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 ...
Taking Weatherization to Native Americans in Washington State
Tribal Weatherization is a long road, literally and figuratively. Yes, we can get there from here. [continue reading]
Creating Healthy and Energy-Efficient Housing
What Does the Research Tell Us? [continue reading]
ASHRAE in Weatherization
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]
Money Well Spent: A Look at the Recovery Act's WAP Milestones
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]
Weatherization Plus Health: The Next Step for WAP
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]
Making Nonprofit Work in a For-Profit World
How one company added a for-profit weatherization business to its nonprofit organization — and how they now work successfully together. [continue reading]
Building Performance Journal Editors
Our Blog Has Moved
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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.