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Graybar Tucson gets LEED Gold Certification

Sept. 28, 2012
Graybar Electric Co.’s Tucson, Ariz., branch is officially LEED Gold certified. The 55,000 square-foot facility features many of the green technologies Graybar distributes to its customers, including solar panels, energy-efficient lighting and electric ...

Graybar Electric Co.’s Tucson, Ariz., branch is officially LEED Gold certified. The 55,000 square-foot facility features many of the green technologies Graybar distributes to its customers, including solar panels, energy-efficient lighting and electric vehicle charging stations. The facility also has plumbing fixtures that reduce water consumption, sustainable and recycled building materials and furniture, as well as a building-wide recycling program.

"We are incredibly proud of this achievement,” Larry Giglio, Graybar senior vice president, operations, said in a press release announcing the award. “Our Tucson facility is not only a great opportunity to demonstrate Graybar’s commitment to preserving the environment, but it is also a way for us to showcase intelligent energy solutions we can offer our customers. We worked with a great team of contractors and LEED professionals to receive this prestigious certification.” For a detailed list of these features, click here.