Learn about the Resilient Libraries Network initiative timeline, benefits of participating and the application process.
The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is launching a new initiative designed to develop a network of energy efficient and resilient local libraries that can also function as Community Resilience Centers (CRCs) to deliver resources before, during and/or after a natural hazard related events based on local needs.
For more information on the Resilient Libraries Network initiative timeline, benefits of participation and pre-application support: https://www.bayren.org/addressing-existing-buildings/bay-area-resilient-libraries-network-initiative
Benefits of Participation:
• Join a network of Bay Area libraries working to improve community resilience based on local needs.
• Community engagement and facilitation support and to develop community driven goals for your Community Resilience Center.
• Receive free engineering technical assistance and recommendations to identify energy upgrades needed to improve your library building's efficiency, resilience, and ability to provide cooling and clean air.
• Work directly with resilience funding and finance experts to identify relevant funding sources to support your Community Resilience Center and implement recommended energy upgrades.