Matt Ryan is the COO and Co-Owner of Petra Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. Matt grew up with close ties to the HVAC industry and joined the trade himself at the age of 19. He excelled as an installer and service technician in both technical knowledge and his interactions with people in the industry and customers alike. In 2006 he and his wife, Sarah, set out to make a difference in the industry by starting their company from their home garage in Portland with a drive to partner with high-performance builders. Petra has worked with Energy Trust and Earth Advantage for well over a decade, also gaining solid partnerships and respect from many leading green builders in the area over the last 17 years. Today, Petra operates with 30 employees from a 6000-square-foot warehouse and office in Clackamas and is committed to continuing education and development for leading HVAC energy efficiency in Oregon and SW Washington.