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Clean Energy Solutions Joins Affordable Housing Initiative in L.A. to Alleviate Housing Crisis

Leading Solar Energy Provider Works with City Officials to Create Cost-Effective Accessory Dwelling Units in Effort to Solve Housing Shortage NEWS PROVIDED BY: Clean Energy Solutions, Jul 08, 2019, 08:32 ET LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Clean Energy Solutions, one of the fastest-growing solar installers in the U.S., is now taking on Los Angeles and California’s affordable housing shortage with the launch of…

The food we throw in the trash could transform the way our kitchens are powered

Dump the AC, Use These 3 Green Cooling Solutions While Building Your Home!

July 1, 2019 – The Better India “Everything we build from now onwards has to be eco-sensitive, energy efficient, cost efficient, people centered and value based. Otherwise we will lose the game,” Award winning architect G Shankar, sharing solutions that can cool houses without ACs Summer is in full swing and air conditioning units are working hard to keep people cool. As…

The Green New Deal could change the way America builds — here’s how

Whether or not the U.S. decides to take action on climate change, the shape of the country—its towns, offices, homes, schools, roads, farms, and more—is on the brink of a radical transformation. This transformation could be borne out in two ways. The first is external: Escalating storms, floods, droughts, mass migration, food scarcity, and economic instability could dramatically alter the physical landscape and economy. The other is internal: A national effort to retrofit millions of buildings and rethink the way communities are designed could help Americans withstand the ravages of climate change and make the country more equitable.

The resolution known as the Green New Deal, published by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey in February, wants to bring about the latter. The Green New Deal framework describes the monumental changes needed to decarbonize the American economy by meeting 100% of our energy demands with zero-emission sources in the next decade. It will require overhauling major industries like energy and agriculture, but also transforming America’s buildings and construction sector.

Summer Living – Deck!

What a great project. We added a cedar deck with wrap-around step (which doesn’t require a railing). The covered area is clear rigid plastic and is waterproof. Which you’d want if you had a soft comfy BED on your deck!  

Tillamook Ice Cream!

A Cool Treat for a Hot Day The Tillamook Ice Cream Truck visited the HELP Team today and set up their ice cream cart in our parking lot for a couple hours. All customers and passersby, plus the HELP office staff, were treated to free ice cream treats.. The two wonderful Tillamook ice cream wranglers, Christy and Shelby, told us a few…

Seismic Retrofits Increase

The H.E.L.P. Team has seen a significant uptick in the number of Seismic Retrofits. Clean Energy Works now can incorporate seismic strengthening into projects as a home safety and health measure. H.E.L.P. will plan your project using the City of Portland Building Development published guidelines for prescriptive seismic strengthening. We employ recommended processes, plus recommended hold-downs, anchor bolts, etc., as detailed in…

Sunshine Division Project

Sunshine Division was feeling the cold… and the heat in the summer. Established by then-mayor of Portland George Baker and citizen volunteers in 1923, the Sunshine Division provides food, clothing and assistance to Portlanders in need. The charity first found a home on the second floor of the East Precinct station at SE 7th & Alder. In 1938 it moved into a…

Milgard Moving Glass Wall

Beautiful Milgard Moving Glass Wall Systems. In Stacked, Bi-Fold, or Pocket styles. Not your average patio doors. A seamless transition from inside to outside. A very beautiful window on the world.

Our Certified Window Team

The H.E.L.P. Team Masters a Window Installation When you have your windows replaced by our team, you get: EXPERT ADVICE:  windows that meet your requirements for performance and design LEAD-SAFE WORK:  proscribed containment methodology AN EXPERIENCED TEAM:  certified Master Installers by American Architectural Manufacturers Association THOROUGH CLEAN-UP:  we take pride in leaving a clean and neat job site LIFETIME WARRANTY:  all Milgard…