Trade Ally Network Northwest

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 $1000

per ton (w/AHRI certificate)

Amount received for qualifying energy-efficient Ductless Heat Pumps in commercial buildings that are replacing electric resistance heat.
Or, $300 per ton for a DHP upgrade.

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3-5 years

for a 3-ton unit

A typical project payback, including incentives.

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Customer Benefits

<strong>Quiet operation</strong>
Quiet operation
<strong>Typically more</strong> efficient than central air systems
Typically more efficient than central air systems
<strong>Improved indoor air quality</strong>
Improved indoor air quality
Easy, <strong>low-cost</strong> installation
Easy, low-cost installation

Incentive Requirements*



  • Conditioned area is heated by zonal or forced air electric resistance heat as the primary heating source.
  • No other heating sources are eligible.


  • Space is conditioned by an operational or failed DHP or ASHP; or
  • Space is part of a building addition, new construction, or major renovation project.


The installed Ductless Heat Pump must have the following features:

  • Must be rated with a minimum of 11.0 HSPF or 10.4 HSPF2 for non-ducted indoor units and 10.0 HSPF or 9.4 HSPF2 for ducted or mixed indoor units.
  • Efficiency requirements apply to single and multi-head systems.

*These measures cannot be used to retrofit packaged terminal air conditioning (PTAC) units.

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