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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Combustion Appliance Testing: Why, How, When?

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November 07, 2010

Combustion appliance testing, before and after weatherizing a home, is an absolute necessity to protect homeowners from the effects of CO gas and other combustion products. Learn the BPI test procedures. [continue reading]

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Pressure House Learning in Real Time

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July 01, 2010

New York State adds trainers and new facilities - including a virtual house - to meet the increasing demands on weatherization programs. [continue reading]

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WxTV: Entertainment-Based Learning

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July 01, 2010

Ramping up the green-collar workforce will require a new set of training methods - WxTV picks up where traditional training leaves off. [continue reading]

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Evaluating DOE's Weatherization Assistance Program

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July 01, 2010

With an unprecedented increase in funding - and expectations - through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, WAP has to figure out what works best and tell Congress. [continue reading]

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Improving Weatherization with WAP+

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May 03, 2010

In New York City, Weatherization Assistance program (WAP) subgrantees perform retrofits on a wide variety of buildings, from single-family homes to affordable housing complexes with hundreds of units. [continue reading]

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Weatherization Ventilation

Author: Don Stevens
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March 01, 2010

The mantra of responsible new home building has been make it tight and ventilate right. Works for existing homes too. [continue reading]

Healthy Homes and a Healthy Bottom Line

Jim Gunshinan

Healthy Homes and a Healthy Bottom Line

There has been a lot of interest of late in the weatherization and broader home performance community in putting a ...

Side Benefits of a Passive House

Rob Nicely

Side Benefits of a Passive House

There’s no doubt that building to Passive House standards results in energy consumption that’s about 70 to 80 ...

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