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Lighting New Construction

Savings available for energy efficient lighting in a new construction project.

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The Lighting Power Density (LPD) Reduction for Interior Lighting incentive encourages you to install lighting designs and equipment in new construction that provide quality lighting at lower installed wattage. The watts-reduced value is based on LPD in watts per square foot and is calculated as the savings in LPD for the new lighting from the baseline LPD values listed in ASHRAE 90.1-2010, Space-by-Space Method, for various building types.

Incentive = (LPDbaseline-LPDactual) x area x $0.30

Who's Eligible

To be eligible for an LPD Rebate, you must:

  • Be constructing your facility in the DP&L service area
  • Be in the design phase of the project and submit a completed application
  • Submit documentation showing LPD calculations using the “Space-by-Space” Method in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2010, Table 9.6.1 and 9.4.3.
  • Demonstrate that lighting power densities are based on designs that meet applicable codes and standards and follow industry guidelines for acceptable quantity and quality of light for the space type and tasks

Under the LPD Rebate Program, DP&L will not provide rebates for:

  • Buildings that are under construction or occupied prior to rebate application approval
  • Measures installed with funding from another utility incentive program or from one of DP&L's other rebate programs

Additional Details

  • For more information, view the program terms and conditions or contact us at EnergyEfficiency@dplinc.com.
  • Rebate values are subject to change and apply only to new, unused equipment. Rebate measures and values for the 2019 programs are for equipment and services purchased and installed on or after January 1, 2019.
  • Rebates are issued directly to the customer. Each project will only be eligible to receive a single DP&L rebate.
  • Funds are allotted on a calendar-year basis and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • A rebate may not exceed the customer's cost of equipment at the measure level net outside funding received, not including taxes, warranty fees, installation costs, or maintenance fees. DP&L shall make the final determination regarding rebate amounts. An individual account number will be limited to $250,000 in DP&L business rebates in any calendar year.
  • DP&L reserves the right to deny any rebate.
  • All DP&L energy programs are subject to Public Utilities Commission of Ohio rules and regulations.