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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What's Happening Now...Blitz 2014 is gearing up. We're busy taking calls and scheduling people who need help getting ready for winter.
Volunteers, you are still needed, especially on November 15th.
We have extended our Blitz volunteer registration deadline.
BLITZ 2014: Saturday, November 8th and 15th over 600 volunteers working in teams will help almost 300 senior or disabled home owners and renters 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.
ENERGY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS: October schedule. Please note that the Oct 10 Workshop at Neighborhood House has been rescheduled to the 29th. We're also at most of the LIHEAP application sites this month.
The 2015 Green Spark Awards and Luncheon is Tuesday, April 21 at the Olmsted. Click HERE to learn more. Last year's Green Spark Award went to UPS for their new LEED building, James Bruggers for 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.
Past News and Events...Oct 14, 2014: "IT'S MY HOME!" workshop with energy conservation conversation, lots of DIY information and especially well received was the discussion about how to prioritize energy saving upgrades. Check out these links to related articles and videos.
Sept 22, 2014: Courier Journal's Community Challenge article. Here's a link
August 9, 2014: Our first "It's My Home!" workshop was a success! 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!
August 6, 2014: Project Warm volunteer, Joe Gahlinger, repairs the door leading to a wheelchair ramp. Read more in the Courier Journal article.
July 30, 2014: Announcing a NEW series of classes and workshops at Youth Build Louisville's campus. 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: Retired electricians Mike and Mick, volunteered with Project Warm staffer Ron Washington to weatherize the home of a Shelby Park senior couple. Awesome work guys!
Project Warm collaboration: Working 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.
- Project Warm's Energy Management Workshops help over 1200 households to better manage their energy usage and learn how to install the free kit of weatherization materials.
- Project Warm volunteers help 300 senior and disabled home owners and renters to winterize their windows. Volunteers air-seal windows, check smoke detectors, and recommend community resources for other identified needs.
- Project Warm weatherization specialist, Ron Washington mentors and works with YouthBuild Louisville students.
- Project Warm collaborates with LG&E's WECARE Program to provide weatherization services for eligible home owners and renters.