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Benefits of DOE's WAP
Weatherizing low-income homes can help to alleviate energy poverty, which is a significant problem in the United States and worldwide, and it also provides health, safety, and household-related benefits.
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Health and Household-Related Benefits of DOE's WAP
By Beth Hawkins and Bruce Tonn
DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) invests public funds to weatherize privately owned low-income housing. There is an active debate about the value ...
Did you know that the solar house was a popular concept in the 1940s, and that architects like Fred Keck, an American modernist architect ...
Infrared (IR) cameras have gotten better and cheaper over the last couple of decades. New products from upstart SEEK Thermal and old-timer FLIR verge ...
By Alan Meier
Every time I visit Japan I learn something new, and my most recent trip was no exception. This time I stayed in an apartment, ...
It’s become more apparent over the last five to ten years that the amount of energy ...
Our new working paper explores healthy home concerns and behaviors among American homeowners and renters. We show that ...
By Bill Spohn
You may not be aware, but there are several Home Performance standards currently available to the public.
By Dan McKee
When you’re working in a sector as competitive as HVAC sales and service, you need to ...
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