Projects by D.C. Bach Company
D.C. Bach Company has completed hundreds of utility-subsidized projects, working with
more than a dozen utility companies start-to-finish across the Pacific Northwest. These
retrofits range from businesses of 3,000 to 300,000 square feet in size.
A few examples of our customer portfolio are below. Click on a logo for more information on that project.
Puget Sound Energy rebate: $60,122.44
Job completed: October, 2016
D.C. Bach Company facilitated the entire 51-acre Kenmore Campus retrofit, converting every existing interior and exterior light bulb and fixture to LED. Upgrading 3,200 tubes, 1,500 PL bulbs, 300 occupancy sensors along with hundreds of screw-in LED’s helped the University become over 40% more lighting efficient. A transition of the campus’ entry and parking lot poles to sleek, new LED heads gives the 1956-built location a state-of-the-art appearance at first look. As an institution founded on the studies of natural health sciences, Bastyr U’s lighting retrofit project stays consistent with its “going green” agenda.
Puget Sound Energy rebates: $457,132
Jobs Completed: November 2017 & June 2018
The Seattle Times
One of only 12 “High Voltage” customers in Puget Sound Energy’s entire service area, The Seattle Times’ 350,000 square foot Eastside Distribution Center in Bothell was in need of a lighting makeover. Competing with many suitors, the D.C. Bach Company prevailed as the vendor of choice to tackle this monster scope. Over 8,000 lamps, 500 high bays and nearly a thousand man hours later, the entire facility’s interior came out bright and shiny, saving a crisp $62,000 per year in energy costs.
Puget Sound Energy rebates: $62,234.51
Job Completed: November 2017
Cutting granite, quartz and other luxury stones is easier when you can clearly see what you’re doing. D.C. Bach Co. took all the T5 and T8 fluorescent out of the factory and offices and completely outfitted the manufacturing plant with hi-lumen LED. A 24/7 operation facility meant huge savings and a quick payback for FloForm Countertops- just over 1 year. Standing inside production now gives the appearance of a bright, sunshiny day, every day.
Puget Sound Energy and Seattle City Light rebates: $37,151
Jobs Completed: June, July 2015 & May 2017
GTS Interior Supply
Sprawling, cavernous and dark didn’t have to define of a trio of GTS Interior Supply 80,000 square foot warehouses in Seattle, Kent and Kirkland. The drywalling company proactively reached out to PSE for help and selected D.C. Bach as its contractor to turn up the lights and turn down the energy bill at three of their Seattle-area facilities.
More than 300 high bay fixtures outfitted with individual occupancy sensors in addition to dozens of exterior wall packs with photocells eliminated the task of shutting off the lights after business hours for GTS. Nearly 60% savings in lighting costs were a nice little bonus of the LED retrofit projects as well.
Puget Sound Energy rebate: $42,712.20
Job Completed: September, 2015
“The brighter, the better” is a desired look for any car dealership wanting to show off its merchandise to passersby. A customer of D.C. Bach from more than a decade, Younker Nissan in Renton called in a simple request to replace a select few high ceiling tubes to LED, which resulted in a full-scale LED quote and retrofit. D.C. Bach helped troubleshoot and locate LED’s powerful enough to outperform high-wattage metal halides and light-up the entire lot while keeping the housing of the fixtures consistent with Nissan’s corporate-wide mandate. The result, in part, was a 70% reduction in lighting energy costs.
PSE, SNOPUD and Seattle City Light rebates: $30,000+
Jobs Completed: June, 2012 to Current
Sherwin Williams Company
No longer do customers need to take in-store paint samples to the window, where natural light shows the true comparison and appearance of colors on paper cards. This is because D.C. Bach brought the natural atmosphere inside 23 Sherwin Williams stores from Federal Way to Lynnwood to Wenatchee, replacing the common industrial look with 93% color accurate fluorescent and LED tubes.
Looking to make your commercial business more energy efficient? Please feel free to contact us to find out if we can help.