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Home Improvement Programs

 
The Forest Park Environmental Awareness Program has partnered with several organizations and companies over the past decade to provided expertise and funding to residents who had home improvement needs.
 
Currently, we have two programs that are designed to meet the needs of different income levels. 
  • People Working Cooperatively
  • Residential Attic "Insulation & Air Sealing" Program
 
Below is a chart that helps residents decide which program best suits them. 
  • The first line represents the number of people living in the household.
  • The second line identifies the amount of income the household generates annually. 
     

Number Of People In Household

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Annual Income Levels of Household

$ 38,500 $44,000 $49,500 $54,950 $59,350 $63,750 $68,150 $72,550

 

Which Program Should I Be In?
 

  

PARTNERSHIPS

 

PWC2 

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Residential

"HVAC Checkup"
"Attic Insulation/Air Sealing"

Program

  


People Working Cooperatively (PWC)


Mission Statement

Its mission is to strengthen communities by providing professional, home repairs, weatherization, modifications, and maintenance services to help residents stay safely and comfortably in their homes. PWC performs critical home repairs and services so that low-income homeowners can remain in their homes living independently and healthier in a safe, sound environment.

  
What type of home improvements are possible?

PWC is committed to providing the knowledge, products and services needed to help you remain in your home. Certified experts will remove barriers that are major challenges to you.  Below are the improvements they can make.

 


  • Energy Issues
    • Refrigerator or freezer replacement
    • Energy efficient lighting
    • Wall or attic Insulation
    • Air sealing
    • Water heater replacement/repair
    • Pipe wraps, low-flow shower heads
    • Heat pump or furnace replacement

  • Health Issues
    • ASHRAE rated fans
    • Smoke alarms
    • Carbon dioxide detectors

  • Independent Living Issues
    • Grab bars
    • Interior/exterior handrails
    • Fall prevention education

  • Miscellaneous Repairs
    • Minor plumbing and electric

 

How much does the resident have to pay?

There is no cost to residents.  The Forest Park Environmental Program and PWC will cover all material costs and labor expenses. All you have to do is "sign-up" and qualify within the income requirements.

 

How can I sign up for the "Whole House" Improvement Program?

There are a few steps that residents must take in order to participate in this program.

 

Step 1 

Contact PWC Call Center

PWC has establish a special phone number and email address just for Forest Park residents.  Just tell them you are from Forest Park and want to participate in the "Whole House" Improvement Program.  A staff member will ask you questions concerning your household, income, utility provider and home repair needs.

Phone Number:   513-482-5110             Email Address:   fp@pwchomerepairs.org 

 

  Step 2 PWC will place the provided information in an application and mail it to you for your accuracy verification.

 

Step 3

Once you have received the mailed application, you must:

*  Sign the application thus signifying the accuracy of the information.

*  Provide proof of your claimed income and home ownership (if information isn't 
    available online).

*  Mail or fax the signed application and needed documentation to PWC staff.

*  Sign the authorization form for participation in this program.

  Step 4 PWC staff will review all documentation to determine your eligibility.

 

Step 5

It is recommended you contact PWC 7 to 10 days after mailing in the requested information to see if your information has been approved.  

 

Residential "HVAC Checkup & Attic Insulation/Air Sealing" Program

 
Mission Statement

Its mission is to provide residents with needed resources to ensure that their home heating and cooling systems function at maximum efficiency. 

 
Partners

The below contractors have agreed to partner with the FP Environmental Program.  Only these contractors qualify to incorporate the Forest Park Environmental subsidy in their costs!

  • Cool time Heating and Cooling
  • Home Energy Services
  • Tiburon Energy and Construction


What type of home improvements are possible? 

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FREE Energy Efficiency Assessment

HVAC Checkup
Attic Insulation & Air Sealing

insulation

Insulation will be increased to meet 2018 energy code requirements for new homes - R-49.

How much does the resident have to pay?

Residents could actual pay less than 50% of the total costs once the Environmental subsidy and Duke Energy rebate have been included.
  

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Forest Park Environmental Subsidies

HVAC Checkup - 50% subsidy
(maximum amount $75)
 

Attic Insualtion & Air Sealing - 50% subsidy
(maximum amount $1,000)

AND

Duke Energy $250 rebate
(will receive in mail within 45 days after completion)

 

How can I get more information about this Program and receive a FREE energy assessment? 

Call the Contractors

Cool time Heating and Cooling
only contractor who performs HVAC checkups
(513-608-5201)

Home Energy Services
(513-615-1427)

Tiburon Energy and Construction
(513-681-9300)

 

      If for some reason you are having difficulties in contacting these organizations, contact      

Forest Park Environmental Awareness Program.

513-595-5263                      environment@forestpark.org

 


Contact the City

1201 West Kemper Road
Forest Park, OH 45240-1697
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  • Phone: 513-595-5200
  • Fax: 513-595-5285
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