Freeborn County Communities Foundation Grant reports: Semcac

Published 10:00 pm Monday, May 20, 2019

Leean Dulitz presents Semcac Executive Director Wayne Stenberg and Semcac board members Lenore Fries and Pat Sorenson with grant funds that will be used in the organization’s weatherization program. Provided

Organization: Semcac

Project: Weatherization program

Grant report: The grant dollars will be used to replace water heaters in the homes of low-income families. 

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These extra funds also help to enhance the program and allow other dollars to cover expenses in the home.

The weather program performs blower door testing, insulates walls, replaces furnaces and gets a home ready for the winter months.  Most clients see a 30% cost reduction in energy costs after receiving services.