Weatherization at Work

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Newsletter   |   Oct 13, 2020

Central Kentucky Community Action’s Weatherization Program has started off the new fiscal year fully staffed and looking forward to what the upcoming year will bring. CKCAC’s Weatherization program has completed a total of 6 homes with DOE and LIHEAP funding with 2 cancellations, and 6 home which have been deferred due to needs outside the of our program guidelines, as of August 30, 2020. CKCAC has 78 clients on the waiting list to receive Weatherization services as of July 1st 2020 to start the new contract year.  The Weatherization Program is fully staffed with an in-house crew and are still utilizing contractors to perform HVAC and Electrical work that we have to perform to the dwellings receiving services. We look forward to the future of the new contract year of CKCAC’s weatherization program to progress and better serve our 8 county service area.

Central Kentucky Community Action Council Wx program is fully staffed with a highly trained supporting and technical staff consisting of Denny Baxter Dwelling Needs Evaluator/QCI Josh Mattingly Crew Leader, Ashley Hines Retrofit Installer, Aaron Haycraft Retrofit Installer, Tessa Hinton Retrofit Installer, and supporting staff Barbara Garrett Accounting/Weatherization Assistant. We would like to say a huge thank you to all WX staff for their dedication for improving the quality of work and the dedication to ensure the health and safety of all the clients we serve.

Central Kentucky Community Action Council has leveraged funds from utilities to expand the reach of the Weatherization Assistance Program. This year we are leveraging funding from DOE, LIHEAP, ATMOS, East Kentucky Power, Kentucky Utilities, and Louisville Gas& Electric.

Our goal with weatherization is to continue to reduce energy waste and assure the Health and safety of each client we serve through testing consisting of; aliening air and thermal boundaries, pressure diagnostics, heating system diagnostics, indoor air quality, and base load energy consumption diagnostics.