Health + Energy

September 29, 2022

Integrating health and energy to serve households with low incomes

CenterPoint Energy's Integrating Health and Energy Efficiency Research project investigates new approaches to reaching utility customers most in need of energy efficiency improvements by exploring how to integrate energy efficiency and healthcare services to serve income-qualified families.
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September 1, 2022

Community-driven weatherization and decarbonization

Through support of the Pembroke-Hopkins Energy Efficiency Project, we hope to understand what it really takes to support rural community members in the clean energy transformation.
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March 30, 2022

Health and home: The underrated benefit of weatherization services

Weatherization and EE programs should take health co-benefits into account to make an even bigger impact on the lives of their customers.
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November 9, 2021

Community prioritization and weatherization: Unpacking Milwaukee’s climate and equity plan with Matt Donath

Matt Donath has a lot on his mind.
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October 29, 2021

Weatherization as community care: Peter Kilde on the mission to improve homes and lives

Weatherization is essential to making our homes more resilient to the effects of climate change, but its positive effects can be seen beyond the windows and siding.
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May 20, 2021

Reimagining HVAC in New Manufactured Housing

Slipstream, partnering with the University of Central Florida–FSEC Energy Research Center, Washington State University Energy Program, and Northwest Energy Works received nearly $1,000,000 from U.S. Department of Energy to reimagine HVAC in new manufactured housing (MH) over three years.
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June 1, 2020

Dual fuel air-source heat pump pilot

Cold climate heat pumps provide economic, environmental, and grid benefits Can cold climate heat pumps deliver worthwhile results to homeowners and utilities? How do we design effective programs and product rebates to encourage heat pump adoption?
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May 29, 2020

Should weatherization programs consider non-energy benefits in the cost-effectiveness test?

Weatherization provides more benefits to residents outside of saving energy. However, the Department of Energy (DOE) guidelines don’t allow programs to count improvements that don’t tie directly to energy cost savings. We aim to change that.
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