GreenSavers | Member Stories

GreenSavers USA, with offices in Portland and Bend, was one of the first Home Performance Contracting firms to open in Oregon. In 2011, GreenSavers received the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Century Club Award. This award is given to only a handful firms throughout the nation who have completed more than 100 whole house energy retrofits. GreenSavers is a Trade Ally of Energy Trust of Oregon and has been a participating contractor with Clean Energy Works Oregon since the pilot program launched with the City of Portland in 2009.

DavidRobert Hamerly, the company’s founder of GreenSavers USA, has extensive experience in the building trades, from HVAC installations on Nantucket to building timber framed custom homes throughout the Pacific Northwest. He is certified by Building Performance Institute to inspect and upgrade homes as well as assess the heating and cooling systems in the home. Robert is certified through ENERGY STAR ® to also certify newly constructed homes. Robert is PTCS Duct Sealing Certified and an EPA Certified Renovator.

Robert sits on the Board of Directors for the Home Performance Guild of Oregon and had been a member since 2009. “The Guild has been an invaluable organization for helping GreenSavers to achieve the success we have since starting in the Home Performance industry. The collaborative environment of the Guild and its members allows our industry to tackle and solve some of the most difficult building science issues to date. Our membership is on the forefront of the building science industry and we are helping to shape statewide energy saving and building science initiatives”.

Robert is an avid skier, mountain biker and lover of the outdoors. He has a passion for living sustainably and starting environmentally minded businesses. Before founding GreenSavers in 2007, he operated a 19-acre green waste recycling plant, Shoreline Organics in Ventura County.