For commercial buildings
Download Qualified Products List
Connected Thermostat programming enables more accurate matching of HVAC operation with actual occupancy, which minimizes usage. Examples include scheduling set-back temperatures during evenings and holidays.
Payback & Incentives
To get started, contact your Trade Ally Network NW field specialist for help with forms and program incentives. Utility participation and incentives vary.
Up to $150
Amount received for qualifying energy-efficient connected thermostat installations in commercial buildings. Up to $50 per programming verification.
A typical project payback, including incentives.
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Remote access via smart devices
Web-based monitoring and alerts
Reduced energy costs
- Thermostat must replace an existing thermostat that is not web-enabled.
- Heating can be electric or gas.
- Lodging, 24/7 occupancy, or semi-conditioned spaces are not eligible.
*Available for retrofits only. Not eligible for an ARC payment.
The installed thermostat:
- Controls an existing HVAC supply fan and serves a single zone.
- Must be listed on the Qualified Products List.
The installed thermostat must be programmed as follows:
- Must be connected to the internet.
- Temperature setback is used for unoccupied hours (heating and/or cooling, as applicable).
- Fan schedule uses auto mode for unoccupied hours (e.g., during unoccupied hours or holidays, the fan will only run when there is a demand for heating or cooling).
- Override duration set to three hours or less.
- For heat pumps, aux resistance heat lockout is enabled with appropriate set points.
- Simultaneous heating and cooling are eliminated in cases where two or more systems serve spaces not separated by physical barriers.