LED Exit Sign Rebate Electronic Form



Guidelines for the NBU Solar Screen/Solar Film Rebate Program


  • Applicant must have an active electric service account (commercial or residential) with NBU at the time of purchase and installation.
  • Rebates will be paid on the actual square footage (minimum 25 sq. ft.) of existing (not new construction) glass that encloses a mechanically air conditioned permanent dwelling and that face east, southeast, south, southwest, west or northwest directions only. North or northeast facing windows do not qualify. Correct direction facing skylights also qualify. Treated windows must have three hours direct sun light per day and may not already be covered with solar film or solar screens. Glass panes must not be reflective, wired, textured, obscured or patterned and must be single or dual pane glass only.
  • The window treatment must be permanently affixed to the glass (solar films) or window frame (solar screens). Solar film must have an integral adhesive, not a cling film and a uniform appearance with no streaks, banding, pinholes, jagged edges, scratches or bubbles. Solar film must carry a five year warranty against fading, cracking, crazing or adhesive failure and must provide for replacement film and labor.
  • The SHGC (solar heat gain coefficient) must be less than .41 (<.41 SHGC) for solar films and a minimum 80% heat gain blockage for solar screens.
  • Manufacturer’s installation procedures and local city codes will be followed. Solar Screen or film can either be self-installed or installed by a company in the business of selling and installing solar film or solar screens.
  • The residential or commercial rebate is $0.75 / sq.ft. and cannot exceed 50% of the total job cost, including materials, labor and tax. Maximum rebate is limited to $300.00.
  • Customer or contractor's receipt must include documentation for all requirements as stated in these guidelines. Receipt(s) must be accompanied by the manufacturer’s product identification stating the rated SHGC or heat blockage %, warranty statement and documentation detailing total area and direction of treatment installed. Materials must be minimally warranted for five years and contractor labor for one year. 
  • Purchase and installation must be between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015 and application received by NBU by July 31, 2015
  • NBU reserves the right to inspect the installation prior to approval of the rebate. NBU is not responsible for damage to persons or property from the installation of window treatments by the customer’s agent.
  • NBU reserves the right to terminate this program at any time and only NBU approved applications are eligible for payment under this rebate program.