Tag: Weatherization Plus Health
Working Together: Improving Homes and Health
This guest blog was written by Matthew Flyer, Construction Manager at Yachad in Washington, D.C. For the last 25 years YACHAD, which means “together” in Hebrew, has played an active roleREAD MORE
Making a Home Healthy, Safe, & Comfortable in South Dakota
In 2018, GROW South Dakota’s weatherization team received a call from Ruth, a senior resident in need of assistance with heating her house. When the weatherization team went to her home, they
Healthy Homes Month 2019
Written by: Sophie Mariam, NASCSP Intern June is National Healthy Homes Month, an awareness campaign to emphasize the link between a safe home and the health of individuals and communities.
National Healthy Homes Month 2018
June is National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM), an initiative designed to spread awareness about the important connection between homes and the health of individuals, families, and communities. Created by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), this year’s theme is “Check Your Home: Protect Your Family.” This theme wasREAD MORE
A Message from the NASCSP Energy Services Director: Happy Weatherization Day!
“To reduce energy costs for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities, and children, by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health