A O Smith Protective Coatings

A O Smith Protective Coatings

LED Lighting Retrofit LED Lighting Ohio Kentucky Indiana


A. O. Smith is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment, offering a comprehensive product line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China. Their 52,000 sq ft Protective Coatings Division located in Florence, Kentucky, is a major producer of frit and features manufacturing equipment designed with the latest technology available.

A. O. Smith Protective Coatings is committed to corporate cost saving measures while improving their work environment. Their objective was to find a quality lighting solution that could withstand the harsh environment and extreme heat from their smelting equipment.

Their cost savings projections were dead accurate. Their solution to our high temp environment is far above any other company we looked at. OGW Energy Resources has been a great partner. We would recommend them to any party interested in lighting -- Dave Colton, Plant Manager


OGW Energy Resources was able to provide a unique solution with a 5 lamp T5HO fluorescent high bay light fixture that performs in extreme heat environments of industrial plants, saves energy, improved lighting and out performs antiquated HID lighting technology.


273 Watts compared to 458 Watts
40,000 operating hours vs 24,000
24,500 Lumens vs 20,300
Annual Cash Savings: $4,723.20
Annual kWh Savings: 230,000
Rebate for project: $1,950.00
Simple ROI: 62%
$40,540.80 10 year net positive cash flow