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  • Crew Safety
    Gases Crew Safety Electrical Issues Existing Health Problems Lead Paint Mold and Moisture Radon Refrigerants Spray Polyurethane Foam Volatile Organic Compounds WPN 11 6 Health and Safety Categories A E F R S Z Deferral Standards Resources Monitoring IBTS Visits ENERGY STAR SIRTT FAQs Message Board Technology Submission Application Form Additional Resources Technical Glossary Public Information How Do I Start a PIC Print Media Feature Stories Developing Press Releases Submitting Press Releases Press Release Examples Word of Mouth or Free Strategies How Do I Connect to Others Policy Makers Partners Targeting Partners Constituency Site Demonstrations Social Media Facebook Publicize your Facebook Page Twitter Publicize your Twitter Feed YouTube Blogs Telling the Story Audiences How to Reach Them Where They Are Common Frames and How to Use Them Writing Your Story Step 1 Choosing Your Stories Step 2 The Beginning is Important Framing Your Story Step 3 Describing the Specific Problem and Goals Step 4 Describe the Solution and Solution Implementation Step 5 Describe the Outcome Individuals and their Successes How Do Their Stories Fit In Pitfalls Tell a Personal Story When Use Numbers A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Weatherization Day WAPTAC Resources Documents from Around the Country 2015 Weatherization Day 2014 Weatherization Day 2013 Weatherization Day 2012 Weatherization Day 2011 Weatherization Day 2010 Weatherization Day 2009 Weatherization Day Tools Talking Points Customizable Slide Show Presentation Fact Sheet and Brochure Power Point Tips Sample Letters Weatherization Logo Weatherization Presentations 101 301 More Tools and Resources Toolkits Best Practices Ask An Expert Meet Our Experts Expert Questions Answers WAPTAC Blog Message Board Training Resources WAP Training Centers Regional Training Centers State Training Centers Training Center Toolkits Accreditation Assessment ISD NEAT MHEA Resources Depository Training Opportunities Training Tools Core Competencies Financial Management Tool Kit WAP Standardized Curricula Weatherization Installer Fundamentals 2

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  • Electrical issues
    GIS Mapping Multifamily Audits Other Energy Audits Field Standards and Guides Refrigerator Guide Analysis Tool Water Heater Guide Health and Safety Health and Safety Guidance Best Practices Health and Safety FAQs Master That Interactive Training Health and Safety Issues Asbestos Building Structure Combustion Appliances and Gases Crew Safety Electrical Issues Existing Health Problems Lead Paint Mold and Moisture Radon Refrigerants Spray Polyurethane Foam Volatile Organic Compounds WPN 11 6 Health and Safety Categories A E F R S Z Deferral Standards Resources Monitoring IBTS Visits ENERGY STAR SIRTT FAQs Message Board Technology Submission Application Form Additional Resources Technical Glossary Public Information How Do I Start a PIC Print Media Feature Stories Developing Press Releases Submitting Press Releases Press Release Examples Word of Mouth or Free Strategies How Do I Connect to Others Policy Makers Partners Targeting Partners Constituency Site Demonstrations Social Media Facebook Publicize your Facebook Page Twitter Publicize your Twitter Feed YouTube Blogs Telling the Story Audiences How to Reach Them Where They Are Common Frames and How to Use Them Writing Your Story Step 1 Choosing Your Stories Step 2 The Beginning is Important Framing Your Story Step 3 Describing the Specific Problem and Goals Step 4 Describe the Solution and Solution Implementation Step 5 Describe the Outcome Individuals and their Successes How Do Their Stories Fit In Pitfalls Tell a Personal Story When Use Numbers A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Weatherization Day WAPTAC Resources Documents from Around the Country 2015 Weatherization Day 2014 Weatherization Day 2013 Weatherization Day 2012 Weatherization Day 2011 Weatherization Day 2010 Weatherization Day 2009 Weatherization Day Tools Talking Points Customizable Slide Show Presentation Fact Sheet and Brochure Power Point Tips Sample Letters Weatherization Logo Weatherization Presentations 101 301 More Tools and Resources Toolkits Best Practices Ask An Expert Meet Our Experts Expert Questions Answers WAPTAC Blog Message Board Training Resources WAP Training Centers Regional Training Centers State Training Centers Training Center Toolkits Accreditation Assessment ISD NEAT MHEA Resources Depository Training Opportunities Training Tools Core Competencies Financial Management Tool Kit WAP Standardized Curricula Weatherization Installer Fundamentals 2 0 Weatherization Installer Technician Intermediate Weatherization Installer Technician Mobile Homes Energy Auditor Single Family 2 0 Energy Auditor Multifamily Quality Control Inspector 2 0 Quality Control Inspector Addendum Heating Systems for Energy Auditors Inspectors Weatherization Technical Monitor Inspector Crew Leader 2 0 Mechanical Systems Multifamily Train the Trainer Train the Trainer Training on Specific Topics Health Safety Training for Programmatic Staff Lead Safe Weatherization ASHRAE 62 2 Curricula Resources Training and Technical Assistance Fact Sheets Additional Resources Wx Plus Health Contacts Grantee Contacts DOE Contacts Contact Us Report a Bug Print this page Electrical Issues The two primary electrical concerns during weatherization are insulating homes that contain knob and tube wiring and identifying overloaded electrical circuits Knob and Tube Wiring Retrofitting thermal insulation around older electric wiring primarily knob and tube wiring can cause it to overheat resulting in a fire hazard States must ensure that insulation around wiring conforms to local codes In 1987

