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Become a ComEd Energy Efficiency Trade Ally

​ComEd relies on trade professionals, including installing contractors, new home builders and HERS raters to help raise awareness of ComEd residential energy efficiency offerings. These professionals are referred to as trade allies. Trade allies work with homeowners to identify and implement energy efficiency improvements and apply for available rebates. If you’re in the business of helping homeowners save energy, you should become a ComEd Energy Efficiency trade ally.


Trade Ally Network Benefits

  • The ability to market your company as a ComEd energy efficiency trade ally
  • Offer instant discounts and higher rebates to customers for qualifying equipment installations
  • Inclusion of your company’s name in a directory on the ComEd website used by residential customers to select a participating contractor
  • Free program training, networking events and webinars
  • Free ComEd energy efficiency marketing materials
  • Access to new program information through the residential ComEd trade ally e-newsletters

Heating and Cooling

To offer heating and cooling rebates to ComEd residential delivery service customers, enroll in the ComEd Energy Efficiency trade ally network by submitting the completed online Trade Ally Application and meet with a program associate.


To offer weatherization rebates for air sealing, insulation, duct sealing and attic sealing, a contractor must become an approved weatherization contractor, which requires an additional agreement with the program and meeting certain requirements. Approved weatherization contractors must maintain certification by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) for both Building Analyst and Building Envelope. They must re-certify every three years and take a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education training each year to maintain current certification.

  • Obtain a license to work in each municipality and obtain a building permit if required.
  • Maintain proof of insurance for automobile general liability, workers compensation and comprehensive general liability insurance.
  • Provide a good standing certificate from the State of Illinois.
  • Provide contact information for enrollment, requirements, etc.

Contractor Requirements

As a ComEd energy efficiency trade ally, you must comply with all ComEd Energy Efficiency Program terms and conditions, maintain good customer service ratings and represent the program accurately. View the Heating & Cooling Rebates FAQ and the Weatherization Rebates FAQ for more info.

Available Rebates

Download the Heating & Cooling Rebates Menu (pdf) for a list of rebates available. Review the requirements in the Rebates Eligibility Catalog (pdf).

Rebate Submission

Submit Online​

Use the online Heating and Cooling Rebates Application to complete the rebate process for each project that qualifies for a rebate. You can check status and history online of all rebate applications you have submitted.

Download Printable Application

If preferred, you can download and complete a printable copy of the Heating and Cooling Rebates Application (pdf) and submit via mail or email.

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