Category: Solar Energy

Tax Time: Stretch Your Efficiency Investment

Tax season is upon us and that April 15 filing deadline is just around the corner. Have you filed yet? If not, it’s time to investigate tax credits that may benefit you, especially if you’ve completed a project with Enhabit. We want you to take advantage of all the benefits available from an investment in… Read more

Solar Energy: The Importance of Site Factors

Your home’s potential for solar should always be professionally evaluated. It’s helpful to understand some of the basics as you consider solar: Location: Panels in the Pacific Northwest may produce significant energy, but every site is different. Space requirements: Roof-mounted panels are most common in cities where ground space is limited. The roof must be… Read more

PV Panels: Owning vs. Leasing

You may have heard about solar panels that you can lease, rather than own. While this makes solar accessible with minimum upfront investment, there are still plenty of reasons to buy. Enhabit does not offer a lease option. Lease If you are primarily interested in using renewable energy and less concerned about financial benefits If… Read more

Step up to Solar: Oregon Home Ready to Soak up the Sun

Once you’ve upgraded your home for energy efficiency, what’s next? For homeowner Erin Patrick, going solar is the natural choice. Erin lives in a 1985 ranch-style home in the heart of Wilsonville, Oregon. When the sun is shining, not even an inch of her rooftop is covered by shade. After living in the house for… Read more

Portland Homeowner Shares the Steps to an Enhabit Home

Portland, Oregon homeowner Laura Parisi finds peace of mind in a home with the whole package: energy efficiency, solar panels, and a seismic retrofit—all thanks to Enhabit. The cape cod home nestled in a North Portland neighborhood was built in 1943—a rarity, as not many homes were built during World War II. It was a… Read more

Enhabit adds contractors to meet growing demand for solar energy

As costs fall, more Rogue Valley homeowners generate their own renewable energy at home (Ashland, Ore.)—To meet growing consumer demand for renewable energy in Southern Oregon, Enhabit (formerly Clean Energy Works) has added new solar energy professionals to its network of local certified contractors. True South Solar, Southern Oregon’s largest solar installer, is partnering with… Read more

Eleven products changing the way we think about sun power

When the sun begins shining in Oregon, solar conversations intensify.  With increasing affordability and access, more and more people are choosing to install solar panels to generate their own power at home, at work and on-the-go.  Even if a solar-powered home isn’t on the bucket list today, you may be surprised to identify the many… Read more

Enhabit Announces New, Low-Interest Solar Program for Oregon Homeowners

Innovative financing tool, ‘SolarFlex’ will deliver substantial savings for customers  (Portland, Ore.)— Enhabit (formerly Clean Energy Works) announced a new program today that offers low-interest, long-term financing to Oregon homeowners installing solar panels. In collaboration with Enhabit’s partner lender Pacific Continental Bank, SolarFlex provides homeowners with low-interest financing for 18 months to pay for the… Read more