Cool Congregations assists faith communities in conducting energy audits and provides a toolkit containing methods to reduce their carbon footprint.
A national contest through the umbrella Interfaith Power and Light organization awards $1,000 annually to six congregations that have completed climate-friendly projects in one of six categories: Cool Congregations Planner, Energy Saver, Renewable Role Model, Sacred Grounds Steward, Community Inspiration, and Electric Vehicle Leader . Two West Virginia congregations have won this national award! Could you be next? Projects completed in 2020, 2021, and 2022 will be eligible to enter this year’s contest. Details TBD. Click the link above for more info!