EcoDirect Laundry and Cleaners Warehouse
Niles, Illinois

“Lightitech exceeded my expectations – they were efficient, professional and the lighting looks great. I would highly recommend their services.”
Mihir, Owner Ecodirect

Eco 2
Eco 3

Lightitech retrofitted 400W metal halides fixtures to fluorescent high bays.

Efficiency improvements:

  • 40,000 square feet
  • Project saved 207,074 kWh
  • Return on investment – 4 months

About: Eco Direct Cleaners is a leading discount dry cleaning provider. The lighting retrofit project is part of their mission to be a “green” company.

German American Cultural Center

Chicago, Illinois

“As a not for profit, every hour and every dollar counts. Working with Lightitech was one of the most truly effortless projects we have experienced. Simple, fast, pleasant and measurable results? Sign me up! Our energy savings were evident in the first two months as well as a notable improved atmosphere for our visitors.”
Nicholle, Executive Director DANK Haus

Dank Haus

As a 501(c)(3), the DANK Haus was awarded a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation in addition to the utility incentives.

Lightitech changed out over 600 incandescent bulbs to LED. Exit signs were retrofitted to LED. T12 fluorescent fixtures were retrofitted to T8 for approximately 70% energy savings.

Efficiency improvements:

  • 70,000 square feet
  • Project saved 123,503 kWh

About: Founded in 1959, the mission is to preserve and promote German culture, heritage, and language. The center includes a museum, art gallery, library, and school.

Gethsemene Garden Center
Chicago, Illinois

“Pat and Lightitech were very patient with us. She did a thorough analysis of our lighting throughout our whole operation and made expert suggestions. They were professional, courteous and efficient. We were amazed at how much better our displays looked after the lighting changes she recommended. It really made our product displays shine and showed off our products perfectly.”
Regas Chefas, Owner


Lightitech retrofitted the warehouse and greenhouse from T12 to T8 fluorescents. The gift store and home store were lit up with LED lamps to highlight the unique gifts and products that they display.

Efficiency improvements:

  • Project saved 77,553 kWh
  • Return on investment – a little over 1 year

About: Gethsemane Garden Center has proudly served Chicago’s gardening needs for nearly forty years. Family-owned and operated, their knowledgeable staff is passionate about flora and dedicated to providing gardeners with the highest quality plant material and customer service in Chicagoland. Gethsemane takes the concept of buying locally to heart and is committed to supporting local, family run farms and greenhouses, some of which grow solely for Gethsemane.

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