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The City of Portland Home Energy Score uses a 1–10 scale. The average Portland home will score a 5 and the most efficient home will score a 10. Older and larger homes with few energy saving improvements can be expected to score below average. However, older homes that have had energy efficient upgrades can score higher, even up to a 10.
A home’s score can change when energy saving improvements are made to the home. The score shows buyers and sellers where there are opportunities to make energy-reducing improvements, such as:
Studies show that transparency can mean a higher sale price and a quicker sale. Earth Advantage found that when sellers listed their home energy costs—even if costs were high—their homes sold at 3–5 percent more and spent 18 fewer days on the market compared with homes that did not disclose.
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