Skip to main content

Utilities

Lighting Rebates


Cash Incentives for Energy-Efficient Lighting
Receive cash incentives for lighting retrofits in existing buildings, helping reduce electric bills and improve lighting quality.

Get Started
Begin by completing an application with Efficiency Works. Also check out the quick reference guide (PDF 1.3MB) for federal light bulb legislation.

Incentives
Incentives are based on the wattage reduction from the new to old lighting equipment and typically cover 25-50% of the project cost.

Program Details

  • Incentives available until funds are expended.
  • Pre-approval required for projects with incentives estimated to be greater than $1,000.
  • High-efficiency ballasts are required.
  • Available for Fort Collins Utilities commercial electric customers.
  • Wattage reductions are calculated based on standard program equipment values (see applications).
  • All indoor and outdoor lighting is eligible.
  • Exterior lighting may be required to be full cut-off or dark sky compliant. Check local land use and building codes.
  • Follow the specifications guide (PDF 628KB) for de-lamping retrofit projects.
  • LEDs must be on the DesignLights Consortium™ products list or Energy Star Retail to qualify.
  • Payment made upon project completion after submission of a signed application and copies of project-related invoices.
  • This program is a collaboration between Fort Collins Utilities and Platte River Power Authority.

Need help finding a contractor? Efficiency Works can help you get started.

Click 'Account Login' above to access online bill pay.

Efficiency Works for your business. Learn about Fort Collins Utilities' services and incentives.

Tip #178

Don't use the toilet as a trash can.

More Tips

Fort Collins Utilities Non-Discrimination Statement

Fort Collins Utilities is an equal opportunity residential and commercial utility service provider. We do not discriminate in the terms, conditions or provision of services based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.


Fort Collins Utilities es una empresa proveedora de servicios públicos residenciales y comerciales con igualdad de oportunidad. No discriminamos en los términos, las condiciones o la provisión de servicios en base a raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estatus familiar o nacionalidad de origen.

Close