DC Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® ProgramComprehensive, whole-house solutions for improving energy efficiency and home comfortUtilizing qualified, BPI-certified DC-based contractorsFinancing programs availableCommonWealth One Federal Credit UnionFederal Home Loan Bank in partnership with Industrial Bank Efficient Products ProgramWorking with manufacturers and local retailers to increase the availability of energy-efficient CFLs and reduce their price
Comprehensive Initiative New construction, redevelopment, or substantial renovation developments of 30-200 unitsTechnical Assistance Financial incentives to improve the performance of building shell and energy systemsEnrollment for FY 2012 is closedProjects expected to complete before August 15, 2013 are eligible for FY 2013Solar Hot Water and Photovoltaic (PV)Pilot program supporting installation of solar energy systems forlow-income households
Business Energy RebatesAvailable for a range of new, energy-efficient equipmentCommercial Lighting and Lighting ControlsHVAC, Compressed Air, Motors Commercial Food Service EquipmentOther ProgramsCustom Commercial
Saving Money and Energy with DC SEU
Saving Energy & Money with the DC SEU Hasim Dawkins Community Energy Savings Manager October 23, 2012The DC Sustainable Energy Utility is a project of the Sustainable Energy Partnership under contract to the District Department of the Environment.
What Is the Sustainable Energy Utility? • Clean & Affordable Energy Act (2008) • Ratepayer-funded, privately operated $7 million in FY 2011 $15 million in FY 2012 $17.5 million in FY 2013 $20 million in FY 2014 • Performance-based contract to DDOE • Designed to help District households, businesses, and institutions save energy and money through energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. 2
DC SEU’s Goals andResponsibilites • Reduce energy use • Reduce peak demand • Increase renewable capacity • Jobs for DC residents • Create business for CBEs • Spend 30% of funding on low-income 4
What Does the DC SEU Do? • Technical consultations & assistance • Make products more accessible • Help make cost-effective retrofits that bring higher value to buildings and residences • Improve access to financing • Contractor mentoring and development • Job training and workforce development • Incentives and rebates 5
FY 2011: The Beginning Strategy: Direct Installation and mini-retrofit projects • Low-Income Multifamily Direct Installation 4,710 low-income multifamily residences served • Small Commercial Direct Installation 745 small commercial and institutional facilities served • Single-Family Residential Retrofit 169 single-family homes served • Budget Summary 30% of budget spent on low-income services 75% of budget spent with DC-based businesses 6
FY 2012: New Programs YEAR TWO Strategy: Support and develop the markets HIGHLIGHTS for energy efficiency • Local Economic Development 106 data collection analysts, interns and temporary hires 40 CBEs, completing direct services and indirect support for operations • Market-Based and Direct Installation Initiatives 15,600 energy efficient T8 and LED fixtures installed in commercial and institutional facilities 3,826 low-income multifamily residences, received energy saving measures $4,500,000 million in direct contracting to 40 CBE contractors 23,415 MWh annual reduction in electric consumption and 4,080 Mcf in gas consumption 7
DC SEU ProgramsResidential – Efficient Products – DC Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® – Low-Income Multifamily • Comprehensive – Renewable Energy ServicesCommercial & Institutional – Business Energy Rebates – Custom Programs
FY 2013: Same Programs, Same Goals THREE Strategy: Support and develop the markets for YEAR GOALS energy efficiency • Residential Programs – Food Bank CFL Distribution program – Retail Efficient Products Program – DC Home Performance with ENERGY STAR • Federal Home Loan Bank Forgivable Loan 9
FY 2013: Same Programs, Same Goals Strategy: Support and develop the markets for THREE YEAR energy efficiency GOALS • Low-Income Multifamily Programs – Comprehensive • Low-Income Single Family – Ward 7 and 8 Solar (Electric) Initiative 10
FY 2013: Same Programs, Same Goals Strategy: Support and develop the markets for THREE YEAR energy efficiency GOALS • Commercial and Institutional Programs – Business Energy Rebates program – Custom 11
The DC SEU is Here for You• Experienced staff ready to serve your needs – Dedicated customer support representatives, energy specialists and engineers – In the field, working directly with DC residents and businesses – Offering valuable information for your newsletters, emails, etc. – Available to present at your next event or community meeting Let us know what else we can do to help your community.
80 M Street SE | 202-479-2222 The DC Sustainable Energy Utility is a project of the Sustainable Energy Partnership under contract to the District Department of the Environment.