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Addressing Energy Burden and Workforce Development in Low-Income Communities

Low-income households face a disproportionately higher energy burden, three times higher than for non-low-income households. Watch this session to learn from organizations within the Better Buildings Initiative and beyond that have successfully targeted low- and moderate-income energy initiatives through innovative methods, including using DOE’s Low-Income Energy Affordability Data (LEAD) Tool and offering workforce development opportunities to low-income residents.

Speakers: Tonya Gayle, Green City Force; Vlada Kenniff, New York City Housing Authority; Kenya Stump, Commonwealth of Kentucky; Yasmin Yacoby, State of Rhode Island