Trade Ally Network

Trade Allies are technical partners who are closely familiar with the program’s guidelines and are integral to the program. Our Trade Allies are responsible for assisting customers in meeting their energy savings goal and advising new customers of the incentives available through the program. As a Trade Ally, you receive the following benefits:

  • Listed as a resource to our commercial customers on our website
  • Education and ongoing updates on the program
  • Enhanced knowledge to assist your customers in taking advantage of the available incentives that allow them to increase energy savings while decreasing their costs and carbon footprint.

*** PLEASE NOTE: Trade Ally Network applications are not currently being accepted

Trade Ally applications are not currently being accepting.

Join the Trade Ally Network

How to Participate in the Small Business Program

Trade Ally Tools

Program Updates

Join the Trade Ally Network

Energy Efficiency Equipment & Services Trade Ally Network
If your company can supply energy efficient equipment or assist others to meet energy savings goals, simply fill out the Trade Ally Network Application to begin the process. To be approved as a part of the Trade Ally Network, you must:
  • Fully complete and submit the Trade Ally Network application
  • Supply a Certificate of Insurance (insurance types and minimum shown on the application) Sample Certificate of Insurance
  • Supply at least 3 references

Commissioning Services Trade Ally Network
If your company specializes in Commissioning, either Retro-Commissioning of existing buildings and systems or Enhanced Commissioning of new buildings and major renovations, use the RCx & ECx Trade Ally Application. To be approved as part of the RCx/ECx Trade Ally Network, you must:
  • Fully complete and turn in the RCx/ECx Trade Ally application
  • Supply a Certificate of Insurance (insurance types and minimum shown on the application) Sample Certificate of Insurance
  • Supply one of the accepted commissioning certificates (listed on the application) OR supply at least 3 references

*** PLEASE NOTE: Trade Ally Network applications are not currently being accepted

How to Participate in the Small Business Program

PLEASE NOTE: Small Business Program Trade Ally Agreements are not currently being accepted.

Small Business Program Trade Ally Guidelines
If you are interested in becoming an Approved Small Business Program Trade Ally, contact the Program Office to schedule your training! Call 1-866-353-5799 or email DelmarvaEnergyEfficiency@LMBPS.com.

Program Marketing Materials Below are the current Program factsheets that can be used in your communication with your customers or internal staff. Other marketing tools will be available, so check back often.

Existing Buildings - Program Overview
New Construction & Major Renovation - Program Overview
Small Business Program Training Presentation
Small Business Flyer
C&I Energy Savings Program Tri-fold Brochure

Trade Ally Network Profile

It’s important to keep your profile current in the searchable Trade Ally Network. Please use the Trade Ally Profile Form to update your company’s information. We will confirm the change with the primary POC prior to updating your company’s profile.

Program Updates

Check back often for a list of program updates.

Important Program Update December 2, 2014 (posted 12/03/2014)
Program Update September 18, 2014 (posted 9/29/2014)
Update to Pre-Approval Guidelines and Process – email on 8/14/2014 (posted 8/18/2014)
July/August Trade Ally Meeting Presentation Including September 1 Program (posted 8/14)
July 2014 Program Bulletin (posted 7/29/14)
May 2014 Program Bulletin (posted 6/10/14)
Email notification sent on 12/20/2013 (posted 1/7/2013)

Tips for Completion of Lighting Workbook Application (posted 6/14/13)
All Small Business Program Applications have been updated (posted 3/22/13)

Small Business Program: New Pre-Approval Guidelines

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