SmartWatt Energy Completes LED Lighting Retrofit at Americold’s Russellville, AR Cold Storage Facility

Aug 11, 2011 According to SmartWatt Energy press release, it has recently completed the LED retrofit project for Americold’s Russellville, AR Cold Storage Facility. The project generates higher quality lighting while reducing overall lighting-related energy consumption by 690,000 kWh.

Importantly,  Americold not only achieved a better lighting with significant, ongoing cost savings, but also is now eligible for incentive payments from Entergy Arkansas, Inc.’s Large Commercial & Industrial Standard Offer Program. The Commercial & Industrial SOP Program offers financial support in the form of a rebate to companies seeking energy efficiency upgrade projects.

Given SmartWatt Energy’s emphasis on preservation of the environment, Americold selected SmartWatt Energy as a partner in reducing energy consumption. “This project allows Americold to operate more efficiently—we take a value-engineered approach to our lighting designs, which allows for maximum energy savings and utility rebates,” explained Tarek El-Gohary, Vice President of East Coast Operations for SmartWatt Energy. 

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  SmartWatt Energy is dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs through demand-side energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting retrofits, variable-frequency drive upgrades and control system enhancements to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  SmartWatt Energy’s energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support. 

Official press release can be found here:

Author:  Alice Jones

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