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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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Contractor Spotlight: Sure Flame, LLC

Contractor Spotlight: Sure Flame, LLC

When Paul Bennet co-founded Sure Flame, LLC in 2019, his mission was to bring friendly, cost-effective fireplace repair and HVAC services to his hometown of Scappoose, OR, and the nearby Portland Metro Area. Sure Flame grew quickly by responding to families and...

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Weatherization Day is Oct. 30!

Weatherization Day is Oct. 30!

Weatherization Day is coming up and we’re here to help you make the most of it. Weatherization Day celebrates the Weatherization Assistance Program which helps low-income households reduce energy costs while making their homes more durable and energy efficient. At...

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Contractor Spotlight: Stutzman Services, Inc.

Contractor Spotlight: Stutzman Services, Inc.

Stutzman Services is dedicated to shaping the future of the water industry, and serves the plumbing, well-water and landscaping needs across Oregon’s central Willamette Valley. With nearly 50 team members, Stutzman Services provides exceptional service with a...

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Contractor Spotlight: Toad’s Plumbing

Contractor Spotlight: Toad’s Plumbing

Tyler Redinger set out to start his own plumbing company, Toad’s Plumbing, in April 2021, with 13 years of experience under his belt and the goal of making his customers happy.  Energy efficiency plays a big role when it comes to making Toad’s customers happy. “I...

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Utility Spotlight: Umatilla Electric Cooperative

Utility Spotlight: Umatilla Electric Cooperative

Umatilla Electric Cooperative, or UEC, has been selling energy and serving its member-owners in the Columbia Basin and Blue Mountain country of Northeastern Oregon since 1937. Today, UEC serves about 8,697 members and 14,497 meters.

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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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