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HELIOS AWARDED ‘TOP VACATION RENTAL – BEND 2012′!

On June 1, 2013, in Bend, Travel, Uncategorized, by admin
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Congratulations to Helios! Helios Eco-House was recognized with a “Top Vacation Rental – Bend 2012″ award from FlipKey/TripAdvisor. This honor was awarded to a very select group of vacation rental owners world-wide based on exceptional guest reviews and an impressive listing. Helios Eco-House continues to distinguish itself as the premier vacation rental offering in Bend’s competitive vacation rental […]

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Stay With Helios More Often With New LAX – RDM Direct Flights

On April 5, 2013, in Bend, Travel, by admin
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Direct flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Redmond (RDM) starting June 12th! Whether you’re visiting Bend for a ski weekend or a week of summer fun, Helios’ guests will appreciate the ease & speed of this new travel option. Check out Helios’ mention in today’s BEND BULLETIN article: L.A. flight to start June 12 Nonstop service from […]

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Helios Named 2012 Sustainability Awards Finalist!

On October 18, 2012, in Uncategorized, by admin
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At the 2012 Sustainability Awards celebration, The Environmental Center honored the individuals, businesses & organizations leading Central Oregon toward an ecologically-oriented, sustainable future. Helios NW Eco House™ is proud to have been selected as a 2012 Small Business Finalist!  With ongoing commitment to sustainability & environmental stewardship in Central Oregon, Helios offers it’s guests a modern, solar-powered vacation rental […]

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Helios Eco-House In The Green Business Spotlight!

On May 15, 2012, in Uncategorized, by helios
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Helios Eco-House’s eco-efforts were recently highlighted in The Green Spot’s Green Business Spotlight! Helios also had a nice mention in The Source Weekly article, ‘Let Your Wallet Do The Talking: A Preview Of This Year’s Green Spot Directory’. If you’re looking for local, eco-oriented products, food, or shopping for your next Bend visit, The Green Spot […]

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Helios Named 2011 Sustainability Awards Finalist!

On October 14, 2011, in Uncategorized, by helios
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October 13, 2011 At the 2011 Sustainability Awards celebration, The Environmental Center honored the individuals, businesses & organizations leading Central Oregon toward an ecologically-oriented, sustainable future. Helios NW Eco House™ is proud to have been selected as a 2011 Small Business Finalist!  With ongoing commitment to sustainability & environmental stewardship in Central Oregon, Helios offers it’s guests […]

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Bend In Top 5 Of Dog-Friendly U.S. Cities!

On September 29, 2011, in Uncategorized, by helios
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In the Oct 2011 issue, Dog Fancy magazine selected Bend as one of the top 5 dog-friendly cities in the nation! Bend offers walkable sidewalks, designated off-leash dog parks, fun in the Deschutes river, & plenty of year-round forest activites. Helios has gathered resources to help you plan dog-inclusive adventures. Reserve your Helios Eco-House stay […]

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Solar Installation Completed

On July 19, 2011, in Uncategorized, by admin
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Helios NW is pleased to announce that the photovoltaic solar installation has been completed and is now in operation.  Guests of Helios will enjoy knowing that their electricity usage is being offset by this clean power source. The 2.59kWh PV system is grid-tied, so excess energy is made available to other electricity customers.  In the summer we expect to […]

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Helios Sponsors DogPAC to Promote Central Oregon Off-Leash Dog Recreation

On June 1, 2011, in Dogs, by admin
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DogPAC promotes the health & enjoyment of dogs and their guardians through the provision of off-leash recreation opportunities in Central Oregon. Helios NW is an official major sponsor of this worthy organization.  Helios invites canine companions to enjoy this dog-friendly vacation property & surrounding dog-friendly recreation areas.

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Helios Begins Solar Photo-Voltaics Installation

On May 23, 2011, in Eco-Friendly, by admin
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After months of delays waiting for state agency approvals, Helios NW is now installing a robust 2.59kW solar photo-voltaic system at Helios Eco-House. We’re extremely excited to offer a solar-powered vacation rental for the eco-conscious traveler. Check out the progress so far. For those interested in the technical details: PANELS: 14 Schuco 185W panels, MPE-185-MS-05 […]

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What Makes Helios A Truly Green Vacation Rental?

On April 15, 2011, in Uncategorized, by helios
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Get The Facts From Helios’ LEED Project Profile! Helios’ Project Profile highlights the eco-features of this truly green vacation rental home, from the FSC-certified framing timber to the recycled-content aluminum roof. “LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system,  providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed […]

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