Pressure House Learning in Real Time

July/August 2010
A version of this article appears in the July/August 2010 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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July 01, 2010
New York State adds trainers and new facilities - including a virtual house - to meet the increasing demands on weatherization programs.
In the fall of 2008, the New York State Weatherization Directors Association (NYSWDA) dedicated its 3,800 ft2 energy training center, located in East Syracuse, New York. The center had already been in use for three years as a centrally located training facility for New York’s 65 weatherization agencies. With the completion of the heating lab, with its 17 heating systems, and a 600 ft2 pressure diagnostics house within the facility, NYSWDA was prepared to scale up its training program to full speed. Little did we know that a few months later, a newly elected president would stimulate us into warp speed.

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