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Existing Lighting Equipment Requirements

Existing Building Interior Lighting Requirements

Maximum rebate for combination of measures is $25,000 per building per year.

Interior Retro Fit Existing Fixture
Measure Description Rebate/ Unit Technical Requirements
LED screw-in $2/ Lamp Installation of type‑A base bulbs.
  • Lamps must be installed in hard-wired, wall- or ceiling-mounted fixtures.
  • Lamps installed in portable fixtures are not eligible for rebates.
  • Equipment is listed on the ENERGY STAR® or Design Lights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Product Lists (QPL).
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
LED Specialty Lighting $4/ Lamp Installation of type, PAR, MR, BR, R, G or B integral screw-in lamps and 2 or 4 pin LED lights.
  • Self-contained recessed can/downlight trim kits are acceptable.
  • Lamps must be installed in hard-wired, wall- or ceiling-mounted fixtures.
  • Lamps installed in portable fixtures are not eligible for rebates.
  • Equipment is listed on the ENERGY STAR® or DLC qualified product lists.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
LED Linear Tube Replacement/ Retrofit $3/ Lamp Installation of T8, T5, T5 HO, or U-Bend LED bulbs.
  • One-for-one replacement of fluorescent lamps with TLED lamps.
  • Installation of TLEDs in new fixtures does not qualify for rebates; TLED rebates are for the retrofit of existing fixtures only.
  • Tubes may be Type, A, B, or C.
  • A "lamp" is defined as a tube regardless of length or size.
  • Equipment is listed on the DLC qualified product list.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
Retrofit Linear Fluorescent Fixture with integrated LED retrofit kit $25/ Fixture Installation of new LED troffers, panels or similar linear luminaires.
  • Integrated LED retrofit kits only.
  • Linear retrofit kits are not permitted.
  • Equipment is listed on the DLC qualified product lists.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
New LED Interior Fixtures
Interior LED Recessed, Surface, Track, Pendant downlight fixtures. $10/ Fixture or Head Installation of new recessed, surface, pendant or track luminaires to replace incandescent, halogen, linear fluorescent or CFL luminaires.
  • Equipment is listed on the ENERGY STAR® or DLC qualified product lists.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
Replacement of Linear Fluorescent Fixture with new LED Fixture $25/ Fixture Installation of new LED troffers, panels or similar linear luminaires.
  • Equipment is listed on the ENERGY STAR® or DLC qualified product lists.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
LED stairwell fixture containing integrated occupancy control furnished by manufacturer $20/ Fixture Installation of self-contained occupancy-based luminaires in stairwell retrofit projects.
  • Eligible fixtures contain onboard, factory-furnished occupancy controls.
  • Not eligible for additional lighting control rebates.
  • DLC listed retrofit kits are NOT permitted.
  • Equipment is listed on the ENERGY STAR® or DLC qualified product lists.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
LED Exit Signs $7/ Fixture Installation of LED exit signs to replace incandescent or fluorescent sources.
  • LED retrofit kits are not eligible.
  • Equipment is listed on the ENERGY STAR®.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.

Existing Building High/Low Bay Lighting Requirements

Maximum rebate for combination of measures is $25,000 per building per year.

New LED High Bay/Low Bay Fixtures
Measure Description Baseline Wattage Rebate/ Unit Technical Requirements
New LED High/Low Bay Fixture Existing Fixture >401w HID or >326w Fluorescent $100/ Fixture Installation of LED high/low bay luminaires in place of HID sources or existing linear fluorescent high/low bay luminaires.
  • Luminaires must be on DLC QPL as one of the following categories: High Bay Luminaires for Commercial and Industrial Buildings; Low Bay Luminaires for Commercial and Industrial Buildings or High Bay Aisle Luminaires.
  • Luminaires installed ≥ 15-ft Above Finished Floors.
  • Wattage ranges referenced in the measure descriptions apply to nominal
      lamp
    wattage, not system wattage.
  • Replacement of existing linear fluorescent fixtures is permitted, provided that minimum wattage reduction requirements are met. The sum of the existing
      lamp
    wattage will determine which rebate is applicable.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
  • Installation of on-board occupancy sensors qualifies for additional rebate
New LED High/Low Bay Fixture Existing Fixture 400w-251w HID or 221w-325w Fluorescent $60/ Fixture
New LED High/Low Bay Fixture Existing Fixture <250w or 220w Fluorescent $30/ Fixture
New Fluorescent High Bay Fixtures
New Fluorescent T5HO/HPT8 High Bay Fixture; Existing Fixture >401w HID or >326w Fluorescent $50/ Fixture Installation of fluorescent high/low bay luminaires in place of HID sources or T-12 linear fluorescent fixtures.
  • Reduced-wattage T8 and standard T5 lamps are not permitted with this measure code.
  • Overall fixture efficiency must be ≥ 80%
  • Luminaires must contain 3 – 12 lamps and be installed ≥ 15-ft above finished floor.
  • Wattage ranges referenced in the measure descriptions apply to nominal
      lamp
    wattage, does not include ballast factor.
  • For existing fluorescent fixtures, the sum of the existing
      lamp
    wattage determines which rebate is applicable.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
  • Installation of on-board occupancy sensors qualify for additional rebate.
New Fluorescent T5HO/HPT8 High/Low Bay Fixture Existing Fixture 400w-251w HID or 221-325w $30/Fixture
New Fluorescent T5HO/HPT8 High/Low Bay Fixture Existing Fixture <250w or 220w fluorescent $20/Fixture

Existing Building Lighting Controls Requirements

Maximum rebate for combination of measures is $25,000 per building per year.

