Trade Ally Network Northwest

Enter to win a Cordova Cooler!

Compliments of Trade Ally Network NW As a trade ally, we know you’re constantly busy helping energy-efficient projects get off the ground. We value your partnership and want to show our appreciation by giving you the chance to win a 88-quart Cordova cooler – the ultimate accessory for any outdoor adventure. Bring the Trade Ally … Continued

Trade Ally 2023 Training Available Online

If you couldn’t attend our fall in-person, hands-on training events, you are in luck! We have compiled the presentations and demonstrations into an easy-to-access video and made it available here. It’s divided into topics so that you can watch it all at once or one section at a time. If you did attend, this video can … Continued

Lighting Tech Tip: Flexible Future-Proofing with LLLC

Following an impressive demonstration from their lighting specifier, the Associated General Contractors of Washington (AGCW) replaced their legacy lighting with Luminaire Level Lighting Controls (LLLC). Thanks to incentives from Seattle City Light, AGCW is saving thousands in kWh and dollars, all while making their tenants happier and increasing the value of their property. Read the … Continued

Introducing Oregon’s Rental Home Heat Pump Program: Boosting Efficiency and Comfort for a Sustainable Future

Are you an HVAC contractor seeking opportunities to drive your business while contributing to a greener future? Look no further than the Rental Home Heat Pump Program, brought to you by the State of Oregon. This initiative aims to make energy-efficient solutions accessible to rental properties across the state. As an HVAC contractor, you have … Continued

HVAC Tech Tip: Introducing ASHRAE Standard 241

In the ever-changing landscape of the HVAC&R industry, staying informed about the latest standards and guidelines is crucial to providing top-notch services to clients. To help you do so, we’re giving you some highlights of the new ASHRAE Standard 241 titled “Control of Infectious Aerosols.” In this article, we explore the essential aspects of the … Continued

Lighting Tech Tip: Selectable Wattage and Kelvin LED Fixtures

Have you ever had an indecisive lighting customer? A customer that has a difficult time deciding what color temperature or wattage option to pick? It’s not unusual for customers to be confused about the best alternative for their situation, but now there’s a way to help them choose. Adjustments Made Easy LED technology has come … Continued

HVAC Tech Tip: Heat Recovery and Ventilation – A True Win/Win

At the Network we’ve seen recent growth in the application of heat and energy recovery ventilators (HRVs and ERVs) as part of commercial building retrofits. Installing either is a great way to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) and lower the cost of providing outdoor air for ventilation. Ventilation has been a key part of building … Continued

Lighting Tech Tip: Network Project Support – We Can Help!

Trade Ally Network NW offers a wide range of services to our trade allies in the Pacific Northwest. If you are a contractor, designer, or other industry professional looking to grow your business we have resources available to help. While you may have visited our website or attended an event in the past, we want … Continued

Join Us At In-Person Workshops

Join Trade Ally Network’s NW lighting and HVAC experts to hear about the latest technologies and utility program incentives at one of three in-person workshops in Idaho Falls, Kalispell and Spokane. Network representatives will discuss the process for submission, approval, and completion of custom projects to receive incentives through local utility energy efficiency programs. Each … Continued

The 2023 Field Guide is officially here!

The 2023 Trade Ally Field Guide is your roadmap to help local businesses find ways to save energy and lower overhead costs. Technical support, product recommendations, business development strategies, incentive program guidance and more are all available within this free resource, live now on The field guide can be viewed with our online PDF … Continued