Sustainability

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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Women in Weatherization

Tracie Takes on Attic Insulation Tracie Davis wasn’t sure at first that she could insulate her attic by herself – but said that after taking a DIY Insulation Workshop, she has the knowledge to weatherize her SE Portland home. The two and a half hour workshop teaches participants how to conduct a site assessment and do the work themselves – from air sealing to ventilation

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