BriteSwitch LED Rebates by the Numbers (Infographic)

LED rebates significantly cut the cost of installing LED lighting in commercial facilities. Using our RebateProTool, we took an in-depth look at the rebate opportunities currently available in the US and Canada. Learn more about funding levels, program timing, and average

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How Rebate Programs Are Responding to COVID-19

As we all struggle to deal with the implications of the past few weeks, we wanted to provide insight into how the rebate programs are being affected by the pandemic. The main topics to keep in mind are…. Most programs

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2020 Rebate Outlook by Craig DiLouie

Reducing initial cost by an estimated 20-25 percent, rebates remain a strong incentive for investing in energy-efficient lighting and controls. In 2020, significant rebate opportunities are widely available for LED lighting and controls, including growing availability of rebates for networked

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Rebate Trends for 2020 by BriteSwitch

Over the past few months, rebate organizations across the country have been busy updating their programs for 2020. We’ve noticed the following trends for this year: LED Rebate Amounts Decrease by 12% 76% of the US Offers Commercial Lighting Rebates

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Businesses Across the US Can Get Rebates for Installing LED Lighting

LED lighting can save a lot of energy but also qualify for valuable rebates. The problem is they can be hard to find and a pain to get. Rebates and incentives can be from the power company, municipality, state, a

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Midstream Rebates by Craig DiLouie

In 2018, LED rebates began to level out after years of declining amounts in line with declining product costs. According to BriteSwitch, an environmental consultant, LED rebates are increasing, with the majority of growth stemming from higher LED luminaire rebates.

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5 States with the Most Interest in Rebates

Over the past year, the top 5 states where customers were looking for rebates are CA, PA, TX, NY and IL. While these 5 states were the most searched for states in the past year, there is a high amount

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Networked Lighting Controls & Rebates by BriteSwitch

Since the addition of a networked lighting controls category to the Design Lighting Consortium (DLC) list in 2016, it has been seen by many as the next big thing in lighting. According to DLC, these controls can save 35% or more

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Higher Rebates for LED Fixtures, Lower Rebates for Replacement Lamps

Last year, we saw LED rebates start to level out after years of declining rebate amounts. This year, we were surprised to see that the average rebate amounts for LED products actually increased. According to our RebatePro database, rebates for

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Lighting Rebates: The Past 10 Years and What’s Next

Lighting rebates are a way for utilities to reduce electric demand and increase energy efficiency across North America. More generally known as demand side management programs, they have been around for the past 40 years but have really gained more

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Rebates for LEDs Are Available Across the Country

Depending on your location, you may be eligible for a sizeable rebate when installing LED solutions in your existing facility or new construction project. Rebate programs often have requirements products must meet in order to qualify. They may require a

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Where Are the Best Areas for Lighting Rebates?

Customers with multiple locations, nationwide distributors and contractors all want to focus on those regions with the highest rebates. Unfortunately, it’s not an easy question to answer because rebates can vary so much. While there’s no clear-cut answer, BriteSwitch can

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8’ DLC Tube Category Brings New Rebate Options

While 4’ fixtures represent a large portion of the commercial market, many people don’t realize there are many 8′ fixtures out there. In industrial, education and retail applications, 8’ fixtures are fairly common with some of them still being T12.

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LED Rebate Amounts Start to Level Out

Historically, rebates for LED lighting have decreased 10 – 20% every year. This year, the rebate amounts have started to level out; the average prescriptive rebate for LED only went down 1% across all product lines. That being said, some

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2018 LED Rebate Amounts Start to Level Out

Historically, rebates for LED lighting have decreased 10 – 20% every year. This year, the rebate amounts have started to level out; the average prescriptive rebate for LED only went down 1% across all product lines. That being said, some

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How is DLC 4.2 Affecting Rebates?

Earlier this year, Design Lights Consortium (or “DLC”) implemented a new version of their LED specifications. They were meant to further advance LED technology in the marketplace and, for most LED products, it required improved efficacy (increased lumens per watt).

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Rebate Coverage in US Hits Record High

Over the past few months, rebate organizations across the country have been busy updating their 2017 programs. According to our North American Rebate and Incentive database, 79% of the US is covered by an active commercial lighting rebate program, the

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Where Are the Best Areas for Lighting Rebates?

Customers with multiple locations, nationwide distributors and contractors all want to focus on those regions with the highest rebates. Unfortunately it’s not an easy question to answer because rebates can vary so much. • The 3 States with the Highest

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Rebates for LED Tubes: Huge Opportunity But Hard to Get

As the efficiency of LED tubes has increased, and prices have come down considerably, we see an enormous amount of projects where T12 and T8 solutions are being replaced by LED tubes. There are 3 different types of LED tube

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Lighting Control Rebates Going Strong

About two-thirds (64%) of the United States is covered by prescriptive lighting rebates, according to BriteSwitch, http://briteswitch.com/index.html a rebate fulfillment company. These rebates can significantly reduce the installed cost of new lighting in existing buildings and improve payback by 20-25%,

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