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Lansing Board of Water & Light - Hometown Energy Savers Commercial Rebates   

Last DSIRE Review: 02/05/2013
Program Overview:
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Compressed air, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Motors, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Led Exit Signs, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment, LED Lighting, Barrel Wraps, Engineered Nozzles, Intelligent Surge Protectors, HVAC Controls, Chiller Tune-Up
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Small Business
Amount:Small Business Direct Install Program: No cost or purchase necessary for participation
Custom $0.08/kWh
Commercial Cooking Equipment: Varies
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment: Varies

Compact Fluorescent Lamps: $1.50-$8
Compact Fluorescent Lamp Fixtures: $20
LED Lamps: $5-$15
LED Fixtures: $20
LED Exit Signs: $12.50
High Performance T8 Fluorescent Systems: $0.75-$10
De-lamping: $5-$10
Daylight Sensors and Lighting Controls: $0.06-$0.09/sq. ft.
Occupancy Sensors: $30-$50
HID Replacement Fixtures: $25-$120
HID Replacement Lamps: $0.30/watt saved

HVAC and Process
Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps: $6-$30/ton
Air and Water Cooled Chillers: $30-$35/ton
Chiller Tune-Up: $350/unit
HVAC Controls: $20-$65
Variable Frequency Drives: $60-$100/HP
Engineered Nozzles: $100
Barrel Wraps: $1/ton
Compressed Air Audit/Leak Reduction: $1.50/HP
Maximum Incentive:Incentives for Prescriptive measures may not exceed 100% of the total project cost, or $50,000 per electric meter per year.
Incentives for Custom measures may not exceed 40% of the total project cost, or $20,000.
Equipment Requirements:For all equipment requirements and guidelines, please refer to the program application.
Expiration Date:11/30/2013
Web Site:

Franklin Energy Services and the Lansing Board of Water & Light (LBWL) partner together to offer the Hometown Energy Savers® Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. Eligible business electric customers may receive rebates on energy efficient lighting, controls, refrigeration, HVAC equipment, or several other energy efficient measures. Purchased products must meet all program standards in order to receive rebates. The Small Business Direct Install Program offers free energy-saving products. Application forms may be found on the program web site ( Customers can contact LBWL Hometown Energy Savers® for any further information about this program.

  Lansing Board of Water & Light
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: (517) 316-7859
Web Site:
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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