Custom Rebates

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Rebates

HVAC
Commercial Heat Pumps & Air ConditioningQualifying CriteriaQualifying Source

 Standard Rebate

(Until December 31, 2021)

Small Business Rebate 
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.; 
Until December 31, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until December 31, 2021)

Commercial Split Air Conditioning Unit  < 65,000 BTu/hr
< 5.42 Tons
≥ 15.00 SEER
≥ 12.5 EER
AHRI site $40/ton

$40/ton

N/A

Commercial Packaged Air Conditioning Unit < 65,000 BTu/hr
< 5.42 Tons
≥ 15.00 SEER
≥ 12.00 EER        
AHRI site
$40/ton

$40/ton

N/A

Commercial Air Conditioning Unit Split and Packaged
65,000 ≤ Capacity < 135,000 Btu/hr
5.42 ≤ Tons < 11.25
≥ 14.00 IEER
≥ 12.2 EER
$100/ton

$100/ton

N/A

135,000 ≤ Capacity < 240,000 Btu/hr
11.25 ≤ Tons < 20.00
≥ 13.2 IEER
≥ 12.2 EER
$40/ton

$40/ton

N/A

240,000 ≤ Capacity < 760,000 Btu/hr
20.00 ≤ Tons < 31.25
≥12.3 IEER
≥ 10.5 EER
$25/ton $25/ton N/A
≥ 760,000 Btu.hr
≥ 63.33 Tons
≥11.6 IEER
≥ 9.9 EER
$20/ton $20/ton N/A
Affordable Multifamily Heat Pumps & Air ConditioningQualifying CriteriaQualifying Source

 Standard Rebate

(Until December 31, 2021)

Small Business Rebate 
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.; 
Until December 31, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until December 31, 2021)

Central Air Conditioners



SEER ≥ 15
EER ≥ 12.5

N/A

N/A

$300
SEER ≥ 16
EER ≥ 13
N/A N/A $500
SEER ≥ 18
EER ≥ 13
N/A N/A $650
Air Source Heat Pump HSPF ≥ 9
SEER ≥ 16
EER ≥ 13
N/A N/A $650
HSPF ≥ 9.5
SEER ≥ 18
and EER ≥ 13
N/A N/A $850
Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump  65,000 Btu/h capacity
HSPF ≥ 8.5
SEER ≥ 18
EER ≥ 12.5
N/A N/A $500-$1,050
ThermostatsQualifying CriteriaQualifying Source

 Standard Rebate

(Until December 31, 2021)

Small Business Rebate 
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.; 
Until December 31, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until December 31, 2021)

Advanced Thermostat Heating and cooling through a configurable schedule of temperature setpoints with automatic variation 

N/A

N/A

$100

Programmable Thermostat N/A N/A

$50

Resources

Download the ENERGY STAR® Action Workbook for small business owners and staff who want to increase the energy and water efficiency of their properties by creating and implementing a realistic and cost-effective energy improvement program. 

Eligibility

All projects must be submitted for pre-approval prior to the purchase of equipment. Applications that are not submitted for pre-approval are not guaranteed to receive rebates from the DCSEU.

“Low-Income Households” are households that have annual incomes equal to or below 80% of the Area Median Income (“AMI”) or 60% of the State Median Income (“SMI”).

"Low-Income Communities" can be classified as Multifamily Buildings, Clinics, or Shelters that serve low-income households. “Low-Income Housing” is defined as the District’s stock of affordable, low-income housing. It is defined as either (a) a building where the owner or occupant meets the definition of “low-income households” listed above, (b) a multifamily building where at least 66% of the households meet the definition of “low-income households” listed above, (c) buildings owned by non-profit organizations or government that meet the definition of “low-income households” listed above, or (d) buildings where there are contracts or other legal instruments in place that assure that at least 66% of the housing units in the building will be occupied by low-income households.

Total rebates are limited to $50,000 per location, per fiscal year for standard market-rate and $100,000 per location, per fiscal year for income-qualified multifamilyView all the Terms and Conditions.

For questions about equipment rebates, or for questions about embarking on energy efficiency upgrades in your business, please contact the DCSEU at 202-479-2222 or info@dcseu.com.

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