Lighting Customer Testimonials
Retrofit - Eden Prairie Schools
"[TRC] helped the school district maneuver the rebate process with Xcel Energy. Wendy and her staff were flexible and responsive to the school district needs."
Retrofit - Zarnke Engineering, Inc.
"I just wanted to take a minute to thank you for all the diligent work you have put in on my two recent projects. I also appreciate the fine work you did with Xcel Energy and Minnesota Power to maximize the rebate structure."
Retrofit - Spectro Alloys Corp.
"The difference your lighting made in our plant is significant, very noticeable and impressive. Our people, while skeptical at first, were soon buying in as they saw the difference in lighting unfold as the project went along."
Retrofit - Bayport Printing Inc.
"I would like to thank the people that were involved with our lighting project. The staff at Retrofit were very knowledgeable and willing to work with our employees in completing the project. We are very pleased with the results, and look forward to working with The Retrofit Companies in the future." -Tom Barfels, Safety Director
Retrofit - Mains'l Services, Inc.
"Xcel Energy suggested The Retrofit Companies to upgrade our lighting. When I called TRC I was first greeted by a human being, something that is becoming increasingly rare these days. I was quickly directed to the right people who were out at our office within a couple of days."
Retrofit - Eric, Colonial Church
"You have good people on both the sales and installation sides and I have enjoyed working with them."
Retrofit - Shelby, ISD 196
"I've been always impressed with Retrofit. Quality work from start to finish. Easy to work with, fast and reliable."
Retrofit - Brian, MICO Inc.
"Jeff sold a project that turned out better then I expected. The new LED light really lights up out parking lot. Thanks again."
Retrofit - Voss
"Thanks for the good work to all of your people who planned and installed our equipment. It's been a big improvement!"
Retrofit - William, WTF Tax Service
"Just great people, staff, and product!"
Retrofit - Mike, ISD 196
"They are all doing a great job and Jack deserves a raise!"
Retrofit - Crown Cork & Seal
"Your support in working with the utility company to secure our rebate was greatly appreciated, and the crews that performed the installation were professional, on time and worked safely."
Retrofit - Jesse, Capitol Beverage Sales
"Everyone from TRC was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Chris took care of any questions or issues very quickly and gave me the information and knowledge that I needed to make decisions. The lighting audit and installation were hassle free and very thorough. Everyone did a great job and I look forward to working with TRC on future projects."
Retrofit - Augustana Health Care, Apple Valley
"The lighting retrofit your company provided us was an energy saving success, not only did we reduce our utility bills but the increase in the amount of light we saw in public spaces was greatly improved."
Retrofit - SignPro
"Our energy bills have been reduced dramatically and our employees are happy with the improved conditions."
Retrofit - Summer Hill
"You might want to consider changing your lighting system to reduce your electric expense. We did at Summerhill Cooperative of Bloomington, and are quite satisfied with the results."
Retrofit - Taylor Enterprises
"The lighting retrofit performed at our facility by your company was extremely successful. You should know that the new lighting system that was installed is a vast improvement over the old one. I will tell all my building-owner colleagues about your company. I will recommend you highly."
Retrofit - ValleyCraft | view casestudy
"The lighting retrofit was very successful not only from the increased lighting standpoint but also the increased productivity, employee satisfaction and energy savings."
Retrofit - Watertown | view casestudy
"We have heard nothing but compliments from staff and visitors about how much better the lighting is in the pool. I am confident we will see the projected savings and that the project will pay for itself. Six months has passed and to date we have not had to replace a bulb or ballast yet."
Retrofit - Jonathan, Park Chrysler Jeep Inc.
"The Follow up and professionalism from everyone was exceptional! We will continue to recommend TRC to everyone!"
Retrofit - Marianne, PTC
"The installation crew were wonderful. They did an awesome job and came to me with any concerns or questions. I appreciated their care for our employees while installing new light bulbs. Justin answered numerous questions and readjusted our quotes several times. He was great."
Retrofit - Craig, Atlas Roofing Corp
The job was subbed out, so we didn't work with TRC crews. Chris was very precise with the estimate and there were no issues with his counts."
Retrofit - Freeborn County Historical Museum
"We are very pleased with the job The Retrofit Companies did for us and would not hesitate to recommend them to others."
Retrofit - Security National
"We are excited to proceed with all of our retrofits, from lighting to water to the chillers on all of our properties. It looks like there are real long term economic benefits that add to the value of the properties and pay for themselves quickly. We are anxious to work with [TRC] where it fits. We have many long term mutually beneficial relationships and hope to create such a relationship with you." -Robin P Arkley II
Retrofit - Learning Curve Brands, Inc.
"I can say you've made aspects of my job easier and we will recommend the competitive, friendly service we've experienced in hiring TRC as a vendor."
Partnership - NICE/EnerChange
"Wendy, My congrats & Kudos to you for your excellent/very professional presentation at the UNWay offices last week. Their approval, our first big success, due in a major part to Retrofit's partnering with us. What a team! You and TRC continue to be a most important member of our team. Thanks to you also Steve, you run a fine Company and have a great Sales Leader." Newell Weed, Visionary & Founder, NICE/EnerChange"
Retrofit - Energy Services Group
"The level of responsiveness throughout your organization is impressive and unfortunately rare in today's business environment, which also makes working with TRC easy."
Retrofit - Augsburg College
"The results of the lighting retrofit completed at the ice arena and gymnasium facilities at Augsburg College has yielded incredible results. The difference in light levels in both gyms was huge."
Retrofit - Health East Clinic
"The lead electrician on this job did a wonderful job along with his crew. They were very professional and showed respect for employee's offices and our patient's privacy."
Retrofit - Indy Aviation | view casestudy
"The lighting at our facility was improved tremendously by the upgrade to fluorescent lighting, even more than we expected. And a quick before-and-after comparison of our electric bills shows about a 17% savings."
Retrofit - Johnson Controls
"The savings for this project were projected at $178,932, and the actual savings for the first year were $172,000. This difference was well within the normal 5% variance in lighting projects and exceed the guaranteed savings."
Retrofit - Harland's Tire & Auto
"I never hesitate to call on your crew. The price is always competitive, but more than that, it is a pleasure to do business with a group like yours."
Retrofit - McLeod County
"I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you and The Retrofit Companies for helping McLeod County make a significant environmental impact with the lighting retrofit. I would highly recommend TRC to any company that may be considering a retrofit."
Retrofit - Northwestern College
"TRC has helped Northwestern College by making suggestions for opportunities to cut costs in several ways...we estimate our campus has recouped a total of $140,000 in rebates and $100,000 a year in annual energy cost in lighting and energy-related savings."
Retrofit - Kirk, ISD 191
"All very responsive, listened to our needs, carried out the job, followed up quickly to a minor problem, good all around."
Retrofit - Keith, LIT Midway LLC
"Clearly written proposal. Efficient installation."
Retrofit - William, Our Saviors Lutheran Church
"Great guys. Personable and friendly."
Retrofit - Jim, Community of the Cross
Retrofit - Retail Tech
"The lighting retrofit completed at our facility has yielded incredible results. The improvement to the quality and level of light was phenomenal. It was truly like night and day. The savings you and Xcel Energy predicted for our company was accurate and honest. It's great to see a reduced [utility] invoice every month and be operating under much better lights."
Retrofit - Saint Cloud Moose Lodge
"The crews from TRC that I had the pleasure of working with were very professional, courteous and I had a lot of fun working with them from introduction to completion. The results amazed me and I am very satisfied with everything. Job well done."
Retrofit - C & L Communications
"We were accustomed to having to wait for the old lights to come up to full power; now it's instant daylight."