Grant: $23,218,594 - Department of Energy - Apr. 3, 2009
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Award Description: To audit and weatherize low-income residential single and multi-family units for the purpose of lowering residents' energy costs and increasing their health, safety, and comfort. The program is also designed to decrease greenhouse gas emissions, decrease our country's dependence on fossil fuels, and create jobs, especially in the hard-hit construction related trades. At least 2600 units are slated to be weatherized, coordinated by six Community Action Agencies within New Hampshire.
Project Description: ARRA funding is expected to greatly increase the number of residential units to be weatherized, from a few hundred over two years to 2600 over three years. As of September 30, five out of six Community Action Agencies are weatherizing with ARRA funds. Two agencies, Tri-County Community Action and Belknap-Merrimack Community Action have actually completed 40 units. In all, over 300 units are in the process of being weatherized. The last CAP agency, Rockingham Community Action, is slated to begin ARRA weatherization later in October. Two energy auditing classroom trainings have been held, with over 20 new auditors receiving state energy auditing certification. 98 weatherization crew and contractors have received insulation installation training.
Jobs Summary: Prime recipient has hired a full-time project manager , who is assigned 60% for ARRA weatherization. In addition, it has hired an administrative assistant and Compliance Officer working on ARRA weatherization of partial percentage. The six Community Action Agencies have hired energy auditors, weatherization crews, and administrative help in order to greatly increase production. To date, total new hires equal 89 spread among the sub-recipients and the prime recipient. In addition, weatherization crews have been contracted to perform weatherization; these companies have increased employee and equipment numbers. (Total jobs reported: 23)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM BELKNAP AND MERRIMACK COUNTIES, INC.||$3,611,355||CONCORD||NH|
|SOTHWESTERN COMMUNITY SERVICES INC||$2,601,788||KEENE||NH|
|SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE SERVICES INC||$5,390,392||MANCHESTER||NH|
|TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM, INC||$4,008,896||BERLIN||NH|
|ROCKINGHAM COMMUNITY ACTION||$2,660,850||PORTSMOUTH||NH|
|STRAFFORD COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION INC||$2,282,440||DOVER||NH|