WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM<br />Alameda CountyCommunity Development Agency<br />
What is the program about?<br />what<br /><ul><li>Federally funded program to help reduce energy costs for income-eligible...
Particularly, those w/ the elderly, persons w/ disabilities, families w/ children & high energy burdens
Gratis</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br /><ul><li> Powerful partnership among federal, state & local agencies:
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
 US Department of Energy
California Department of Community Services & Development
Alameda County Community Development Agency</li></ul>CA.GOV<br />how<br />who<br />
Where and when is the program happening?<br />what<br /><ul><li>WHERE:
All of Alameda County, including both incorporated & unincorporated cities, except Albany, Berkeley & Emeryville
Alameda, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, Union City
Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, San Lorenzo, Sunol
Single-family dwellings (1 – 4 units)
Owned/ rented
Conventional & mobile</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>WHEN:
 Thru March 2012 or until funding finishes, whichever first </li></li></ul><li>Why is the program important?<br />what<br ...
Reduction of CO2 emissions from residential and power plant energy consumption
Savings in CO2 emissions from weatherization measures over their lifetime
Decrease in national energy consumption</li></ul>why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>sources:	ORNL/TM-2010/66</li></ul>			E...
What are some benefits?<br />what<br />where/ when<br /><ul><li>HEALTH & SAFETY/ QUALITY OF LIFE
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Alameda County Weatherization Assistance Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) assists low-income households to reduce energy costs by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring health and safety. It is a partnership among the Department of Energy, states, and local agencies and organizations.

Climate Corps Bay Area/ AmeriCorps provides direct service to San Francisco Bay Area communities by implementing greenhouse gas emissions reduction projects with local government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

