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Here’s what’s new or being continued this year.

Instant Lighting Rebates

  • LED troffers and T8 4’ linear LEDs will continue to be offered in 2018
  • Instant lighting rebates will no longer be offered for A-Lamps and MR16s
  • LED PAR20/30/38, R30/40, and candelabras will be offered through June 30th, 2018
  • LED street Lighting, high/low bay fixtures and exterior fixtures are undergoing an industry standard practice study and impacts on program offerings will be established by the 2nd quarter

Energy Efficiency Business Rebates

  • Ultra-low temperature freezers have been added
  • Ice machines have a new federal standard and categories have been updated according to the new requirements
  • Network Power Management software, Database for Energy Efficiency Resources (DEER), and some foodservice and refrigeration products are going through revisions and are under consideration as 2nd quarter offerings
  • Some DEER products have expired and are no longer available in the programs

How can customers participate?

Instant Lighting Rebates

Visit sdge.com/bizrebates to:

  • See the list of participating distributors
  • Download the lighting product catalog for a list of discounted products
  • Download the Qualified Purchaser Acknowledgment form

Next steps include:

  • Provide the completed Qualified Purchaser Acknowledgment form to your distributor at the time of purchase
  • Acknowledgement forms must be signed by the SDG&E account holder
  • Individual forms are required for each SDG&E account number and premise where products are being installed
  • Purchase eligible products from one of the participating distributors and receive an instant rebate

Energy Efficiency Business Rebates

Visit sdge.com/bizrebates to:

  • View the product catalog to determine if a product is eligible for a rebate
  • Initiate an online application
    • Applicant will be notified within 3 business days of next steps
    • If a pre-inspection is required, applicant will be notified
      • Pre-inspections only: Products should not be installed until a notice to proceed is sent

Next steps include:

  • The online application can be finalized once instructed in SDG&E’s next steps communication
    • Post-inspection only:
      • All projects that received a pre-inspection also require a post-inspection
      • Post-inspections may occur at random
    • Receipt of payment will occur within 30 – 45 business days of the final application submission

How can contractors participate?

Instant Lighting Rebates

  • Contractors (Trade Professionals) can purchase discounted products from participating distributors
  • If a contractor purchases product on the customer’s behalf, then the contractor’s information must be provided on the Qualifying Purchaser Acknowledgement form

Energy Efficiency Business Rebates

  • Contractors who fulfilled 2018 Trade Professional Participation requirements can continue to submit projects on behalf of a customer
  • Only products that meet the efficiency requirements, as detailed in the product catalog, are eligible for rebates

For more information on SDG&E’s business rebates, visit sdge.com/bizrebates, call the Energy Savings Center at 1.800.644.6133, or email BusinessEnergySavings@sdge.com.