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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Lead-Safe Weatherization

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May 01, 2003

With a little inventiveness and a little help from their friends, a weatherization agency in Denver has learned to provide energy efficiency measures - sawing a lot of holes in walls painted with lead paint - without endangering the lives of its workers. [continue reading]

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Taking the Pain Out of Testing

Author: Thom Knoll
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May 01, 2003

Tackling the defrost cycle dilemma makes metering a practical tool to use when choosing which refrigerators to replace. [continue reading]

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The Avocados, The Golds - The Replaceables?

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January 01, 2003

Can you spot an inefficient refrigerator by its color or its age? Tests reveal which rules a program administrator can depend on. [continue reading]

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More Than Just Patching Holes

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March 01, 2002

When I started working ten months ago as a weatherization coordinator for the Community Action Program of Evansville (CAPE), in southern Indiana, it was just a job, and not a very well-paying one, either. But ... [continue reading]

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Weatherization Show and Tell

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January 01, 2002

The proven benefits of weatherization remain, frustratingly, not well known. Some states are reaching out to politicians and communities, spreading the good word by demonstrating exactly what weatherization looks like. [continue reading]

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Weatherization Test Drives Spray Sealant

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November 01, 2001

New aerosol spray technology can allow weatherization crews to seal even tiny duct leaks in places that are difficult to reach using conventional methods. [continue reading]

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

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