PORTLAND, Ore. — The NW Ductless Heat Pump Project announced its Contractor of the Year awards winners to partners who have demonstrated exemplary performance in quality installations, customer service, and consumer marketing and education surrounding ductless heating and cooling systems.

The project is an initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) and partner utilities to help eligible homeowners in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana cover the cost of installing high-efficiency ductless technology in their homes.

Earning the honors are Hendrix Heating and Air Conditioning, Corvallis, Ore.; Metfab, Vancouver, Wash.; Formula Fabrication, Libby, Mont.; and A-1 Heating and Air Conditioning, Meridian, Idaho.

Airworks, located in Kalispell, Mont., is receiving an additional award recognizing excellence in customer marketing. The company’s integrated marketing efforts in the Flathead Valley region are honored for being both comprehensive and extremely effective at educating homeowners about the benefits of installing a ductless heating and cooling system to deliver increased comfort and decreased energy bills in their homes.

“We are proud to partner with all of our contractor colleagues who are truly the engine behind the project’s success,” said Ty Stober, initiative manager, NEEA. “The contractors we are recognizing provide exemplary service to their customers through high-quality installations; they are delivering comfort and value to homeowners by introducing them to this efficient technology.”

Publication date: 6/17/2013

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