Category: Weatherization

WAP Corner: High Tech Facility Trains WAP Worker

October 4, 2011

The New River Center for Energy Research and Training (NRCERT) has been providing in-depth training on weatherization methodology since 1999. In 2009, NRCERT was awarded an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) grant through the Department of Energy (DOE) to expand its already successful program in new directions. With the end of the Recovery Act approaching in March 2012 and

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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

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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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