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 and the donations of many generous businesses and individuals.
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Some highlights of this past year,
with generous support from UPS, LG&E, Metro Louisville, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels,
and individuals like you.
- 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!
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.