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Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Fax: 503-823-7800

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Energy Efficiency and Renewables for City-owned Facilities

In 1990, Portland City Council adopted a new Energy Policy that included specific and measurable goals for city bureaus to seek out cost-effective improvements that cut energy bills and improve efficiency. The City’s Energy Office (now a function of BPS) launched a new initiative, the City Energy Challenge, that brought technical and financial resources to facility managers seeking ways to save natural resources and money. Today this small program has a big list of accomplishments. More than 150 city projects have been completed with upgrades and renewables resulting in annual utility savings of $4.2 million.

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

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