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Keeping Warm is Really Cool

“We save on average $20.00 every month on our electricity bill.”  That’s what Etienne and Claire Lamme said after we weatherized their home last fall. The 1920’s bungalow in SE Portland, handed down to Etienne from his parents, has all its original windows and doors and really needed some draft-stopping measures.  A “cool”from NW Natural participated in one of our volunteer weatherization days at Etienne

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It’s About Accessibility

For the past 25 years, Pat Benton has lived with muscular dystrophy, making it difficult to get comfortable, get in and out of the bath tub, or even walk through her front door. A longtime renter in North Portland, Pat has worked with Community Energy Project to make life a little easier in her small 3 bedroom home. Muscular dystrophy can be exceptionally painful

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Become a Volunteer Workshop Leader!

Back for its second year, Community Energy Project invites you to become a Volunteer Workshop Leader (VWL) and help teach workshops on Weatherization and/or Lead Poisoning Prevention. We will be hosting a 5-week training course in which participants will learn about adult education practices, public speaking, working with interpreters, and workshop content. VWL’s make it possible to bring in a diverse array of presenting

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