ALBANY, NY

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF

Grant: $394,686,513 - Department of Energy - Apr. 1, 2009

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Award Description: Weatherization formula grants allocated to the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Funds are provided to reduce the energy expenditures of low-income households by conducted instrumented energy audits and installing energy conservation materials such as insulation, weatherstripping and caulk, high-efficiency heating and hot water systems, high-efficiency electrical fixtures and efficient building materials such as windows and doors. Award amount includes administrative funding (up to 5%) that will be retained by DHCR for administration. Funds are allocated to eligible subrecipients throughout the state who are responsible for proper installation, compliance with program rules and quality assurance. ARRA funds are expected to provide energy conservation assistance for more than 45,000 dwelling units.

Project Description: Preliminary activities such as training, conducting energy audits and health and safety tests, and installation weatherization materials in eligible units.

Infrastructure Description: Infrastructure investment does not apply to the Weatherization Assistance Program.

Jobs Summary: Jobs created include intake workers, energy auditors, weatherization crew workers that install weatherization measures, heating system technicians, construction managers, trainers, administrative support and supervisory personnel. These jobs are located at 17 of the 64 Weatherization Subgrantees that administer the program across the State. Employment and training is being coordinated with the State Workforce Investment Agencies and with the State Department of Labor. Job creation/retention was calculated based on direct jobs created/retained by subgrantees using a standard calculation, translating both full- and part-time employees into 'full-time equivalents,' (FTEs), using the following formula: Cumulative total hours worked by all employees in the quarter, divided by cumulative total hours in a full-time schedule. (Total jobs reported: 43)

Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed

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Funds Recipient

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF
ALBANY, NY 12207
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Place of Performance

38-40 State St
Albany, NY 12207
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