30 May '13, 7pm

Supporting our troops by lowering energy costs in South Carolina: @USGBC_SC

Supporting our troops by lowering energy costs in South Carolina: @USGBC_SC

Through past grant support from Wells Fargo and the USGBC Chapters Impact Grant program , the Energy Efficient Homes for Heroes Program boosts energy efficiency, reduces operational costs and improves indoor air quality in veterans’ homes. The program is committed to providing a lasting product that will garner lasting benefits for the resident. On June 2, 2012, a group of volunteers from the Midlands Branch of the USGBC South Carolina Chapter devoted their Saturday afternoon to weatherizing the home of retired Sergeant First Class James White. Members of Efficiency First, LLC, a local home performance contractor, conducted a home energy audit and found several common household issues contributing to Mr. White’s high energy costs and comfort issues. The auditors discovered faulty HVAC ductwork, substantial drafts in living areas known as “air leakage,” and poor insulation ...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/supporting-our-troops-lower...

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