SME Supports for Lighting Upgrades

New Pilot Grant Scheme!


SEAI want to help you reduce your energy use and costs, making you more competitive as a result. To do this, we have recently launched our Smart Lighting grant scheme which will support you in carrying out a lighting upgrade.

Energy efficient lighting can save you up to 90% on your annual lighting electricity costs!

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Who Should Apply?

SME's located in the Republic of Ireland, with less than 50 employees are eligible to apply

Applicants must be from the following sectors: (other sectors considered on a case-by-case basis, check outour guidance sheet for more information)

  • Fitness Centres
  • Retailers
  • Small Hotels / Large B&Bs
  • Pharmacies
  • Nursing Homes
  • Jewellers

Applications must entail a whole building or facility, which includes lighting upgrades undertaken in all service areas within the building.

 
What is Supported?

SEAI will cover up to 40% of the cost of replacing existing lighting. This lighting must be in working order and in a building that is in general use at the time of the application.

Technologies covered include:

  • New energy efficient light products. These products must be on the SEAI triple E register and eligible for Accelerated Capital Allowance.
  • Lighting controls
Contact Information and Useful GuidesHow to Apply

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Applicants can consult SEAI in advance of making an application by emailing: info@seai.ie or call us on 01 8082100

Applications should be submitted by email to info@seai.ie

Once an application is received by SEAI, an acknowledgement will issued within five working days.

Useful documents include:

Smart Lighting information guide

FAQs

User-guide for smart lighting audit

Sample installation specification

 

To be considered applicants must provide:

  1. A completed application form.
  2. Complete either a simple lighting evaluation workbook, or a detailed lighting evaluation workbook; (The simple workbook can be used for 'like-for-like' more efficient lamp replacement, the detailed should be used for new lighting design, different technology design, etc.)
  3. Provide a schedule of light fittings / lamps being replaced. Here's a handy sample of what you'll need.
  4. Project needs to be fully completed and a claim for payment submitted by 13th October 2017.


 

 
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