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Trenton ‘whole house’ pilot to improve health, safety in low-income NJ homes

in Toms River News

TRENTON — The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is rolling out what it says is a first-in-the-nation pilot program, in the state’s capital city, to alleviate certain barriers that can prevent low-income homes from maximizing their energy efficiency.

Stacy Richardson, deputy director of NJBPU’s division of clean energy, said the “Whole House” title of the program refers to the holistic approach the state is taking to remediate these dwellings’ health and safety hazards.

Many states have energy efficiency initiatives in place for low-income neighborhoods, she said, including New Jersey’s Comfort Partners program, for which NJBPU assists in providing energy upgrades.

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