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Energy Services/Lead Program


* Performs a free energy audit for house holds with income under $97,000.  

* Provides a loan of $2000 to $8000 to fix energy emergencies including:
  • Furnace repair or replacement if necessary
  • Insulation
  • Duct sealing
* Administer the EmPower program which is a grant that is available to income eligible households to make energy improvements.  (Unable to replace windows).

* Offer Lead paint testing, risk assessments, clearance testing.  House inspection and job cost estimate.
  • Written specifications and bid process
  • Advisement in selection of contractors

Eligibility: Resident of area served, income guidelines apply.

Application Process: Call for assistance.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fee for services. Lead paint testing and assessment: Charges based on type of test and size of the project. Call for information.

Coverage Note: Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, Cayuga and Wayne Counties.

Languages: English, Spanish

This program is offered at this site:

Map Marker 1 NeighborWorks Rochester

570 South Avenue
Rochester NY 14620
M, TU, TH, F 8:30AM-5:00PM. W 8:30AM-7:00PM.

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Ruth Rentas
Energy Services Coordinator
(585) 327-4711

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NeighborWorks Western New York

NeighborWorks Western New York collaborates with people and partners to strengthen sustain and promote city neighborhoods.

570 South Avenue
Rochester NY 14620

Hours: Office hours: 8:30AM-5:00PM
By appointment only

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