Albeo Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of LED lighting systems, announced today customers will now be able to purchase their award winning C-Series solid-state lighting systems through Grainger. Grainger will offer Albeo’s C-Series High-Bay, Linear, and GarageLED, Talea under cabinet-LED, plus T8LED Troffer and T8LED Conversion Kit lighting systems. The products will be available through Grainger’s national branch network and the grainger.com website, and will also be featured in the company’s 2010 catalog.
“The demand for green building and green maintenance, repair, operations products is growing quickly, so the Grainger Albeo partnership is well positioned to succeed,” said Neil Cannon, EVP of Business Development, Albeo Technologies. “Albeo’s SSL products deliver energy savings, maintenance savings, eliminate mercury bulb recycling, and lower cooling loads enabling Grainger’s customers to cut operating costs and offset the growing cost of energy.”
“Our customers are telling us they’re looking for help making their facilities more sustainable and energy efficient,” said Fred Costello, Grainger’s Vice President, Product Management. “Albeo’s LED lighting systems are an excellent example of the types of products businesses and institutions can employ to do business in an environmentally responsible manner, while also taking cost out of their operations.”
Albeo Technologies is a globally recognized leader in LED lighting technology. The U.S. Department of Energy recently bestowed Albeo a prestigious Next Generation Luminaire award, recognizing the company’s C-Series High Bay as the first market-ready LED high bay lighting solution. Albeo has received other notable recognition from NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), DOE’s Lighting for Tomorrow, and Always On/KPMG, who recognized Albeo as a Top 100 Green Company.
About Albeo Technologies
Albeo Technologies, Inc. manufactures high quality, long-lasting LED lighting products for commercial and industrial facilities. Albeo’s LED light fixtures improve energy savings, reduce maintenance costs, eliminate recycling costs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and are safe and easy to install. Albeo's management team has decades of experience in solid-state product development and manufacturing, and continues to deliver new products that enable users to better control their total operating costs.
W.W. Grainger, Inc. with 2008 sales of $6.9 billion is the leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, China and Panama. Through a highly integrated network including more than 600 branches, 18 distribution centers and multiple Web sites, Grainger's employees help customers get the job done.