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

Meet the Team: Cheryl LaCombe

OR-MEP Role:Southern Oregon Energy Advisor OR-MEP Role:Southern Oregon Energy Advisor What motivates you in this role?I enjoy working with the development team members on multifamily projects, from owners to subcontractors. I find satisfaction in discovering the right fit for each unique project and seeing it through to completion. What excites you most about the Multifamily … Continue reading Meet the Team: Cheryl LaCombe

Search for Energy Saving Treasures at Your Multifamily Property

The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Treasure Hunt campaign is a collaborative quest to uncover ways to improve energy efficiency and reveal untapped potential for energy savings at your properties. The Energy Treasure Map is a checklist for multifamily housing offers property managers the opportunity to evaluate their buildings and identify areas for … Continue reading Search for Energy Saving Treasures at Your Multifamily Property

Prepare Your Property and Residents for the Winter Season

Don’t let the winter blues chill your residents this year. Prepare your property for the changing season by implementing these simple, no- to low-cost tips to help residents stay warm while keeping heating costs low. Insulate Windows Encourage residents to use curtains or blinds to cover their windows to keep cold out when the sun … Continue reading Prepare Your Property and Residents for the Winter Season

Pushing the Envelope – Increasing Comfort, Durability, and Energy Performance Webinar Training

Pushing the Envelope – Increasing Comfort, Durability, and Energy Performance webinar training provides attendees with an understanding of the key benefits, approaches, and considerations for high-performance building envelopes. Learn how air sealing, insulation, windows, and efficient ventilation can all contribute to creating a quieter, healthier, more comfortable, and better-performing building while also reducing heating and … Continue reading Pushing the Envelope – Increasing Comfort, Durability, and Energy Performance Webinar Training

All-Electric New Construction Webinar Training

The All-Electric New Construction webinar training provides attendees with an understanding of the key benefits, approaches and considerations for all-electric new construction. By pairing highly efficient electric technologies, such as heat pump water heaters and induction cooking, with renewable or carbon-free electricity, developers and property owners can drastically reduce the climate impact of their buildings, … Continue reading All-Electric New Construction Webinar Training