"The weatherization program was life-changing for me. It inspired me to pay it forward and help others live lives of hope and dignity."
By: Kelly Fonteijn My name is Kelly Fonteijn. I live in Pullman, WA with my husband and our seven- and nine-year old kids. Together we run a campus ministry at Washington State University. My homeREAD MORE
This is the fourth and final public information toolkit for 2016! National Weatherization Day is on October 30th and all of October is Energy Action Month. Remember the hashtag for WeatherizationREAD MORE
September is here! That means we are rapidly approaching Energy Action Month (October) and Weatherization Day (Oct. 30th)! Continue to let us know what you are doing for Weatherization Day or toREAD MORE
(Washington, D.C.) - On Wednesday this week, NASCSP hosted an event in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Sponsored by Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Congressman David McKinley (R-WV), the event featured presenters from the Department of Energy, State weatherization professionals, and clients of WAP services. NASCSPREAD MORE
Families with lower incomes are more vulnerable to the economic burden of high energy costs than families with higher incomes because energy represents a larger portion of their household budgets. A recent study found that on average, low-income households pay 7.2 percent of household income on utilities – more than three times the amount that higher income households pay (2.3 percent).READ MORE