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Program Helps Henderson Residents Increase Energy Effeciency in their Home

January 08, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KATHY BLAHA, (702) 267-2052

Henderson, Nev. – With the drop in temperatures during the winter months, many homeowners feel the effects of poor insulation or low-functioning heating units. The city of Henderson Weatherization Assistance Program can help income-qualified Henderson residents make energy efficient improvements to their home at no cost to the resident.

The Weatherization Assistance Program includes an assessment to determine weatherization needs. Improvements may include appliance repair or replacement, installing carbon monoxide detectors, duct sealing and insulation, attic insulation, low flow showerheads, water heater blankets and compact fluorescent light bulbs.

“At a time when budgets are tight, this program can help our residents make changes that will help reduce their energy bills and increase the comfort of their home,” said Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen.

The program is available at no cost to income qualified residents. Qualification is based on household size and combined current gross income for everyone 18 years and older. Residents can call Neighborhood Services at (702) 267-2000 to see if they qualify.

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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Celebrating the city’s 60th anniversary in 2013, Henderson has been recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes). Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

 

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