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Energy Conservation
U.S. Department of Energy
http://www.energy.gov/

Homes
http://www.energy.gov/engine/content.do?BT_CODE=EF_SS2

Weatherization
http://www.energy.gov/engine/content.do?BT_CODE=EF_SS3

U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Building Energy Codes
http://www.energycodes.gov/

Home Energy Audits
http://www.eere.energy.gov/consumerinfo/refbriefs/ea2.html

Energy Audits - Reading List for Professionals
http://www.eere.energy.gov/consumerinfo/refbriefs/v105.html

Residential Compliance Using REScheck™
http://www.energycodes.gov/rescheck/

The REScheck (formerly MECcheck) materials have been developed to simplify and clarify code compliance with the Model Energy Code (MEC), the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and a number of state codes. The REScheck residential compliance materials offer two ways to demonstrate compliance: the trade-off approach and the prescriptive packages approach.

Weatherization Assistance Program
http://www.eere.energy.gov/weatherization/

Steady Advance in Weatherization Technologies
http://www.eere.energy.gov/weatherization/wx_technologies.html

A Guide to Making Energy-Smart Purchases
http://www.eere.energy.gov/erec/factsheets/enrgysmart.html

Weatherize Your Home—Caulk and Weather Strip
http://www.eere.energy.gov/erec/factsheets/weatherize.html

Energy Savers—Hot Winter Tips
http://www.eere.energy.gov/consumerinfo/energy_savers/winter/winter.html

Glossaries

Building Energy Codes Glossary
U.S. Department of Energy
http://www.energycodes.gov/support/glossary.stm

California Energy Commission
Glossary
http://www.consumerenergycenter.org/glossary/
[AT first glance, does not seem as good as the DOE site, above)

Addressing Indoor Environmental Concerns During Remodeling
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Glossary and Acronyms
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/homes/hip-glossary.html

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
http://www.waptac.org/sp.asp?mc=what_glossary

nergy Star
http://www.energystar.gov/

Improve Your Home
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_improvement.hm_improvement_index

Home Energy Yardstick (HEY)
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_energy_yardstick.index

Home Energy Advisor
http://advisor.lbl.gov/hit/Controller

Iowa Residentional Energy Code Toolkit
http://www.energycodes.gov/implement/pdfs/lib_ia_restoolkit.pdf [PDF file!]

State Energy Code Shared Resources: Kansas
[Several PDF files; good illustrations]
http://www.energycodes.gov/implement/state_library/kansas.stm

California Energy Commission
Energy Professional Training Videos
[Certified Energy Analysts, others...]
http://cec.ishow.com/mod/index.cfm?ModCon=cena&SubCon=pcis_res&TxtModCon=pcis_txt

Also found at:
http://cec.ishow.com/cons/

Comfortable Homes in Hawaii: Guidelines for Energy Efficient and Economical Housing
http://www.state.hi.us/dbedt/ert/resguide.html

Good checklist. http://www.energycodes.gov/implement/pdfs/deqenergyguidebk.pdf

Building Envelope
Energy Star
Your Home Envelope
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_sealing.hm_improvement_envelope

Home Sealing
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_sealing.hm_improvement_sealing
[Great color illustrations on the linked pages.]

Do-it-yourself Home Sealing
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_sealing.hm_improvement_envelopedoyourself

Finding a Professional Energy Efficiency Contractor
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=professional_contractor.hm_improvement_professionals

Solutions to Common Home Improvements
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_solutions.hm_improvement_solutions
Prevent Warm Air from Escaping with Simple Door Maintenance
Iowa Energy Center
http://www.energy.iastate.edu/news/pr/pr-simpledoormaint.html

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Addressing Indoor Environmental Concerns During Remodeling
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/homes/hip-front.html

Good illustration used for navigation to sections.
Ventilation for Homes
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/homes/hip-ventilation.html

Insulation
What Kind of Insulation Should You Buy?
U..S. Department of Energy
http://www.ornl.gov/roofs%2Bwalls/insulation/ins_08.html More...

Home Energy
http://homeenergy.org/hewebsite/
Home Energy Magazine, 2124 Kittredge St., #95 Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 524-5405 contact@homeenergy.org
Weatherization Training Center, Pennsylvania College of Technology
http://www.pct.edu/wtc/

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), Technical Assistance Center
Weatherization Assistance Program Overview
http://www.waptac.org/sp.asp?id=1437

Links on the right to presentations.
Weatherization Plus
http://www.waptac.org/sp.asp?id=1818 Contacts
Mr. Michael Snitzer, Program Manager
Department of Administration, Division of Central Services, State Energy Office
1 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Telephone: (401) 277-6920
Fax: (401) 277-1260
Email: mikes@gw.doa.state.ri.us
FY2002 DOE Funding: $1,170,171

DOE Regional Offices
Boston Region
Mr. Eric Beaton
Weatherization Program Manager
JFK Building, Suite 675
Boston, MA 02203-0002
Telephone: (617) 565-9732
Fax: (617) 565-9723
Email: eric.beaton@ee.doe.gov
Website : www.eren.doe.gov/bro/

Worcester Community Action Council - Worcester, MA
Training skills necessary for careers in energy services and light construction. Local energy professionals support classroom curriculum as guest speakers and advisors, while fieldwork with contractors and potential employers in various energy disciplines provides job experience. Continuing education for certified auditors, auditors-in-training and weatherization contractors.
Ms. Jayne Windham-Eastty
Enery Conservation Training Coordinator
484 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Worcester, MA 01608
Telephone: (508) 754-1176, Ext. 157
Fax: (508) 754-0203
For more information visit the Web site at http://www.wcac.net

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http://www.waptac.org/doclib/index.asp?dl_typ=2
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Energy Audits
http://www.waptac.org/sp.asp?mc=techaids_audits
Software.