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River Valley Foods

The Client

River Valley Foods is a specialty foods wholesale and DSD distribution company. Founded in 1985, they warehouse and deliver a diverse line of specialty, natural, bakery, frozen and dry grocery product. Their Syracuse, NY location is 180,000 square feet in size and houses the companies warehousing and office facilities.

River Valley Foods after Eastern Energy Solutions

Energy Efficiency

With the office areas of the facility already energy efficient, the goal of River Valley Foods was to focus on cost effective solutions that would improve the lighting in the warehouse and exterior areas. Eastern Energy Solutions, Inc. designed a lighting system comprised of high efficiency/high lumen T-8 technology that included a low voltage aisle lighting control system. The exterior lighting system was upgraded with pulse start metal halide technology that is providing excellent light levels and a high return on investment.

Energy savings per line item for the new lighting system range from 25%-77%!



Energy Savings

  • Annual kWh Savings: 214,662.82
  • kW Savings: 31.64
  • Annual Dollar Savings: $30,052.80

Energy Incentives

  • Utility Rebates: $30,108.00


River Valley Foods Before Eastern Energy Solutions Lighting Upgrade

River Valley Foods before Eastern Energy Solutions lighting upgrade

River Valley Foods After Eastern Energy Solutions Lighting Upgrade

River Valley Foods After Eastern Energy Solutions Lighting Upgrade

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Afton, NY 13730
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