A Home Energy Score will be required for all Portland, Oregon homes listed for sale in 2018. Enhabit is an independent non-profit that has assessed thousands of homes throughout Oregon and Washington since 2010. Our authorized, licensed home energy assessors deliver a federal, state, and city-compliant home energy score and report - conveniently and expertly. Read on for more information, or join our waitlist so we can let you know when Portland-compliant scoring begins.
A Home Energy Score is a measure of the home’s energy use and costs, similar to a miles-per-gallon rating on a car. It helps home buyers compare energy costs and performance between homes and provides buyers and sellers with information on money-saving home improvements. The Home Energy Score uses a 1 through 10 scale where a 10 represents the most energy efficient homes. The scale is adjusted for local climate.
The score will be required for homes listed for sale in Portland, Oregon starting on January 1, 2018. If you’re planning to list a home in 2018, you’ll need to get a score to comply with the requirement. Any homeowner can get a score to learn more about their home’s efficiency, regardless of their intent to sell the home.
With Enhabit, you'll be able to quickly book an assessment online. We'll send an authorized, licensed home energy assessor to conduct a 45-minute, in-home assessment and generate the report based on the data gathered from the home visit. Get notified when this service becomes available this fall. Stay In Touch
The report will be based on information gathered during the home energy assessment and goes beyond a typical home inspection. You’ll get:
If you’re planning to list a home in Portland in 2018, sign up to be notified when scoring is available from Enhabit.