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  • A Range of Debate

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    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

    In an ongoing effort to improve communication with the weatherization community, DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) will convey new training resources, recently ...
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    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

    By Kara Saul Rinaldi and Leslie Jackson

    Kara Saul Rinaldi manages Building Performance Association’s government affairs team. Her team develops and advocates for policies and objectives that address obstacles ...
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    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

    By Andrew Woodruff

    We all know the basics of energy efficiency. Air seal high in the building, then low, then insulate. Seems simple, right? Stop the air ...
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    New Study Dispels Myth That Leaks In Interior Ductwork Do Not Contribute to Home Energy Loss

    New Study Dispels Myth That Leaks In Interior Ductwork Do Not Contribute to Home Energy Loss

    By Brad Brenner

    February 26, 2018 – Comfort Institute today released finding from a new study that ...
    How We Turned Our House into a Giant Foam Box, Part I by Wen Lee

    How We Turned Our House into a Giant Foam Box, Part I by Wen Lee

    By Leslie Jackson

    Chris Stratton and Wen Lee are a husband-and-wife team living in the Los Angeles area who are DIY ...
    From Philly to DC: Join Us on Capitol Hill

    From Philly to DC: Join Us on Capitol Hill

    By Keith Aldridge

    By now you have probably heard – as part of this year’s HPC National Home Performance ...
    Home Performance Coalition Calls on Congress to Support Federal Energy Efficiency Programs

    Home Performance Coalition Calls on Congress to Support Federal Energy Efficiency Programs

    By Jim Gunshinan

    February 12, 2018 - Washington DC – Today, President Trump released his budget for ...
     
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