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Green

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Did you know?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the average U.S. household spends about $1,800 per year on home energy? 

Working for change

NeighborWorks partners with communities across the country to make homes more energy efficient and help keep families healthy and safe. We teach communities how to make sustainable investments and provide support to local organizations practicing green activities. 

 

Green Designee Overview
Green Tips
Solar Power
Energy Efficiency in Vermont
NeighborWorks Western Vermont made home energy rehabilitations accessible to low- and moderate-income homeowners in Rutland County, VT. This helped residents lower their bills, created jobs and kept money in the county.
Helping staff and tenants go green
Helping staff and tenants go green
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. (San Francisco) incorporates strategies in its Green Asset Management Plan to analyze tenant and staff behavior to motivate behavior change.
Maine NeighborWorks group improves home energy usage
Maine NeighborWorks group improves home energy usage
Community Concepts completed more than 180 energy-efficient upgrades in homes, building 14 Energy Star-certified homes and making several improvements at its office locations and rental properties.
Fighting food deserts
Fighting food deserts
The Paul Poston Community Garden of New Directions (Louisville, KY) provides much-needed fresh produce to residents in a food desert.

Community

For more information, contact:

Clare Rosenberger
green@nw.org
  (202) 524-9958