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Essential Home Prep Tasks for Fall, Part II: Inside

In Part I, we explored outdoor tasks to improve your home’s efficiency and resilience as you prepare for winter. Here we point out a number of things you can do to prep your home for winter from inside, even as the weather outside turns cool and wet. From tuning your heater to safeguarding against fire,… Read more

Home Energy Scores in Portland – What We’ve Seen So Far

Enhabit started home scoring Portland homes in October. When it comes to home efficiency, classic old Portland homes run the gamut, from high energy users to cozy, efficient abodes that rival the conservation of new homes. Home Energy Scores reveal hard-to-see differences with stunning clarity. Here we highlight the scores for a few “bungalow” style… Read more

5 Tips to Stay Toasty Warm and Save Energy for the Holidays

Days are shortening, temperatures are dropping—and winter is just around the corner. Grab a coffee or a hot apple cider, put on your favorite flannel, and cuddle up to your sweetie because we’ve got you covered when it comes to the best tips for keeping toasty indoors. 1. Take advantage of winter sun. Yes, the… Read more

Visual Facilitation Helps ‘Connect-the-dots’ to big ideas at 2017 Future Energy Conference

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and Enhabit-sponsored visual facilitator Guillaume Wiatr of MetaHelm helps attendees connect the dots and engage on a variety of important emerging clean tech trends. November’s NEBC Future Energy Conference in Tacoma introduced a fresh technique to generate conversation, engagement and inspiration for attendees – both during… 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

Welcome Enhabit’s Newest Home Advisor

Enhabit is preparing for the introduction of the City of Portland Home Energy Score program, beginning in January 2018 – requiring a score for all Portland homes listed for sale. Peter Kernan is Enhabit’s newest Home Energy Score Advisor and will develop and lead a team of authorized, licensed home energy assessors to work directly… Read more

Safe and Cozy: Homeowner Reaps Benefits of Crucial Repair Program

With her home now mold-free, insulated and more resilient, Nekicia Luckett feels good about her home and her future. “I feel safe and secure. I’m not going to have any problems, she says. “Now I feel like I can invite people over. I have a nice cozy home,” she says about the house she’s owned… Read more

Five Degrees Warmer and Electric Bill Cut 52%

Hi Enhabit and Neil Kelly, I just wanted to drop a quick note to let you both know how pleased we are with the home insulation work that we had done this summer. We have kept the house warm, and not just two rooms, but the entire house, and at least 5 degrees warmer than… Read more

Andy Ehlen: Making an Older Home a Better Place

“Enlisting the services of Enhabit was the smartest thing I did after buying an older home. My certified Enhabit contractor, Central Air, caught major things missed by my home inspection, from vermiculite to a heat duct that had separated, sending warm air not to mention countless dollars into the attic. Their work resulted in a… Read more