Indigenous Small Business Program

Indigenous Small Business Program

ENERGY EFFICIENT UPGRADES FOR YOUR BUSINESS

We offer two levels of energy efficient upgrades specifically for First Nation and Métis small businesses so you have the option to pick what’s right for you.

Basic Upgrade

FREE

  • FREE A-line LED bulbs to help you save instantly on your energy bill.
  • FREE faucet aerators and pre-rinse spray valves to help you save instantly on your water and energy bills.
  • FREE installation.
  • FREE lighting assessment to find out how you can save more.

PREMIUM UPGRADE

We
Cover
100%

  • Includes all Basic Upgrades.
  • Enhance your space and save even more on your energy bill by upgrading to
    • LED linear lamps;
    • T8 ballasts;
    • specialty LED bulbs;
    • LED exit signs; and lighting controls.

BASIC UPGRADES

A-LINE LED BULBS

Faucet Aerator and Spray Valves

Premium Upgrades

LED Linear Lamps and Ballasts

Specialty LED Bulbs

LED Exit Signs

Lighting Controls

3 SIMPLE STEPS

  1. YOU GET IN TOUCH

    Connect with us to receive your free energy efficient upgrades and lighting assessment.

  2. WE PLAN

    We’ve partnered with Ecofitt to help plan your lighting upgrade. We work with you and Ecofitt to create a proposal and an outline that fits your needs. We also work with you to find local labour solutions to assist with your lighting upgrade.

  3. YOU SAVE

    Now it’s time to save. Efficiency Manitoba covers 100% of the total cost of your lighting project, including materials and installations.

DOES YOUR BUSINESS QUALIFY?

  • Must be a First Nation business on reserve, where the band or a band member is paying the utility bill.
  • Must be a First Nation owned business off-reserve, with the band paying the utility bill.
  • Must be a Métis owned business, where the owner is paying the utility bill. We will work with the business owner and the Manitoba Metis Federation to determine eligibility.
  • Must be under 10,000 sq. ft.
  • Can’t be part of a national franchise or chain.
  • Must not have more than 6 locations in Manitoba.