Lighting is an important factor affecting how growers operate their facility. With growing practices advancing, so are the LED lighting options that help plants flourish to their full potential. FOCUS ON ENERGY® is here to help you identify the most energy-efficient lighting options to meet your growing needs.
Focus on Energy is offering two options for indoor farms to upgrade their lighting systems. Review below to identify the best solution for you.
Fixture Upgrade Incentives:
- One-for-one fixture replacements
- Existing buildings only
|Facility Type||Fixture Replacement||Code||Incentive||Unit|
|Non-stacked indoor farm||<700W LED replacing 1000W HID||AG5024||$120||Fixture|
|Non-stacked indoor farm||<400W LED replacing 600W HID||AG5025||$80||Fixture|
|Supplemental greenhouse||<700W LED replacing 1000W HID||AG5026||$80||Fixture|
|Supplemental greenhouse||<400W LED replacing 600W HID||AG5027||$60||Fixture|
|Supplemental greenhouse||<250W LED replacing 400W HID||AG5028||$50||Fixture|
Grow Light System Incentives:
- Available for new construction or existing buildings making large scale lighting upgrades
- Pre-approval is required
|Grow light system, non-stacked indoor farm||AG5032||$0.06||kWh saved|
|Grow light system, supplemental greenhouse||AG5033||$0.06||kWh saved|
Review the Horticultural Lighting Overview [PDF] for complete offering details, including participation and equipment requirements.
How do I get started?
- Contact your Focus on Energy Advisor or find a Trade Ally to identify the best option for your facility.
- Obtain pre-approval if participating in Grow Lighting System upgrades.
- Download the Grow Light System Workbook [XLSM] and work with your Energy Advisor to obtain preapproval.
- Once your project is preapproved you will receive an Incentive Agreement with your estimated incentive amount.
- Complete the installation of your equipment by December 31, 2020.
- Upon completion:
- Fixture upgrade incentive – send the completed Incentive Application [PDF] and invoices to firstname.lastname@example.org within 60 days of installation and no later than January 31, 2021.
- Grow Light System incentive - provide your Energy Advisor your signed Project Completion Notice, invoices, and updates to the final design. Payment will be sent upon final approval.