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Important updates from Enhabit

Enhabit Launches ‘Smart Stat’ Initiative in Portland

Local  initiative launches to deliver greater efficiency, smart thermostat technology to more Portland homes.     Enhabit, one of the leading residential retrofit programs in the country, announced today a new initiative, called Smart Stat, to get smart thermostats and energy savings devices into more Portland homes, giving homeowners better control of energy use and… Read more

Home Performance Health Benefits

U.S. DOE Releases New Study Linking Energy Efficiency to Home Health Improvements People spend more than 68% of time inside their homes. Allergens, indoor pollutants, radon, mold and mildew (as a result of trapped moisture) are significant causes of respiratory illness.  Now, a newly released study from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) offers new… Read more

Home Energy Score Policy Adopted by Portland City Council

(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 announces new, low-interest solar program for Oregon homeowners

Innovative financing tool, ‘SolarFlex’ will deliver substantial savings for customers  (Portland, Ore.)— Enhabit (formerly Clean Energy Works) announced a new program today that offers low-interest, long-term financing to Oregon homeowners installing solar panels. In collaboration with Enhabit’s partner lender Pacific Continental Bank, SolarFlex provides homeowners with low-interest financing for 18 months to pay for the… 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

City of Portland announces federal funds to help pay for seismic retrofits for 150 homes

$500K in FEMA funds will pay up to half the cost to bolt houses to foundations and ensure safety Editor’s Note: Homeowners interested in joining a seismic assessment wait list and receiving notification of any future funding available to offset seismic retrofit costs should visit (Portland, Ore.)— Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick announced today… Read more

Enhabit adds contractors to meet growing demand for solar energy

As costs fall, more Rogue Valley homeowners generate their own renewable energy at home (Ashland, Ore.)—To meet growing consumer demand for renewable energy in Southern Oregon, Enhabit (formerly Clean Energy Works) has added new solar energy professionals to its network of local certified contractors. True South Solar, Southern Oregon’s largest solar installer, is partnering with… Read more

Enhabit adds contractors to meet demand for seismic strengthening

More and more Portland homeowners are preparing their homes for the ‘Big One’ (Portland, Ore.)—Growing demand for seismic strengthening of homes in the Pacific Northwest has prompted Enhabit, formerly Clean Energy Works, to add more seismic contractors to meet demand. EZ Systems and Earthquake Tech join the Enhabit team of local certified contractors to provide… Read more

New Name, Expanded offering: Welcome “Enhabit” (Formerly Clean Energy Works)

New services, unique homeowner benefits and renewed commitment to equity drive identity change. (Portland, Ore.)—The region’s largest home renewal provider reintroduces itself to the public today. The company’s new name emphasizes its customized homeowner approach, an expanded suite of services, and ongoing advancement of equity in the industry. Beginning today, Clean Energy Works is Enhabit… Read more