Online Tool Ensures High-Quality Weatherization Work

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Online Tool Ensures High-Quality Weatherization Work

The idea of using step-by-step descriptions to help workers understand what's needed to achieve a desired outcome is common in the fast-food industry—but applying this approach to weatherization requires some creative thinking. Clearly, ...

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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]

Need More Proof that On Demand Pumps are Cost Effective? Here It Is.

Dave Grieshop

Need More Proof that On Demand Pumps are Cost Effective? Here It Is.

My original post, “How On-Demand Pumps in New Residential Construction Can Pay for Themselves Via the New Home’...

Energy Department Announces Dates and New Contests for Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver, Colorado

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Energy Department Announces Dates and New Contests for Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver, Colorado

The U.S. Department of EnergySolar Decathlon 2017 studentdesign competition, which challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate ...

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