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Free energy efficiency improvements available

The South Central Community Action Program is seeking applicants from Brown, Monroe, Morgan and Owen counties for its Weatherization Program. The Weatherization Program reduces energy consumption in low-income households and insures that each client has a safe, operating heat source. Each client receives a furnace inspection and an energy audit. SCCAP uses private contractors to… Continue reading Free energy efficiency improvements available

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Tuesday News – Old National and SCCAP team up

SCCAP is currently working with Old National Bank to help make repairs to the home of an elderly Bloomington couple. The work is being done with funds from a Old National grant program in which the bank will spend up to $10,000 if another entity provides a 25 percent match. SCCAP is providing the matching funds. In… Continue reading Tuesday News – Old National and SCCAP team up

Uncategorized, Weatherization

Solar PV Projects Part of $120 Million DOE Weatherization Funding Awards

This article from the Solar Home and Business Journal discusses the new weatherization grants that SCCAP and other organizations have been awarded: http://tinyurl.com/29d63lo The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that 120 organizations across the country will receive nearly $120 million under a Weatherization Assistance Program that will include some solar photovoltaic installations. Even more… Continue reading Solar PV Projects Part of $120 Million DOE Weatherization Funding Awards

Monroe County, Weatherization

Weatherization exceeds goal once again

The Weatherization team once again met and exceeded their goal of homes completed with Recovery Act funds. Every program around the state was given a goal based on the amount of funding it received. With SCCAP’s funding, the team was expected to complete 36 homes from December 1 to February 28. They completed 55. Director… Continue reading Weatherization exceeds goal once again

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In today’s news . . .

We have excerpts and links below about the following: A story about the possibility of billions more in federal funds for early childhood education.  A blog post written by self-described weatherization fanatic and U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Cho A column about a state effort in Colorado to find a middle ground between leaders who believe in assisting the poor and others who want… Continue reading In today’s news . . .