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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...

2010-11-17 11:58:00

More than 1,000 Workers Already Trained; 1,000 More to Receive Training HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced that Pennsylvania is more than halfway toward its goal to help nearly 30,000 low-income homeowners improve their energy efficiency and reduce costs. Training will help prepare 1,000 more weatherization installers, crew chiefs and auditors across the state in the coming year. "We are making great progress weatherizing...

2010-11-15 10:58:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving is going to be a little cozier this year for more than 20 families whose homes were recently weatherized or repaired by nearly 300 Entergy Corporation employee volunteers and community partners. Nine different events were held across Entergy's four-state utility service territory as part of the company's observation of National Weatherization Day and National Make A Difference Week. The events ran between Oct. 21 and Nov. 4. Estimates...

2010-10-27 13:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) today announced that its 38 member agencies created and retained more than 4,000 jobs, thanks to American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. The report "Helping People, Changing Lives: 2010 Report of Community Action ARRA Successes" illustrates that Community Action Agencies are a key component of economic stability. Agencies have invested ARRA funds into their communities...

2010-10-18 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a strategic partnership with Barrier Sciences Group (BSG), the pioneer in residential and commercial building envelope projects in Canada, to bring Enovate(TM)PRO products from Honeywell's Weatherization Contractor Program to the Canadian marketplace. Under the partnership, BSG will establish a network of professionally trained contractors to install weatherization products, which are available only to...


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