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 in Rural Alaska
Seen the TV show "Ice Road Truckers" on the History Channel? Some of those trucks are carrying material to weatherize homes in a far-off Alaskan Native American village. [continue reading]
Taking the Lead on Lead
Learn how to weatherize homes with lead paint present while obeying the law, and keeping workers and home occupants safe from lead poisoning. [continue reading]
Combustion Appliance Testing: Why, How, When?
Combustion appliance testing, before and after weatherizing a home, is an absolute necessity to protect homeowners from the effects of CO gas and other combustion products. Learn the BPI test procedures. [continue reading]
Pressure House Learning in Real Time
New York State adds trainers and new facilities - including a virtual house - to meet the increasing demands on weatherization programs. [continue reading]
WxTV: Entertainment-Based Learning
Ramping up the green-collar workforce will require a new set of training methods - WxTV picks up where traditional training leaves off. [continue reading]
Evaluating DOE's Weatherization Assistance Program
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]
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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.