Category: Energy and Green Intiatives

Happy Virtual Weatherization Day from NASCSP!

October 30, 2020

During a year that has contained so much unpredictability, two things are certain: October 30th is still Weatherization Day, and Weatherization program managers, directors, state and local agency staff, contractors and retrofitting crews all deserve gratitude and congratulations for adapting to recent difficult conditions. To the many people listed above, as well as to anyone who lives in a

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The Weatherization Assistance Program: Resilient, Innovative, and Adaptive

August 14, 2020

From its founding in the precarious 1970s through its expansion during the 2008 Housing Crisis and into the present, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has known many changes. As it enters

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LIHEAP and WAP: Keeping Low-Income Families Healthy, Housed, & Energy Secure

August 6, 2020

The energy costs of heating or cooling one’s home can place a significant burden on low-income families, especially those living in more extreme climates. According to the Department of Energy’s

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Working Together: Improving Homes and Health

June 29, 2020

This guest blog was written by Matthew Flyer, Construction Manager at Yachad in Washington, D.C. For the last 25 years YACHAD, which means “together” in Hebrew, has played an active role

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Blower Doors & COVID-19: A Message from the NASCSP WAP Director

June 22, 2020

[caption id="attachment_16603" align="alignright" width="347"] Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur discusses blower door operation during Capitol Hill event (July 2019).[/caption] The blower door is

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