Business Energy Rebates

Businesses are eligible to receive rebates for upgrading to energy efficient LED lighting and installing heat pumps.

The efficiencyPEI Business Energy Rebates program offers support to businesses, non-profits and institutional organizations, as well as industrial/agricultural facilities for choosing high-efficiency products. Refer to the table below for a complete list of eligible products, rebate amounts and minimum requirements.

Steps To Apply:

  1. Visit your local wholesaler or work with your contractor to identify which upgrades you plan to make.
  2. If rebate amount is to be over $5000, contact efficiencyPEI for pre-approval. 
  3. Collect a detailed sales receipt outlining where the products were purchased and showing the model numbers for eligible products.
  4. Fill out the registration form.
  5. Drop off or mail your registration form and original copies of paid/dated receipt(s) to efficiencyPEI at one of the addresses listed below or any Access PEI.

Where can I find a list of contractors that offer business energy rebates?

View the list of contractors that offer business energy rebates. You can search for a contractor by name or by the service they provide or you can view a list of contractors by county or by program by selecting an option from the "County" and "Program" fields.

Why is Energy Efficiency Good for Business?

Choosing efficient products will improve your bottom line by reducing your energy consumption and helping you manage your businesses operating costs. But it doesn’t stop there! Investing in energy efficiency can improve the in-store experiences, deliver higher quality lighting for product displays, improve productivity and reduce your environmental impact.

The ENERGY STAR® Label

ENERGY STAR® is the mark of high-efficiency products in Canada. The familiar symbol makes it easy to identify the bet energy performers on the market. These products are tested and certified – they meet strict technical specifications for energy performance. Typically, an ENERGY STAR certified product is in the top 15 to 30 percent of its class for energy performance.
 

Eligible Products

Measure Direct Incentive Description Criteria
Decorative lamp $3.00 Includes common decorative shapedlamps such as chandelier and candle lamps ENERGY STAR®
General use lamp $4.00 Includes omnidirectional lamps such as A lamps and globes. ENERGY STAR
Reflector (directional) lamp --- [Small (base size  ≤ 20)] $5.00 Examples include R, BR, MR, PAR lamp shapes ENERGY STAR
Reflector (directional) lamp --- [Large (base size > 20)] $6.00 Examples include R, BR, MR, PAR lamp shapes ENERGY STAR
Downlight luminaire --- [400-999 lm] $8.00 Includes recessed, surface, pendant, ceiling mounted luminaires, downlight solid state retrofit kit, inseperable solid state luminaires ENERGY STAR
Downlight luminaire --- [1,000-2,999 lm] $15.00 Includes recessed, surface, pendant, ceiling mounted luminaires, downlight solid state retrofit kit, inseperable solid state luminaires ENERGY STAR
Downlight luminaire --- [>= 3,000 lm] $20.00 Includes recessed, surface, pendant, ceiling mounted luminaires, downlight solid state retrofit kit, inseperable solid state luminaires ENERGY STAR
Low-bay luminaire --- [5,000-9,999 lm] $30.00 Includes recessed, surface, pendant, ceiling mounted luminaires, downlight solid state retrofit kit, inseperable solid state luminaires DLC
1X4 troffer $30.00 Luminaires for ambient lighting for interior commercial spaces. Includes retrofit kits DLC
2x2 troffer $30.00 Luminaires for ambient lighting for interior commercial spaces. Includes retrofit kits DLC
2X4 troffer $40.00 Luminaires for ambient lighting for interior commercial spaces. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Linear ambient luminaire --- [2,500-4,999 lm] $20.00 Includes DLC category: direct linear ambient luminaires and linear ambient luminaires with indirect components. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Linear ambient luminaire --- [5,000-9,999 lm] $30.00 Includes DLC category: direct linear ambient luminaires and linear ambient luminaires with indirect components. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Linear replacement lamp --- [4 foot] $4.00 Designed to replace T8/T12/T5 fluorescent lamps DLC
Full-cutoff wall-mounted area luminaire --- [300-1,999 lm] $15.00 Includes retrofit kits DLC
Full-cutoff wall-mounted area luminaire --- [2,000-4,999 lm] $30.00 Includes retrofit kits DLC
Full-cutoff wall-mounted area luminaire --- [5,000-14,999 lm] $60.00 Includes retrofit kits DLC
Flood and spot luminaires --- [1,000-4,999 lm] $40.00 Includes landscape, accent and architectural types. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Flood and spot luminaires --- [5,000-14,999 lm] $100.00 Includes landscape, accent and architectural types. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Occupancy sensor - wall-switch or fixture mounted $25.00 For use with LED or fluorescent systems. The use of a program start ballast is recommended for fluorescent systems
Occupancy sensor - ceiling or wall remote mounted $60.00 For use with LED or fluorescent systems. The use of a program start ballast is recommended for fluorescent systems
Occupancy sensor - exterior $10.00 Fixture must automatically shut off during the day by using a timer, photo-sensor or similar technology. For use with LED or fluorescent systems. The use of a program start ballast is recommended for fluorescent systems
Linear ambient luminaire --- [LED Strip] $80.00 Includes DLC category: direct linear ambient luminaires and linear ambient luminaires with indirect components. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Indoor High bay luminaire - tier 1 $130.00 Project replacing existing flourescent lighting may not be eligible DLC
Indoor High bay luminaire - tier 2 $200.00 Project replacing existing flourescent lighting may not be eligible DLC
Indoor High bay luminaire - tier 4 $400.00 Project replacing existing flourescent lighting may not be eligible DLC
Indoor High bay other $130.00 Project replacing existing flourescent lighting may not be eligible DLC
Indoor Refrigerated case luminaire $6.00 Includes both horizontal and vertical lighting installed in refrigerator or freezer case DLC
Outdoor Pole/arm mounted area luminaire - tier 2 $60.00 Includes retrofit kits. Roadway lighting not eligible DLC
Outdoor Pole/arm mounted area luminaire - tier 3 $160.00 Includes retrofit kits. Roadway lighting not eligible DLC
Outdoor Case lighting for sign retrofit applications $10.00 Minimum three year warranty. Minimum 60 lumens per watt. Undergone IES testing (LM-79 and LM-80 or equivalent)
Lighting Controls - Daylight Controls $10.00 System commissioning is strongly recommended to ensure maximum energy savings. For use with LED or fluorescent systems
Air Source HP - Small capacity heat pump $600.00 Minisplit Air Source Heat Pumps ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2019 - EER  ≥ 12.5 SEER  ≥ 20.0 HSPF  ≥ 10.0 (zone 4)
PTHP - tier 1 and tier 2 $350.00 Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps <11,000 BTU/h - HSPF: 9.3 (zone 4) COP 2.7;  ≥11,000 BTU/h - HSPF: 7.6 (zone 4) COP: 2.5
Open to Closed Cooler Conversion $25.00 Open multi-deck coolers that are replaced by doored units are eligible for this rebate. New construction projects are not eligible.
ECM for walk-in cooler $180.00 Minimum nameplate hp of 1/20
ECM for standalone retail cooler $60.00 Minimum nameplate hp of 1/100

General Inquiries

efficiencyPEI
69 Belvedere Avenue,
Suite 1-B01
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3690
Toll-free: 1-877-734-6336
Fax: 902-620-3796

Published date: 
June 13, 2019
Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy

General Inquiries

efficiencyPEI
69 Belvedere Avenue,
Suite 1-B01
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3690
Toll-free: 1-877-734-6336
Fax: 902-620-3796

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