Energy Rebates

FirstEnergy Reinstates Lighting Rebate Program for 2023

After 3 1/2 years of waiting with no rebate incentive for improving energy efficiency, FirstEnergy just reinstated their rebate program for building owners and managers of commercial & industrial properties who want to upgrade their lighting and reduce their energy and maintenance costs. FirstEnergy’s former lighting incentive program ran from 2011-2020 and expired 3.5 years…

Who has a "budget" for an LED Lighting Upgrade?

Who has a “budget” for an LED Lighting Upgrade?

NOBODY. Well, almost nobody. Invariably when presenting customers with an LED retrofit proposal, the interest is usually very positive, but few actually have BUDGET for an upgrade. Even when presented with a 1-2 year payback, lighting for most is an “afterthought” and since they have already budgeted for their utility expense (and their lights are currently working), the…