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Government Sites

 
Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program (WIP) provides grants, technical assistance, and information tools to states, local governments, community action agencies, utilities, Indian tribes, and overseas U.S. territories for their energy programs. WIP administers the The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), the State Energy Program, and the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. The WAP enables low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient while ensuring their health and safety. Funds are used to improve the energy performance of homes of low-income families using the most advanced technologies, techniques and testing protocols available in the housing industry. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) provides funding to states, territories, and Indian tribal governments, which manage the day-to-day details of the program. These governments, in turn, fund a network of local community action agencies, nonprofit organizations, and local governments that provide these weatherization services in every state, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, and among Native American tribes.

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD is a government organization whose mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD embraces high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forges new partnerships—particularly with faith-based and community organizations—that leverage resources and improve HUD's ability to be effective at the community level.
 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA works in partnership with the DOE help U.S. us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
 
U.S. Census Bureau
Updated statistics and demographics reflecting the composition of the US population including those we serve.
 
U.S. House of Representatives
Official website for the House of Representatives
 
U.S. Senate
Official website for the U.S. Senate.
 

National Laboratories

 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Building Technologies Department
Develops software that allows building engineers and architects to design or retrofit buildings for maximum energy efficiency and comfort. The department also develops lighting and window technologies that save energy.
 
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Buildings Research
Evaluates energy-efficient strategies for small commercial and residential buildings through new technologies.
 
Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Buildings Technology Center
Identifies, develops, and deploys sustainable and energy-efficient building system technologies by forming partnerships between the public sector and private industry.
 
Contains information about the work ORNL performs in support of the WAP and SEP programs.
 
Supports energy codes and standards; supports the research and development of products that enhance the efficiency of buildings.
 

 



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