Cook County/West Suburban Senior Services EECBG Project Profile

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Cook County’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant
(EECBG) Program, administered through the Department of
Environmental Control in partnership with the Bureau of Economic
Development, has provided funding to over 70 Sub-Recipients to
complete a variety of projects aimed at reducing energy use,
operating cost and greenhouse gas emissions. The EECBG funds
provide County-wide economic, environmental and social benefits.

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Cook County/West Suburban Senior Services EECBG Project Profile

  1. 1. Cook County EECBG Project Profile COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL West Suburban Senior ServicesEECBG Program OverviewCook County’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) ProfileProgram, administered through the Department of EnvironmentalControl in partnership with the Bureau of Economic Development, hasprovided funding to over 70 Sub-Recipients to complete a variety ofprojects aimed at reducing energy use, operating cost and greenhousegas emissions. The EECBG funds provide County-wide economic, envi-ronmental and social benefits.Project Details West Suburban Senior Services West Suburban Senior Services’ Adult Day used EECBG funds to replace Health Care centers are designed to promote three existing HVAC units on maximum independence and create oppor- the roof of the Adult Day Health tunities for companionship and socialization Care center. The three units are for seniors who need assistance or supervi- servicing different areas of the sion. The programs offer daytime relief to fam- center, including their cafeteria, ily members or caregivers and allow them the theater, and office and common freedom to go to work, handle personal busi-West Suburban Senior Services areas. The Carrier units are rated ness or just relax while knowing their loved on at 3, 5 and 7.5 tons. is safe and well cared for. The Adult Day Health Care centers’ specialized programs are designed to help seniors and impaired adults live as normally and happily as possible. Seniors come to the center during the day but reside in the familiar environment of their own homes and communities.The installed HVAC unit Funded by Cook County Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy Contact (312)-603-8200
  2. 2. Cook County EECBG Project Profile COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL West Suburban Senior Services Energy Efficiency Upgrades Benefits Metrics Type of Annual Electricity Annual Gas Saved Annual Greenhouse 5 Year Cost Savings ($)Improvement Saved (kWh) (therms) Emissions ReducedHVAC Retrofit 6,151 1,167 10.53 metric tonnes $8,912 Funded by Cook County Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy Contact (312)-603-8200

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