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Commercial Lighting Rebate

You can save energy and money – and increase the lighting quality – by upgrading to more efficient lighting at your business.  City Utilities Commercial Lighting Rebate program will help you upgrade your exterior lighting with efficient alternatives to save energy and maintenance costs.  Upgrade your warehouse and production area High bay lighting to more efficient technologies.  Lower annual lighting costs in the interior of your facility by updating T12 fixtures with energy efficient T8 lamps and electronic ballasts, or upgrade to LED fixtures.  Switch to LED exit signs and add occupancy sensors to save money when lighting isn’t needed.

Benefits:  Up to $40,000 rebate
Who’s Eligible:  CU commercial customers with electric service

  • Exterior Lighting
    Exterior lighting is defined as canopy, soffit and wall pack fixtures, security lighting, parking lot and parking garage fixtures.
  • High Bay Lighting
    High Bay lighting is defined as lighting applications with ceilings of 15 feet or higher (warehouses, gymnasiums, etc.).
  • Interior Lighting
    Interior lighting includes fluorescent or HID fixtures found in offices, conference rooms, stairways, and other common areas in a typical commercial building.
  • LED Exit Signs
    Existing incandescent or compact fluorescent exit signs replaced with LED exit signs qualify for the rebate.
  • Occupancy Sensors
    Occupancy sensors installed on new or existing lighting qualify for the rebate.  Occupancy sensors must be wall/switch, fixture, or ceiling mounted.


Application Process:
  1. Complete Commercial Lighting Project Workbook.
  2. Complete the Commercial Lighting Rebate Application.
  3. Contact CU’s Energy Services & Renewables at (417) 831-8614 to schedule an on-site pre-evaluation inspection to discuss the Program Guidelines, verify the existing lighting system and receive approval for the project. (Any work completed prior to the pre-evaluation inspection will not be eligible for the rebate.)

Certain restrictions apply; see guidelines on rebate form.  If you have questions about our commercial lighting rebates, call (417) 831-8614.

Commercial Rebates

Commercial Lighting


High Efficiency Toilet

Commercial Lighting Audits
Registered Contractors

Many qualified contractors are able to perform efficiency upgrades. Choose one from the list of contractors registered with City Utilities, or select one of your own to perform the work.


Prefer to Mail Your Rebate Form?

Applying online is easiest and fastest, but you can download and print the rebate form and submit via mail.


Contact Our Energy & Water Specialists

Our staff is available to answer questions concerning our efficiency or renewable efforts.

  • (417) 874-8200
  • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Send an online message to our energy & water specialists.