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  • Existing Health Problems
    Issues Asbestos Building Structure Combustion Appliances and Gases Crew Safety Electrical Issues Existing Health Problems Lead Paint Mold and Moisture Radon Refrigerants Spray Polyurethane Foam Volatile Organic Compounds WPN 11 6 Health and Safety Categories A E F R S Z Deferral Standards Resources Monitoring IBTS Visits ENERGY STAR SIRTT FAQs Message Board Technology Submission Application Form Additional Resources Technical Glossary Public Information How Do I Start a PIC Print Media Feature Stories Developing Press Releases Submitting Press Releases Press Release Examples Word of Mouth or Free Strategies How Do I Connect to Others Policy Makers Partners Targeting Partners Constituency Site Demonstrations Social Media Facebook Publicize your Facebook Page Twitter Publicize your Twitter Feed YouTube Blogs Telling the Story Audiences How to Reach Them Where They Are Common Frames and How to Use Them Writing Your Story Step 1 Choosing Your Stories Step 2 The Beginning is Important Framing Your Story Step 3 Describing the Specific Problem and Goals Step 4 Describe the Solution and Solution Implementation Step 5 Describe the Outcome Individuals and their Successes How Do Their Stories Fit In Pitfalls Tell a Personal Story When Use Numbers A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Weatherization Day WAPTAC Resources Documents from Around the Country 2015 Weatherization Day 2014 Weatherization Day 2013 Weatherization Day 2012 Weatherization Day 2011 Weatherization Day 2010 Weatherization Day 2009 Weatherization Day Tools Talking Points Customizable Slide Show Presentation Fact Sheet and Brochure Power Point Tips Sample Letters Weatherization Logo Weatherization Presentations 101 301 More Tools and Resources Toolkits Best Practices Ask An Expert Meet Our Experts Expert Questions Answers WAPTAC Blog Message Board Training Resources WAP Training Centers Regional Training Centers State Training Centers Training Center Toolkits Accreditation Assessment ISD NEAT MHEA Resources Depository Training Opportunities Training Tools Core Competencies Financial Management Tool Kit

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  • Lead Paint
    Best Practices Health and Safety FAQs Master That Interactive Training Health and Safety Issues Asbestos Building Structure Combustion Appliances and Gases Crew Safety Electrical Issues Existing Health Problems Lead Paint Mold and Moisture Radon Refrigerants Spray Polyurethane Foam Volatile Organic Compounds WPN 11 6 Health and Safety Categories A E F R S Z Deferral Standards Resources Monitoring IBTS Visits ENERGY STAR SIRTT FAQs Message Board Technology Submission Application Form Additional Resources Technical Glossary Public Information How Do I Start a PIC Print Media Feature Stories Developing Press Releases Submitting Press Releases Press Release Examples Word of Mouth or Free Strategies How Do I Connect to Others Policy Makers Partners Targeting Partners Constituency Site Demonstrations Social Media Facebook Publicize your Facebook Page Twitter Publicize your Twitter Feed YouTube Blogs Telling the Story Audiences How to Reach Them Where They Are Common Frames and How to Use Them Writing Your Story Step 1 Choosing Your Stories Step 2 The Beginning is Important Framing Your Story Step 3 Describing the Specific Problem and Goals Step 4 Describe the Solution and Solution Implementation Step 5 Describe the Outcome Individuals and their Successes How Do Their Stories Fit In Pitfalls Tell a Personal Story When Use Numbers A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Weatherization Day WAPTAC Resources Documents from Around the Country 2015 Weatherization Day 2014 Weatherization Day 2013 Weatherization Day 2012 Weatherization Day 2011 Weatherization Day 2010 Weatherization Day 2009 Weatherization Day Tools Talking Points Customizable Slide Show Presentation Fact Sheet and Brochure Power Point Tips Sample Letters Weatherization Logo Weatherization Presentations 101 301 More Tools and Resources Toolkits Best Practices Ask An Expert Meet Our Experts Expert Questions Answers WAPTAC Blog Message Board Training Resources WAP Training Centers Regional Training Centers State Training Centers Training Center Toolkits Accreditation Assessment ISD NEAT MHEA Resources Depository Training Opportunities Training Tools Core Competencies Financial Management Tool Kit WAP Standardized Curricula Weatherization Installer Fundamentals 2 0 Weatherization Installer Technician Intermediate Weatherization Installer Technician Mobile Homes Energy Auditor Single Family 2 0 Energy Auditor Multifamily Quality Control Inspector 2 0 Quality Control Inspector Addendum Heating Systems for Energy Auditors Inspectors Weatherization Technical Monitor Inspector Crew Leader 2 0 Mechanical Systems Multifamily Train the Trainer Train the Trainer Training on Specific Topics Health Safety Training for Programmatic Staff Lead Safe Weatherization ASHRAE 62 2 Curricula Resources Training and Technical Assistance Fact Sheets Additional Resources Wx Plus Health Contacts Grantee Contacts DOE Contacts Contact Us Report a Bug Print this page Lead Paint Lead is a poison most dangerous in the form of dust and fumes The primary concern for weatherization workers and clients is the use of lead in paints and varnishes Lead paint can be found on any painted surface inside or outside the home Lead paint safe work may be charged as a weatherization activity Incidence of Lead Paint in Single family Homes Any home built before 1978 may contain lead paint After 1940 paint manufacturers voluntarily began to reduce the amount of lead they

