Energy Efficiency Saves Money, Creates Jobs, and Cuts Pollution Every year, much of the energy the U.S. consumes is wasted through transmission, heat loss and inefficient technology—costing families and businesses money, and leading to increased carbon pollution, according to the…
Energy Efficiency Plays Crucial Role in a 100% Clean Energy Future
IREC Previewed Weatherization Online Learning Modules at National Conference
Hard working employees of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) across the nation have asked for relevant training to help them perform their jobs more effectively, and now it’s on the way!
Weatherization Professionals to Benefit from New Interactive Online Training Developed by IREC
IREC is developing more than 25 online training modules for the U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) administrative staff expected to be ready in early 2020.
Yes, Virginia, Weatherization DOES Work!
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently released preliminary findings from a peer-reviewed study about the efficacy of DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). This multi-year study has long been in the works, but the initial release is in response to a June 2015 working paper from academics with the E2e Project, which erroneously posited that the federal WAP and other energy efficiency programs are not good investments.
The National Sustainable Structures Center: Strengthening a Skilled Credentialed Workforce
The National Sustainable Structures Center (NSSC) at Pennsylvania College of Technology (PCT), one of the top building science training centers in the U.S., is the first in the Commonwwealth to offer IREC-accredited training in all four of the Home Energy Professional programs.