Derek Slap


Derek Slap



May 22, 2024
Senator Derek Slap

Sen. Slap Welcomes Nearly $3.5M for West Hartford Schools’ Indoor Air Projects

State Senator Derek Slap welcomed the announcement that the state Department of Administrative Services (DAS) has unveiled its 2024 list of Indoor Air Quality grants for public schools in Connecticut and will award nearly $3.5 million for West Hartford schools, a 38.22% reimbursement rate for each project. The funding will be used for testing and remediation of any hazardous materials in the existing ventilation systems and to upgrade the buildings electrical system.

“This state funding is huge for our students, their families, teachers and staff and West Hartford taxpayers,” said State Senator Derek Slap. “Ensuring our students have clean and healthy environments to learn in has been a top priority of my mine and my colleagues. I am thrilled to see this funding make its way to our classrooms through state and local collaboration.”

  • Duffy Elementary School will receive $1,646,422.
  • Webster Hill Elementary School will receive $ 1,807,704

The grants are being awarded through the HVAC Indoor Air Quality Grants Program for Public Schools, a state program that is administered by DAS. In fiscal year 2023, DAS committed $56 million to projects across the state to address indoor air quality in school buildings.


Contact: Garnet McLaughlin
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