Category Archives: Projects

A Shining Show Floor

By simply changing all our fluorescent bulbs with new T8 LED bulbs, we have decreased our monthly lighting costs by 50% at Rock River Ford. And, we got a 5-year warranty on the bulbs! Rick Beale COO Anderson Automotive Group

Y Not See the Difference?

At the “Y” one of our areas of focus is Social Responsibility and we love that the lights are more environmentally friendly and cost effective. Even better, our members and staff love the sense of comfort they get when leaving the building and going into a well-lit space. – Trisha Tousant, District Operations Director, YMCA

Diamond Bright

There’s a shining example of LED lighting along Perryville — Gruno’s Diamonds of Rockford had Thayer Lighting update their old parking light fixtures with bright, white LEDs for 63% energy savings, plus a carefree maintenance schedule for years to come!  “Every thing was done quickly and professionally. Customers feel safer as the building and grounds…

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Night Cycling Made Safe Thanks to Thayer

A welcoming light beckons from the bike path along the Rock River. The old HPS fixtures were replaced by bright, white LEDs that provide energy savings – plus a simplified maintenance schedule! Thayer provided the new poles and light fixtures, putting the riverfront a step in the right direction. “The new LED path lights provide a…

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Napa Re-Vamps With A Re-Lamp

Customers love their retrofits—but in time, bulbs fade out (as shown here) and are sometimes replaced with the wrong Kelvin (color) temperature lamps. A re-lamp with T8 or T8 LEDs saves money and time. “The work was completed quickly and efficiently, without any interruption to our business. Everyone noticed the difference in lighting right away.” Tim…

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Pyramid Plastics and Thayer Break The Mold

Pyramid Plastics and the Thayer team really broke the mold with this dramatic retrofit, replacing 15,000 square feet of flickering, buzzing fluorescents with 10-year-warrantied LED high bay fixtures. Light levels have improved by almost 40% and the company anticipates 67% annual energy savings.

Savings On Display At Local Museum

In some cases, Thayer sells the lighting products and the client handles their own installation. At Midway Village Museum, Thayer carefully specified 700 replacement LEDs to brighten exhibits and save the nonprofit an estimated 84% in energy per bulb. “Thayer did a great job getting us the best pricing. I was impressed by their attention…

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Brilliant Results For Valli Produce

Thayer’s outdoor retrofit involved replacing metal halide fixtures with more efficient LEDs, producing 80% energy savings. “Everything out there is perfect—the lighting AND the reduction in expenses at the end of the month! All shopping malls should do this.” Ike Trickie, Building Manager, Valli Produce

North Towne Mall Shows Off Shops

After brightening the walkways, Thayer replaced the parking lot’s orange-hued HPS lamps with energy-saving LED fixtures. Projected annual cost savings: 69%. “Our future utility cost savings look to be substantial, and our tenants and customers are very pleased with the pure, white light. It looks very natural—a big difference!” Gus Lamesch, Building Engineer, North Towne…

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