How to Fix Your Home and Save on Energy Bills: May 24th

Join Sustainable Flatbush and NYC Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams for an informational event about energy efficiency programs, including the federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) for low-income homeowners, Empower NY for renters and homeowners, free or low-cost energy audits for homeowners of all income levels available through Green Jobs Green New York, subsidies for benchmarking and energy efficiency for multi-family buildings, and energy-saving tips for everyone!

Learn about free Weatherization Benefits available through WAP including:

  • - Replacing or repairing heating systems, including boilers and hot-water heaters
  • - Applying superior weather-stripping and caulking
  • - Installing high-efficiency cellulose insulation in walls and attic
  • - Replacing inefficient appliances with Energy Star® models
  • - Installing health and safety hardware, especially smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • - Installing low-flow shower heads, aerators, and energy-saving light bulbs

Weatherization Will Help:

  • - Make your house warm in winter and cool in summer
  • - Lower your electric, gas, oil, and water bills (by as much as 32%)
  • - Improve your comfort and safety

Learn about other energy efficiency programs, including free or low-cost energy audits for homeowners available through NYSERDA’s Green Jobs Green New York program. Homeowners who bring their utility bills can sign up for these audits at the event; the first 10 participants will receive free energy-saving CFL light bulbs!

WHAT:
How to Fix Your Home and Save on Energy Bills

WHERE:
St. Thérèse of Lisieux Church
1281 Troy Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203

WHEN:
Tuesday, May 24th from 7-9pm

 

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