Graybar recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at its new branch in Tucson, Ariz., which is the first facility in company history built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) specifications. The 55,000-square-foot facility features many of the green technologies Graybar distributes to its customers, including solar panels, energy-efficient lighting and electric-vehicle charging stations. Located at 3760 East Tennessee St., the branch will serve the Tucson metropolitan area and southern Arizona. Branch Manager Steve Gosciminski will lead the location's 33 employees.

“This new branch is not only a symbol of Graybar's commitment to Tucson and the state of Arizona, but also our commitment to the environment and to being good stewards of our company's resources,” said Craig Mead, district vice president of Graybar's Phoenix operations, who spoke at the grand opening. “We hope this facility serves as a shining example of sustainable and green practices within commercial facilities across the state.”