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  1. 1. WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM<br />Alameda CountyCommunity Development Agency<br />
  2. 2. What is the program about?<br />what<br /><ul><li>Federally funded program to help reduce energy costs for income-eligible households by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety.
  3. 3. Particularly, those w/ the elderly, persons w/ disabilities, families w/ children & high energy burdens
  4. 4. Gratis</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br /><ul><li> Powerful partnership among federal, state & local agencies:
  5. 5. American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
  6. 6. US Department of Energy
  7. 7. California Department of Community Services & Development
  8. 8. Alameda County Community Development Agency</li></ul>CA.GOV<br />how<br />who<br />
  9. 9. Where and when is the program happening?<br />what<br /><ul><li>WHERE:
  10. 10. All of Alameda County, including both incorporated & unincorporated cities, except Albany, Berkeley & Emeryville
  11. 11. Alameda, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, Union City
  12. 12. Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, San Lorenzo, Sunol
  13. 13. Single-family dwellings (1 – 4 units)
  14. 14. Owned/ rented
  15. 15. Conventional & mobile</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>WHEN:
  16. 16. Thru March 2012 or until funding finishes, whichever first </li></li></ul><li>Why is the program important?<br />what<br />where/ when<br /><ul><li>ENERGY EFFICIENCY/ CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION
  17. 17. Reduction of CO2 emissions from residential and power plant energy consumption
  18. 18. Savings in CO2 emissions from weatherization measures over their lifetime
  19. 19. Decrease in national energy consumption</li></ul>why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>sources: ORNL/TM-2010/66</li></ul> EIA February 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook <br />social<br />economical<br />environmental<br />
  20. 20. What are some benefits?<br />what<br />where/ when<br /><ul><li>HEALTH & SAFETY/ QUALITY OF LIFE
  21. 21. Staywarmer in winter and cooler in summer
  22. 22. Breathe cleaner indoor air
  23. 23. Learn about health & safety and energy efficiency tips</li></ul>why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>sources: ORNL/TM-2010/66</li></ul> EIA February 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook <br />environmental<br />economical<br />social<br />
  24. 24. What is the bigger picture?<br />what<br /><ul><li>ECONOMIC STIMULUS/ STANDARD OF LIVING
  25. 25. Savings in Energy Bills
  26. 26. 35% average of consumption
  27. 27. $437 average/ year after program participation
  28. 28. Investment in America
  29. 29. $1 invested = $2.51 return to household and society
  30. 30. $1.80 to household in reduced energy bills
  31. 31. $.71 to society in increased local employment, fewer uncollectible utility bills, higher housing quality & better health & safety</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>sources: ORNL/TM-2010/66</li></ul> EIA February 2010 Short-Term Energy Outlook <br />environmental<br />social<br />economical<br />
  32. 32. How does the program work?<br />what<br /><ul><li>INTAKE APPLICATION</li></ul>An application to submit for participation<br /><ul><li>Forms
  33. 33. Documentation
  34. 34. Income
  35. 35. Citizenship certification
  36. 36. Energy utility bill
  37. 37. Client Education
  38. 38. Energy efficiency
  39. 39. Health & safety
  40. 40. Budgeting</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />who<br />assessment + work scope<br />construction<br />inspection<br />intake<br />
  41. 41. What happens next?<br />what<br /><ul><li>HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENT</li></ul>A close look at the house as a system to collect data for analysis<br /><ul><li>Combustion Appliance Safety Checks</li></ul>Test for proper operation of liquid fuel appliances<br /><ul><li>Gas leaks, backdrafting, spillage, CO concentration</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />Combustion<br />Analyzer<br />who<br />Detection Fluid<br />intake<br />construction<br />inspection<br />assessment + work scope<br />
  42. 42. What happens next?<br />what<br /><ul><li>HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENT</li></ul>A close look at the house as a system to collect data for analysis<br /><ul><li>Blower Door & Duct Blaster Diagnostics</li></ul>Test for air leakage of house and duct system<br /><ul><li>Pressurization, air flow, thermography</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />Blower<br />Door<br />IR<br />Camera<br />who<br />Duct Blaster<br />intake<br />construction<br />inspection<br />assessment + work scope<br />
  43. 43. What happens next?<br />what<br /><ul><li>HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENT</li></ul>A close look at the house as a system to collect data for analysis<br /><ul><li>Visual Inspection</li></ul> Examination for characteristics of housing features<br /><ul><li>Attic, crawlspace, doors, windows, etc.</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />Personal<br />Protective<br />Equipment<br />&<br />Measuring<br />Tools<br />who<br />Model House X-Section<br />intake<br />construction<br />inspection<br />assessment + work scope<br />
  44. 44. What happens next?<br />what<br />where/ when<br /><ul><li>WORK SCOPE DEVELOPMENT</li></ul>An analysis of data collected to recommend measures to install<br /><ul><li>Cost-Effective & EfficientMeasures</li></ul> Savings-to-Investment Ratio ≥1<br /><ul><li>Energy efficiency
  45. 45. Health & safety (energy-related)</li></ul>why<br />how<br />who<br />intake<br />construction<br />inspection<br />assessment + work scope<br />
  46. 46. What are some measures?<br />what<br /><ul><li>WEATHERIZATION CONSTRUCTION</li></ul>Installation of recommended measures by certified contractors<br /><ul><li>Health & Safety (energy-related) Measures</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>Thermostat
  47. 47. CO Alarm
  48. 48. Cooling/ Heating Repair & Replacement</li></ul>intake<br />assessment + work scope<br />inspection<br />construction<br />
  49. 49. What are some measures?<br />what<br /><ul><li>WEATHERIZATION CONSTRUCTION</li></ul>Installation of recommended measures by certified contractors<br /><ul><li>Energy-Efficiency Measures</li></ul>Sealing<br />where/ when<br /><ul><li>Gaskets</li></ul>why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>Weatherstripping
  50. 50. Caulking
  51. 51. Duct Repair & Replacement</li></ul>intake<br />assessment + work scope<br />inspection<br />construction<br />
  52. 52. What are some measures?<br />what<br /><ul><li>WEATHERIZATION CONSTRUCTION</li></ul>Installation of recommended measures by certified contractors<br /><ul><li>Energy-Efficiency Measures</li></ul>Insulation<br />where/ when<br />why<br />how<br /><ul><li>Duct</li></ul>who<br /><ul><li>Wall
  53. 53. Ceiling
  54. 54. Floor</li></ul>intake<br />assessment + work scope<br />inspection<br />construction<br />
  55. 55. What are some measures?<br />what<br /><ul><li>WEATHERIZATION CONSTRUCTION</li></ul>Installation of recommended measures by certified contractors<br /><ul><li>Energy-Efficiency Measures</li></ul>Electric Baseload & Hot Water Saving<br />where/ when<br /><ul><li>CFLs</li></ul>why<br /><ul><li>Water Heater</li></ul> Blanket<br /><ul><li>Faucet</li></ul> Aerator<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>Water Heater</li></ul> Pipe Wrap<br /><ul><li>Low-Flow</li></ul> Showerhead<br />intake<br />assessment + work scope<br />inspection<br />construction<br />
  56. 56. What is the last step?<br />what<br />where/ when<br /><ul><li>QUALITY ASSURANCE INSPECTION</li></ul>An examination of measures installed to ensure workmanship<br /><ul><li>Another Assessment</li></ul> Similar process but less intensive<br /><ul><li>Combustion Appliance Safety Checks
  57. 57. Blower Door & Duct Blaster Diagnostics
  58. 58. Visual Inspection</li></ul>why<br />how<br />who<br />intake<br />assessment + work scope<br />construction<br />inspection<br />
  59. 59. Who can benefit from the program?<br />what<br />where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />who<br /><ul><li>Household total gross income ≤75% of CA State Median Income</li></ul>documentation<br />processing<br />income criteria<br />
  60. 60. What is needed to participate?<br />what<br /><ul><li> INCOME:
  61. 61. Most recent total gross monthly income for every household member over 18 years of age
  62. 62. TANIF, SSI/SSP, SSA, Paychecks, Interest, Pensions, etc.
  63. 63. CITIZENSHIP/ LEGAL STATUS CERTIFICATION:
  64. 64. Birth Certificate, Passport, Naturalization Certificate, etc.
  65. 65. ENERGY UTILITY BILL:
  66. 66. Most recent bill w/ service address & account number;</li></ul>no 15-Day Notices<br /><ul><li>PG&E, Alameda Power & Telecom, etc.</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />who<br />income criteria<br />processing<br />documentation<br />
  67. 67. How is the application process?<br />what<br /><ul><li>APPLICATION PICK-UP & TURN-IN
  68. 68. Pick-Up
  69. 69. Call to receive thru mail
  70. 70. Come to obtain in-person
  71. 71. APPLICATION TURNAROUND
  72. 72. Review & written notification of program eligibility status within two weeks from receipt of application
  73. 73. Turn-In
  74. 74. Mail
  75. 75. Fax
  76. 76. Drop off</li></ul>where/ when<br />why<br />how<br />Address: Alameda County CDA<br /> 224 West Winton Avenue, Suite 205<br /> Hayward, CA 94544<br />Phone: (510) 670-6125 Fax: (510) 670-6431<br />who<br />income criteria<br />documentation<br />processing<br />
  77. 77. WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM<br />Alameda CountyCommunity Development Agency<br />

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