Air Conditioning Units and Fans Available to LIHEAP Participants

June 28, 2024

For the third year, ECA is working with the State of Pennsylvania on a cooling crisis program designed to distribute free air conditioning units and fans or coordinate free cooling system repairs for income-eligible Philadelphians. This program reallocates unused federal LIHEAP funds given to the state and therefore has strict […]

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Tips to Stay Cool this Summer!

June 12, 2024

As temperatures rise in Philadelphia, staying cool is a top priority. We’re here to help you beat the heat with practical tips and energy-efficient solutions. By following these tips, you can stay comfortable while saving energy and reducing your utility bills!   Tip 1: Your air conditioner will work better […]

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HUD-BTL Contractors RFP

May 15, 2024

ECA is inviting contractor participation in programs including Built to Last and the Healthy Homes Production Program. Participating contractors can build their businesses with year-round streams of steady work. ECA will provide scoped work, clear payment timelines, and opportunities for training and growth. Contractors will model the professionalism our clients […]

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2024 Neighborhood Energy Center RFP

March 26, 2024

The Energy Coordinating Agency is thrilled to announce that our 2024 Neighborhood Energy Center Request for Proposals (RFPs) is now open. Philadelphia has a unique network of 16 Neighborhood Energy Centers (NECs), convened by the Energy Coordinating Agency since 1985, serving over 5,000 families from disadvantaged communities annually. NECs are […]

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Coming 2024: Mobile Energy Center!

December 22, 2023

Since 1985, ECA has coordinated a network of Neighborhood Energy Centers to prevent utility terminations and bring holistic support to Philadelphia communities. From help with utility assistance applications to connecting homeowners to weatherization services to lower their bills, our NECs have been a lifeline to critical services. Now, we’re taking […]

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Support Homeowners Like Ms. Barbara!

December 13, 2023

For Ms. Barbara, her home is her castle. Your support made it possible for Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA) to provide her with critical home renovations, which led not only to a more energy efficient structure and the reduction of carbon emissions, but also took us one step closer to a […]

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2023 Energy Conference: Pathways to Energy Efficiency and Affordability

October 26, 2023

Hosted on Friday, October 20 at ECA’s Green Jobs Training Center, the annual conference brought together city, utility, and community leadership for an incredible day of discussion and learning. Panel topics ranged from clean energy workforce development to untangling home titles and community action. Some highlights included: Keynote presentation by […]

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Heat Pump Training Lab Grand Opening!

May 26, 2023

On Friday May 19th, ECA was delighted to open the new Heat Pump Lab with Congressman Dwight Evans, the Philadelphia Energy Authority, and industry leaders including Peirce-Phelps, Bradford White, Synergy, and State Water Heaters, who provided equipment, financial support, and input to the training curriculum. We thank all the friends […]

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Our Impact in 2023

March 21, 2023

Each year, ECA’s work keeps thousands warm during the winter, helps thousands more avoid utility termination, opens careers in clean energy to students and returning citizens, and dramatically reduces energy use for hundreds of homes. Our work alleviates poverty, reduces carbon emissions, adds value to the assets of low-income households, […]

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