Category: Energy and Green Intiatives

Leveraging Success Story: Washington

September 1, 2011

As the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) reaches the end of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) period on March 31, 2012, States and local agencies are looking to the future. To sustain the program and ensure the uninterrupted provision of quality services to low-income people, the network is exploring innovative partnerships and initiatives. WAP creates good, green

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WAP Recovery Act Success Story: Hawaii

September 1, 2011

In the last several years, the WAP network has placed increasing emphasis on warm climate weatherization strategies, resulting in state-of-the-art best practices for hot climate states and a large boost to the delivery of quality WAP services.  In spite of these strides, you still may not think WAP is as relevant in a tropical climate as in colder climate. However, the state of Hawaii

Category : Weatherization
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NASCSP Goes to the National Healthy Homes Conference

August 26, 2011

[caption id="attachment_90" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="NASCSP wins the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Best Exhibit Award at the 2011 National Healthy Homes Conference in Denver, Colorado. (l-r, NASCSP Healthy Homes Staff: Bob Scott, Ameer Bishay, Rebecca Stewart, Jenae Bjelland, Raymond Thomas, Ryan Ward and Jeff Wojciechowski.)"][/caption] The National

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WAP Corner: Telling the Story of Weatherization

August 26, 2011

As the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) moves into the post-Recovery Act era, telling its story is more important than ever.  To maintain funding levels and staffing, the network needs to attract new partners and the best way to do so is to show that the WAP is a proven, cost-effective and ultimately very successful program.  NASCSP has many tools available on the WAPTAC website to

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Spotlight on Weatherization Plus Health Regional Conference

August 26, 2011

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Plus Health initiative is a national effort to comprehensively and strategically coordinate resources to improve the energy efficiency, health, and safety of low-income homes. NASCSP is implementing the project on behalf of DOE and has planned a series of regional conferences that will facilitate strong, effective partnerships between the

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