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Staying Safe in a Power Outage

Staying Safe in a Power Outage

  Preparing for a power outage, especially an extended one, is much like preparing for other disasters or emergency situations. Taking these steps beforehand can ensure that you have everything you need to make it through an outage safely. Be safe – When the...

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Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter Weather

Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter Weather

  Ice, snow and freezing weather can be tough on your home, but there are plenty of easy ways to stay warm indoors and keep your house in good condition. Follow these DIY tips to prepare your home before the chill hits — you’ll be more comfortable when the...

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Field Specialist Spotlight: Nick Phillips

Field Specialist Spotlight: Nick Phillips

Our Field Specialist Spotlight highlights the experiences and stories from Comfort Ready Home’s Field Specialists. Based across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, California, Wyoming and Nevada, the Field Specialists support utilities and contractors with program...

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Contractor Spotlight: Frederickson Electric 

Contractor Spotlight: Frederickson Electric 

Frederickson Electric has been providing electrical services and solutions to Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula for almost 50 years. Fredrickson’s team of journeyman electricians have an average of 17 years of experience in the field performing residential...

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Field Specialist Spotlight: Scott Mayfield

Field Specialist Spotlight: Scott Mayfield

In a new series spotlighting experiences and stories from Comfort Ready Home’s Field Specialists we are highlighting the work they do throughout the region to support utilities and contractors with program requirements, technical questions, utility incentive paperwork...

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New Insulation Courses Now Available!

New Insulation Courses Now Available!

Comfort Ready Home has launched a series of eight weatherization courses focused on insulation and air sealing. These courses will help you gain expertise in the latest installation best practices, specifications, and requirements. You will also hone your knowledge of...

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Contractor Spotlight: GreenSavers

Contractor Spotlight: GreenSavers

When Robert Hamerly started GreenSavers in 2008, he did so with the belief that residential contractors can serve customers better by offering energy-efficient and high-quality installation options. Since then, his company has been installing efficient HVAC systems,...

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Celebrating One Year of the Comfort Ready Home Program!

Celebrating One Year of the Comfort Ready Home Program!

Time flies, and it’s been one year since Bonneville Power Administration and Northwest utilities launched Comfort Ready Home. To celebrate, we’re looking back on the ways we’ve helped communities become more energy efficient, healthier and more comfortable through...

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Contractor Spotlight: Great NW Installations

Contractor Spotlight: Great NW Installations

While most plumbers default to selling standard water heaters, Great Northwest Installations takes a more forward-thinking approach. Instead of encouraging customers to replace a water heater with a standard tank when their water heater fails, Great Northwest’s...

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Connect with a Field Specialist for customized support

A Comfort Ready Home Field Specialist in your region can provide assistance with outreach and technical support for the latest weatherization, HVAC and water heating technologies. Your Field Specialist can also connect you with information about local utility incentive programs and help you work with your residential customers to save energy.

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