Look for lighting companies that offer a wide range of financing options, as facility-wide LED upgrades can be a large investment. Some lighting providers may coordinate utility rebates and tax incentives that can reduce the ROI to less than a year. Some lighting companies offer extended payback periods that price payments based on the energy savings the customer obtains. If the cost of a facility-wide upgrade is insurmountable, consider which areas could benefit most from an LED upgrade and start there.
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