How to Find Rebates for Using Energy Efficient Equipment in Your Washington, DC Restaurant


Using energy efficient equipment in your commercial kitchen or restaurant can obviously produce long-term cost savings, but it can also produce short-term gains, as well.

For Washington, D.C. owners looking to capitalize on the growing green movement and its associated benefits, researching and applying for energy efficiency rebates such as Energy Star Rebates can be a beneficial option.

Alto-Hartley has participated in many energy-saving initiatives, from helping with new designs to providing energy efficient restaurant equipment. We’re also happy to help guide you in the right direction if you’re searching for commercial kitchen rebates for energy efficiency.

How to Apply for Energy Efficiency Rebates in Washington, D.C.

Energy Efficient Restaurant Equipment Rebate


Download the Rebate Application

Fill out the rebate application, indicating the the proposed products you would like to install, and save the document. For questions about filling out the rebate application, please contact the DCSEU at 202-479-2222 or


Submit your application for pre-approval.

Fill out the web form, upload the application you saved, and submit for pre-approval to the DCSEU.


Receive confirmation of pre-approval and reservation of funds from the DCSEU

You will receive a confirmation e-mail indicating that you have been pre-approved and your funds have been reserved for your rebates. Once you receive your confirmation, purchase and install your equipment within 90 days.


Submit your completed application and required documents to the DCSEU

Follow the instructions in the application form and submit all required documents to to receive your rebate.


Receive your rebate check from the DCSEU

Upon your application’s approval and inspection of your project, you will receive your rebate within 45 days.

Learn more about how you can make your Washington, D.C. restaurant more energy efficient.

If you’re a commercial kitchen in the metro Washington, D.C. area, contact us today to find out how.