Oregon Energy Coordinators Association (OECA) is a non-profit professional organization working to develop and provide better energy solutions for Oregon’s low income households. OECA’s membership includes representatives from Community Action organizations, state agencies, tribal organizations, public and private utilities and other non-profit organizations.
Working in collaboration, these groups provide weatherization services, energy assistance payments, and energy conservation education for income qualified households. As a leading organization in weatherization and energy conservation, OECA provides state-of-the-art training with its Residential Energy Analyst program to energy auditors, installers and Inspectors from its member agencies and the general public. This ensures that Oregon low-income families receive the highest quality services helping them reduce their heating and cooling costs, as well as maintain a safe, affordable, and comfortable home.
OECA owns and operates the Oregon Training Institute in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy.
OECA prepared and maintains the Site Built Housing and Mobile Home Weatherization Specifications for the State of Oregon Weatherization Assistance Program, which can be purchased as hard copy or accessed online.
OECA is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is classified as a public charity under sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to OECA are deductible under section 170 of the code, and OECA is qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code.