Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.527
Definitions for ORS 701.527 to 701.536

Definitions for ORS 702.527 to 701.536 (Assessor and contractor exemption from testing and continuing education). As used in ORS 701.527 (Definitions for ORS 701.527 to 701.536) to 701.536 (Assessor and contractor exemption from testing and continuing education):


“Home energy assessor” means a person who assigns residential buildings a home energy performance score.


“Home energy performance score” means a score assigned to a residential building using the home energy performance score system adopted by the State Department of Energy under ORS 469.703 (Home energy performance score system). [2013 c.383 §3]
Chapter 701

Notes of Decisions

This is a remedial statute made for the protection of the building business and of people dealing with builders who might be irresponsible; it should be read as a whole and liberally construed to accomplish its purpose. Robinson v. Builders Bd., 20 Or App 340, 531 P2d 752 (1975)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Lack of authority for director to appoint executive secretary for board, (1971) Vol 35, p 930; inapplicability of this chapter to business of construction or installation of fences, sidewalks, septic tanks, wells and underground sprinkling systems, (1972) Vol 35, p 1278; mobile home as personal or real property under this chapter, (1972) Vol 36, p 41; application of Homebuilders Law to mobile homes, (1978) Vol 38, p 693


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