NeighborWorks® TOLEDO REGION
NeighborWorks® Toledo Region is a neighborhood-based, non-profit community development corporation focusing on housing rehabilitation, housing development, and providing residents with loan products to complete home improvements. NeighborWorks Toledo Region is receiving ENERGY STAR® recognition for its support of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program. Key 2014 accomplishments include:
- Building 40 single-family ENERGY STAR certified homes and engaging subcontractors at the planning stage by conducting design criteria and outcome expectation meetings, along with practice and product training sessions.
- Promoting ENERGY STAR certified homes to local government officials, community and business leaders, and local utility companies by conducting home tours, holding press conferences, speaking at neighborhood meetings, and performing neighborhood surveys.
- Completing weatherization efforts in 296 homes to date, including decreasing air infiltration, and replacing inefficient hot water tanks and heating systems with ENERGY STAR certified models.