Dollar Market was approached by a participating SF Energy Watch contractor who identified the store's existing efficient and inefficient lighting. After analyzing the financial benefits of upgrading the inefficient fixtures Dollar Market opted to follow the contractor's recommendations by undertaking lighting retrofits throughout the store. More than 100 energy efficient T8 linear fluorescent lights with electronic ballasts and reflectors were installed. The installation process was quick and without disruption to the business. The upgrades did not only result in annual savings of $2,884 but also brightened up the merchandise.
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