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2011-07-27 00:01:20

Vent Cap Systems are the new reusable caps, made from recycled plastic, that seal an HVAC system for diagnostic testing after a new install, energy audit, duct cleaning or duct repair. Energy auditors and HVAC service companies no longer have to use disposable vent or duct sealing film to seal duct vents. Now there is no film to throw away, sealing the vents is quicker, and there is never any damage to the vent or surrounding areas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Between rapidly rising...

2011-06-28 10:55:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot temperatures and that increasing utility bill are probably causing you to sweat this summer, but it doesn't have to be that way, says a local energy expert. "Many Charlotte homeowners and businesses are simply unaware that they can improve their comfort and save money on energy costs with a simple phone call or email," says EnergyTight General Manager Greg Taylor. Almost every home has energy leaks, he says. That means owners pay for a...

2011-05-19 11:10:00

MADISON, Wis., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (WECC), a national leader in the design and implementation of award-winning energy savings programs, is pleased to recognize Bob Pfeiffer for being named Energy Educator of the Year by the Energy Center of Wisconsin. Pfeiffer, a member of the WECC team for more than five years, has been critical in helping WECC deliver successful residential energy efficiency programs. His hands on, production based...

2011-05-12 00:00:47

Hancock Software, leading provider of weatherization management solutions, today announced that its Weatherization Program Management solution has been selected as the core technology for the Weatherization Assistance Programs (WAP) by the states of Delaware and Virginia. Framingham, MA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Hancock Software, leading provider of weatherization management solutions, today announced that its Weatherization Program Management solution has been selected as the core technology...

2011-03-22 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Tom Harkin, (D-Iowa) was presented the appreciation award for his lifelong dedication and support of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Senator Harkin's efforts have supported the CSBG and WAP missions of creating economic and energy security for vulnerable Americans. The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) presented the award to Senator Harkin on...

2011-03-03 10:02:00

BRENTWOOD, Md., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Green Energy, a division of Spartan Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, recently launched a new website to inform homeowners about home energy improvements, retrofits, and home performance rebates, incentives and tax credits. Spartan Green Energy is a full service home performance contractor that offers Maryland and Washington DC homeowners a full range of energy improvements and HVAC services. "We're different from companies that...

2011-02-23 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is helping low-income customers reduce their energy use by offering no-cost energy-saving home improvements, including the installation of a high-efficiency clothes washer, to customers who qualify. It is estimated that 1.8 million customers may be eligible to enroll in the program, but have not yet done so. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110110/MM27708LOGO) SoCalGas' Energy Saving Assistance...

2011-01-26 18:20:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) believes that President Obama's decision to cut funding for community action programs will hinder, rather than help, our nation's economic recovery. During his State of the Union address President Obama singled out community action programs, saying, "This freeze will require painful cuts. I've proposed cuts to things I care deeply about, like community action programs."...

2011-01-13 13:27:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Group, a leading global provider of energy efficiency services to homes and businesses, is proud to announce that Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) has awarded the Company a $1.7M contract under the Enhanced Low Income Retrofits Program. Under the three year contract, Mark Group will deliver energy efficiency upgrades to a projected 750 low-income customers in Philadelphia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110113/PH29999LOGO)...

2010-12-10 13:14:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Planning Organization officially opens its Weatherization Training Center (WTC) on Friday, December 17, 2010 at the center's location, 915 Girard Street, NE, Washington, DC. Ribbon cutting ceremonies set for 11:30 AM. UPO created the training facility in partnership with Washington, DC's Department of Human Services, Community Services Block Grant Office in order to provide weatherization training to area residents using the...