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Lincoln Electric System (Commercial and Industrial) - Sustainable Energy Program

Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Maximum Rebate 

'''General Incentive Limits'''
Commercial Industrial Lighting Retrofit: $100,000 per program year
Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency: $100,000 per program year

Program Info
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Commercial Industrial Lighting Retrofit
Lighting Retrofit: $500/kW of peak-demand reduction

Commercial Industrial Energy Efficiency
Custom: Greater of $500/kW of peak-demand reduction or $250/kW of peak-demand reduction plus $0.045 per deemed first-year kWh reduction.
Building Sealing/Insulation: $0.50/sq ft
Exterior Frame Wall Insulation: $0.80/sq ft
Air Conditioner: $250 - $750 per ton
Air Source Heat Pump: $150 - $1,000 per ton

Single Package Air Conditioners/Heat Pumps: $150 - $643
Geothermal Heat Pump: $150 - $1,000 per ton, depending on EER
Compressed Air Audit: 50% of Compressed Air Study cost
Energy Management Systems (Install/Upgrade/Optimization): 30% of the system cost
Variable Frequency Drives (New and Existing Buildings): $50/HP
Systems Commissioning: Up to 50% of the cost of a pre and post Systems Commissioning report
Systems Commissioning (Buildings Over 5 Years Old): Greater of $500/kW of peak-demand reduction or $250/kW of peak-demand reduction plus $0.045 per deemed first-year kWh reduction

Lincoln Electric System

Lincoln Electric System (LES) offers a variety of energy efficiency incentives for commercial and industrial customers through the Sustainable Energy Program (SEP). Some incentives are provided on a prescriptive basis and some on a custom basis. Incentives are available on air conditioners, heat pumps, insulation, building controls, compressed air, variable frequency drives, system commissioning, and custom rebates. Specified energy efficiency equipment requirements must be met in order to receive rebates under this program.

The program will end on November 30, 2013 (or sooner, if funds are expended). Contact LES for more program information or view the program web site listed above.

Other Information 

Air Conditioners: 17 SEER
Systems Commissioning: $10,000 for combined cost of the pre and post project reports
Compressed Air Audit: $5000