Reducing Energy Use


Local Resources:

Clean Energy Works
Northern Wasco County PUD
NW Natural Gas Pacific Power
Wasco County Electric Co-Op

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Regional Resources


BetterBricks: This program of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (based in Portland), works with the commercial real estate market to improve building performance. Order a copy of the “High Performance Portfolio Framework” to learn how to develop a plan for tackling energy efficiency.


Energy Trust of Oregon: Assists PGE, Pacific Power and NW Natural Gas customers with energy efficiency and renewable energy investments. Their specialists work one-on-one with business owners and residents.


New Buildings Institute: Based in White Salmon, NBI is a nonprofit organization working to improve the energy performance of commercial buildings. They work collaboratively with commercial building market players to increase market access to energy efficiency.

National Resources


BOMA Sustainability Program: The Building Owners and Managers Association Energy Efficiency Program (BEEP) offers numerous resources aimed at educating the commercial real estate community about opportunities to reduce energy use and expenses.


Energy Savers: Energy saving tips and resources from the U.S. Dept. of Energy.