Small Businesses: Helping the Heart of the City Build Back Better

Small businesses play a vital role in shaping the District and are the heart of the city.

The DCSEU believes small businesses make DC better. Small businesses create a cultural atmosphere that attracts residents and tourists. These businesses play a vital role in shaping the District and are the heart of the city. They are also vital to the local economy, as they provide numerous jobs across different industries.

Over the past year DC, like many other cities throughout the country, has seen many businesses close their doors. Locations that were once neighborhood favorites no longer exist, as the pandemic has taken a toll on their operations and revenue. To help businesses who have made it through this difficult time, the DCSEU implemented higher incentives to help them make necessary equipment upgrades to reduce their energy usage so they’re able to emerge from the pandemic in a stronger position

Businesses that are in the process of replacing equipment can take advantage of our increased prescriptive rebates on lighting, refrigeration, HVAC, and more.

Those who aren’t sure where to start or are planning more complex upgrades, like new construction or gut renovation projects, can reach out to one of our Account Managers, who will walk you through the process to determine the best solution for your business  provide you with the best rebate offering available, and the best energy savings The DCSEU understands that many businesses do not have the budget to replace equipment while operations are limited - that’s why we also offer technical assistance servicesto help businesses uncover no- and low-cost energy savings opportunities that will lower operating costs  while they are not open for business or running limited operations.

Find out more information on how to reduce energy use boost your bottom line for your business here.

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