Health and Household-Related Benefits of DOE's WAP

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Health and Household-Related Benefits of DOE's WAP

DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) invests public funds to weatherize privately owned low-income housing. There is an active debate about the value of this program. Weatherizing low-income homes can help to alleviate energy ...

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Insulation Tops List of Low-Income Weatherization Measures

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July 01, 1999

The gas savings from the 1994 Ohio Home Weatherization Program (HWAP) were among the highest that have been documented in any published, large-scale state weatherization assistance program evaluation based on actual billing data. [continue reading]

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Insulation Tops List of Low-Income Weatherization Measures

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July 01, 1999

The gas savings from the 1994 Ohio Home Weatherization Program (HWAP) were among the highest that have been documented in any published, large-scale state weatherization assistance program evaluation based on actual billing data. Electricity savings were also significant. [continue reading]

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Cost-Effective Weatherization in Philadelphia

Author: Liz Robinson
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May 01, 1999

Our organization--the Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia (ECA)--has broken new ground in the never-ending effort to increase cost-effectiveness. [continue reading]

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Cost-Effective Weatherization in Philadelphia

Author: Liz Robinson
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May 01, 1999

Our organization--the Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia (ECA)--has broken new ground in the never-ending effort to increase cost-effectiveness. [continue reading]

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Hot Water Improvements Top Warm Climate Weatherization Measures

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September 01, 1998

Reducing hot water costs is the most cost-effective way to save money for low-income housing in warm climates. This is one conclusion that can be drawn from a new study on the cost-effectiveness of energy-saving measures for low-income housing in warm climates. [continue reading]

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Sick Houses: Using Diagnostic Tools to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Author: Scott Finley
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November 01, 1997

"Sick building syndrome" is caused by everything from dangerous molds to meteorological occurrences. Improving the indoor air quality of these buildings calls for careful diagnostics and even more careful removal of and repairs to problem areas. [continue reading]

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DOE's Race to Zero 2017 Registration is Open!

The next U.S. Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero) will be held April 22...

CLEAResult and NREL JUMP Into Residential Energy Efficiency

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CLEAResult and NREL JUMP Into Residential Energy Efficiency

Crowdsourcing. It’s a great way to gather input and enlist the minds of many to do good. With ...

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