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Get help with energy costs

EnergyWorks KC has negotiated financing incentive opportunities for home and business owners interested in making energy upgrades. Proposed features include: rebates to reduce the cost of an analysis; a free home energy analysis for qualified low-income households; loan loss reserve fund, which offers reduced loan qualifying criteria; interest rate subsidy – 0 percent for one […]

April 9th, 2012|Energy Efficiency|0 Comments

EnergyWorks KC offers financing incentives to aid energy efficiency improvements

EnergyWorks KC (EWKC) provides financing incentives to assist home and business owners as they implement energy efficiency improvements. These incentives include rebates, an interest rate subsidy, and revolving loan funds with super low interest rates.

“We’re pleased to offer a financing program in Kansas City that helps make investing in energy efficient improvements very easy and […]

April 4th, 2012|Energy Efficiency, Sustainability|0 Comments

Kick off summer with Pollinator Week

Celebrate the first day of summer by taking part in the 6th annual Pollinator Week, June 18 – 24. It’s a celebration of the ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles.

Pollinators are vital to our ecosystem, support terrestrial wildlife and contribute to a healthy watershed. Established to address the urgent issue of […]

Middle Blue River Basin Green Solutions pilot project underway

The Middle Blue River Basin Green Solutions pilot project, designed by URS Green Solutions, Kansas City, is using stormwater management and green infrastructure to address sewer overflows and water pollution. Kansas City’s Water Services Department is leading the project, which began green infrastructure construction one year ago.

By the end of 2011, crew completed:
• 6,600 feet […]

March 29th, 2012|Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

Lenexa offers stormwater cost share program

The city of Lenexa, KS is now offering a 50 percent reimbursement for residents and businesses that install stormwater treatment structures.

Rain gardens, native plantings and rain barrels provide a means to capture stormwater runoff and allow it to infiltrate into the soil rather than running off into the street where it is rapidly channeled to […]

March 28th, 2012|Gardening, Nature, Press Releases, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments