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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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    Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts

    Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts

    By Brandon De Young

    In 2008, California set a bold new goal for its homebuilders. The California Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan ...
    The Second Energy Efficiency Day is Fast Approaching - Here's What You Can Do

    The Second Energy Efficiency Day is Fast Approaching - Here's What You Can Do

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    Connecticut Builders at the Forefront of Zero Energy Home Construction

    Connecticut Builders at the Forefront of Zero Energy Home Construction

    By Amber Schilberg, on behalf of Energize Connecticut

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