Weatherization Initiatives for Low-Income Households

As a part of our research in our Urban Sustainability class, we created a video on how Cleveland, OH, Baltimore, MD, Pittsburg, PA, and El Paso, TX are enacting initiatives to support weatherizing low-income housing residents in order to reach out to the underprivileged communities within their cities and achieve energy efficiency and environmental goals. Group members include: Glori Sojo, Alex Kemp, Leo Senai, Rachel Patton.

References:
http://www.baltimorehousing.org/community_ohep_weatherization
http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/home-energy-retrofits-reducing-...
http://www.projectbravo.org/
http://cd.city.cleveland.oh.us/forms/Cleveland_Green_Housing_Handbook.pdf
http://pittsburghclimate.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Pittsburgh-Clima...
http://www.ura.org/pittsburgh_residents/home_improvement_loans.php

Image Credit to:
http://blog.mdhousing.org/2010/11/03/secretary-skinner-joins-national-we...
http://www.foreclosurelistings.com/list/MD/BALTIMORE%20CITY/BALTIMORE/re...
http://www.baltimoreheritage.org/category/education/historic-tax-credits/
http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/blogs/weatherize-this-caulk
http://austintalks.org/2012/03/urban-weatherization-initiative-aims-to-p...
http://www.gecac.org/programs-and-services/housing-utilities-weatherizat...
http://thermalboundaryeast.com/services/
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2011/10/07/supporters-conti...
http://danielboonecaa.org/programs/weatherization
http://www.organicsoul.com/an-energy-plan-for-the-future-weatherization/
http://www.businessinsider.com/how-the-doe-has-spent-your-money-in-2009-...
http://www.wallpaperpimper.com/wallpaper/download-wallpaper-Pittsburg_Hi...
http://news.investors.com/politics-andrew-malcolm/112912-635039-jesse-ja...
http://wikitravel.org/en/El_Paso
http://chicagopressrelease.com/news/gov-quinn-announces-guidelines-for-i...
http://grist.org/green-jobs/2011-09-19-de-discombobulating-green-jobs/
http://www.clevelandcityinfo.com/

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