Grocer Finds GE’s New LED Fixture IS the Answer for Lighting That Lasts
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The FINANCIAL — Staying on the cutting edge of technology is one way Heinen’s Grocery Store creates an experience that keeps shoppers coming back, and lighting is essential to this equation—minus the time and cost of replacing lamps. When the Northeast Ohio grocer went looking for lighting that could last, it found an ally in GE—and an answer in LED—that together keep the ladders and lifts tucked away, according to General electric.

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“We were always relamping,” said Bill Wells, director of store planning, regarding some Heinen’s Grocery Store locations. “In the aisles we used a pendant-mounted HID fixture that was fine for many years. The thing was, half the lamps died before their rated life, while others lived well beyond it. We don’t fight that anymore.

“LED got rid of lamps—now we have assets.”

Heinen’s Grocery Store first developed plans to refashion many of its 19 neighborhood locations nearly five years ago. As efforts progressed, so did the grocer’s interest in the latest energy-efficient innovations for commercial buildings, particularly LED lighting.

“When LED came on the scene, it allowed us to deal with the…………… continues on The FINANCIAL

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