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  • Weatherization

    1. 1. Weatherization Reducing Energy Consumption For The Future Kyja Wilburn Heather Egglestonhttp://library.marshallfoundation.org/posters/library/posters/poster_full.php?poster=433
    2. 2. Energy Audits Professional vs. Do-It-Yourselfblower door visual inspection http://www.trutechtools.com/ energy.govthermographic pressurization www.imaging1.com/razir.html http://www.todayshomeowner.com/kuppersmithproject/2011/02/28/the-kuppersmith-project-5-insulation-painting/
    3. 3. Energy Audits Professionalblower door
    4. 4. Energy Audits Professionalthermographic
    5. 5. Energy Audits Do-It-Yourselfvisual inspectionOUTSIDE: inspect all areas where different building materials meet corners outside faucets chimney+siding foundationsINSIDE: look for cracks and gaps switch plates door and window vents and fans lines into and out and electrical outlets frames of the housechimney - http://ccroofing.comswitch plates - http://www.ehow.com/how_7479229_select-decorator-switch-plates.htmlfoundation - http://ths.gardenweb.comfaucet - Image courtesy of Jacci Howard Bear http://desktoppub.about.com/vents - http://www.diy-guides.com/repairing-your-bathroom-vents/window - http://www.doorandwindow.com/windows/types/vinyl/log cabin - http://www.123rf.com/photo_568587_exterior-corner-of-log-cabin-showing-dovetail-construction.html
    6. 6. Energy Audits Do-It-Yourselfpressurization 1 Turn off all combustion appliances. 2 Shut all windows, exterior doors, fireplace flues. 3 Turn on all exhaust fans or use large window fan to suck air out of room. 4 Hold a lit incense stick to common leak sites to find drafts. from Energy.gov
    7. 7. Choices and Savings
    8. 8. Choices in order of energy savings seal ducts insulate basement programmable thermostat upgrade heating equipment insulate attic seal air leaks maintenance ofinsulate basement - http://www.homeconstructionimprovement.com/insulating-basement-walls/seal ducts - http://www.coastalcontractor.net/article/198.html programmable thermostat - http://www.visitcarsoncity.com/blog/tag/programmable-thermostat/air leaks - http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/insulation/home-air-leak-seal-tips/ attic insulation http://www.lowerelectricbilltoday.com/home-insulation/attic-insulation.htmlupgrade heating equipment - http://delmarvaconnect.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/maryland-customers-earn-up-to-750-in-rebates-through-delmarva-powers-heating-ventilation-and-air-conditioning-hvac-efficiency-program-2/ HVAC systems
    9. 9. Assistance ProgramsAsheville Service Progress Energy Low Income Weatherization ProgramAsheville Area Green Opportunities Weatherization Assistance Heat Pump/Weatherization Loan Community Action Opportunities Weatherization Assistance
    10. 10. Assistance Programs Progress Energyhttps://www.progress-energy.com/assets/www/docs/business/liwapform2.pdf
    11. 11. Assistance Programs Haywood EMChttps://www.progress-energy.com/assets/www/docs/business/liwapform2.pdf
    12. 12. Assistance ProgramsGreen Opportunities http://greenopportunities.org/hire-us/weatherization-assistance/
    13. 13. Assistance ProgramsCommunity Action Opportunities
    14. 14. ReferencesAllcott H., and Greenstone M. 2012. Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap? Journal Of EconomicPerspectives, 26(1), 3-28. Energy, U. D. (2012, October 30). Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Retrieved from http:// www1.eere.energy.gov/wip/wap_history.htmlTonn B., Schmoyer R., Wagner S., 2003. Weatherizing the homes of low-income home energyassistance program clients: a programmatic assessment, Energy Policy, 31(8), 735-744Tonn, B., & Berger, J. 2010. EVALUATING: DOEs Weatherization Assistance Program. HomeEnergy, 27(4), 22-26.Wolfson, Richard. 2012. Energy, Environment, and Climate, 2nd ed.W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.New York

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