Take advantage of rebates on parking garage and other LED lighting products to cut energy costs in your DC business.
Lighting accounts for 20-50% of the electricity consumption at a business.
The DCSEU provides standard rebates to District businesses for installing a wide range of new, energy-efficient lighting and lighting controls, suitable for all types of business needs. Quality, efficient lighting not only lowers energy costs, it can influence the way people feel and perform and has been shown to increase sales, improve student grades, and raise employee productivity.
|Lighting Controls (Occupancy Sensors & Daylight Sensors)||Rebate|
|Wall-Mounted Occupancy Sensor: Minimum 50 watts Controlled||$15|
|Fixture-Mounted Occupancy Sensor: Minimum 30 watts Controlled||$10|
|Remote-Mounted Occupancy Sensor: Minimum 150 watts Controlled||$15|
|Fixture-Mounted Daylight Sensor: Minimum 30 watts Controlled||$10|
|Remote-Mounted Daylight Sensor: Minimum 150 watts Controlled||$20|
|Integrated Occupancy Sensor for LED Fixtures: Minimum 20 watts Controlled||$10|
|Integrated Occupancy and Daylight Sensor for LED Fixtures: Minimum 20 watts Controlled||$15|
|LED Pin and Screw Based Lighting||Rebate|
|ENERGY STAR® Directional R/BR/PAR 38-40||$5 / Bulb|
|ENERGY STAR® Directional R/BR/PAR 30||$5 / Bulb|
|ENERGY STAR® Directional (R/PAR 20)||$5 / Bulb|
|ENERGY STAR® (MR / PAR 16)||$5 / Bulb|
|ENERGY STAR® Omnidirectional (A-Type or Globe)||$3 / Bulb|
|ENERGY STAR® (Candle / Decorative)||$3 / Bulb|
|DLC Four-Pin LED Replacement Lamp||$3 / Bulb|
|Interior LED Lighting||Rebate|
|Recessed & Surface/Pendant-Mounted Downlight Fixtures||$15|
|Track Lighting Fixtures (Per Fixture Head) - Screw and Pin Based products not eligible under this category||$15|
|Portable Desk/Task Light Fixtures||$15|
|Undercabinet Shelf-Mounted Task Light Fixtures||$5|
|Refrigerated Case Light Door Fixtures (per linear foot)||$5|
|Freezer Case Light Door Fixtures (per linear foot)||$5|
|Display Case Light Door Fixtures (per linear foot)||$5|
|Ambient Light Fixtures||Rebate|
|2' x 2' Ambient Light Fixtures (Recessed, Surface and retrofit kits are eligible; Lamp and lamp style retrofit kits are EXCLUDED)||$15|
|2' x 4' Ambient Light Fixtures (Recessed, Surface and retrofit kits are eligible; Lamp and lamp style retrofit kits are EXCLUDED)||$15|
|1' x 4' Ambient Light Fixtures (Recessed, Surface and retrofit kits are eligible; Lamp and lamp style retrofit kits are EXCLUDED)||$15|
|LED Surface and Suspended Linear Fixtures||$15|
|HIGH & LOW BAY Fixtures||$40|
|DLC® Replacement Lamps (Tubes) < 1,200 lumens||$4 / Tube|
|DLC® Replacement Lamps (Tubes) >= 1,200 lumens||$5 / Tube|
|Exterior LED Lighting (see application for qualifying DLC classifications)||Rebate|
|LED Exterior Fixtures <= 5,000 lumens||$20|
|LED Exterior Fixtures 5,001-10,000 lumens||$30|
|LED Exterior Fixtures 10,001-15,000 lumens||$40|
|LED Exterior Fixtures > 15,000 lumens||$60|
|HID Replacement Lamps||Rebate|
|LED HID Replacement Lamps <= 5,000 lumens||$10|
|LED HID Replacement Lamps 5,001-10,000 lumens||$20|
|LED HID Replacement Lamps 10,001-15,000 lumens||$30|
|LED HID Replacement Lamps > 15,000 lumens||$50|
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.
Total rebates are limited to $50,000 per location, per fiscal year. View all the Terms and Conditions.
Apply For Rebates
To apply for rebates, carefully follow the steps below:
- Download the rebate application (xlsx). Projects must use the current application.
- Submit your application for pre-approval.
- Receive confirmation of pre-approval and reservation of funds from the DCSEU.
- Submit your invoices and other required documents to the DCSEU via BusinessRebates@dcseu.com. Within five days of submitting final documents, you must provide the DCSEU access to your facility for inspection. The purchase and installation of materials must take place during the 90 day reservation period. Materials purchased 6 months prior to receiving pre-approval letter are not eligible for this program.
- Receive your rebate check from the DCSEU after your project has been inspected. Please allow up to 60 days for receipt of your rebate.
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 email@example.com.