SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading LED lighting manufacturer LG Electronics today announced that its Performance Line of LED troffers and retrofit kits are now qualified for the maximum level rebate ($30 per kilolumen) under the new Troffer & Troffer Integrated Retrofit Kit offering from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E).
Designed to help commercial customers and facility managers replace aging, inefficient equipment with energy efficient alternatives, the program also is the first to offer rebates for high efficacy products 125 lumens per watt and higher, ensuring the highest standard of energy efficiency.
Through electric program administrators and utility program managers in California, commercial building owners can receive significant utility rebates for installing the new, super-efficient LG lighting systems. LG offers 12 fixtures eligible for the maximum rebate level based on a per-kilolumen* basis, providing one of the highest number of qualifying models in the industry.
"PG&E is excited to offer this new and innovative rebate that incentivizes customers to buy the most efficient troffers in the market. This effort will ultimately help us reduce energy consumption and meet our state's energy savings targets," said Pauravi Shah, commercial product manager at PG&E.
The available models and rebates available are outlined below across four categories:
- Category: Integrated Retrofit Kits for 2x2 Luminaires (estimated savings up to $113)
- LG Model FRS618D2HRA
- LG Model FRS618D3HRA
- Category: Integrated Retrofit Kits for 2x4 Luminaires (estimated savings up to $132)
- LG Model FRR626D3HRA
- LG Model FRR626D2HRA
- LG Model FRR634D2HRB
- LG Model FRR634D3HRB
- Category: 2x2 Luminaires for Ambient Lighting of Interior Commercial Spaces (estimated savings up to $72)
- LG Model FRS618D3H0A
- LG Model FRS618D2H0A
- Category: 2x4 Luminaires for Ambient Lighting of Interior Commercial Spaces (estimated savings up to $130)
- LG Model FRR626D3H0A
- LG Model FRR634D2H0B
- LG Model FRR634D3H0B
- LG Model FRR626D2H0A
LG's LED troffers – with ZigBee® wireless controls capabilities that allow for Title 24 compliance using third-party wireless controls systems – are ideal for small- and medium-sized office applications. Building managers can use a mobile application, available on Android devices, to group and ungroup fixtures at the touch of a button for the first time.
"LG is committed to addressing the evolving needs of the commercial market with advanced LED technologies, and having our products eligible within this rebate program makes them an even more attractive solution for the growing number of retrofit projects," said Sean Lafferty, head of LG's U.S. LED lighting business.
"LG's troffers are among the most energy efficient on the market, increasing return on investment for business owners, can be installed in minimal time and feature an aesthetically pleasing lighting design that provides soft light and visual comfort in workplace environments. We look forward to bringing these benefits to even more commercial customers across the country as similar rebate programs emerge in other states," Lafferty said.
For pricing and availability in the PG&E territory, please contact Advantage Lighting Technologies. For more information on LG's U.S. lighting portfolio, please visit www.lglightingus.com.
*A kilolumen = 1000 lumens.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $56 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. LG Electronics, a proud 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions in the United States, all under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LG.com.
About Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit pge.com and pge.com/en/about/newsroom/index.page.
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