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, ...
The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) set the stage for many new and expanded training initiatives. [continue reading]
According to the U.S. Census, there are nearly 23 million residential-use buildings across the United States that contain five or more housing units. These represent more than one-sixth of U.S. homes. Weatherizing these multifamily ... [continue reading]
More money than ever before is being invested in residential whole-building retrofit programs, but these funds are largely geared toward single-family homeowners. Can we continue to ignore the roughly one-third of us who live in apartments? [continue reading]
Seen the TV show "Ice Road Truckers" on the History Channel? Some of those trucks are carrying material to weatherize homes in a far-off Alaskan Native American village. [continue reading]
Learn how to weatherize homes with lead paint present while obeying the law, and keeping workers and home occupants safe from lead poisoning. [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 ...