Since 2011, the DCSEU has worked with contractors across the District and surrounding area to help DC residents, businesses, and institutions save money and energy. The DCSEU is especially focused on working with Certified Business Enterprises (CBEs) and other District-based contractors to create opportunities for local businesses and jobs for DC residents. From direct contracting opportunities with the DCSEU to perform energy efficiency and renewable energy work, to providing rebates as a DCSEU Participating Contractor, there are a number of ways to take advantage of DCSEU rebates and services to build your business and provide added value for your customers.
Contractor 101: How to Work with the DCSEU
Join the DCSEU Contractor Network
- Contract directly with the DCSEU on commercial and residential energy efficiency and renewable energy work. See the current opportunities.
- Help the DCSEU train the next generation of energy efficiency workers by hiring an extern through the DCSEU Workforce Development Program.
Use DCSEU Rebates & Services as a Sales Tool
- Appliance had HVAC rebates up to $825 are available for qualified, energy-efficient models for DC residents.
- DC businesses are eligible for standard rebates up to $50,000 per year, per business location on energy efficiency upgrades for lighting, HVAC, refrigeration, and more.
- Are you looking for a lighting rebate shortcut? Please take a look at the new Expanded Prescriptive Lighting Rebate Sales Cheat Sheet for quick access to increased lighting incentives available until September 30, 2020.
- The DCSEU offers third-party, unbiased technical assistance at no cost for commercial and institutional customers.
Take Advantage of DCSEU Instant Rebates
- Contractors can purchase discounted LED lighting from a DCSEU Instant Business Rebates Participating Distributor for projects at DC businesses.
- Are you a lighting distributor in the DC area? Contact us to find out how you can become a Participating Distributor to offer instant rebates and get listed on the DCSEU website.
Trade Ally Manager
Contact the DCSEU
Have questions about how to work with the DCSEU? If you are a manufacturer representative, distributor, or contractor working in the DC area, the DCSEU wants to hear from you. Contact Rick Fleury, Trade Ally Manager, at 202-479-2222 or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.