Cooling

  • Keeping DC Cool with The Emergency HVAC Program

    05/16/2019

    The DCSEU is grateful to work with the District Department of Energy and Environment to facilitate the Emergency Heating, Cooling, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Program. Through this program, we are …
  • Save Money and Help the Environment this April

    04/03/2019

    Did you know that you can celebrate Earth Month and Financial Literacy Month this April by simply reducing your energy usage? By making your home more energy-efficient, you can help your wallet and …
  • DCSEU Partners with Great Streets Program to Help Local Restaurants Save Energy and Money

    03/21/2019

    Restaurants throughout the nation’s capital are finding it difficult to stay afloat with rising rents and increased competition. According to DC Eater, roughly 90 restaurants closed in the DC-area …
  • The Easier Way to Replace Your Heating Equipment

    01/14/2019

    The DCSEU no longer requires that you work with a DCSEU Participating Contractor to be eligible for rebates on qualified heating, water heating, and air conditioning equipment. Follow the steps below …
  • Stranded on a Heat Island: The Cost of Energy Inequity

    09/10/2018

    Last week, the Washington Post reported on what most of us in the energy industry already know: energy burden is not created equal, and our most vulnerable neighbors pay a disproportionate price in a  …
  • Frederick Douglass Apartments' Cool Makeover

    08/13/2018

    Frederick Douglass Apartments has a 44-year history of providing affordable housing to people in the District. Located in the heart of Anacostia’s Historic District, the community houses 150 families …
  • Comfort for Those Who Need It Most at House of Ruth

    07/18/2018

    Founded in 1976, House of Ruth helps women, children, and families in greatest need and with very limited resources build safe, stable lives, and achieve their highest potential. Each year, House of …
  • 5 Ways to Save Energy When A/C Is A Must

    07/02/2018

    Keep your cool.

    If you're using a window or room air conditioning unit, make sure that the unit itself is properly insulated. If you are working or relaxing in one spot, close all doors and openings …

  • The Cool Choice for Room A/C

    06/18/2018

    With the weather warming up, make the cool choice of a new ENERGY STAR certified room or window air conditioner. Explore ways to optimize your room air conditioner to save energy and keep you …
  • Your A/C Maintenance Checklist

    06/13/2018

    Dirt and neglect are the top causes of heating and cooling system inefficiency and failure. While many can be completed on your own, proper maintenance by a qualified technician is one of the most …