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, ...
Tackling the defrost cycle dilemma makes metering a practical tool to use when choosing which refrigerators to replace. [continue reading]
Can you spot an inefficient refrigerator by its color or its age? Tests reveal which rules a program administrator can depend on. [continue reading]
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]
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]
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]
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]
It’s become more apparent over the last five to ten years that the amount of energy we’...
Our new working paper explores healthy home concerns and behaviors among American homeowners and renters. We show that both groups ...