Wegmans Cutting Lighting Costs in Half in Warehouses

By the end of the year, Wegmans Food Markets expects to cut by half the energy it uses for lighting at nearly all of the company’s warehouse complexes here.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — By the end of the year, Wegmans Food Markets expects to cut by half the energy it uses for lighting at nearly all of the company’s warehouse complexes here.

The chain will replace 5,700 older metal halide and high-pressure sodium fixtures with new high-efficiency fluorescent fixtures with associated controls. Wegmans will spend a little more than $1.5 million to replace the older fixtures with more efficient ones, and expects to recoup its investment in the fo

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