Measure Description Min. Watts Controlled Rebate/ Unit Technical Requirements
Occupancy Control Wall or Fixture Mounted 175 watts $7/ Control Installation of a new occupancy control in place of a manual wall switch, cannot be required code; space must have 1,000 hours of occupancy.
  • Hardwired wall switch occupancy control; passive infrared, ultrasonic or dual technology.
  • Fixture mounted may be furnished as new equipment by fixture manufacturer or installed on existing fixture(s) as a retrofit measure.
  • Residential grade controls or those with manual on override capability are not eligible.
Indoor Daylight Sensor 150 watts $25/ Control Installation of a new occupancy control in place of a manual wall switch, cannot be required code, space must have 1,000 hours of occupancy.
  • Hardwired or wireless ceiling- or wall-mounted daylight sensor which is designed to dim or switch fixtures based on ambient light levels.

Existing Building Exterior Lighting Requirements

Maximum rebate for combination of measures is $25,000 per building per year.

New LED Exterior Fixtures
Measure Description Baseline Wattage Min Lumen Output Rebate/ Unit Technical Requirements
New LED Exterior Fixture Existing Fixture >751w- HID 28,000 $120/ Fixture Installation of LED luminaires in place of HID sources.
  • Fixtures must have photocell control.
  • DLC or ENERGY STAR® listed retrofit kits are NOT permitted.
  • Equipment is listed on the DLC qualified product lists.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
New LED Exterior Fixture Existing Fixture 750w-201w HID 7,000 $60/ Fixture
New LED Exterior Fixture Existing Fixture 200w-76w HID 5,000 $50/ Fixture
New LED Exterior Fixture Existing Fixture <75w HID 2,500 $10/ Fixture

Existing Building Parking Deck Lighting Requirements

Maximum rebate for combination of measures is $25,000 per building per year.

New LED Parking Deck Fixtures
Measure Description Baseline Wattage Rebate/ Unit Technical Requirements
New LED Parking Deck Fixture Existing Fixture >151w $50/ Fixture Installation of parking lot luminaires to replace HID or incandescent luminaires.
  • DLC or ENERGY STAR® listed retrofit kits are NOT acceptable.
  • Equipment is listed on the DLC qualified product lists.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.
New LED Parking Deck Fixture Existing Fixture <150w $30/ Fixture
Additional requirements
  • Parking Decks are considered a separate building and are capped at $25,000 per building per year.
  • Available only for existing parking garages and fixtures new parking garages should apply under new construction.

Existing Fuel Canopy Lighting Requirements

Maximum rebate for combination of measures is $25,000 per building per year.

New LED Fuel Canopy Fixture
Measure Description Baseline Wattage Rebate/ Unit Technical Requirements
New Fuel Station Canopy Light Existing fixture >230w $50/ Fixture Installation of gasoline canopy luminaires to replace HID or incandescent luminaires.
  • DLC or ENERGY STAR® listed retrofit kits are NOT acceptable.
  • Equipment is listed on the ENERGY STAR® or DLC qualified product lists.
  • Minimum operation time is 1,000 hours annually.

Existing Outdoor Pole Lighting Requirements

Maximum rebate for outdoor pole-mounted lighting is $10,000 per building per year.

NEW LED Pole-Mounted Fixtures
Measure Description Baseline Wattage Min Lumen Output Rebate/ Unit Technical Requirements
New LED Pole-Mounted Fixture Existing Fixture >751w- HID 28,000 $120/ Fixture Installation of LED luminaires in place of HID sources.
  • Fixtures must have photocell control.
  • Pole‑mounted outdoor lighting rebates are for metered systems and retrofit projects only.
  • Rebate NOT available for new pole mounted lighting.
  • DLC or ENERGY STAR® listed retrofit kits are NOT permitted.
  • Equipment is listed on the DLC qualified product lists.
New LED Pole-Mounted Fixture Existing Fixture 750w-201w HID 7,000 $50/ Fixture
New LED Pole-Mounted Fixture Existing Fixture 200w-76w HID. 5,000 $30/ Fixture
New LED Pole-Mounted Fixture Existing Fixture <75w HID 2,500 $10/ Fixture
Additional Requirements
  • Rebates for pole‑mounted lighting projects must be paid to the Georgia Power customer.
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