Top Five Reasons You Should Care About Weatherization

October 8, 2015

Weatherization – what is it anyway? Why should I care about weatherizing my home? What good does it do? Good questions, and the answers may surprise you. Weatherization is a systemic, whole-house approach to saving energy. It includes insulation is key areas, like the attic, floors, sidewalls; sealing the perimeter of the home; and addressing air infiltration with advanced diagnostics like

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Mini Weatherization Toolkit, Week 1

October 5, 2015

Welcome to the first week of Weatherization Month 2015! We’re excited to bring you the first of the mini Weatherization Month toolkits to start the online buzz around the WAP and set the stage for #WXDayOct30! We hope that you are as excited as we are to embark on this celebration of a program that has been proven to have great effects in communities around the nation.  Between the results of

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29 Days and Counting to Weatherization Day 2015!

October 1, 2015

National Weatherization Month starts today! Sure, October 30 is Weatherization Day, but why not take the whole month to build up the anticipation to promote the program and your good work? This is a great time to involve your partners in publicizing your activities. Bringing in partners – like healthy homes, CSBG, housing, State Energy Program, and LIHEAP stakeholders – can build support

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Spotlight: Community Action Works to Ensure Year-Round Access to Healthy Meals and Skills Development Opportunities

September 28, 2015

By Rae Tamblyn, Research and Communications Analyst, NASCSP Community Action Agencies (CAAs) across the country know that hunger is a year-round problem that affects one in six Americans. Nutrition impacts the health and well-being of individuals as well as the economic security of the entire community. The consequences of hunger spread through every aspect of life and across the socioeconomic

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Gearing up for Weatherization Day 2015?

September 9, 2015

Weatherization Day is on October 30th, just a few short weeks away! Now is the time to request proclamations from your Governor's office, urge sub-grantees to hold events, celebrate effective practices, draft press releases in advance, pull together data to reflect your successes, start planning some great #WxDayOct30 tweets, and think about other ways to recognize the day in your state. The past

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