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Sewell Automotive Group Chooses Texal Energy to Retrofit Collision Center, Cuts Lighting Energy Consumption by Over 60%.

Dallas, TX, June 05, 2015 --( Sewell Automotive Group, a luxury automotive dealership group, selected Texal Energy to retrofit their Dallas, Texas collision center with new energy efficient LED lighting to improve operational costs and reduce energy consumption.

Texal Energy retrofitted over 340 400W metal halide fixtures with new technology T5 fluorescent high bay fixtures. These fixtures feature cutting - edge technology, including advanced infrared occupancy sensor capabilities able to read motion from over 60 feet at 360[degrees]. By replacing older metal halide (MH) fixtures with 218-watt T5 high bay lights, Sewell Automotive Group saved over 60% on their energy expense while increasing light output by over 35%.

The Sewell Automotive Group's collision center is now completely illuminated by Texal Energy's LED energy efficient lighting solutions which produced an annual reduction of over 400,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) and a $39,400 initial return on investment. The entire project is expected to produce $312,450 in lifetime energy savings.

About Texal Energy, LLC

Texal Energy is a comprehensive energy consulting firm that provides energy management, renewable power development and regulatory support services to utilities, consumers and power developers. Specializing in the commercial and industrial sectors, its experienced team of professional engineers, certified energy managers, technologists and greenhouse gas specialists helps clients manage costs and increase energy efficiency. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our experience in energy efficiency, demand side management, and renewable energy powers significant, positive change for its clients worldwide. For more information, visit

About Sewell Automotive Group

Established in 1911, Sewell has been obsessed with service from the very beginning. This obsession with service continues today and has resulted in Sewell becoming the most awarded Texas-based dealership group for service excellence. This commitment is at the heart of all our offerings, including pre-owned vehicle sales and I-CAR certified collision centers. Sewell has grown to include 11 locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Grapevine, Houston, Plano, and San Antonio, employing over 1,400 associates, with over $1 billion in annual sales. Today, Sewell represents a growing number of marquis automotive brands including Audi, Buick, Cadillac, GMC, Infiniti, Lexus, and Subaru - each with the same dedication to service our customers have relied on for nearly a century. For more information, visit

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