Uminski family featured in Center for Working Families' "Watt's New?" newsletter

Uminski family featured in Center for Working Families' "Watt's New?" newsletter

Looks like our awesome PUSH Green Team and the Uminski family - Mary Jane and Denis Uminski - will be featured in the Center for Working Families e-Newsletter, "Watt's New? The Green Jobs/Green New York Progress Report."

We are absolutely thrilled for everyone! Read more about the Uminski's and their mission to help make our PUSH Green program the best energy efficiency program in Western New York.

– Knock knock.

– Who’s there?

– Your local community-based organization, telling you about how an energy assessment and retrofit can keep you warmer in winter, cooler in summer – while saving you money on your utility bill.

It’s no joke. Organizations like PUSH in Buffalo and Albany’s Affordable Housing Partnership (among others) are knocking on doors, throwing house parties and using Facebook to recruit homeowners who otherwise might not know how they can participate in Green Jobs/Green New York.

Before Green Jobs/Green New York launched, energy retrofits were a hit-and-miss affair. Contractors would rely on ads and hope customers would come their way. But GJGNY includes a vital outreach component, unique to New York State (and advocated by the Center for Working Families). By the end of the year, 18 local community groups will have reached thousands of homeowners – and helped them navigate the retrofit process.

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