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Making Savvy Home Energy & Solar Upgrades

This 1-hour course explains how energy efficiency upgrades and solar PV systems can enhance existing homes

What are the opportunities for energy efficiency, home health, and solar upgrades in Oregon? With a working knowledge of the incentives and programs that are available, you can answer this question effectively and empower clients to close on older homes with good energy upgrade potential.

This course explains how energy efficiency upgrades and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems enhance existing homes. Learning about energy efficiency and solar power upgrades can help you guide your clients towards making savvy upgrade decisions in order to lower their cost of ownership, increase their resale value, and improve the comfort, durability and health of their home. You will learn what features and systems enable a home perform well, use less energy, and deliver superior comfort. You will also come away with tools to direct clients to the most cost effective upgrades with the greatest benefits. 

This course will help you:

  • Learn about the many homeowner benefits of energy efficiency upgrades.
  • Understand how guiding your clients to energy efficiency upgrades can help your business.
  • Examine common opportunities for upgrades that will improve home performance.
  • Learn about the different energy efficiency incentives, programs and resources that you can refer to your clients.
  • Understand what makes good candidate homes for adding Solar PV systems and their value.
Questions? Contact Heather Kendall at or (503) 968-7160 x20.
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