JACKSON, Tenn. and MANITOWOC, Wisc., April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orion Energy Systems (NASDAQ:OESX) (Orion Lighting), a provider of enterprise-grade LED lighting and energy project solutions, and sales agent BC Energy Solutions, were selected to upgrade Delta Faucet Company’s Jackson, TN facility with Orion’s LED lighting solutions. Delta Faucet produces well-made, stylish faucets, showerheads and other kitchen and bathroom accessories.

The project involved upgrading Delta’s 580,000 square foot Jackson production facility from T5 HO and T8 fluorescent lighting to Orion’s energy-efficient APOLLO® LED High Bay Gen 3 fixtures and Orion LED replacement tubes, which deliver improved illumination with greater lumens per watt energy efficiency.

Delta Faucet Jackson Plant Lighting Retrofit:

Plant Size: 581,593 square feet
Installation:                                  197 Orion LED lighting fixtures; 10,219 LED Bulbs 
Electricity Reduction: 1,679,514, kWh per year                                                                                                                                     
Annual Energy Savings: $153,059; with estimated lifetime savings of $1,856,208
Utility Rebate: $73,273 from the Tennessee Valley Authority
Payback Timeframe:                Less than 2 years

Watch Installation Video Here: Delta Faucet Jackson Facility Before and After LED Retrofit

Vance Brewster, Delta Faucet’s Jackson Plant Superintendent, commented, "Our Tennessee facility runs 24/7, therefore any facility changes can be disruptive to our operations. The BC Energy team was able to work around our operations and complete the installation in a safe and timely manner. They worked hard to ensure we installed the right products to maximize our energy savings while minimizing labor and maintenance, and Orion Lighting’s LED high bay solutions and LED replacement tubes were ideally suited for our needs. BC Energy has proven their ability to tackle such projects for Delta at multiple locations, and we look forward to a continued partnership.”

Nick Quiroz, President & Founder of BC Energy, commented, “After completing energy projects at multiple sites for the Delta team, it is clear that their environmental and sustainability goals are front of mind. We are excited to be a partner as we work alongside Orion to help Delta improve illumination, and capture massive savings; all while creating a positive impact on the environment."

Orion VP Sales, Josh Kurtz, commented, “We are proud to partner with BC Energy and Delta Faucet to deliver impactful LED lighting solutions that meet Delta’s lighting and energy management needs. Our LED lighting solutions not only improve Delta Faucet’s plant illumination and enable substantial reductions in energy consumption, but also advance Delta Faucet’s environmental and sustainability goals. We are proud of our BC Energy and Delta Faucet relationships and hope to replicate the benefits of this LED lighting upgrade to other Delta Faucet facilities.”

About Delta Faucet Company (www.deltafaucetcompany.com):
Founded by Masco Corporation in 1954 with the introduction of the single-handle faucet, Delta Faucet Company is proud to be America's faucet innovation leader, featuring Delta®, Brizo® and Peerless® products. A WaterSense® partner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Delta Faucet is a global organization offering kitchen and bath faucets, showerheads, tub and shower systems, toilets and related accessories, selling products in more than 53 countries. For more information, visit www.deltafaucetcompany.com.

About BC Energy Solutions (www.bcenergysolutions.com):
BC Energy is a nationally recognized energy management and reduction firm with the mission of helping companies drastically reduce their energy consumption. With operations across the entire U.S., BC Energy not only provides local sites with turnkey energy reduction projects; but also delivers enterprise-wide solutions. Trusted by notable Fortune 500 giants, and small – medium sized private businesses, BC Energy has set a new standard in commercial energy management.

About Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (www.orionlighting.com):
Orion is a provider of enterprise-grade LED lighting and energy project solutions. Orion manufactures and markets connected lighting systems encompassing LED solid-state lighting and smart controls. Orion systems incorporate patented design elements that deliver significant energy, efficiency, optical and thermal performance that drive financial, environmental, and work-space benefits for a wide variety of customers, including nearly 40% of the Fortune 500.

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