Category: Events

Words from NASCSP WAP Program Chair: The Importance of Weatherization Day

October 30, 2015

Why Is Weatherization Day Important to Me? My name is Ray Judy and I am currently the WAP Program Chair for NASCSP. I started my career in the Weatherization Assistance Program as a “Material Installer” [shell technician, insulation guy, crew person, etc.] for a WAP sub-grantee in Southern Indiana. When I took the job, I did not have any far-reaching goals. I was young, my wife was pregnant


Community Action Agencies Work to Alleviate Energy Burden and Unsafe Housing

October 27, 2015

By Quinton Young, Program Assistant Community Action Agencies (CAAs) work across the United States and its territories to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities. Through the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) and other grants, these agencies have the flexibility to provide innovative, flexible, and responsive programs and services to address the needs in their


Mini Weatherization Toolkit, Week 4

October 26, 2015

We made it! We are in the Final Week of Energy Action Month! The staff here at NASCSP is impressed with the enthusiasm shown across the WAP Network and beyond. Your tweets, proclamations and events have made this Public Information Campaign one to remember. This week’s goal is to finish stronger than ever! Feel free to use and follow the hashtags #EnergyActionMonth, #Weatherization, #WAPworks,

Category : Events, Weatherization

Guest Blog: Weatherization at work in Colorado - Client Testimonial

October 22, 2015

[caption id="attachment_2683" align="alignright" width="170"] “When I first asked for help from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program, my public service bill was way outrageous. It was more than $300 per month. After weatherization, it went down to about $60. It’s a huge relief. " - Tina Thalley[/caption] Living with a disability is not easy – it’s hard on household maintenance and on

Category : Events, Weatherization

The Positive Effects of Weatherization and Improved Indoor Air Quality on Asthma

October 20, 2015

Written by Quinton Young, Program Assistant The U.S. Department of Energy released the results of the National Evaluation of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) on September 15 during the NASCSP Annual Training Conference in Sacramento, California. Carried out by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the results from these studies provides the WAP program with many strong talking

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