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5 Reasons You Need to Install a Smart Thermostat

Some of the more common brand names you may have heard about include Nest, Ecobee, Honeywell and others. But what are the real advantages to switching to a smart thermostat?” “A smart thermostat is all about adaptive technology that maximizes the efficiency of your heating and cooling system. It senses and learns in ways that… Read more

Winter Weather Identifies Needed Improvements

Enhabit recently surveyed more than 500 people about how well their homes fared during recent winter weather, which brought sustained low temperatures and heavy snowfall to some areas. The extreme weather led to problems that may need to be addressed. Those who indicated that their home could have done better in some ways identified these… Read more

Sara Carnahan Joins Enhabit as Our Newest Home Advisor

Our newest Home Advisor, Sara Carnahan, brings great experience and deep interest in conservation to her work at Enhabit. Previously a Senior Energy Advisor at the Boston-based Next Step Living, Sara advised homeowners on energy efficiency retrofit work. Previously, she worked as a solar energy analyst and earned a degree from Tufts University in Environmental… Read more

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

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

Professor Schooled in Energy Efficiency

A Drafty, Cold Home As a Black Studies professor at Portland State University and producer of the film Sista in the Brotherhood based on her experience as a construction worker, Roberta Hunte is a woman of many trades. Despite being well-versed in many fields, she did not know that her home was unreasonably cold. “I… Read more

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