Posted on March 20, 2012
The low-income Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has achieved many notable successes. Claims made earlier today in a report released by the U.S. House of Representatives'...
Green jobs, pink slips: Weatherization cuts hit hard
Posted on March 5, 2012
The nation’s investment in weatherization is taking a nosedive, raising concerns that newly minted technicians trained to make homes more energy-efficient will soon find themselves scrambling for...
Weatherization Assistance Program Ranked as Second Highest Recovery Act Job Creator
Posted on January 31, 2012
NASCSP released a press release titled " Weatherization Assistance Program Ranked as Second Highest Recovery Act Job Creator" on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. To read the release, please click...
Cuts Made on the Backs of Low-Income Americans
Posted on December 16, 2011
Cuts Made on the Backs of Low-Income Americans Weatherization Funding Slashed by 60% for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 The FY 2012 Omnibus Appropriations bill, filed late on December 15, 2011 by the House...
Weatherization works: Recent reports are way off base
Posted on November 15, 2011
November 10, 2011 A recent article in Newsweek, “Obama’s Big Green Mess,” describes what can happen when contractors are “unfamiliar with the nuances of specialized weatherization work.”...
Response to Daily Show: October 24, 2011
Posted on October 28, 2011
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart segment on the federal low-income Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) which aired on October 24, 2011 is misleading and, in some cases, factually inaccurate. The...
A Letter: NASCSP Urges President to Emphasize Low-Income Policies in Jobs Bill
Posted on August 30, 2011
Dear Mr. President: When you make your policy recommendations to Congress next month, we strongly urge you to put forward those policies that will have the greatest impact on low-income...
WAP Still 8th in Recovery Act Jobs!
Posted on August 1, 2011
“WAP ranked as the 8th highest ARRA job creator for the second quarter of 2011. This is the third quarter in a row that WAP has earned this distinction. To view the list, visit the...
Weatherization Assistance Program FY’12 Funding Update
Posted on July 13, 2011
The House of Representatives voted down a bi-partisan amendment on July 12th proposed by Rep. Tonko (D-NY) and by Rep. Bass (R-NH) to increase Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) FY’12 funding...
NASCSP Weatherization Plus Health Training Provider Request for Proposal (RFP)
Posted on June 6, 2011
Submissions must be received by: June 20, 2011, 5 PM ET NASCSP seeks proposals for a project to conduct a series of five (5) interactive workshops on ?An Introduction to Healthy Homes.? Each...