The Weatherization Experiences Project: A Social Network Study

November/December 2014
A version of this article appears in the November/December 2014 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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October 31, 2014
Individuals belong to complex webs of social networks comprised of many types of relationships, interactions, and functions. As part of a national evaluation of DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) did an analysis to explore the links among individuals in weatherized homes, weatherization staff, and WAP agencies within these multirelational social systems. In this article we refer to these links as nodes, and we refer to the ORNL study as the Weatherization Experiences (WE) project.

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