going green


CertifiedThe Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is highlydesirable in today's energy aware world. Lawson Electric participated in theconstruction of River Street Architecture's new offices, the first LEED certifiedproject in Chattanooga. Other LEED certified projects include Blue Cross and BlueShield of Tennessee's new corporate headquarters and Baylor School's HarrisonDorm. 

Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

Lawson Electric, in conjunction with BP Solar, furnished and installed the solararray at Chattanooga's Finley Stadium -- the largest solar site in the entireSoutheastern United States. The 11 solar arrays, mounted on canopies which alsoprovide covering for one of the parking lots, produces about 127,000 kilowatt-hoursof electricity a year. The solar photovoltaic (PV) system began producing electricityfor Green Power Switch in July 2001.