In November, the SWAT Team provided free service to residents in need to ensure their heating and cooling systems were properly maintained, with an emphasis on protecting comfort and safety during periods of extreme cold and inclement weather.
The following are examples of some of the work done throughout the country:
In Denver, local Service Expert SWAT Teams performed safety inspections in about 50 homes to identify potential hazards and harmful fumes, such as carbon monoxide, that could result as byproducts of combustion.
In the Chicago area, SWAT and the local Catholic Charities worked to refurbish an old townhouse for a low-income family.
Pittsburgh team members and its chamber of commerce assisted more than a dozen elderly and low-income families with tune-ups for their heating systems.
In Tampa, air conditioning and heating systems were inspected and serviced.
The Dallas team worked with the Salvation Army's "Home Sweet Home" project, which serves low-income families in the Dallas/Fort worth Metroplex. They provided free maintenance and minor repairs.