WGLIHC demonstrates cost savings through hybrids

Another high cost for housing nonprofits is gasoline, especially when an agency utilizes transportation for much needed healthcare and other appointments for clients.  Pictured here is a Toyota Prius II which will serve to drastically lower costs for a participating agency, lowering gas costs and environmental impact.  Hybrids and electric…

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Raise the solar caps!

Shelters and programs benefit from solar, which reduces cost to them. We need to raise the caps on solar production so we can keep solar projects rolling in Mass., see how you can get involved here.http://www.solarisworking.org/get-involved

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WGLIHC oil heat advocacy session

Thanks to everyone who made it to our oil heat advocacy session today!  We had a great turn out, and discussed how antiquated oil heating systems are a drag on the operating budgets of housing nonprofits.  Our hope is that oil heat will be included in current energy efficiency programs…

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Oil Heat Save Energy Coalition

WGLIHC is pleased to join the efforts of the Oil Heat Save Energy Coalition, and their work to ensure that the 32% of Massachusetts who burn oil, including very low-income customers, are eligible for participation in the nation’s leading energy efficiency programs.  Visit them here – http://www.oilheatsaveenergycoalition.org/

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HOMELESS RESIDENTIAL ENERGY DISCOUNT PROGRAM

A Proposal to save 10 % on electricity and natural gas bills The Homeless Residential Program Energy Discount is a proposal that would provide discounts on electricity and natural gas bills of 10% to eligible entities engaged in housing homeless individuals and families. Subject to certification by a designated state…

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