Lighting

Upgrading to new energy-efficient lighting, fixtures and controls can save energy, improve productivity, enhance product displays and more.  

Choose from a few different ways to perform your lighting upgrade and receive your incentive. 

Instant incentives

Instant incentives cover up to 70 percent of the cost to purchase qualifying LED lighting. Instant incentives are available for easy-to-install lamps that fit in many existing light fixtures.

Option 1: Get instant incentives from a participating distributor

  1. Identify which lamps to upgrade at your facility.
  2. Purchase qualified lamps from a participating instant incentive distributor and receive your instant incentive as a credit on your invoice from the distributor.
  3. Complete the instant incentive customer application with your distributor.
  4. Install new lamps in your Washington facility and enjoy the savings!

Option 2: Apply for incentives with a post-purchase application

  1. Identify which lamps to upgrade at your facility.
  2. Purchase qualified lamps from a vendor of your choice.
  3. Complete and submit the lighting post-purchase application, invoice and required documentation. Here are instructions for IRS Form W-9.
  4. Install new lamps in your Washington facility and enjoy the savings!
  5. Receive incentive check within 45 days of completion of Step 3.
LAMP STYLE (TECHNICAL NAME) HOW YOU KNOW IT INCENTIVE AMOUNT*

PAR (parabolic aluminized reflector)**

Flood lights, spot lights, recessed can lights

$6.40 per lamp

BR (bulged reflector)**

Recessed can lights and ceiling lights

$2.15 per lamp

MR16 relector lamp

Mini-spot lights / track head lights

$3.80 per lamp

PLC pin-based lamp less than 10 Watt

Pin-based lamp

$4 per lamp

PLC pin-based lamp greater than or equal to 10 Watt

Pin-based lamp

$4 per lamp

PLL pin-based lamp

Pin-based lamp

$4 per lamp

Decorative lamp (Candelabras / Globes)

Open light fixtures and vanities

$3.25 per lamp

Trim kits

Recessed light fixtures

$10 per kit

T8 TLED - Type A, A/B Dual Mode

Linear fluorescent form

$3 per lamp

T8 TLED - Type B

Linear fluorescent form

$2.55 per lamp

T8 TLED - Type C

Linear fluorescent form

$10 per lamp

T5 TLED

Linear fluorescent form

$5 per lamp

HID replacement lamp

less than 40 watt

$17 per lamp

HID replacement lamp

greater than or equal to 40 watt and less than 80 watt

$35 per lamp

HID replacement lamp

greater than or equal to 80 watt and less than 150 watt

$45 per lamp

HID replacement lamp

greater than or equal to 150 watt

$60 per lamp

Wall pack fixture

wall pack

$20 per fixture

*If you are already working with a lighting vendor on a lighting project, please note that only one incentive is available per lamp. Discuss with your lighting vendor prior to accepting instant incentives from a distributor. Incentives are limited to 70 percent of qualifying equipment costs. Pre-approval is required before you purchase new lighting.

Incentives for lighting retrofits 

Get cash incentives and technical expertise for lighting upgrades. You can choose a Wattsmart Business Vendor or an independent energy consultant for a lighting analysis.

  1. Before you start your project, contact us or a Wattsmart Business Vendor and complete a general application. We require pre-approval and may need to verify existing equipment.
  2. We provide an incentive offer for you to sign before you order equipment. You provide your tax ID in a completed W-9 form (PDF) so we (or our program administrator) can prepare a 1099-Misc. (if required) following the incentive payment.
  3. Upgrade your lighting. 
  4. Submit project cost documentation including invoices with a breakdown of materials and labor. Then, contact Pacific Power or your Wattsmart Business Vendor for a post-installation inspection.
  5. Receive incentive check within 45 days of completion of step 4.

Incentives for new construction/major renovation

Get cash incentives and technical expertise for lighting installed as part of  new construction or major renovation. You can choose a Wattsmart Business Vendor or an independent energy consultant for technical expertise.

  1. Obtain an incentive application package and catalog from us or a Wattsmart Business Vendor (pre-approval is recommended, but not required). The package includes the general application, application supplement, and IRS Form W-9.
  2. Purchase and install qualified lighting at an eligible location.
  3. Submit your incentive application package. Here are instructions for IRS Form W-9.
  4. Receive incentive check within 45 days of completion of step 3.

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