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Important updates from Enhabit

Enhabit Helps Accelerate Equitable, Affordable ADUs With Asset Transfer to Verde

Enhabit and Verde share the goal of advancing ADU’s as one strategy to address the region’s affordable housing crisis. To help accelerate development of affordable ADU programs envisioned by citywide community-based collaborators, Enhabit is providing its resources, designs, and engagement tools to Verde, a leader in catalyzing equity-first community building strategies. Effective November 20, 2018,… Read more

Enhabit Joins Forces with Community Energy Project to Advance Home Energy Score and Residential Improvement Services

Enhabit joins forces with Community Energy Project to advance Home Energy Score and residential improvement services We’ve made an incredible impact together. During the last eight years Enhabit, with our community, our partners and homeowners, have helped improve the efficiency, comfort, health and safety of over 6,000 Oregon homes. Effective July 16, 2018, Enhabit has… Read more

City Expands Initiative to Prevent Displacement of East Portland Homeowners

Flood Insurance Savings Program saves homeowners thousands of dollars and keeps residents in their homes. Portland, OR – The City of Portland will dedicate $100K to mitigate and prevent displacement among East Portland homeowners living in flood zones. Homeowners in flood-prone areas are facing rapidly rising insurance premiums due to increasing flooding throughout the country.… Read more

City of Portland Launches Home Energy Score

First-in-the-nation program provides new insight into energy use and costs of Portland homes. ORTLAND, Ore. – The City of Portland’s Home Energy Score program took effect on January 1, 2018, requiring sellers of single-family homes to disclose a Home Energy Report and Score at the time of listing. Portland is the first city in the… Read more

Aaron Fairchild, Green Canopy CEO and Enhabit Board Member, Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

Fairchild Among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs  at 2017 Builders + Innovators Summit SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – October 18, 2017 Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Green Canopy CEO, Aaron Fairchild as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2017 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California. Goldman Sachs selected Aaron Fairchild as one of… Read more

Enhabit Partner GreenSavers Recognized as Contractor of the Year by EPA & Dept. of Energy

Oregonians recognized by US EPA and DOE for energy efficiency retrofits to homes For the second year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected an Oregon contractor, GreenSavers, as a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Contractor of the Year. GreenSavers received recognition for making homes energy efficient in Portland and Bend. More… Read more

A Roadmap for Residential Heating Oil Conversion

Local governments and citizens together recognize the need for climate action. They are looking for innovative insights and practical solutions to reduce carbon pollution and deliver equitable community benefits. Enhabit created this guide as a collective approach to one opportunity: the elimination of residential heating oil. Made possible by a grant from the Bullitt Foundation,… Read more

Portland City Council Adopts Home Energy Score Policy

(Portland, Ore.)— City Council today voted to approve Portland’s Home Energy Score Policy aimed at cutting utility bills and reducing carbon emissions. The new policy will provide home sellers and buyers with valuable information on energy use, energy costs and home improvements. “Home energy scores is another key policy included in Portland’s 2015 Climate Action… Read more

Enhabit partners with ENERGY STAR

Enhabit Announces Partnership with ENERGY STAR® Organization enhances ability to tap strong homeowner recognition of ENERGY STAR label (Portland, Ore.) Enhabit today announced plans to become a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR partner. Enhabit, through its voluntary partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program, will continue its… Read more

Bullitt Foundation Awards Grant to Non-Profit Enhabit

Enhabit to accelerate work on carbon reduction incentive fund (CRIF) and spur climate action in Washington communities. (Seattle, Wash.) – The Bullitt Foundation has awarded a one-year grant for Pacific Northwest non-profit Enhabit to accelerate the move away from oil-heated homes and toward adoption of cleaner sources of home heating. This grant funds a feasibility… Read more