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Weatherization Program Guidance 2005 - 2001


Below are links to each year's Program Guidance from the Department of Energy for the Weatherization Assistance Program.
 

2005 ^

WPN 05-1 - PROGRAM YEAR 2005 WEATHERIZATION GRANT GUIDANCE
Effective: November 12, 2004 - Provides grant guidance and management information for the WAP for Program Year 2005.


WPN 05-1 - Energy Related Mold and Moisture (Excerpt)
Effective: November 12, 2004 - Provides guidance to the DOE policy on mold as well as to provide resources to assist educating the weatherization network and clients about mold.


Mold Training:


This training contains six lessons as well as resource materials. The lessons are PowerPoint presentations while the support materials are in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat PDF formats.
    • Lesson 1 Mold Background and Health Effects
    • Lesson 2 Conditions of Mold Growth
    • Lesson 3 Mold Assessment and Client Disclosure
    • Lesson 4 Preventing Mold Growth - Weatherization Best Practices
    • Lesson 5 How to Treat Mold Conditions
    • Lesson 6 Mold Testing

While DOE recommends that crew training include all lessons, if the training scope or time is limited, lessons three, four and five are required.

Trainer notes and updates may be downloaded at http://www.weatherization.org/.


Additional copies may be ordered from Montana State University Extension, PO Box 173580, Bozeman, MT 59717 406-994-3451.


WPN 05-2 - PROGRAM YEAR 2005 STATE ALLOCATIONS

Effective: December 15, 2004 - Provides allocations to the States for their preparation and submission of applications for funding of the WAP for Program Year 2005.


WPN 05-3 - REVISED WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND FORMS (FORMERLY CALLED APPLICATION PACKAGE AND REPORTING FORMAT)
Effective: December 17, 2004 - To issue the revised application package and planned reporting format for the WAP for use by the states.


WPN 05-4A - 2005 POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES AND DEFINITION OF INCOME TO EXCLUDE COMBAT ZONE PAY

Effective: February 18, 2005 - Provides States with the 2005 Poverty Income Guidelines and Definition of Income to Exclude Combat Zone Pay.


WPN 05-5 - DOE-APPROVED ENERGY AUDITS FOR THE WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Effective: June 29, 2005 - To inform the network which States have had their energy audit procedures and priority lists re-approved by DOE as required every five years. This notice also advises States of DOE-reviewed energy audit software that simplify the DOE approval process for States that wish to adopt them. DOE has approved the energy estimating and measure economics methodology of these software tools that have been developed by States or created by commercial software developers.

WPN 05-6 - WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM NATIONAL RECOGNITION AWARDS
Effective: July 15, 2005 - To provide criteria and guidelines for the Weatherization Assistance Program's (WAP) National Weatherization Recognition Awards being presented at the 2005 National Weatherization Training Conference.


WPN 05-7 - WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANT [National Energy Audit (NEAT) and Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA)] SOFTWARE UPGRADE AVAILABILITY

Effective: August 26, 2005- Provides States with instructions for obtaining the Weatherization Assistance Program's 2005 upgraded audit software package.


Instructions For Obtaining The Audit Software Upgrade

2004 ^

FLEXIBILITY IN THE TREATMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS FOR THE WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
This information will serve to remind the Weatherization network on how certain administrative costs may be treated, particularly by local agencies, in assigning these costs. Memoranda are below.

Includes Administrative Memos re:

  • Program Year 1985 Weatherization Grant Guidance, October 23, 1984
  • Compliance with the 40 Percent Requirement of the Weatherization Program Regulations, April 29, 1985
  • Letter to Governor Riley from Assistant Secretary Donna Fitzpatrick with Definition of Administrative Expenses, July 30, 1986
  • Policy Guidance on Use of Exxon Funds, January 27, 1987


WPN 04-1 - PROGRAM YEAR 2004 WEATHERIZATION GRANT GUIDANCE
Effective: November 10, 2003 - Provides grant guidance and managment information for the WAP for Program Year 2004.


WPN 04-2A - PROGRAM YEAR 2004 FINAL ALLOCATIONS

Effective: January 29, 2004 - Provides final allocations to the States for their preparation and submission of applications for funding of the WAP for Program Year 2004. This notice supercedes WPN 04-2.


WPN 04-3 - DOE-APPROVED ENERGY AUDITS FOR THE WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Effective: December 23, 2003 - To inform the network which States have had their energy audit procedures and priority lists re-approved by DOE as required every five years. This notice also advises States of DOE-reviewed energy audit software that simplify the DOE approval process for States that wish to adopt them. DOE has approved the energy estimating and measure economics methodology of these software tools that have been developed by States or created by commercial software developers.


WPN 04-4 - REVISED WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM APPLICATION PACKAGE AND REPORTING FORMAT

Effective: December 19, 2003 - To issue the revised application package and planned reporting format for the WAP for use by the states.


WPN 04-5 - 2004 POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES AND DEFINITION OF INCOME

Effective: February 13, 2004 - Provides States with the 2004 Poverty Income Guidelines and Definition of Income.


2003 ^

WPN 03-1 - PROGRAM YEAR 2003 WEATHERIZATION GRANT GUIDANCE
Effective: November 7, 2003 - Provides grant guidance and management information for the WAP for Program Year 2003.


WPN 03-2 - REVISED WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM YEAR 2003 TENTATIVE ALLOCATIONS

Effective: February 27, 2003 - Provides tentative allocations to the states for their preparation and submission of applications for funding of the WAP for Program Year 2003.


WPN 03-3 - 2003 POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES AND DEFINITION OF INCOME

Effective: February 7, 2003 - Provides States with the 2003 Poverty Income Guidelines and Definition of Income.


