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LED Lighting Case Study



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Why Should You Upgrade To LED Lighting?

75%-90% energy savings over incandescent, halogen, HID and fluorescent fixtures.

ZERO MONEY DOWN!! That's right we can upgrade your lighting to LED and you don't have to spend $1. Ask us how we can help you upgrade without spending $1.

LED bulbs consume 80% less energy when compared to incandescent light bulbs.

Maintenance Cost Avoidance (MCA) is minimum 5 years and can be as long at 15 years with our Best In Class LED fixtures having 200,000 hours life expectancy and a 10 year warranty.


Tax Deductions are available for upgrading to LED fixtures, the

EPAct 179D may allow your business a significant tax deduction.

LED fixtures contain no harmful mercury and use less energy and produce higher light output.


The Safety Source approached Flex-N-Gate in reference to providing a turnkey proposal to upgrade their interior lighting to new energy efficient LED fixtures. The Safety Source provided a free no-cost,
no-obligation proposal and once approved handled the application paper work with DTE Energy in order to
secure the largest energy rebate available. The lighting project took just a weekend to complete; The Safety Source
worked around Flex-N-Gate’s production schedule and performed the work on time, on spec and safely. The
entire building envelope was retrofitted with energy efficient LED fixtures and lamps, including high bay and low bay fixtures, as well as flat panel fixtures in their offices.

The LED upgrade resulted in the following savings, improved light levels and maintenance costs avoidance.
These LED fixtures have a 100,000 hour life expectancy and come with 5 and 10 year manufacture warranty.

Before LED Upgrade

After LED Upgrade

"I wanted to thank The Safety Source for securing over $800,000 in utility rebates and verifying that payments were made. Had it not been for The Safety Source, we may not have known about such rebates."


Director Of Energy



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Scope Of Work

LED High Bay Lighting
  • Reduced high bay lighting energy consumption by 45% by replacing (202) 432 watt T5 8L fixtures with (202) 234 watt Delviro Airflex high bay fixtures that have a 100,000 life expectancy and a 10 year manufacture warranty.


LED Low Bay Lighting
  • Reduced low bay lighting energy consumption by 60% by replacing (130) 220 watt T8 6 lamp fixtures with (130) 91 watt Delviro Airflex low bay fixtures that have a 50,000 hour life expectancy and a 10 year manufacture warranty.


LED Office Lighting
  • Reduced exterior HID parking lot & wall packs consumption by 68% by eplacing (7) 400 watt metal halides that consumed 455 watts with (7) 150W igloo LED Corn Cob lamps 50,000 hour life expectancy and a 5 year manufacture warranty.


Light Quality
  • From 40 to 74 FC 85% increase in foot candles


Environmental Impact
  • Pounds of Carbon Dioxide reduced annually 760,161

    Equivalent number of cars removed from road 63

    Equivalent number of trees planted 7,447


Savings & Rebate
  • Annual Electricity Savings $48,614.97.

    Reduced maintenance costs by $40,000. No need to replace lamps or ballasts for 10 years.

    Rebate amount captured from DTE Energy $32,020.


  • 26 Month ROI, 10 year warranty on LED High Bay fixtures, LED Flat Panels and 5 year warranty on LED parking lot and wall pack fixtures.


- Step 1 -

Lighting Analysis

The Safety Source will perform a free comprehensive lighting analysis of your interior and exterior lighting.

- Step 2 -

Rebate Calculation

We analyze your current lighting scheme with the help of our program calculator to estimate any rebates you will receive for updating to LED.

- Step 3 -

Cost Reduction

After we determine the cost of upgrading your lights to LED, our software calculates the reduction in your monthly electric bill you should expect.

- Step 4 -


We install your new LED lights! After our turnkey installation, your energy bill will drop immediately and you will begin to see the savings on your next (and every subsequent) energy bill. Typical ROI is under 2 years.

The Safety Source has retrofit over 70 million sq. ft. of industrial and commercial space throughout the United States and Canada since 2008. We have performed these projects for the worlds largest OEM and Tier I automotive manufacturers, multiple car dealerships, distribution centers, retail stores, churches, schools, and hospitals.

More Information

Manufacturing Lighting

Residential Lighting

Parking Structure Lighting

School/Office Lighting

Our LED Products

LED High Bay

LED Office Troffers

LED Corn Cobs

LED Panels

LED Retrofits

LED Wall Packs

LED Area & Flood Lights

LED T5 & T8 Tubes



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