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Energy Efficiency-Encouraging Efficient Buildings

What can the City do to encourage energy efficient buildings for residents and businesses?

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  1. A picture is worth a thousand words: thermal camera imaging for all

    Take thermal photos of the fronts of all Portland homes during mid-winter, then make them available online and publicize the site as a way for citizens to see how well (or not well) insulated their...
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    Aug 12, 2014 by Lizzy F. (5 points)

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  2. Housing in the historic district need leeway.

    Guidelines for improving energy efficiency in the west end's historic district need updating to allow for modern technology. Solar panels, energy efficient Windows etc. should be encouraged....
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    Jun 22, 2016 by Bobbie Rausch (5 points)

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  3. A Solarize idea. They do it in Portland,OR, and Syracuse, NY among others

    researcg the solarize CNY public information campaign. If it doesn't exist in Portland, start one. Promote awareness of the possibilities of solar energy generation and show how it can happen. Offer...
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    Oct 1, 2015 by Niña Traviesa (5 points)

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