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LED Lighting Rebates (21 posts)

Double Bonus Rebate Dollars on Tubes for Limited Time!

Xcel is now offering double bonus rebate dollars on tubes for a limited time! If you have been thinking about upgrading your tube lighting, now is the time!

July 22, 2022

25% Bonus Rebates for LED Tubes Now Available!

The One-Stop Efficiency Shop, sponsored by Xcel Energy, is now offering 25% more in rebates for LED tubes alongside their existing bonus rebates for interior DLC and DLC Premium fixtures.

July 11, 2022

Electronics Recycling Company Near Me – Events All Season Long (Video)

Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

April 20, 2022

Limited-Time 25% Bonus LED Lighting Rebates with Xcel Energy in Minnesota

Considering an LED Lighting Upgrade in 2022? If you are a business considering a lighting retrofit or upgrade to your facility, contact our Lighting Team to discuss how we partner with Xcel Energy and CEE for their Rebates Programs and how these 2022 Bonus LED Lighting Rebates can be utilized for your lighting project. These […]

April 11, 2022
Tax incentives for energy efficient lighting Retrofit Lighting & Design

Tax Benefits for Installing Energy Efficient Lighting

These tax benefits on installing energy efficient lighting are sometimes overlooked and can really make an impact to the bottom line.

June 22, 2021
Lakeville Ice Arena Lighting Before and After

Ice Arena Lighting – Wireless Controls, Lakeville MN (Video)

Arena lighting and wireless controls, energy savings, reducing shadows on the ice rinks and energy reduction in Lakeville, MN.

March 22, 2021
2021 Xcel Energy Rebates

2021 Xcel Energy Rebates in Minnesota (Update)

2021 Xcel Energy rebates for Minnesota customers have been updated; good and bad news for businesses looking to improve lighting this year.

February 8, 2021
Iowa energy rebates increase by 50% starting July 1st, The Retrofit Companies, Inc.

Iowa Rebates Increase by 50% Effective July 1, 2020

Special recovery rebates from Xcel Energy for damaged businesses in Twin Cities, Minnesota. Learn if you qualify and The Retrofit Companies, Inc. can process these rebates and install your lighting upgrade for your business.

July 2, 2020
Recovery rebates from Xcel Energy for damaged businesses in Twin Cities, Minnesota

Special Recovery Rebates for Damaged Twin Cities Businesses

Special recovery rebates from Xcel Energy for damaged businesses in Twin Cities, Minnesota. Learn if you qualify and The Retrofit Companies, Inc. can process these rebates and install your lighting upgrade for your business.

July 1, 2020

5 Things You Should Know About 2020 Energy Rebates in Minnesota

Minnesota rebate programs have been busy rolling out major updates to their 2020 rebate terms. Updates include “bonus rebates,” extended timelines, and newly qualifying lamps/tubes/fixtures.   This is big news for businesses that are considering a lighting retrofit or have been waiting for more incentives to support their lighting upgrade projects. LED lighting upgrades in […]

March 2, 2020

Xcel Energy Solutions Expo 2019

  Energy Champions Once again we were honored to exhibit at this year’s Xcel Energy Solutions Expo as a featured Energy Partner, sharing our knowledge and services that reduce energy usage and support customers in meeting their sustainability goals.   This expo brings together energy champions in the industry to celebrate achievements in energy management, […]

November 11, 2019

Customer Spotlight – Amesbury Truth

Customer Spotlight featuring TRC’s Carl Murray, discussing the recent lighting upgrades at Amesbury, Truth in Owatonna in both their office spaces and their production areas.   PROJECT OVERVIEW Amesbury Truth, a leading provider of window and door components, has a rich history dating back to as early as 1914 where Truth Hardware began in a […]

May 1, 2019

Xcel Energy Efficiency Award Recipient – 2018

Energy Efficiency Partner Award Once again, The Retrofit Companies, Inc. is proud to accept the Energy Efficiency Partner Award as a Business Lighting Efficiency Program Winner. It is always an honor to be recognized as a top-tier trade partner and to be considered one of the most effective lighting trade allies.     Thank you Xcel […]

April 29, 2019

Xcel Energy Announces Added Lighting Rebates

To help their Minnesota business customers save more energy and money, Xcel Energy is increasing their line of LED lighting rebates, for qualified projects invoiced after March 1st, 2019. The increased rebates available on qualified LED fixtures and lamps include: More LED high/low bay fixtures and retrofit kits New rebates for T5 linear tubes New […]

February 28, 2019

TRC Featured in LM&M Magazine

TRC is thrilled to grace the pages of the NALMCO LM&M Magazine as a featured Project Spotlight in the newly released December issue. NALMCO is an organization that has really set the standard for Lighting Quality Management and brings together business experts in the Lighting Industry.

December 27, 2018

Tariffs – The Rising Impact On Your Lighting Project

Tariffs are essentially taxes on imported and exported goods. Tariffs date back centuries, however the most pressing issues on tariffs in the US are primarily focused on the continuing trade war with China, and other nations. The cost of delaying a lighting project could grow exponentially as tariffs continue to rise.

December 23, 2018

Industry Expert NALMCO Highlights LED Project

TRC is thrilled to grace the pages of the NALMCO LM&M Magazine as a featured Project Spotlight in the newly released May issue. NALMCO is an organization that has really set the standard for Lighting Quality Management and brings together business experts in the Lighting Industry.

May 23, 2018

5 Ways Lighting Can Save Our Planet

Chances are that your business has discussed ways to limit their carbon footprint, be more environmentally friendly and maybe even kick starting some green initiatives. Learn more about how easy it is have a positive impact on our planet with this 5 Easy Ways Lighting Can Save Our Planet infographic. 

March 23, 2018

Lakeville School District – Lighting Case Study

Lakeville Schools (MN) and The Retrofit Companies, Inc. (TRC) recently partnered to discuss the district’s 2 and 10 year plans at Eastview Elementary School. Both of the strategic plans included goals of implementing energy saving lighting solutions across the entire district.

February 23, 2018

How To Find the Best Energy Rebates

You probably know that there are a lot of energy rebates out there that may save you money upfront or have a great payback in the end. But are you sure you are maximizing your savings through energy rebate programs? Do you hear about rebate programs in your area but are not sure what you quality for?

February 23, 2018

2017 Xcel Energy Rebate Updates

Xcel Energy recently shared the 2016/2017 Minnesota Business Rebate structure updates in their newsletter to TRC. Some previously unavailable utility rebate options are now available for LED down light retrofits and for LED screw-in as HID replacements. LED street lighting and area lighting are two Xcel Energy rebate options that are greatly improved for 2017. Keep reading […]

December 23, 2016