On the heels of this morning’s post — Westport is the 9th most educated place in the United States! — it’s worth noting another accomplishment.
In the Neighbor to Neighbor Home Energy Challenge, we’re #1.
And we did not win by a nose (or kilowatt, or whatever). We blew every other town in Connecticut far out of the water.
Westport’s spectacular energy efficiency rating comes thanks to the work done by the Westport Home Energy Challenge, and 20 partner organizations.
But we’re not resting on our laurels. The Green Task Force has launched a “Stay Cool Westport!” initiative.
Anyone signing up for a Home Energy Solutions visit will learn how to lower air-conditioning and heating costs. And — if it’s done by August 31 — donations will be made to the Westport Warm-Up Fund. That’s a Department of Human Services program that helps needy Westporters purchase heating fuel.
Congratulations to the 1,548 Westporters who have already weatherized their homes through the Neighbor to Neighbor Challenge. Your “energy” is greatly appreciated.
(To sign up for a Stay Cool Westport energy audit, call 877-WISE-USE.)