Tag: Energy Efficiency

Celebrating Weatherization on the 52nd Annual Earth Day

April 22, 2021

Recognized annually on April 22, Earth Day is the world’s largest event celebrating nature and supporting environmental protections. The first Earth day was held in 1970 and more than 20 million

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Happy Virtual Weatherization Day from NASCSP!

October 30, 2020

During a year that has contained so much unpredictability, two things are certain: October 30th is still Weatherization Day, and Weatherization program managers, directors, state and local agency staff, contractors and retrofitting crews all deserve gratitude and congratulations for adapting to recent difficult conditions. To the many people listed above, as well as to anyone who lives in a

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The Weatherization Assistance Program: Resilient, Innovative, and Adaptive

August 14, 2020

From its founding in the precarious 1970s through its expansion during the 2008 Housing Crisis and into the present, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has known many changes. As it enters

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LIHEAP and WAP: Keeping Low-Income Families Healthy, Housed, & Energy Secure

August 6, 2020

The energy costs of heating or cooling one’s home can place a significant burden on low-income families, especially those living in more extreme climates. According to the Department of Energy’s

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Women of Weatherization (#8)

March 26, 2018

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has been around for over 40 years and has served over 7.4 million households, saving families money and making their homes healthier and safer. From the

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