Here’s the announcement and work plan that HEET sent out before the event:
Saturday, June 26th
Attic air-sealing Saturday, June 19th 9-2
Cambridge YWCA Emergency Family Shelter
3 Bigelow Street, Cambridge
Pitch in to help 10 homeless families who live at the shelter
Lower vast energy bills for the shelter so it can help the families more
Learn skills that can save you $$ at home
Fight climate change
Share food & celebrate after a job well done
No skills necessary – training on the job!!
An easy and cheap way to fix old vinyl replacement windows so they easily close again
Air-sealing an incredibly leaky attic
Using caulk and sprayfoam to stop air leaks
Saving water and electricity
Installing programmable thermostats
Masonry, plastering, and more
If you want to take part in the attic air-sealing, check the box on the form
Organized by HEET (Home Energy Efficiency Team), a Cambridge-based co-op that brings neighbors together to weatherize our homes and take the energy future into our own hands.
Co-sponsored by Cambridge Energy Alliance
HEET has been doing monthly weatherization barnraisings since the summer of 2008 and are looking for new homes to weatherize. Cambridge is not the only community doing weatherization barnraisings. HEET now has links to some 25 groups.
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