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High Performance Ventilation Webinar Training

The High Performance Ventilation webinar training provides attendees with an understanding of the importance of ventilation in multifamily buildings, as well as the different approaches and considerations for going beyond code-minimum practices. Ventilation systems are intended to improve indoor air quality by removing indoor moisture and pollutants, which benefits both the health and comfort of … Continue reading High Performance Ventilation Webinar Training

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Announcement

The first round of Oregon Housing & Community Services (OHCS) Notice of Funding Availabilities (NOFAs) are live and can be accessed online. New this year, in order to apply for NOFA funding, OHCS requires applicants to submit a pre-application by March 6. You can read more about the new requirement online. On March 13, OHCS … Continue reading Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Announcement

Incentives at a Glance Booklet Preview

The Oregon Multifamily Energy Program (OR-MEP) debuted its new Incentives at a Glance booklet for menu, bundled and whole building incentives. The booklet is designed to provide interested participants a look at incentive dollars for all measure categories. Quickly learn program eligibility requirements, explore program pathways, discover incentive measures and follow the steps to receiving … Continue reading Incentives at a Glance Booklet Preview

Case Studies

View case studies on new construction and existing building projects participating in Oregon Housing & Community Services Multifamily Energy Program. Canal Commons Henry building red rock creek commons sunnyslope manor Sky Meadows Nesika Illahee

OR-MEP Express for NOFA Projects Pilot Launch

In order to streamline projects that are submitting NOFA applications, OR-MEP launched the OR-MEP Express for NOFA Projects pilot in January 2020. Eligible projects include projects applying for OR-MEP Menu and Bundled Path and an upcoming NOFA (from OHCS or other source). OR-MEP Express will reduce the time and money a project team may spend … Continue reading OR-MEP Express for NOFA Projects Pilot Launch

Ductless Heat Pumps + Controls Webinar Training

Ductless Heat Pumps + Controls webinar training provides attendees with an understanding of the key benefits, approaches and considerations for ductless heat pump systems. Ductless heat pumps are some of the most efficient equipment for delivering heating and cooling to buildings. However, there are several different system types and configurations, each appropriate for different applications, … Continue reading Ductless Heat Pumps + Controls Webinar Training

Resident Education Resources Preview

Carrie Bee and Julia Sinex presented on Resident Engagement at the Housing Oregon Fall Industry Support Conference. The OR-MEP team developed resident-focused resources to support energy savings education and engagement with residents. These resources consist of a children’s activity book and Savings that Count, a document that illustrates a variety of actions residents can take … Continue reading Resident Education Resources Preview