The Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program is introduced by Essential Services Commission to provide high-quality LED lighting solutions to different business setups such as retail, warehouse, manufacturing unit, office, garage, undercover carparks, etc. at subsidized price.

If you want your business premises to appear the best and your customers feel happy and comfortable, install LED lights. The problem with fluorescent tubes or metal halide lights is that they tend to flicker or get dimmer with age. Moreover, these lights consume more energy, leading to increased energy bills.

LED lights are energy-efficient that save money on power bills. LEDs also help in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, making these incentivised energy upgrades an environmentally-friendly lighting solution.


Well, here’s a list of reasons why your commercial setup needs an LED upgrade:

 Save Money On Energy Bills

Replacing your old, halogen bulbs and fluorescent tubes with new-age LED products means you’ll reduce energy consumption by over 80%. Since LED lights are highly energy-efficient, highly durable, and produce less heat, they save money on power and maintenance costs compared to traditional lighting options.

 Benefit of Government Rebates

Another reason to upgrade to LED lights is that you’ll benefit from state-run and endorsed government incentives and rebates. Under the VEU imitative promoted by the Victorian government, manufacturing units, warehouse, and other commercial spaces are eligible to get large subsides or rebates for improving greenhouse gas abatement through reduced energy consumption and enable Australia to decrease its overall carbon footprint.

 Improve Productivity at Work

Besides financial incentives, commercial LED lighting also impacts productivity at work. Wondering how? Well, dim lighting causes strain on eyes, which may lead to headaches and reduced productivity. But LEDs can mimic natural light, causing humans to react similarly to the natural sunlight. This means no eye strains or headaches, hence more productive work hours.

 LED Upgrade Is Quick & Easy

There is no need to spend extra money on installing new lights and fittings. Installing LED lighting is very quick and easy. All we do is follow a quick installation process and it’s done, without disrupting your day-to-day operations.

 Low/No Maintenance

Commercial LEDs last over 50,000 hours compared to old lights. This means no to low maintenance work for the next 10 years. And for your business setup, this means negligible replacement downtime. This is essential for every business like yours to have minimum downtime to achieve more productivity.


Thinking of an LED upgrade and wondering how much will it cost? Well, the answer depends on various factors, like:

  • Type of business where LED upgrade is required
  • How long the LEDs will run per business day
  • Types of lights already installed
  • State subsidies applicable in your region

Depending on the nature of your business and state you live in, you might be eligible for a free LED upgrade. Want to know if your business qualifies for a free LED upgrade under the government rebate scheme? The best way to find out is to give us a call or drop us a line with your business name and location, we will get back to you within 24 hours.

Published by iPromise Australia

iPromise provides high quality residential and commercial LED lighting solutions to hundreds of Australian homes for their energy efficiency needs. With excellent service and a wide distribution network, we aim and promise to provide exceptional quality to all our customers around Australia.

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