WPN 03-4 - DOE-APPROVED ENERGY AUDITS FOR THE WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Effective: March 21, 2003 - To inform the network which States have had their energy audit procedures and priority lists re-approved by DOE as required every five years.


WPN 03-5 - WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM NATIONAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

Effective: May 30, 2003 - To provide criteria and guidelines for the Weatherization Assistance Program's (WAP) National Weatherization Recognition Awards being presented at the 2003 National Weatherization Training Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.


WPN 03-6 - MANUFACTURED HOME ENERGY AUDIT (MHEA) SOFTWARE UPGRADE AVAILABILITY AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

Effective: September 26, 2003 - To provide States instructions for obtaining the Weatherization Assistance Program's upgraded audit software package for manufactured/mobile homes.


WPN 03-7 - GRANTS.GOV: DUN AND BRADSTREET UNIVERSAL NUMBERING SYSTEM (DUNS) AND CENTRAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION (CCR)

Effective: September 28, 2003 - To remind States of the need to obtain a DUNS number and to register in the CCR for grant applications and recipients in preparation for Grants.gov implementation. It is anticipated that the Weatherization Program will be transitioned to Grants.gov by October 2004.


2002 ^

WPN 02-1 - PROGRAM YEAR 2002 WEATHERIZATION GRANT GUIDANCE
Effective: October 29, 2001 - Provides grant guidance and management information for the WAP for Program Year 2002.


WPN 02-2 - REVISED WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM YEAR 2002 TENTATIVE ALLOCATIONS

Effective: October 29, 2001 - Provides tentative allocations to the states for their preparation and submission of applications for funding of the WAP for Program Year 2002.


WPN 02-3 - 2002 POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES AND DEFINITION OF INCOME

Effective: February 14, 2002 - Provides States with the 2002 Poverty Income Guidelines and Definition of Income.


WPN 02-5 - HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDANCE

Effective: July 12, 2002 - Replaces interim policy WPN 93-13A issued September 13, 1994 and provides information about the types of hazards, abatement materials, and costs that should be considered when developing health and safety procedures.


WPN 02-6 - WEATHERIZATION ACTIVITIES AND FEDERAL LEAD-BASED PAINT REGULATIONS
Effective: July 12, 2002 - Replaces policy WPN 01-10 issued May 10, 2001 and provides updated guidance to Regional Offices and States relative to Weatherization health and safety matters associated with lead-based paint in homes.

2001 ^

WPN 01-1 - PROGRAM YEAR 2001 WEATHERIZATION GRANT GUIDANCE
Effective: November 9, 2000 - Provides grant guidance and management information for the WAP for Program Year 2001.


WPN 01-2 - REVISED WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM YEAR 2001 TENTATIVE ALLOCATIONS

Effective: November 9, 2000 - Provides tentative allocations to the states for their preparation and submission of applications for funding of the WAP for Program Year 2001.


WPN 01-3 - INCREASE IN THE AVERAGE COST PER HOME AND THE ELIMINATION OF THE SEPARATE CAPITAL INTENSIVE CATEGORY IN THE WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM

Effective: November 9, 2000 - Provides guidance to States that would like to take advantage of the increase to the average cost per home and eliminate the need for a separate capital intensive average for the WAP.


WPN 01-4 - REVISED WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM ENERGY AUDIT APPROVAL PROCEDURES

Effective: December 5, 2000 - Provides energy audit approval criteria used by DOE to determine compliance with rule 10 CFR Part 440 and to establish procedures by which states can submit energy audits to DOE for approval.


WPN 01-5 - UPDATED WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM APPLICATION PACKAGE AND REVISED REPORTING FORMS

Effective: January 3, 2001 - Provides the revised application package and reporting requirements for the WAP for use by the states.


WPN 01-6 - UPDATED WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM MONITORING POLICIES

Effective: January 3, 2001 - Provides the updated monitoring policy for the WAP for use by the states.


WPN 01-7 - ENERGY CRISIS RELIEF

Effective: January 18, 2001 - Provides guidance to Regional Offices and States relative to procedures in handling major energy crisis relief affecting WAP activities.


WPN 01-8 - 2001 POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES AND DEFINITION OF INCOME

Effective: February 16, 2001 - Provides States with the 2001 Poverty Income Guidelines and Definition of Income.


WPN 01-9 - AUDIT SOFTWARE UPGRADE AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

Effective: March 8, 2001 - Provides States instructions for obtaining the WAP's new audit software packages.


WPN 01-10 - WEATHERIZATION ACTIVITIES AND FEDERAL LEAD-BASED PAINT REGULATIONS

Effective: May 10, 2001 - The primary purpose is to provide guidance to Regional Offices and States relative to Weatherization health and safety matters associated with lead-based paint in homes. The secondary purpose is to provide information about other Federal lead-based paint rules that apply to Weatherization work.


WPN 01-11 - REVISED APPENDIX A

Effective: April 11, 2001 - Provides guidance to Regional Offices and States relative to standards for weatherization materials used in the WAP.


WPN 01-12A - AMENDED SUPPLEMENTAL GRANT GUIDANCE FOR WEATHERIZATION RAMP-UP ACTIVITIES FOR PY 2002

Effective: August 24, 2001 - Provides guidance to Regional Offices and States on procedures for States to ramp up their weatherization capacity, as necessary, prior to the beginning of PY 2002.


WPN 01-13 - WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM RECOGNITION AWARDS

Effective: June 19, 2001 - Provides criteria and guidelines for the WAP National Recognitions Awards to be given in conjunction with the 2001 National Weatherization Training Conference.


MEMO: LEAD PAINT HAZARD CONTROL AND WEATHERIZATION
Issued: February 1, 2001 - Advises grantees of ways to coordinate and safely carry out weatherization activities in homes with lead paint hazards.


Please note, not all notices are available through the WAPTAC site.



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