The Community Conservation Corps provides free home weatherization to low income homeowners in the greater Greenville community. Funded by grants from Piedmont Natural Gas, we partner with Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County to promote efficient, safe home building and homeowner education. The mission of the Community Conservation Corps (CCC) is to reduce energy consumption and promote the financial stability of homeowners through weatherization, energy conservation, and education.
The CCC strives to provide our clients with significant monetary savings on their home energy bills through free home weatherization, and to educate the community about the importance and advantages of energy conservation. To ensure a positive and professional experience for our clients, the CCC hires experienced, certified home energy auditors to determine each home's needs. Expert contractors then perform all necessary services and provide all clients with the most relevant information for their household.
The CCC partners with BPI (Building Performance Institute) certified contractors and auditors to provide all necessary adjustments and home repairs, completely free of charge. Some of our services include new or additional insulation around water heaters and in attics and crawlspaces, weather stripping, air-sealing, crawl space vapor barriers, safety checks on combustion appliances, and more. We estimate that by providing these and other home weatherization services, we can help our clients save up to 35% on their home energy bills.
How to apply
Submit your home for a free home weatherization! We want to help as much of Greenville as possible by saving your money and protecting our environment.
See if you qualify, and learn how to apply.
Not eligible for our program? No worries; there's plenty you can do yourself! Click on the link below to learn about many different programs and to find tips and tricks you can use in your own home. All of the resources on the following page have helped us improve our program, and they can save you lots of time and money as well.
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Volunteer with us
Thank you for your interest in serving the Greenville Community! By volunteering with the CCC, you can become a vital part of helping homeowners conserve energy and save money. There are a number of ways individuals can volunteer with the CCC, ranging from supervised basic construction and weatherization to event planning and outreach. You do not have to be a Furman student to volunteer. Download our Adult and Minor waivers here.
If you want to learn more about the Community Conservation Corps or just learn more about the many benefits of greener living, get in touch with us today: