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Department of Energy's Briefing Book About The Weatherization Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) publishes a briefing book of information about the Weatherization Assistance Program. You can download each section of the briefing book below.
  1. Program Overview
    This section provides an Executive Summary of the Weatherization Assistance Program, as well as a Legislative and Regulatory Timeline since the Program's inception.
  2. Program Funding
    This section includes information on funding, state start and end dates, state allocations, how the allocation formula works, as well as the 1995 Federal Register 10 CFR Part 440 ruling.
  3. Training and Technical Assistance
    Click the link above to view activities taking place at DOE Headquarters, as well as in the PMC field offices. This section also includes information on what audit tools states are using and identifies those that use a priority list.
  4. New Initiatives
    This section addresses: Lead Safe Weatherization Pollution Occurrence Insurance, Adding U.S. Territories to Service Area, the National Evaluation, the Hot Climate Initiative Project, and How Weatherization is Green.
  5. Health and Safety
    Lead-based paint regulations, mold and moisture, two-part spray foam, unvented space heaters, and disaster relief planning are covered here.
  6. Questions and Answers
    Do you have basic questions about the Weatherization Assistance Program? Click the link above to find answers to what the Program is, how it works, why it is important, and much more!
  7. Program Accomplishments
    In 30 years of providing service to low-income citizens, the Program has has garnered a great deal of attention and credit. View the number of units weatherized, average unit costs, and more with this link.
  8. Media Relations
    Click here to view press coverage the Program receives on a consistent basis.
  9. Weatherization Plus
    Curious about Weatherization Plus and how it has moved forward in recent years? This section provides an overview of the initial effort as well as the latest actions.
  10. Additional Resources
    Still haven't found what you are looking for? Perhaps it's a fact sheet, a presentation, a specific report, or something else. This section contains an assortment of useful tools for the weatherization network.