CLEAN ENERGY CORPS WINTER 2012 COHORTGRADUATION CEREMONY
Training for theBuilding Performance Institute Certification
Service ImpactNYCHA Green Challenge:•Launched the “Love Where You Live” campaign; visited 730 apartments,delivering 2324 energy efficient light bulbs and educating over 1000 residents insustainable choices in their homesImproving energy efficiency in small businesses:•Completed 205 small business energy audits; signed up 4 businesses, 45 pending.Outreach to low-income families for free energyefficiency upgrades:•Knocked on doors and tabled in neighborhoods across 3 boroughs ; engaged over400 interested residents in evaluation for energy retrofit services; 16 applicationsin process.Cool Roofs:•411,500 Square Feet of roof top cleaned and/or coated, on 28 roofs.
Special service projects• Active participation in and support for the NYCHA ResidentGreen Committees• Outreach for the Supplemental Nutrition AssistanceProgram (SNAP) with Met Council•Trash audit in Met Council• Maintenance at Planters Grove Park in Lillian Wald Houses• Greenhouse and garden maintenance with NYCHA• Inventory with Build it Green!, a not-for-profitdeconstruction company• Weeding, compost and more at Hattie Carthan CommunityGarden and Herban Farm
Training and Academics•Job readiness and career development• Eco-Literacy• Outreach, organizing, sales and marketing ofenergy efficiency programs (residential and smallbusiness: WIPP, EmPower, SBDI)• Data entry in Microsoft Excel• Tenant education in energy conservation• OSHA 10• Building Performance Institute (BPI) BuildingAnalyst• Remedial math• Constructive feedback
Thanks to our fundersAlcoa Foundation Celery Design CollaborativeAmeriCorps via The Corps (pro bono)Network Community EnvironmentalArbor Brothers CenterAtelier Ten Foundation Community Service SocietyBlessing Way Foundation Consortium for WorkerBlue Ridge Foundation New EducationYork Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation (continued…)
Enterprise Community PartnersGeneral Atlantic Partners FoundationGoogleHeckscher FoundatoinThe Open Society Foundations via The Corps NetworkNYC ServicePaul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & GarrisonLLP (pro bono)Rita Allen FoundationRobin Hood Foundation