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2012 NASCSP Annual Training Conference | Atlanta, GA

Listed below are the documents and presentations given at the National Association for State Community Services Program (NASCSP) and the Department of Energy (DOE) at the 2012 NASCSP Annual Training Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia from September 10-14. Presentations are listed according to the day and session in which they were delivered.

Monday September 10 | Wednesday September 12 | Friday September 14

Monday, September 10 ^

(All Pre-Conference Sessions can be found here)
Weatherization Plus Health - A Public Healthy Perspective
Presenter: Lynne Snyder, Consultant NASCSP
An Introduction to the Weatherization Plus Health Web Portal
Presenters: Jenae Bjelland, Director of Healthy Homes, NASCSP; Kelly Cutchin, Senior Analyst, Simonson Management Systems; Anthony Procaccini, State Monitor, North Carolina Department of Commerce, Energy Division
Healthy Homes Track
Collaboration: It Doesn’t Happen Overnight, But You Can Start Tomorrow!
Presenters: Kelly Cutchin, Senior Analyst, Simonson Management Systems, Amy Murphy, Proprietor, Amy Murphy Consulting
Integrating WAP with Lead Hazard Control
Presenter: G. Wesley Stewart, Director of Program Services, National Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Jump Starting Collaborations
Presenter: Amy McLean Salls, Director of Training and Community-Based Initiatives, National Center for Healthy Housing; Chris Corcoran, Project Manager, LAMPP Green & Healthy Homes Project
Energy Efficiency Track
Driving the Market for Energy Efficiency Services: Policy & Behavior Change
Presenters: Jenah Zweig, Policy Manager, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance; Michelle Vigen, Research Analyst, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Energy Efficiency as a Business: From Vision to Reality
Presenters: Carl Seville, Owner, Seville Consulting; Tony Anderson, Coordinating Director, Retrofit a Million; Imran Battla, Programs Director, Retrofit a Million


Wednesday, September 12 ^

The purpose of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is to create greater job and economic development opportunities through smarter investments in a more energy-efficient and low-carbon economy. During this session, participants will receive an overview of ACEEE’s findings and recommendations related to ensuring our nation’s vulnerable populations own a stake in the emerging energy-efficient and low-carbon economy.
Presenter: John A. "Skip” Laitner, Economic and Social Analysis Program Director, ACEEE
WAP: NASCSP Initiatives
This session will highlight various NASCSP Energy Services initiatives including the 2012 Public Information Campaign, Carbon Trading Initiative, Weatherization Plus Health, and leveraging best practices and strategies for utilizing partnerships in WAP.
Presenters: Alice Gaston, Program Assistant, Energy Services, NASCSP; Bob Scott, Director, Energy Services, NASCSP
Presenter: Jo-Ann Choate, Carbon Trading Project Director, NASCSP
Presenter: Lisa Kesecker, Consultant, NASCSP
Presenter: Meg Power, President and Executive Director, Economic Opportunity Studies

Friday, September 14 ^

Weatherization Plus Health
The Weatherization Plus Health initiative is a national effort to enable the comprehensive, strategic coordination of resources for energy, health, and safety in low-income homes to ensure energy efficient and healthy indoor environments by facilitating the establishment of strong, effective partnerships between CSBG, WAP and Healthy Homes providers. This session will provide a brief review of the initiative and provide updates including previews of the website, the second round of regional conferences, initial findings on medical care savings from WAP Health and Safety activities, and the New Hampshire and New Mexico models for implementing Weatherization Plus Health into their program and training.
Jenae Bjelland, Director, Healthy Homes, NASCSP; Scott Falvey, Weatherization Program Manager, New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning; Bob Scott, Director, Energy Services, NASCSP
Michael Furze, Green Initiatives Specialist, New Mexico Mortgage Finance Specialist;