Presenting Sponsor: Energy Trust of Oregon



Energy Trust of Oregon is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to providing utility customers with low-cost, clean energy solutions. Our on-the-ground outreach, technical services, cash-back incentives and connections to local contractors have helped participating customers of Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural and Cascade Natural Gas save $1.9 billion on their energy bills, so far.


Presenting Sponsor: Umpqua Bank


At Umpqua Bank, builders work with a dedicated Umpqua custom construction specialist from start to finish. Whatever the demands of your project, Umpqua has the services and support to make it happen, all under one roof.

Keynote Sponsor: Portland General Electric

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Portland General Electric has provided electricity to customers in the northern Willamette Valley since 1889. Today, PGE serves over 840,000 customers within a 4,000-square mile service area, including 52 Oregon cities.



Networking Sponsor: TerraFirma


TerraFirma is an Oregon-owned basement waterproofing, crawl space and foundation repair company providing foundation piering systems and Basement Systems® products to residential and commercial customers throughout Oregon, Washington, and soon to be Idaho.

The ownership and management team have an extensive background in both residential and commercial construction, having been involved in the industry since 2005. The knowledge and pride we bring to every job site ensures that your project will be handled in a way that guarantees 100% customer satisfaction.

 Lounge Sponsor: Panasonic


Panasonic is one of the largest product manufacturers in the world, comprised of 473 companies and employing over 260,000 people. We also own one of the world’s largest patent portfolios. And while some may still think of us merely as a consumer electronics company, we are a global provider of comprehensive solutions for businesses as well as consumers — solutions for your home, your work and when you travel. Panasonic Corporation of North America is the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic.

Education Sponsors


Henry® Company is a leading innovator of Building Envelope Systems® and understands the principles of integrating air/vapor barrier, roofing and waterproofing systems to ensure superior building performance.  Henry professionals offer designers, contractors and building owners a combination of technical experience and a commitment to provide quality products. For more than 75 years, Henry has been the trusted source for complete Building Solutions.


Ferguson www.ferguson.com

Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes beyond plumbing. We are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 63 years, we’ve grown from a local distributor to an $11 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 20,000 associates nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering world-class service and our customers know that “Nobody expects more from us than we do” is more than just a tagline to Ferguson associates. It’s a cultural belief that is demonstrated every day through exceptional customer service, product selection and industry knowledge.


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You can count on Medallion Industries to help you make the best choices for your building and remodeling projects. Our team specializes in windows, doors, millwork, and hardware. We pride ourselves on our ongoing commitment to add value to our customers’ projects. Everyone at Medallion is committed to providing you with integrity, consistency, and exceptional customer service.


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The Marvin brand is Built around you©. Built on a heritage of quality and innovation, we are continuously leading the industry in product design and function. Each product is made to order, one at a time, to meet your exact specifications. With our customization capabilities, exclusive innovations, high-performance energy efficiency options, and our unmatched personal service at every point in the process, you will be able to find beautiful windows and doors for your project.



Supporting Sponsors


Green Canopy Homes is an urban home builder with offices in Seattle and Portland. Our mission is to inspire resource efficiency in residential markets and we do that by building – what we think – are simply the best homes available on the market. Whether you want to live a more sustainable lifestyle, or you are interested in the cost savings associated with owning an energy efficient home – our talented and committed team of acquisitions, sales and customer service staff are here to make sure that the buying process is exciting and accessible. Check out our properties and resources below to learn more about Green Canopy.


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Parr Lumber has been serving homeowners and professional contractors alike by providing great service, competitive pricing and the best products available for over 80 years. Parr offers a wide array of products and services for professional contractors and homeowners. In addition to the thousands of items we carry in stock, we’re happy to special order items that you may need for your project or locate hard to find items.


Gary's Vacuflo CENTRAL VACUUM LOGO--NEW - Copywww.garysvacuflo.com 

Every homeowner who dreads the drudgery of housecleaning needs a hero to turn to when the demons of dust and dirt threaten their happy home. In more than 40,000 homes with full systems and over 65,000 total customers throughout the Portland metro area, that household hero is Gary Phillips and his crew of certified installers at Gary’s VACUFLO. Phillips has created an award-winning and record-breaking company by focusing on just one thing—being the best at selling, servicing and installing central vacuum systems and accessories.



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