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Learn More about Georgia’s Weatherization Assistance Program

Monday, November 18, 2013

Low-income households typically spend 19 percent of their total annual income on energy bills, and often must cut back on other necessities to pay utility bills.

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Funding cuts hurting program helping low income with heating bills

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Weatherization Assistance Program at Crowley's Ridge Development Council, is just one of several programs that has been affected by funding cutbacks. WAP is an energy conservation program that helps low income homes save money on their utility bills. Although, there are several people who have been approved, many of them won't be able to receive assistance.

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Weatherization Assistance Program Available

Monday, November 11, 2013

As temperatures fall during the winter season, many families see their energy costs rise. State Representative Dan Beiser (D-Alton) wants you to know about a program that could help alleviate some of those costs. Beiser says the Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program helps households with at or below 150-percent of the poverty level to reduce energy consumption and high utility bills.

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Less financial assistance expected to help with heating costs

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Kenosha County residents needing help with heating costs might receive less in assistance this winter compared with previous years.

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Eligible West Virginians Can Apply for Weatherization Assistance Program

Saturday, November 02, 2013

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin encourages eligible West Virginians to apply for the Weatherization Assistance Program as the winter season approaches. The federally based program utilizes state-of-the-art energy audits, air sealing, insulation and heating combustion analysis, and repair/replacement to make energy efficient improvements in low-income and moderate-income homes.

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Congressman Cuellar’s Office to Host Starr County Home Weatherization Workshop

Friday, November 01, 2013

On Nov. 7 the office of Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) will host a Home Repair and Energy Efficiency Workshop for Starr County residents.

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Congress controls fate of Weatherization Program

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The weatherization programs in Nebraska are federally funded to the State and then the State contracts with local private charities to operate the programs.

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Bethany students raising awareness about weatherization; Class is teaming up with MVAC to help with various programs

Saturday, October 26, 2013

MANKATO — Bethany Lutheran College students are using some class time for a good cause, partnering with Minnesota Valley Action Council to raise awareness and funds for programs.

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Weatherization Program helps low-income families

Friday, October 25, 2013

ELIZABETHTOWN — Adirondack Community Action Programs Inc. can help low-income families keep warmer this winter.

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Study: Weatherization Could Save U.S. $33 Billion

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Weatherizing every home in the U.S. would save the country $33 billion a year in energy costs, according to a new Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory study.

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WAMY Pushes For Weatherization Awareness During October, Holds Barbecue Fundraiser Oct. 30 in Avery

Monday, October 21, 2013

Oct. 21, 2013. W.A.M.Y Community Action Inc., moves to push awareness for weatherization during the month of October by advocating to local community members, public officials and legislators about the importance of continuous funding for the program.

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After mismanagement questions, MaineHousing audits cause for confidence

Sunday, October 13, 2013

MaineHousing recently received the results of three audits that are worth noting. The positive outcomes provide our staff, our board and the public confidence in the work of MaineHousing. It also clears any questions regarding the work of two computer consulting firms we used: Joseph Associates Inc. and Kinney Consulting & Associates LLC.

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Rep in Wrangell for home weatherization program

Friday, September 13, 2013

Winter is on its way. In Alaska, that means turning up the heat and the heating bills. That gets pricey, especially in homes that rely on oil for heat.

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Ryan, PUSH prod state agency on using National Fuel profits for weatherization, Want $40 million set aside for weatherizing

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Assemblyman Sean M. Ryan and PUSH Buffalo are calling on the state Public Service Commission to set aside $40 million in what they describe as National Fuel Gas Co.’s excess profits to fund weatherization programs for low-income residents and provide rebates for the utility’s customers.

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Weatherization Funding Has Been Slashed

Friday, September 06, 2013

After trumpeting a huge increase in federal funding for the weatherization assistance program in 2008, most news sources have ignored recent deep cuts in the program

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“After the Chaos” – Winter-Weatherizing NY Homes Post-Sandy

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

DEER PARK, N.Y. - New York homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy are being rebuilt and weatherized with help from a variety of agencies and groups.

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Programs help families save money and energy

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

TAMPA — When it comes to summertime electricity bills, it is sometimes difficult to weather the storm. However, for those who qualify, help is available to not only beat the heat, but ease the squeeze on your wallet.

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Editorial: City should lead weatherization effort for low-income homes

Sunday, August 18, 2013

The city of Knoxville should spearhead an effort to help low-income residents weatherize their homes in an attempt to cut down on the amount of assistance spent to help some pay their utility bills, experts from the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge have recommended.

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CPS Energy’s Casa Verde program has weatherized 2,500 homes

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

CPS Energy, San Antonio’s city-owned electric and gas utility, has weatherized 2,500 families’ homes since it was started in 2009 with the help of federal and state stimulus grants.

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OCAP awarded $170K to help homeowners weatherize

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

A grant is now available to low-income and elderly Covington County residents to weatherize their home.

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