Category: Events

The Fuel of the Future

June 26, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2003" align="alignleft" width="250"] Arley Johnson, Representative Tonko, and Bob Scott pose outside the Briefing room[/caption] The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is the fuel of the future. You know that. We know it. But not everyone in Congress has seen the light yet. Last Thursday, NASCSP staff once again headed up Capitol Hill to tell House of Representatives

Category : Weatherization, Events

Weatherization House Briefing Thursday!

June 19, 2013

Alice Gaston -- Program Assistant, Weatherization Services-- You’re invited to make history! Every once in a while a rare opportunity comes along to participate in an historic moment: this is one of those moments. The future of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is in danger of steep funding cuts. While austerity is a priority for federal spending, WAP will disappear without


Weatherization Plus Health: New Virtual Conference Updates an Old Tune

June 10, 2013

Raymond Thomas -- Project Manager, Healthy Homes, NASCSP -- In the late 1980’s singer-songwriter Brenda Russell first recorded the hit song Get Here which goes, You can reach me by railway, you can reach me by trailway…You can reach me by caravan, cross the desert like an Arab man…I don’t care how you get here, just—get here if you can. Tight budgets mean travel approvals are harder


Wx Plus Health: 2012 National Training in Philadelphia from Oct. 31 – Nov. 2, 2012

October 1, 2012

The Community Action network is a diverse one. There are multiple programs under a single agency’s roof that deal with everything from weatherization to health. Sometimes these programs operate like silos and do not strategically collaborate with one another to offer solutions for the whole home. This isn’t the most effective use of limited resources since many of these programs serve the


Update: WAP @ the White House: Quick Facts from the Event!

June 15, 2012

[caption id="attachment_887" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, and the Economic Impact Panel at the White House’s Weatherization

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