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Guest Blog: Partnerships that Make a Difference

There’s a reason why Puget Sound Energy has been around for more than a century. With the recognition of being Washington’s oldest energy utility provider comes a responsibility to our customers and employees. It’s not just our commitment to safe, dependable and efficient energy, but our dedication to finding solutions and building partnerships throughout the … Continue reading

Words from Our President: See you in Biloxi!

As I write this post, our Annual conference is fast approaching! I’m excited to see everyone together again in Biloxi in just about a month! I’d also like to take this opportunity to look back and reflect on what has been a busy few months since we last all gathered at our Spring Conference. On … Continue reading

Happy Birthday WAP and Mark Your Calendar for Weatherization Day Oct. 30!

This Monday WAP celebrates its 41st birthday! On August 14, 1976 the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) was signed into law by President Gerald Ford as part of the Energy Conservation and Production Act. WAP would eventually find its home within the U.S. Department of Energy, which was formally created the following year under President Jimmy Carter … Continue reading

Washington State’s Weatherization Plus Health: A Pilot Year of Learning

June 30th marks the end of National Healthy Homes Month 2017 and we wanted to bring you an update on the Weatherization Plus Health Initiative in Washington State. See the guest blog below from the staff at the Washington Department of Commerce. This is a follow up to two other State of Poverty Blog posts … Continue reading

Advocates Host 40th Anniversary Weatherization Expo on Capitol Hill

For Immediate Release (Washington, D.C.)- Several groups came together to host a Weatherization Expo on Capitol Hill this week as part of the continued celebration of the 40th year of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). The event served as an opportunity for members of Congress and their staff to learn more about the program at … Continue reading

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