Mayor, Ward 5 Dem Marcia Cooper Ask for Your Help for a Cleaner Environment

A message from Marcia Cooper and Mayor Setti Warren:

Announcing partnership for 1,000 Home Energy Assessments in One Year!

Mayor Setti Warren, Green Newton, the Newton Clergy Association, and Next Step Living have officially announced the Newton Energy $avers initiative, with the goal of conducting 1,000, home energy assessments (HEA) within one year.  More than 2,600 Newton homes have had HEAs since 2009. 

 “These free home energy efficiency assessments will help homeowners save money, save energy, and participate in a city-wide effort to advance environmental sustainability” said Mayor Warren.  “We hope homeowners embrace energy conservation because many of the steps are simple, cost-effective, and will help reduce Newton’s carbon footprint.”

This Newton Energy $avers initiative is one aspect of Mayor Warren’s comprehensive sustainability efforts to encourage environmentally sustainable practices.  Other programs have included solar development at schools and on other municipal properties, the replacement of approximately 8,000 Newton streetlights with LED, and steps within municipal buildings to conserve energy.  It is estimated that the energy initiatives completed under the Warren Administration will save Newton taxpayers $30 to 40 million over the next 20 years.

To schedule a home energy assessment, please call 800-873-1649 or visit: http://www.nextstepliving.com/Newton .   For more info, please contact the City of Newton’s Director of Sustainability, Andrew Savitz:  (617) 796-1019 or asavitz@newtonma.gov.