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4 years 1 month ago

State marks weatherization milestone

Gov. Bill Ritter is recognizing efforts to make Colorado homes more energy efficient by marking a milestone - the 600th home to be weatherized in Denver and Jefferson County. Ritter will visit the Denver home Friday. The Governor's Energy Office has contracted with Veterans Green Jobs to weatherize...

4 years 4 months ago

Pueblo Community College receives $400,000 grant

Pueblo Community College has received a $400,000 grant for weatherization certificate programs from the U.S. Department of Energy. PCC expects to begin offering the programs to students in the spring semester next year. PCC will use $238,000 for equipment acquisition and installation as well as to develop an HVAC...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado weatherizes nearly 3,400 homes

State and local agencies have weatherized nearly 3,400 homes in Colorado, triggering full access to the state's $79.5 million in stimulus funds for the work. Gov. Bill Ritter and Department of Energy officials noted Colorado's progress in a conference call Wednesday with the media. Annual program funds have paid...

4 years 8 months ago

Weatherizing program slow to start

President Barack Obama's program to install weather-tight windows and doors is off to a slow start. After a year, the $5 billion program has retrofitted a fraction of the homes expected and created far fewer construction jobs than anticipated. It has retrofitted a little more than 30,000 homes, about 5...

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