10/22/18: The annual budget allotted for Commercial & Industrial rebates has now been distributed to members. The co-op will not be accepting applications for these rebates for the remainder of the year. Please check back later for updates on next year's program.
The purpose of the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) custom lighting program is to promote the value of removing wasteful lighting, by replacing inefficient internal and external lighting at a business-member facility receiving power from Firelands Electric Co-op. This program provides a rebate based upon the number of lamp watts reduced when replacing old lighting with energy efficient lighting, and members are eligible for a rebate when specifications are met.
C&I Custom Lighting Overview:
1. This program is applicable for commercial and industrial business facilities only, which receive electric power from Firelands Electric Cooperative. Residential applications are not eligible.
2. Pre-approval of the project is required prior to installation. Pre-approval is obtained through the submission of a completed C&I Custom Lighting Rebate application to the cooperative. The application must include the contractor’s detailed quote with project cost estimate, as well as information on the new lighting. Information needed can be found on the spec sheet(s) for the new equipment, and includes lamp manufacturer, type, model number, and lamp wattage.
3. After installation is complete, a detailed contractor/vendor invoice for the equipment and lamps installed, including lamp quantities, lamp wattage, type of lamp and project cost (excluding labor), must be submitted to the co-op. Documentation should include lamp manufacturer/model number and any spec sheets indicating lamp wattages on new lamps installed. Project cost consists of expenses incurred to retrofit lighting including, but not limited to, lamps, fixtures, wiring and ballasts. Labor and/or installation costs are not to be included as part of project cost submitted.
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