Field Guides: The Good the Bad and the Ugly
For the past four years I’ve been reviewing field guides used by grantees delivering weatherization services throughout the country. With 58 grantees and up to three housing types per grantee, that’s a ...
Over the years, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has gone through a number of significant changes, trying to become more scientific and technical. There has been frequent controversy, however, about how tight a house should ... [continue reading]
From the beginning, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) was all about the numbers: $5 billion doled out to 50 states, the U.S. territories, and Indian tribes for three ... [continue reading]
WAP's mission is to reduce energy costs for low-income families by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety. [continue reading]
How one company added a for-profit weatherization business to its nonprofit organization — and how they now work successfully together. [continue reading]
An energy management consultant since 1974, Andrew Rudin shares his personal accounts, the good and the bad, with using solar panels to generate electricity and to heat water. [continue reading]
Most homeowners don't know what goes into the planning and construction of a house. And the rise of home improvement ...
As the date approaches for the Getting to Zero Forum in Downtown Oakland, California October 9-11, this article, published mid-summer ...