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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

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    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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    ...and the workforce to build it: H.R. 1315. The Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Act

    ...and the workforce to build it: H.R. 1315. The Blue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Act

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    Be "Smart on Smart" - A Smart Home Workshop for Contractors at HPC19

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    Updating Existing Windows with Window Film Offers More Immediate Benefits

    Updating Existing Windows with Window Film Offers More Immediate Benefits

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    100,000 Home Energy Scores So Far And Counting!

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