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Jackson, Mich. — Sept. 15, 2015 — Basketball isn’t the only thing on its way up at The Palace of Auburn Hills, home of the Detroit Pistons and host to many other blockbuster concerts and events. Facility managers with Palace Sports & Entertainment are currently engaged in lighting renovations within the arena complex, designed to improve the aesthetics and energy efficiency of the nearly 30-year-old facility.
A major feature of “The Palace” is its famous restaurants and suite accommodations. Earlier this month, management worked with Clarus Lighting and Controls, Ray De Steiger Electric, and Shoreview Electric to specify and install state-of-the-art LED light fixtures. Michigan-based manufacturer EverLast Lighting was selected for the project, specifically the company’s 150w LED high bay units.
"The innovative LED fixtures were selected because of their classic design, energy efficient LED package, and overall longevity," a Shoreview Electric spokesperson said. "The system is digitally controllable and will provide a contemporary, glare free, lighting enhancement to the restaurant space.”
“Energy savings compared to alternate technologies that were considered are estimated to be around 60 percent,” said Paul Meteer, of Clarus Lighting and Controls, “with additional projected savings tied to the reduced operating cost associated with a 10-year warranty.”
“These fixtures, along with similar units in our high bay family, have been selected for some of the premier sporting venues in America,” said Alex Orr, vice president, EverLast Lighting. “In addition to The Palace, we’ve completed installations at the National Football League’s Lambeau Field, and Major League Baseball’s Progressive Field.
"You’re seeing more and more of our LED high bay installations pop up because it’s the best solution on the market in terms of energy efficiency, light quality, and economics.”
EverLast Lighting is a sister company of Full Spectrum Solutions, Inc. and has quickly grown into the leading manufacturer of energy-efficient LED and Induction lighting solutions. For more information, visit www.everlastlighting.com.