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Community Solar

Last year a rule was passed (SB 1547) that allows Community Solar in Oregon,  meaning people of ALL housing types can take part in the solar movement! If you owned no roof at all, you could still own part of a solar installation and get discounts on your power bill each month. The law also stated that 10% of what’s generated must benefit low-income

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Partnering to Reduce Lead Hazards

In September Multnomah County conducted an investigation for a child who had lead poisoning. The home was built in 1906, and the investigation revealed that the primary exposure point was due to deteriorated lead-based paint on the kitchen floor. The family did not have the means to make the repairs to solve the issue, and were in process of applying to the Lead Hazard

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Seth Francis Found His Niche Volunteering at CEP

Seth Francis was looking for a way to share his passion of helping people live more comfortably in their homes. He found the perfect outlet by presenting information during CEP’s weatherization workshops. He currently works for a Portland engineering firm and previously worked at Earth Advantage, where he tested buildings for energy efficiency. He enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge in the energy field

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