Parker Marine Enterprises, Inc. experienced a 75% reduction in annual lighting energy usage after a complete lighting system retrofit by GreenTech Solutions Group. Through the additional use of dimming sensors that detect if an area of the facility is occupied, Parker Marine was able reduce its annual operation costs by 78%. A summary of benefits includes the following:
75% reduction in annual lighting energy usage
308,561 kWh reduction in annual lighting energy usage
78% reduction in annual operational costs
$42,412 in annual operational cost savings
75% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
3.5 year payback period
21232 trees saved; 49 acres of trees planted; and 70 fewer cars on the road
Parker Marine of Beaufort, NC is a family-owned business that manufactures exceptional center consoles, bay boats, and sport cabin boats. Parker proudly serves commercial and governmental agencies, manufacturing recreational and high-tech sports boats for use around the world.
Parker Marine wanted to upgrade its 200,000+ square-foot facility to reduce energy consumption, while improving lighting conditions in the working areas. After meeting with a few other groups, they chose GreenTech to improve lighting that ultimately increased productivity and allowed employees to more clearly inspect workmanship and improved the quality of the delivered product. GreenTech also helped them take advantage of all rebates and incentives available to further reduce the cost of the overall project.