So proving that PUSH Green (PG) is a family thing, meaning that we are a team of individuals working towards the same goal, but with different perspectives, we caught up with Community Energy Advocate Alex Kuttesch. Alex gave us a few minutes of his time to
The PUSH Green Friends & Neighbors Program & Marc Hunt
On Friday, October 19, thePUSH Green staff were joined by friends, neighbors, homeowners, contractors, workers, and community leaders. City of Buffalo Delaware District Council member Mike LoCurto, Erie County Legislator Lynn Marinelli, and Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana were also on hand. We gathered at the home of PUSH Green "Friends and Neighbors" participant Marc Hunt. We came on the last day of Marc’s
· Do you want to increase your opportunity for employment? · Do you want to make your community more energy efficient? · Are you an experienced and/or trained construction worker? · Maybe you have no experience in construction? · Do you want to become a certified Green and Healthy Homes worker?
Uh-oh…looks like our PUSH Green team has an arch nemesis on the rise. And his name? Gene Vashing. Mr. Vashing is a proud, overly compensated representative for Coal, Oil and Gas America (COG America). His mission in life? To stop #COGBlockers, like us and our PUSH Green team, who believe in working to improve our communities through energy efficiency.
Vashing believes that people should not be getting paid to weatherize (or upgrade) your homes. After all, “If we are trying to convene with nature, why fight to keep weather out?”
Looks like Mr. Vashing is working pretty hard to NOT save you or your friends and neighbors any money on your energy bills!
WBEN 930AM’s “Hammertime with Domenic Cortese” Welcomes Back Erie County’s New Energy Efficiency Program, PUSH Green
PUSH Green friends, did you know that our awesome PUSH Green Community Energy Advocate, Alex Kuttesch, PUSH Green Program Manager, Kate Howard, and PUSH Green Friends and Neighbor participant (and Kenmore homeowner), Ryan McCarthy, were on “Hamertime with Domenic Cortese” Saturday?
Well, if you didn’t, now you know.
In case you missed the show, you can listen to the radio segment here!
#staygreen and #LIVEBetter friends!
Domenic Cortese is the President of CorteseBrothers Construction Companyin Depew, New York, specializing in residential renovations, additions, kitchens, and baths as well as handyman services. The business, founded by Domenic’s dad and uncle in 1951, recently celebrated its 60th year in business. Cortese Brothers completed $2.75 million dollars in residential renovation projects last year.
PUSH Green is a new energy efficiency program created by People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH Buffalo) that is part of a statewide effort to create jobs and help homeowners, like you, reduce your energy usage. Erie County homeowners now have access to free or reduced-cost energy assessments, installation services and low-cost financing. For those interested in the green jobs field, PUSH Green will also provide you with pathways to training and work for various green-collar careers. Visit us online, at www.pushgreenwny.org or give us a ring at 716-886-1780 today!