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Trade Allies

When you partner with Nicor Gas, your customers benefit and so can your business.

How To Participate

Participation is simple: become familiar with the offerings and start talking to customers about them. Rebates, assessments and business custom incentives are segmented by customer type, making it easier to offer customers targeted solutions for their energy needs.

Join Contractor Circle

Contractor Circle is an exclusive trade ally network, connecting customers to contractors and contractors to suppliers. Our dedicated outreach team is here to help you every step of the way. 

We have a path to membership for any company that supports the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program.

Trade Ally Documents (apps, checklists and more!)

Catch up with our Launch Webinar!

Nicor Gas 2022 Trade Ally Launch Webinar

Most Common Ways to Participate

Distributors, Manufacturers and Suppliers

  • Design, manufacture or sell energy efficiency equipment
  • Design, manufacture or sell tools, testing equipment or related equipment that supports the installation of energy efficiency equipment or improvements
  • Provide training for equipment, services or solutions offered by Nicor Gas

Builders and Raters

  • Residential new construction
  • Business new construction


  • Sell energy efficiency equipment and products
  • Sell tools, testing equipment or related equipment that supports the installation of energy efficiency equipment or improvements

Engineering Firms

  • Building optimization services
  • Retrocommissioning

Contact List

Trade Ally Network Questions

Distributor and Contractor Outreach

Residential Equipment Rebates

Janet Sebahar

Kristine Dwyer

Trade Ally Outreach Coordinator

Specialist, Residential Outreach



Residential Offers

Residential Equipment Rebates

Residential Air Sealing and Insulation Rebates and Duct Sealing Rebates

Kristine Dwyer

Rick Hild

Specialist, Residential Outreach

Trade Ally Liaison


312.878.0038 ext. 2609

Business Offers

Business Rebates, Custom Incentives, and Assessments (Public and Private)


Bill Lewis

Amy Destache


Outreach Specialist

Outreach Specialist







Jenny Sally

Greg Shelain


Market Outreach Manager

Outrach Specialist  




Multi-Family Offers

Multi-Family Rebates, Custom Incentives

Multi-Family Assessments

Janet Sebahar

Chris Peshek

Trade Ally Outreach Coordinator

Assessment Outreach Manager



New Construction

Residential New Construction

Commercial and Industrial New Construction

Mike Resech

Prachi Sharma

Program Manager

Outreach Lead




Affordable Housing New Construction


Dan Moring


Program Manager


Emerging Technology

Mark Szczygiel

Supervisor, Emerging Technology, Market Transformation