Latest Weatherization Stories

2010-07-07 18:14:00

DENVER, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grant applications are now being accepted for the 2010-11 multifamily weatherization program offered through the Colorado Governor's Energy Office (GEO) and Energy Outreach Colorado. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100608/EOCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100608/EOCLOGO) Qualifying projects must have five or more housing units and a central heating system.

2010-07-06 10:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) today announced that its 35 member agencies weatherized more than 17,000 Illinois homes in the past year with the help of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, which is double the number of homes from the previous year without ARRA. "We are creating green jobs, improving the energy efficiency of homes and helping low-income families reduce their energy costs because of the...

2010-06-30 11:00:00

Energy Use Curbed by 22 Percent, Big Savings Realized for Taxpayers SCRANTON, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, the Scranton State Office Building has earned the prestigious ENERGY STAR® award from the U.S.

2010-06-23 16:28:00

Action Also Needed to Cut Pollution Caused by Burning Dirtiest Heating Oils ALBANY, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised the New York State Assembly for passing legislation today to dramatically reduce sulfur levels in the commonly used #2 heating oil sold in the state.

2010-06-23 08:45:00

Public Hearing to be Held June 30 in Harrisburg HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians are invited to offer feedback on proposed changes to the state's weatherization program intended to better serve the public and help residents lower their energy bills, the Department of Community and Economic Development said today. The department will host a public meeting to gather comments at 9 a.m.

2010-06-02 13:00:00

OLD HICKORY, Tenn., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- TYPAR® today announced a new strategic distribution agreement with Capital Lumber Company, Phoenix, for the TYPAR Weather Protection System.

2010-05-17 09:00:00

DETROIT, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy today announced it has launched a Facebook page dedicated to energy efficiency.

2010-05-13 12:28:00

Public hearing to be held May 24 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The commonwealth is taking comments on proposed changes to its weatherization state plan and will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 24. The commonwealth is proposing modifications to its federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, or ARRA, and annual "regular" weatherization plans. Proposed changes to the Recovery-funded plan include modifications to "first priority households" to better meet current...

2010-05-06 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a strategic partnership with US GreenFiber LLC, the largest U.S.

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