When your customers save energy, they save money. Affiliation with Energy Trust can give you the edge you need to build your business and cultivate customer loyalty.
Contractors, distributors and other professionals in Energy Trust’s trade ally network can take advantage of training, technical support, marketing and recognition to win business and enhance customer service across Oregon with energy-efficient industrial equipment and lighting. Our trade allies have the latest information on Energy Trust offerings and cash incentives and use it to help their customers save energy and money, while driving sales.
The business development fund reimburses trade allies for a portion of their marketing investment to promote energy efficiency measures eligible for Energy Trust incentives. Funds may be used for advertising (newspaper, magazine, radio, television, phone book and billboards), website design and development, brochures, business cards and other approved marketing pieces and opportunities. Download the Business Development Form and Substitute W-9 Form for business development.
Trade allies will be referred to customers by Energy Trust representatives, providing additional sales opportunities. Trade allies are listed on Energy Trust’s website in the “find a vendor/contractor” directory for their given specialty.
Trade allies can request and/or download Energy Trust marketing materials to share with customers, including fact sheets explaining specific energy-efficient equipment, customer success stories and Energy Savings Guides for many applications and industries.
Training and Technical Support
Energy Trust representatives are available to train trade ally employees on energy-efficient equipment and technologies to help you provide better information to your customers.