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HDR starts CEP Volunteer Days on a High Note

Employees from HDR Engineering Inc. kicked off CEP Volunteer Days in grand fashion by helping to weatherize two homes on October 14. “It is extremely important to have plastic on the windows,” said Shirley. “I am very fortunate to have this work done at my home and my Dad’s place. It makes a world of difference when it starts getting cold and the wind

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CEP Builds Stairs of Security for Evelyn

For over 40 years, Evelyn has lived in a NE Portland home built in the 1920s. She survived breast cancer in the early 2000s and now suffers from Type 2 diabetes. A neighbor introduced Evelyn to Community Energy Project and she called to have Service Technicians fix the deteriorating front steps of her home. Recently, the technicians were back, to replace rotted and broken

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Getting the Lead Out – One Paint Chip at a Time

In 2002, when Gretchan Jackson and her husband Kurt purchased a home built in 1957, they were not aware that lead was in the exterior paint. “The house had been newly painted for selling and as new homeowners, painting nor lead wasn’t on our radar,” said Gretchan. “It wasn’t until the paint became degraded did we begin to recall there might be lead in

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