Energy Efficiency and Safety Education (ESSE) Program.
The Energy Efficiency and Safety Education (EESE) Program is for people who:
Want to reduce their energy costs,
Have concerns about the safety of their homes,
Are willing to assume the responsibilities of maintaining a safe and efficient home, and
Want to feel more compentent, knowledgeable and effective in managing their home.
The general health and safety measures addressed are:
Water leaks ~ Handrail/stair stability ~ CO detectors ~ Smoke alarms ~ Missing outlet covers ~ Ambient carbon monoxide testing ~ Gas leak detecting ~ Generic worst case draft test
The education component addresses:
Furnace filter education ~ Tips on saving energy through personal habits ~ Moisture dissipation through window/bath fans and kitchen vents ~ Space heater safety ~ Lead paint education
The energy efficiency measures include:
Utilizing power strips effectively ~ Window caulking ~ Refrigerator coil cleaning ~ Clean & tune on furnace ~ Visual inspections of furnace components ~ Weatherstripping ~ Water heater blanket ~ Foam pipe wrap at water heater ~ Water heater temperature testing & correction ~ Water conservation measures ~ Compact florescent light bulbs ~ Switch & outlet gaskets ~ Foam sealing for air infiltration reducation ~ Foil tape/duct mastic for duct boots ~ Window repair ~ Viable dryer vent kit ~ Holes in perimeter interior walls ~ Floor holes ~ Attic fan covers ~ Blower door guided air sealing ~ Mold/Moisture