DC Sustainable Energy Utility

Washington, District of Columbia

Partner of the Year - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery


DC Sustainable Energy Utility is an energy efficiency and renewable energy programs implementor in Washington, DC. In 2022, the utility initiated multiple unique strategies and programs incorporating ENERGY STAR® to help residents experiencing low incomes save energy. Key 2022 accomplishments include:

  •  Launching an HVAC replacement program to help income-qualified, single-family residents decarbonize their homes with ENERGY STAR certified heat pumps and heat pump water heaters. 
  •  Promoting a wide range of ENERGY STAR certified products including dehumidifiers, refrigerators, washers, and dryers, heat pump water heaters, and heat pumps through direct-to-consumer and supply channel rebates. 
  •  Launching with the DC Department of Energy and Environment and the DC Green Bank the country’s first affordable housing retrofit accelerator program using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® data.
  •  Utilizing ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager across its commercial and industrial program offerings.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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