Lighting Customer Testimonials

  • Prairie Island Ice Arena- Lighting Upgrade [Video]

    "We've had comments from our community members, some that didn't know that this lighting project was going on and some that did. They can already tell the difference, not only in the stands but in the concessions area and on the ice as well. We are grateful that this project was able to come through to fruition." Paul Hartmann, Activities Director, Red Wing School District
    Prairie Island Ice Arena Lighting Retrofit
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  • Red Wing School District LED Lighting Upgrade (Before & After Video)

    “We crunched the numbers and it clearly made sense to do this. We would be spending almost exactly the same amount of money maintaining [the lights] over the next 30 years vs. replacing them, so it’s kind of a no-brainer.” Kevin Johnson, Buildings & Grounds Director, Red Wing School District
    Red Wing Schools Lighting Upgrade in Red Wing Minnesota, by Retrofit Lighting & Design
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  • Minnesota Community Center Interior & Exterior Lighting Upgrade

    “Working with The Retrofit Companies is a one-stop shop. It’s everything that you need for lighting, and it’s taken care of from start to finish.” – Doug Shellum, Director of Facilities at Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities
    Boys and Girls Club Case Study
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  • Powerful Results of Full Color Lights in Special Ed Classrooms

    Retrofit Lighting & Design upgraded the entire facility at Fairbaault Middle School to LED lighting and installed full spectrum color tunable lights in both rooms, including a wall-mounted iPad and app based control systems. Teachers share that they have observed reduced problem behaviors, increased patience in their students and staff, as well as more interest in their special education programs.
    Full color tunable LED lights in classrooms
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  • Warehouse Lighting Upgrade (Video)

    Retrofit Lighting & Design upgraded the warehouse lighting & office lighting throughout a 30,000+ sq ft building for GNW Machine; a custom manufacturing business in Lino Lakes, Minnesota. The LED retrofit solutions have a payback on investment of approx. 1.7 years, include a large rebate from the utility company, provide increased accuracy, efficiency, overall productivity and a notable boost in employee morale.
    Warehouse lighting upgrade for manufacturing company Retrofit Lighting and Design
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  • Brighten Up Senior Living Lighting (Video)

    "Not only for aesthetics and better lighting, but really a safety and wellbeing mechanism as well. It’s really looking at implications that are far beyond present day. It will allow Becketwood to more effectively have people age in place if they can see in the places that they have to navigate as they get older." – Debbie Richman, Executive Manager at Becketwood Cooperative
    Becketwood Cooperative Senior Living Lighting Before and After
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  • Ice Arena Lighting – Wireless Controls, Lakeville MN (Video)

    "It was a big energy project...this rink in particular had a lot of yellow haze from the fluorescents and shadows on the ice for the players. The lighting alone is the big payoff for us. People coming in the building are just amazed." - Joe Bergquist, Arena Manager for The City of Lakeville, Minnesota
    Lakeville Ice Arena Lighting Before and After
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  • Northern Force Dance Company - Disinfecting Air Technology

    "We wanted to do everything we could to ensure a safe return for our dancers and our staff when we re-opened our doors. 30 mins kills COVID, Staph, Norovirus and even prevents odors. This was an easy decision for us." - Ron Anderson, Northern Force Dance Company
    Photohydroionization (PHI) from The Retrofit Companies, Inc. Minnesota
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  • JDM - Upgrading Office Lighting During a Pandemic

    “The current environment due to COVID-19 has certainly impacted our business. We are expecting about a 50%, maybe a little bit more, savings in our lighting bill. Overall I think we’re going to weather this storm fairly well.”– Dan Miner, Partner at Johnson, Doerhoefer & Miner
    JDM Office Lighting LED Upgrade from The Retrofit Companies, Inc.
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  • Paffrath Jewelers - Making Improvements During a Pandemic

    "We did a relamp, changed everything to LED which is going to reduce our electric bill by at least 50% which is exciting, especially during this time. They’re also a lot brighter, which shows off the jewelry a lot better!” – Callan Paffrath
    Paffrath Jewelers Owatonna, MN
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  • Advanced Masonry Restoration - Tunable Lighting

    Individuals are at their best when they can control their surroundings, including the color, quality and intensity of light to suit the types of tasks they are performing.
    Tunable lighting controls in an office
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  • Samaritan Bethany

    Facility upgrade reduced energy over 58% annually!
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  • Amesbury Truth

    Amesbury Truth achieved a 50% energy savings with this lighting upgrade.
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  • Caledonia Public Schools

    LED lighting upgrades saved Caledonia Public Schools over $10,000 annually
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  • Crown Plastics

    This facility reduced energy consumption by 45,584 kWh annually, a 13.37% ROI
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  • Algona Municipal Utilities

    This LED upgrade reduced the amount of energy used per fixtures by %50
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  • Southern Hills Golf Course

    New lighting technology provided Southern Hills a 50% lighting energy cost savings
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  • Lakeville Public Schools

    Exterior fixture upgrades provided a $2,500/yr energy savings; that's 44% annually!
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