and Company, a real estate management and sales company, contracted
Metro Energy Solutions to investigate ways to increase the light
levels and reduce their maintenance costs of the exterior lighting for
their 450 Park Avenue and 980 Madison Avenue, NYC facilities while
reducing energy demands and saving money.
Metro Energy Solutions conducted a lighting audit of the exterior
of the facilities. During the site visit Metro Energy identified
several alternatives and test fixtures were installed. To ensure Peter
Sharp and Company's tenants would be pleased with the retrofit the
tenants were able to evaluate the test installation.
At 450 Park Avenue, Metro Energy Solutions replaced (59) 300-watt
PAR 56 wall-mounted fixtures on the exterior of the building, with
(59) new 70-watt Metal Halide outdoor fixtures. The new fixtures
reduced electric consumption by 69% per fixture, increased light
levels, and most importantly, reduced maintenance costs by
At 980 Madison Avenue, Metro Energy installed 2 new Designer
Spotlight fixtures using 100-watt, color-corrected Metal Halide PAR 38
lamps and replaced the existing electrical wiring with new. In
addition, a new fully automatic, digital time-clock was installed to
provide significantly better lighting control.