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, ...
New York State adds trainers and new facilities - including a virtual house - to meet the increasing demands on weatherization programs. [continue reading]
Ramping up the green-collar workforce will require a new set of training methods - WxTV picks up where traditional training leaves off. [continue reading]
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]
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]
The mantra of responsible new home building has been make it tight and ventilate right. Works for existing homes too. [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 ...