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WHAT IS THE KNOXVILLE EXTREME ENERGY MAKEOVER PROGRAM (KEEM)?

  • KEEM is a TVA-funded program to provide energy retrofit services for 1,200 homes in Knoxville.
  • KEEM is builds on the existing weatherization programs to provide energy efficiency upgrades to income-eligible families.
  • The improvements are designed to reduce each homes' annual electricity usage by at least 25 percent for homes that are 20 years old.
  • High energy costs are an excessive burden on low-income families. KEEM addresses this need for assistance.

HOW DOES KEEM WORK?

  • KEEM's professionally trained crews evaluate single-family homes, multi-family dwellings, and mobile homes.
  • KEEM determines which energy retrofit services are appropriate in order to achieve 25 percent reduction in energy usage

KEEM WORKS FOR INDIVIDUALS BY:

  • Reducing energy costs for families.
  • Providing education in energy-efficient practices.
  • Increasing financial independence.
  • Creating greater flexibility in spending choices.

KEEM WORKS FOR COMMUNITIES BY:

  • Promoting energy efficiency.
  • Creating jobs.
  • Executing successful Public/Private partnerships.
  • Improving neighborhood housing conditions.
  • Helping to create an empowered community.

The KEEM Team Partners Are:

Link to City of Knoxville Link to KUB Link to Alliance to Save Energy Link to TVA
Link to KnoxCAC