Marketing program details

Open house, signage, communications and more.

Open house program

Open house program

NW Natural sponsors open house events each year from March - October, to provide exposure to new natural gas homes throughout NW Natural's service territory.

  • Can include lunches, grand openings and community socials.
  • Gives builders and realtors the opportunity to network with industry peers, show homes to prospective clients, and enjoy great food provided by NW Natural.
  •  Free custom event door hangers provided by NW Natural for distribution to adjacent neighborhoods.

Participation requirements

  • Builders and realtors interested in participating in the NW Natural Open House Program must meet the following criteria:
  • At least 2 completed homes must be open for viewing.
  • The required natural gas installed equipment for the new home includes furnace, water heater, range/cooktop and fireplace.
  • Provide a $300 partnership fee (waived if a natural gas dryer/grill stub is also installed).
  • The garage of the featured home must be clean and open by 10 am the day of the event.
  • NW Natural will furnish the food, utensils, drinks and staff for a great promotional event. We also provide food serving tables and bistro tables.
Schedule an open house

How to schedule an open house

The Open House Program provides a limited number of Open House events and available on first-come first-served basis. To schedule an Open House, please complete the Open House application in your area, scan it and send by email to the appropriate NW Natural Channel Manager. You will be contacted about availability.

Brenda Hartzog
West Portland Metro
brenda.hartzog@nwnatural.com
503-610-7533
Open House Application

Jeffrey Tamburro
East Portland Metro
jeffrey.tamburro@nwnatural.com
503-610-7535
Open House Application

Paul Willocks
Clark County, Washington
paul.willocks@nwnatural.com
800-422-4012, ext. 2030
Open House Application

Brett Howell
Wilsonville to Albany
brett.howell@nwnatural.com
503-610-7534
Open House Application

Jon Kloor
Eugene
jonathan.kloor@nwnatural.com
503-226-4211, ext. 8300
Open House Application

Signage program

Participate in the signage program

NW Natural contributes to signage and provides free events communication:

Subdivision signage 
We'll contribute $150 for a 14-lot or less subdivision and $250 for a 15-lot or greater subdivision towards a sign promoting their upcoming project.

Construction site signage 
We'll offer FREE construction site signs for our builders. Signs can feature your business name, business phone number, and CCB number and provide spaces for permit number, address and lot number.

The sign must include a NW Natural logo that represents a minimum of 20 percent of the content.

Pre-approval by your Channel Manager is required.

Communication resources

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Free architect/engineering extension seminars
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