Project Warm serves people in your community
Since 1982 Project Warm has provided free weatherization services for people who meet the eligibility criteria, including both home owners and renters.We also provide Energy Management Workshops throughout the Louisville Metro area. Our annual Blitz service project enlists over 600 volunteers who work in teams to winterize homes of seniors and disabled residents.
We're a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded in part by LG&E, UPS, Metro Louisville, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the Gheens Foundation and the donations of many generous businesses and individuals like you.
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Here's What's Happening:
Be a part of the 2015 Green Spark Awards! Click HERE to learn more.
Space is still available for the "It's My Home!" free hands-on workshops:
- Saturday, September 20, 9:30 -12:00 at the YouthBuild Louisville campus, 800 S Preston in the 40203 area.
- Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:00-7:30 PM at Northwest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market, in collaboration with Develop Louisville
Call 502-636-9276 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Our annual volunteer event, Blitz! 2014, is Saturday, November 8 and 15th this year. Volunteers working in teams visit almost 300 homes of seniors and disabled to tighten up their windows, install interior plastic storm covers and help with other weatherizing tasks. Click here for the 2014 Blitz! Volunteer Registration Packet.
A successful first "It's My Home!" workshop on Saturday, August 9! David and Daniel from YouthBuild Louisville were there with us early on a Saturday morning to welcome everyone who registered. Everyone was engaged and engaging. Off to a good start!
Project Warm volunteer, Joe Gahlinger, repairs the door leading to a wheelchair ramp. Read more in the August 6, 2014 Courier Journal article.
We're beginning a NEW series of classes and workshops at Youth Build Louisville's campus. The first FREE class will be Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 9:30 -12:00. A second class is scheduled on Saturday, Sept 20 from 9:30 - 12:00. There will be lot's of hands-on activities, information about insulation, air sealing, energy rebates, etc. We'll have handouts and links to more resources. Registration is open now. Call 502-636-9276 or click here for more info Class size is limited.
July 7 and August 4, 2014: New! Summer Energy Management Workshops at the LG&E Customer Payment Center lobby at 9th and Broadway.
Mayor Fisher's Give a Day of Service volunteers, retired electricians Mike and Mick, worked alongside Project Warm staffer Ron Washington to weatherize the home of a Shelby Park senior couple. Awesome work guys!
Project Warm's Green Spark Awards April 23, 2014 celebrated UPS's new LEED building, James Bruggers writing on environmental issues for the Courier Journal, Assumption High School's Environmental Concerns Committee for their Garbology video and raising environmental stewardship awareness at the school, Louisville Grows for their work building urban food gardens and Bernheim Forest and Research Center for their nature-based education programs. Congratulations all! Thank you sponsors, donors and guests.
Project Warm collaborated with LG&E's WECARE Program to coordinate weatherization services for low-income owner resident houses.
Over 1200 households participated in an Energy Management Workshop and took home free materials to weatherize their windows and more!
300 senior and disabled home owners and renters were helped by teams of volunteers (who collectively volunteered more than 2500 hours). Volunteers air-sealed windows, checked smoke detectors, and recommended community resources for other identified needs.
Project Warm weatherization specialist, Ron Washington invited YouthBuild Louisville students to work on-site with him to learn and practice work readiness skills.
Project Warm collaborated with USGBC/Kentucky's Chris Zitelli to coordinate the weatherization of a home in the Shawnee neighborhood working with area contractors, YouthBuild Louisville apprentices, WeCare's Honeywell crew and Metro Louisville Dept of Community Services and Revitalization's Emergency Repair Program.