more efficient products. Read about similar services we've provided for an airport hanger operator & aircraft provider in Millington, TN and De Pere Middle School.
Are you interested in what Batteries Plus can do for your business? Sign up today for a free business account. Once you do, you'll be eligible for a number of valuable perks, including competitive volume pricing, fast, local delivery, recycling services and more. If you're not interested in opening an account yet, but still want help finding items your regular supplier can't get, our experts will be happy to provide you with a quote.