Click below to read the study conducted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Opportunity Council.
This report presents results from an analysis of the asthma-related health impacts of weatherization and healthy homes interventions using data collected from 49 households in Northwestern Washington State covering the period from 2006 to 2013. This study was performed as part of a broader evaluation of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) that Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) conducted for the Department of Energy (DOE).
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The economic benefits of energy improvements are well known within the energy conservation community, but probably still not adequately appreciated by the general home owning public. Large upfront expenditure still is a barrier despite the potential for great bang for a buck in terms of the net long term (more…)