Local Government Energy Audits for Challis and Custer County, Idaho - Stimulus Grant Money for Energy Retrofitting
By Ed Newman
(Alamo Infrared, LLC)
Information gathered from the Idaho energy audits in Challis, Custer County, Idaho will be used to determine energy efficiency, retrofitting and weatherization projects using funds from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG). Retrofitting projects will include air infiltration, energy efficient windows and doors, insulation levels, weather-stripping and caulking, and electric base loads. Using its EECBG formula funding to retrofit and improve the energy efficiency of a number of it's municipal buildings that will result in substantial reduction in energy usage. EECBG Formula grants can be used for energy efficiency and conservation programs and projects community wide, as well as renewable energy installations on local municipal buildings, city facilities, local c...