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 $800

per ton

Amount received for qualifying energy-efficient VRF systems in commercial buildings.

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Use this tool to search for incentive programs available in your project area.

Customer Benefits

<strong>Quiet</strong> operations
Quiet operations
<strong>Increased value</strong> of commercial space
Increased value of commercial space
Precise <strong>temperature control</strong>
Precise temperature control

Incentive Requirements


The existing building must:

  • Encompass 100,000 square feet or less of conditioned floor area.
  • Have been occupied for at least one year and maintained the same building-use type, or provide electrical-use data for the previous year.
  • Be currently heated by either zonal or forced-air, electrical resistance heat as the primary source in the area to be conditioned by the new VRF system.


The installed VRF system must:

  • Employ a split-system heat pump with an inverter-driven outdoor compressor.
  • Have an inverter-driven or variable-speed indoor blower.
  • Meet minimum BPA Tier 1 or Tier 2 efficiency requirements per the BPA VRF Specification.

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