Lighting for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

We offer financial incentives to owners, property managers, and landlords of apartment complexes, townhouses, and triplexes/fourplexes, or multi-unit residential buildings (MURBs) to install energy efficient LED bulbs in their residential suites.


  • use up to 80 per cent less energy than incandescent bulbs;
  • can last up to 25,000 hours or 25 years based on average residential use;
  • can save money on replacement bulbs and time/effort of changing bulbs;
  • LEDs come in a variety of designs, styles, and colour temperatures.


  • $4 incentive per LED bulb for:
    • 40W A-line;
    • 60W A-line.
  • $6 incentive per LED bulb for:
    • 100W A-line;
    • Specialty.

Limit of 10 LED bulbs per residential suite.


Pre-approval is needed in order to purchase or install your LED bulbs. LED bulbs must be either:

How to take part

You must be pre-approved before you buy or install any LED bulbs. To become pre-approved:

  • Print, complete, and scan a copy of your Lighting Program for MURBs Application (PDF, 294 KB) to give to ¬†your Manitoba Hydro representative or email to us.
  • We will review the application and pre-approve you if you qualify.
  • Buy and install your LED bulbs within 180 days of pre-approval.
  • Give your Completion Declaration and Questionnaire (PDF, 234 KB), along with your invoice to your Manitoba Hydro representative or mail it to:
    Manitoba Hydro
    Lighting Program for MURBs
    360 Portage Ave. (7)
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 0G8
  • We may arrange a post-inspection walkthrough.
  • We will mail you an incentive cheque.

Financial incentives for common area lighting for MURBs may be eligible through our Commercial Lighting Program.

For more information, email us.