Custom Rebates

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Rebates

Lighting Controls (Occupancy Sensors & Daylight Sensors)

Current Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

Small Business Rebate
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.;
Until September 30, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

Wall-Mounted Occupancy Sensor:  Minimum 50 watts Controlled $15 $15 $20
Fixture-Mounted Occupancy Sensor:  Minimum 30 watts Controlled $10 $15 $20
Remote-Mounted Occupancy Sensor:  Minimum 150 watts Controlled $15 $20 $25
Fixture-Mounted Daylight Sensor:  Minimum 30 watts Controlled $10 $15 $20
Remote-Mounted Daylight Sensor:  Minimum 150 watts Controlled $20 $30 $40
Integrated Occupancy Sensor for LED Fixtures: Minimum 20 watts Controlled $10 $15 $20
Integrated Occupancy and Daylight Sensor for LED Fixtures: Minimum 20 watts Controlled $15 $20 $25
LED Pin and Screw Based Lighting

Current Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

Small Business Rebate 
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.; 
Until September 30, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

ENERGY STAR® Directional R/BR/PAR 38-40   $5 / Bulb $10 / Bulb $12 / Bulb
ENERGY STAR® Directional R/BR/PAR 30 $5 / Bulb $10 / Bulb $12 / Bulb
ENERGY STAR® Directional (R/PAR 20) $5 / Bulb $10 / Bulb $12 / Bulb
ENERGY STAR® (MR / PAR 16)  $5 / Bulb $10 / Bulb $12 / Bulb
ENERGY STAR® Omnidirectional (A-Type or Globe) $3 / Bulb $6 / Bulb $7 / Bulb
ENERGY STAR® (Candle / Decorative) $3 / Bulb $6 / Bulb $7 / Bulb
DLC Four-Pin LED Replacement Lamp  $3 / Bulb $6 / Bulb $7 / Bulb
Interior LED Lighting

Current Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

Small Business Rebate 
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.; 
Until September 30, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

Recessed & Surface/Pendant-Mounted Downlight Fixtures $15 $20 $25
Track Lighting Fixtures (Per Fixture Head) - Screw and Pin Based products not eligible under this category $15 $20 $25
Portable Desk/Task Light Fixtures $15 $20 $25
Undercabinet Shelf-Mounted Task Light Fixtures $5 $7 $8
Refrigerated Case Light Door Fixtures (per linear foot) $5 $7 $8
Freezer Case Light Door Fixtures (per linear foot) $5 $7 $8
Display Case Light Door Fixtures (per linear foot) $5 $7 $8
Ambient Light Fixtures

Current Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

Small Business Rebate 
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.; 
Until September 30, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

2' x 2' Ambient Light Fixtures (Recessed, Surface and retrofit kits are eligible; Lamp and lamp style retrofit kits are EXCLUDED) $15 $20 $25
2' x 4' Ambient Light Fixtures (Recessed, Surface and retrofit kits are eligible; Lamp and lamp style retrofit kits are EXCLUDED) $15 $20 $25
1' x 4' Ambient Light Fixtures (Recessed, Surface and retrofit kits are eligible; Lamp and lamp style retrofit kits are EXCLUDED) $15 $20 $25
LED Surface and Suspended Linear Fixtures  $15 $20 $25
HIGH & LOW BAY Fixtures $50 $60 $70
DLC® Replacement Lamps (Tubes) < 1,200 lumens $3 / Tube $5 / Tube $6 / Tube
DLC® Replacement Lamps (Tubes) >= 1,200 lumens $4 / Tube $6 / Tube $8 / Tube
Exterior LED Lighting (see application for qualifying DLC classifications)

Current Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

Small Business Rebate 
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.; 
Until September 30, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

LED Exterior Fixtures <= 5,000 lumens $20 $40 $50
LED Exterior Fixtures 5,001-10,000 lumens $30 $60 $75
LED Exterior Fixtures 10,001-15,000 lumens $40 $75 $95
LED Exterior Fixtures > 15,000 lumens $60 $100 $125
HID Replacement Lamps

Current Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

Small Business Rebate 
(Under 10,000 sq. ft.; 
Until September 30, 2021)

Income-Qualified Rebate

(Until September 30, 2021)

LED HID Replacement Lamps <= 5,000 lumens $10 $15 $20
LED HID Replacement Lamps 5,001-10,000 lumens $20 $30 $40
LED HID Replacement Lamps 10,001-15,000 lumens $30 $50 $65
LED HID Replacement Lamps > 15,000 lumens $50 $75 $95

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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