|[January 31, 2013]
Orion Unveils New Ambient Temperature High Bay LED Fixture at Masonite in S.C.
DENMARK, S.C. --(Business Wire)--
Orion Energy Systems recently unveiled a new ISON™ Class LED lighting
product, the ambient temperature high bay fixture, at Masonite's South
Masonite is a leading manufacturer of interior doors and entry door
Wisconsin-based Orion Energy Systems, whose customers include 145 of the
Fortune 500 companies, is one of the world's leading energy management
Orion replaced 660 inefficient, heat-producing, 400-watt high intensity
discharge (HID) fixtures with just 368 sleek, cool-running, long-lasting
123-watt LED fixtures.
This bold, business-savvy retrofit will generate a decades-long economic
boom for Masonite, which, based on current utility rates, projects to
save $53,839.97 a year on electricity costs. Thousands of additional
dollars will be saved due to no anticipated lighting maintenance costs
for up to 20 years.
Through its products, technology, controls and expertise, Orion ha
saved its customers $1.8 billion, primarily on lighting electricity
At Masonite, Orion installed the state-of-the-art ISON Class LED
fixtures strategically throughout the 200,000 square foot facility. In
about 25 percent of the facility, where line work and quality control
inspections take place, the fixture swap-out rate was one-for-one. But
in other areas, HID fixtures were removed and not replaced because of
the efficiency of Orion's ISON Class LED fixtures.
Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: OESX) is a leading power
technology enterprise that designs, manufactures and deploys energy
management systems - consisting primarily of high-performance,
energy-efficient lighting platforms, intelligent wireless control
systems and direct renewable solar technology for commercial and
industrial customers - without compromising quantity and quality of
light. Orion distributes solar photovoltaic systems and offers
integrated solar power services, such as project development,
engineering, procurement and construction, operation and maintenance and
project financing. For more information, visit www.oesx.com.
Masonite is one of the world's largest manufacturers of interior,
exterior and patio doors for residential and commercial applications.
For more than 80 years, the company has been committed to building
enduring products and simplified solutions through innovation. For more
information, visit www.masonite.com.
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