What is Green Iowa AmeriCorps?
Green Iowa AmeriCorps is a community service program hosted by Community Action of Eastern Iowa that helps make homes more energy efficient through low-impact home weatherization, energy education, and community outreach. We mostly serve low income, elderly, disabled, and/or veterans in order to enhance the lives of underserved communities in Iowa.
Who funds Green Iowa AmeriCorps?
Major funding is provided by the Corporation for National & Community Service, the University of North Iowa, and Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service. Host sites also provide funding along with local community contributors.
What services do you provide?
• Free Home Energy Performance Audits: evaluate the home to see what measures can be taken for efficiency
• Weatherization: temporary fixes to problems areas e.g. LED light bulbs, weather stripping, applying plastic, etc.
• Evaluation & Education: post-weatherization test to see if adjustments were effective
All our materials and labor are FREE to everyone that receives our service.
Phone: (563) 324-3236 ext. 1228