Nature of the project

Existing installation

Description

Québec-based electrical contractors (i.e., master electricians) selling and installing Premium LED light fixtures—in other words, those featured on the DesignLights Consortium [DLC] Premium list—equipped with occupancy and natural lighting sensors and Québec-based distributors selling lighting products on the same list.

The customer base consists mainly of small local businesses in a given municipality, working in various sectors.

Activity sector

Multiple areas of activity are targeted.

Total
financial assistance $28,315

Benefits of being a project aggregator

  • Represent customers who, because of their business or simply a lack of time or resources, would not otherwise have access to the Efficient Solutions Program.
  • Receive financial support directly. Then, you will have an opportunity to:
    • Improve your competitive advantage by simplifying your customers’ lives.
    • Affirm your role as an actor of the energy transition.
    • Increase your customers’ competitiveness by helping them choose energy-efficient equipment and maximize the profitability of their projects.

NEW: Additional financial aid may be available for audits designed to identify new opportunities.

Project details

Measures implemented on project Business 1 Business 2 Business 3
Premium LED lighting (high-bay fixtures)** Yes
Yes
Yes
Premium LED lighting (low-bay fixtures) Yes
Occupancy sensor** Yes
Yes
Natural lighting sensor** Yes
Financial assistance by business* $1,190 $1,785 $25,340
Total financial assistance for the project $28,315
*Figures are rounded.
**You’ll receive an extra 30% when you install occupancy sensors or natural lighting sensor.

Benefit of the new financial assistance plan

  • Increase of $20,615: 37% more than under the previous plan

Benefits of measures and program

  • LED light fixtures
    • Guaranteed energy efficiency of LED fixtures qualified by DesignLights Consortium
    • Reduction in electricity consumption for lighting, up to 70% over market comparables for DLC Premium luminaires with occupancy sensors
    • Major reduction in maintenance costs related to lighting thanks to longer service life of LED fixtures
    • Better lighting quality and look of rooms (lighting color, uniformity and level)
  • Easy to estimate financial assistance with the OSE tool [EXE 12.9 MB - in French only].

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