Field Guides: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

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Field Guides: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

For the past four years I’ve been reviewing field guides used by grantees delivering weatherization services throughout the country. With 58 grantees and up to three housing types per grantee, that’s a ...

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Tackling the House's Biggest Energy User the Occupant

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September 10, 2019

In many parts of the country, energy efficiency programs are not delivering energy savings as promised. There are several factors that may explain this, and I’m sure we can debate most of them, ... [continue reading]

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Reaching the Underserved

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June 01, 2019

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DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

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May 31, 2019

In an ongoing effort to improve communication with the weatherization community, DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) will convey new training resources, recently issued Weatherization Program Notices (WPNs) and WAP Memorandums, and other relevant ... [continue reading]

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Field Guides: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

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December 05, 2018

For the past four years I’ve been reviewing field guides used by grantees delivering weatherization services throughout the country. With 58 grantees and up to three housing types per grantee, that’s a ... [continue reading]

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Why Are Monitoring and Accountability Needed in Weatherization?

Author: Ray Judy
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September 14, 2018

DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has the following mission: “To reduce energy costs for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities, and children, by improving the energy efficiency of their ... [continue reading]

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EnergyFIT Philly Gentrification Without Displacement

Author: Liz Robinson
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January 24, 2017

Low income weatherization providers nationally face a dilemma. Too often, the highest-use households do not qualify for existing programs, because their homes need extensive repairs that must be done before the roof can be insulated ... [continue reading]

Using Residential Solar Panels to Power Electric Cars

Rob Appelhof

Using Residential Solar Panels to Power Electric Cars

People are buying more electric cars than ever. According to the newsletter ARS Technica, in 2018 – the most-recent full year ...

EERE Success Story  Reducing the Energy Burden for Elderly and Homes that Previously Could Not Receive Weatherization Services

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EERE Success Story Reducing the Energy Burden for Elderly and Homes that Previously Could Not Receive Weatherization Services

Minnesota's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has made strides in reducing the energy burden and providing a healthier home environment for ...

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