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Orange and Rockland Utilities (Electric) - Commercial Efficiency Programs

Local Government
State Government
Federal Government
Multifamily Residential
Savings Category 
Lighting Controls/Sensors
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Motor VFDs
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Maximum Rebate 

Prescriptive Rebates: 50% of cost
Small Business program: up to 70% of the cost

Program Info
Sector Name 
Funding Source 

System Benefits Charge

New York
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Small Business Lighten Up Energy Savings Evaluation and CFLs: Free
A/C less than 65 kBTU/h: $45/ton (14 SEER); $95/ton (15 SEER)
A/C greater than 65 kBTU/h: $35/ton (11.5 EER); $55 (12 EER)

Heat Pumps 14 SEER or 12 EER: $50- $65/ton
Heat Pumps 15 SEER: $100/ton
Fluorescent Lighting: $15/fixture
High Bay T8 or T5: $40/fixture
LED Exit Signs: $25/fixture
Occupancy Sensors: $20 or $85/control
Variable Speed Drive Motors: $175-$1495/controlled motor
Custom program: 25% of the cost (contact utility)
Demand Response: contact utility


Orange and Rockland Utilities (O&R) offers energy efficiency program for both small business and large commercial and industrial customers to install high-efficiency equipment in eligible facilities. All New York commercial and industrial customers that have an active electric account with Orange & Rockland, contribute to the System Benefit Charge (SBC) and are installing the energy efficient electric measures in an existing facility are eligible to participate in this program. O&R will pay up to 50% of the total cost of prescriptive measures. Incentives for custom program are limited to 25% of the cost, including material and labor. Incentives for new construction are set at 50% of the incremental cost of the new efficient measure compared to any regular measure. 

O&R also offers a custom incentives offering. Contact O&R for more information on this incentive program. Applications are on the web site, above. For more information about Demand Response programs, contact Program Administrator Steve Orman.