Full-Time Position: Springfield/West Springfield Energy Advocate

FULL-TIME POSITION: Springfield/West Springfield Energy Advocate (posted 2/13/22) The Energy Advocate will be a key player in Cooler Communities/ener-G-save’s participation in the Mass Save Community First Partnership program (CFP). CFP is a community outreach program whose goal is to increase participation in energy efficiency programs, especially among renters, landlords, moderate income households, language isolated households, and small businesses. The Energy Advocate will foster community engagement and energy efficiency program enrollment. This is an exciting opportunity for an organized, people-oriented individual who is passionate about expanding access to beneficial energy-saving programs in our community and who wants to work as a part of a cross-sector team to have a measurable, positive impact on reducing both carbon and inequality. Tasks and responsibilities Build and deepen partnerships with nonprofits, businesses, neighborhoods, rental/landlord organizations, neighborhood groups, PTOs, health groups, NAACP, local nonprofits to facilitate access of efficiency programs to underserved communities Develop strategic outreach plans and approaches; implement innovative ways to provide information and recruit residents for...
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Part-Time Position: Pittsfield Energy Advocate

Part-Time Position: Pittsfield Energy Advocate (posted 2/11/22) The Energy Advocate will be a key player in Cooler Communities/ener-G-save’s participation in the Mass Save Community First Partnership program (CFP). CFP is a community outreach program whose goal is to increase participation in energy efficiency programs, especially among renters, landlords, low and moderate income households, language isolated households, and small businesses. The Energy Advocate will foster community engagement and energy efficiency program enrollment. This is an exciting opportunity for an organized, people-oriented individual who is passionate about expanding access to beneficial energy-saving programs in our community and who wants to work as a part of a cross-sector team to have a measurable, positive impact on reducing both carbon and inequality. Tasks and responsibilities Build and deepen partnerships with nonprofits, businesses, neighborhoods, rental/landlord organizations, neighborhood groups, PTOs, health groups, NAACP, local nonprofits to facilitate access of efficiency programs to underserved communities Develop strategic outreach plans and approaches; implement innovative ways to provide information and recruit residents for...
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Press Release:  April, 2017: Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation Energy LLC initiates energy efficiency pilot program in the Pioneer Valley

PRESS RELEASE, April, 2017: The newly founded Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation Energy LLC just completed thermo-imaging 100,000 single family homes in the Pioneer Valley. If you have noticed a strange vehicle with a camera on the roof driving slowly through the streets in the middle of the night, it wasn’t an invasion of some kind! The car, loaded with high-tech imaging devices, was measuring how much heat is being lost from the envelopes of our building stock. This kind of thermal imaging is a non-invasive way that respects privacy and reveals the spots where a home allows heat (or, in the summer, cool air) to escape. This data will now be analyzed by sophisticated software developed at MIT. Starting in May, the foundation will collaborate with 10 valley towns to determine the best way to deliver 25000 reports to those homeowners, who have the greatest potential for energy savings. Along with a detailed thermal image of their home, they will receive information...
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