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Reading Municipal Light Department - Business Lighting Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 07/05/2012
Program Overview:
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Led Exit Signs, Delamping
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Agricultural, Institutional
Amount:T-8/T-5 Lamp with Electronic Ballasts: $11 - $35/fixture
Interior High Output Lamp with Electronic Ballasts: $100/fixture
De-lamping: $4 - $9/lamp
Lighting Sensors: $20/sensor
LED Exit Signs: $20/fixture
Maximum Incentive:Commercial Customers: $10,000 per calendar year
Municipal Customers: $15,000 per calendar year
Web Site:

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) offers incentives for non-residential customers to install energy-efficient lights and sensors in existing facilities. In addition to rebates for the purchase of new energy efficient lighting equipment, RMLD also provides a per-lamp rebate for removing old fixtures. Rebates are limited to $10,000 per commercial customer per year ($15,000 limit for municipal customers) and in no case can the rebate exceed 100% of the total cost.

More information, including sizing requirements, contact information, and program application can be found on the web site listed above.


  Reading Municipal Light Department
Incentive Programs
PO Box 150
Reading, MA 01867
Phone: (781) 942-6412
Web Site:
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