The Massachusetts Program Administrators have partnered with electrical distributors to offer contractors, and commercial lighting customers discounted pricing on LED lamps and select types of LED fixtures in commercial applications.
Program incentives are provided directly to the distributor by the Program Administrators: Cape Light, Eversource Energy, National Grid and Unitil. Eligible lamps can only be purchased through participating distributors; see below for the current incentive chart.
Eligible lamps or fixtures must fall under the program specific lighting categories, listed on the current incentive chart. Products must also be on one of the qualified products lists (QPLs), to be considered.
The following types of fixtures and lamps are included in the Bright Opportunities Lighting program:
LED lamps use up to 80% less energy and can last up to 10 times longer than traditional lamps. All screw base LED lamps must be listed on the ENERGY STAR Certified Light Bulbs list to be eligible for incentives. Click here for the list. All pin base LED lamps must be listed on the Lighting Design Lab’s list to be eligible for incentives. Click here for the list.
LED Stairwell Fixtures and Sensors
Stairwell fixtures are typically on 24/7; applying an LED fixture and occupancy sensor can reduce energy use by up to 80%. Eligible stairwell fixtures must utilize occupancy sensors (internal only), be under 55 Watts, and be listed on the Qualifying Fixture List. Click here to find Stairwell Fixtures on the DLC qualified product list. No drum fixtures allowed for these categories.
LED downlights use up to 80% less energy than traditional lamps. All LED downlights must be listed on the ENERGY STAR Certified Light Fixture list in order to qualify for incentives. Click here for the list.
Linear Replacement Lamps
Four-foot and two-foot T8 LED linear replacement lamps must be listed on the DLC site and meet the following criteria:
Click here for the DLC qualified product list
Key Program Requirements
A minimum customer contribution is required for any lamp or fixture sold through the Bright Opportunities Lighting Program. Minimum customer contribution is located on the incentive chart.
Only commercially metered locations in Massachusetts qualify for incentives. Equipment must be installed and operated within Massachusetts.
To inquire about program eligibility, qualified products or becoming an approved distributor, please reach out to the contact below.
Program Contact for Commercial Upstream Lighting Program
for a list of participating distributors.