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Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

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New contact info for Portland Home Energy Score help desk

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Access to income-qualified Home Energy Scores expands

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Adoption of Interim Administrative Rule – Title 17

Adoption of an interim administrative rule for Title 17 – Residential Energy Performance Rating and Disclosure.

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Home Energy Score completes successful first 30 months in the real-estate market

A new evaluation report finds the program has met or exceeded expectations for participation, and provides insights for improving Portland's housing stock.

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Home Energy Score and COVID-19

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How to improve your Home Energy Score

Your Home Energy Report includes a list of upgrades for your home which will improve your Score. One of the most common recommended upgrades is duct sealing. What is duct sealing exactly and how can it make a difference in your home?

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Energy Efficiency gaining traction for Home Buyers

Realtors® report value in promoting green features in both residential and commercial listings.

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Portland Home Energy Score Celebrates Successful First Year

Homebuyers searching for a home in Portland in 2018 had better access to transparent energy efficiency information.

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Condos and covered buildings

Since the launch of the City of Portland Home Energy Score program in January, there is one question, which dominates all others in frequency. Do condos need to get a Home Energy Score?

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City of Portland Home Energy Score launches

First-in-the-nation program provides new insight into energy use and costs of Portland homes.

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Portland celebrates first 50+ Assessors, 150 Scores!

While the USDOE celebrates 500 Home Energy Assessors and 75000 Home Energy Scores nationwide, in Portland, we are celebrating our first 150 Home Energy Scores and 50+ authorized Home Energy Assessors. Portland is ready for 2018!

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Listed. Marketed. Advertised. What?

January 1, 2018 is right around the corner and many people are asking which homes need a Home Energy Score starting on January 1. Here’s the short answer.

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Exciting news from RMLS!

Starting tomorrow, RMLS subscribers will be able to auto-populate Home Energy Scores and Report URLSs directly into listings. The auto-population process makes it simpler for real estate professionals to include Home Energy Score information on a listing.

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Roadmap to becoming a Home Energy Assessor

Outlined below are the required steps to become an authorized Home Energy Assessor with the City of Portland Home Energy Score program.

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