Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades
Completing weatherization and home performance upgrades can be dirty work. Add the challenges of being in occupied homes, and you have one of the toughest jobs in the industry! The type of dust created during ...
Weatherization Training Takes Off in the Southeast
To increase cooling efficiency in hot climates, trainers are taking the whole-house approach where it hasn't gone before. [continue reading]
Restoring Indoor Health, One House at a Time
The Opportunity Council first does no harm, and then tackles IAQ problems. [continue reading]
With a little inventiveness and a little help from their friends, a weatherization agency in Denver has learned to provide energy efficiency measures - sawing a lot of holes in walls painted with lead paint - without endangering the lives of its workers. [continue reading]
Taking the Pain Out of Testing
Tackling the defrost cycle dilemma makes metering a practical tool to use when choosing which refrigerators to replace. [continue reading]
The Avocados, The Golds - The Replaceables?
Can you spot an inefficient refrigerator by its color or its age? Tests reveal which rules a program administrator can depend on. [continue reading]
More Than Just Patching Holes
When I started working ten months ago as a weatherization coordinator for the Community Action Program of Evansville (CAPE), in southern Indiana, it was just a job, and not a very well-paying one, either. But ... [continue reading]
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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?
Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.