BPA

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.

$200

Amount received for qualifying energy-efficient connected thermostat installations in commercial buildings.

2-3

years

A typical project payback, including incentives.

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Customer Benefits

Simple <strong>programming</strong>
Simple programming
Remote <strong>access via smart devices</strong>
Remote access via smart devices
Automatic <strong>updates</strong>
Automatic updates
Web-based <strong>monitoring and alerts</strong>
Web-based monitoring and alerts
Reduced <strong>energy costs</strong>
Reduced energy costs

Incentive Requirements

Pre-Incentive

  • The existing thermostat must not be web-enabled.
  • The existing HVAC system (which will be controlled by the new connected thermostat) has an existing supply fan.
  • Heating type must be electric or gas.
  • Buildings are eligible for more than one connected thermostat, as long as each connected thermostat controls an existing HVAC system with a separate supply fan serving a separate zone.

Post-Installation

The installed thermostat must:

  • Include limited-duration occupied-period override.
  • Allow multiple set-back schedules with energy-saving temperature set-points during unoccupied periods.
  • Schedule the supply fan for continuous operation during occupied periods and auto mode during unoccupied periods.
  • Feature remote, web-based monitoring and programming.
  • Include battery and memory back-up to retain settings during power or Internet losses.
  • Be included on the Qualified Products List.

Connected Thermostat Resources