Energy Challenge Week will kick off on Mon, Sept. 25th

Join us for a multi-generational presentation on climate change.Three generations of the Skidmore family will kick off Energy Challenge Week and put the Green Tour into context.

The week will be followed by workshops about electric vehicles for business fleets, energy building code updates, heat pump water heaters, ADUs, and more. Check out the full line up events here.

Produce renewable energy right at home.

Get the low down on what happens at your solar assessment.

Learn about tax credits and incentives (Spoiler alert – you can get 65% off the cost of a solar system). 

Curious? Sign up to get more information.

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Now is the time to go ductless.

Why? Because there are tax credits expiring at the end of this year.

Don’t be shy, you can ask what a ductless heat pump is.

Learn about ductless heat pumps for multifamily.


Save the date for the 17th Annual Green Tour - next Saturday, Sept 30th. We have 9 sites lined up for you this year. Stay tuned for sneak peeks of the sites! You can view this cottage at ClearPine Sisters. #greentour #greenbuilding #greenliving #epshomes ... See MoreSee Less

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The Energy Challenge of Central Oregon is a project of The Environmental Center, a Bend, Oregon, nonprofit organization whose mission is to embed sustainable thinking and behavior into daily life in Central Oregon. We seek to build a society that meets human needs equitably, lives within our planet’s ecological limits, and build a prosperous economy for all.