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First Insulation Workshop – Success!

Eleven brave souls ventured out to be our very first DIY Insulation Workshop participants on Saturday, and the feedback we got was fantastic! Not only were people excited and encouraged by the class, but they also shared great ideas on how to improve our delivery. “…I found it[the workshop] to be much more approachable than I expected” “[I want to weatherize to] be environmentally

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New! Expanded Repairs in Lents!

This fall, CEP is bringing its Expanded Repair program to the Lents neighborhood. For the past four years, we have been providing expanded repairs in the N/NE Interstate corridor. With funding from the Portland Housing Bureau, we can now provide these services in Lents. Our Expanded Repair program provides more extensive services than our Emergency Repair program. Expanded Repairs include: Broken window replacements Electrical

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New Pilot Program: DIY Insulation

Thanks to funding from Energy Trust of Oregon, CEP is launching a new pilot program that teaches people how to insulate their unused attic space. “Attic” in this case refers to the space between the roof and the ceiling that isn’t being used for storage or living space. We will walk you through the process of insulating your attic step by step, covering: Safety

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