LED Saves Money

5 Reasons to Switch to LED Lighting

LED Saves Money
LED Lighting Saves

1. Up to 90% Energy Savings

90% more efficient compared to incandescent bulbs. Between 60% to 75% lower energy consumption compared to typical lights found in businesses.

2. Can Last 20 Years or More, Virtually Maintenance Free

Quality LED lights can have a lifespan of 50,000 hours or more. No bulbs and ballasts to change.

3. Excellent Colour Consistency

LED fixtures provide even and reliable light colour. LEDs offer a high Color Rendering Index (CRI) and come in a variety of Correlated Color Temperatures (CCT).

4. Environmentally Friendly

LED’s contain no mercury or other hazardous substances.

5. Government Rebates

Businesses and organizations who convert to LED lighting may be eligible for rebates with Energy Efficiency Alberta.

Save by Converting to LED Lighting:

A business that converts 118 fixtures to LED can:

  • Save $59,911.10 over 5 years.
  • Save $6,772.96 on electricity per year.
  • Save $5,209.26 on maintenance per year.                                  
  • Receive a rebate of $3,301.00.
  • See a Return On Investment in 1.5 years.

*Savings and rebates are estimates, contact Origin Electrical for a complete quotation.

Alberta Announces Solar Rebate Program

Good news for Albertans interested in solar energy. This past Wednesday the provincial government rolled out a new rebate program. Albertans will now get reimbursed for a portion of the cost of installing solar panels on their home or business.

Installations will be rebated at a rate of $0.75 per watt. Homeowners will be able to recover up to the lessor of $10,000 or 30% of the cost. Businesses will be able to recover up to the lessor of $500,000 or 25% of the cost.

A typical residential solar installation would be 4000 watts, which would offset about 80% of the power usage of a typicality residential consumer. A 4000 watt install would cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $13,000. In this case, the rebate would amount to $3000 bringing the total cost of the installation down to $10,000.

It is a good time to invest in solar infrastructure. Visit www.efficiencyalberta.ca for everything you need to know.