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  • Mold and Moisture
    Safety Guidance Best Practices Health and Safety FAQs Master That Interactive Training Health and Safety Issues Asbestos Building Structure Combustion Appliances and Gases Crew Safety Electrical Issues Existing Health Problems Lead Paint Mold and Moisture Radon Refrigerants Spray Polyurethane Foam Volatile Organic Compounds WPN 11 6 Health and Safety Categories A E F R S Z Deferral Standards Resources Monitoring IBTS Visits ENERGY STAR SIRTT FAQs Message Board Technology Submission Application Form Additional Resources Technical Glossary Public Information How Do I Start a PIC Print Media Feature Stories Developing Press Releases Submitting Press Releases Press Release Examples Word of Mouth or Free Strategies How Do I Connect to Others Policy Makers Partners Targeting Partners Constituency Site Demonstrations Social Media Facebook Publicize your Facebook Page Twitter Publicize your Twitter Feed YouTube Blogs Telling the Story Audiences How to Reach Them Where They Are Common Frames and How to Use Them Writing Your Story Step 1 Choosing Your Stories Step 2 The Beginning is Important Framing Your Story Step 3 Describing the Specific Problem and Goals Step 4 Describe the Solution and Solution Implementation Step 5 Describe the Outcome Individuals and their Successes How Do Their Stories Fit In Pitfalls Tell a Personal Story When Use Numbers A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Weatherization Day WAPTAC Resources Documents from Around the Country 2015 Weatherization Day 2014 Weatherization Day 2013 Weatherization Day 2012 Weatherization Day 2011 Weatherization Day 2010 Weatherization Day 2009 Weatherization Day Tools Talking Points Customizable Slide Show Presentation Fact Sheet and Brochure Power Point Tips Sample Letters Weatherization Logo Weatherization Presentations 101 301 More Tools and Resources Toolkits Best Practices Ask An Expert Meet Our Experts Expert Questions Answers WAPTAC Blog Message Board Training Resources WAP Training Centers Regional Training Centers State Training Centers Training Center Toolkits Accreditation Assessment ISD NEAT MHEA Resources Depository Training Opportunities Training Tools Core Competencies Financial Management Tool Kit WAP Standardized Curricula Weatherization Installer Fundamentals 2 0 Weatherization Installer Technician Intermediate Weatherization Installer Technician Mobile Homes Energy Auditor Single Family 2 0 Energy Auditor Multifamily Quality Control Inspector 2 0 Quality Control Inspector Addendum Heating Systems for Energy Auditors Inspectors Weatherization Technical Monitor Inspector Crew Leader 2 0 Mechanical Systems Multifamily Train the Trainer Train the Trainer Training on Specific Topics Health Safety Training for Programmatic Staff Lead Safe Weatherization ASHRAE 62 2 Curricula Resources Training and Technical Assistance Fact Sheets Additional Resources Wx Plus Health Contacts Grantee Contacts DOE Contacts Contact Us Report a Bug Print this page Mold and Moisture Molds are part of the natural environment Outdoors molds play a part in nature by breaking down dead organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees but indoors mold growth should be avoided Molds reproduce by means of tiny spores the spores are invisible to the naked eye and float through outdoor and indoor air Mold may begin growing indoors when mold spores land on surfaces that are wet There are many types of mold and none of them will grow

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  • Radon
    Guides Refrigerator Guide Analysis Tool Water Heater Guide Health and Safety Health and Safety Guidance Best Practices Health and Safety FAQs Master That Interactive Training Health and Safety Issues Asbestos Building Structure Combustion Appliances and Gases Crew Safety Electrical Issues Existing Health Problems Lead Paint Mold and Moisture Radon Refrigerants Spray Polyurethane Foam Volatile Organic Compounds WPN 11 6 Health and Safety Categories A E F R S Z Deferral Standards Resources Monitoring IBTS Visits ENERGY STAR SIRTT FAQs Message Board Technology Submission Application Form Additional Resources Technical Glossary Public Information How Do I Start a PIC Print Media Feature Stories Developing Press Releases Submitting Press Releases Press Release Examples Word of Mouth or Free Strategies How Do I Connect to Others Policy Makers Partners Targeting Partners Constituency Site Demonstrations Social Media Facebook Publicize your Facebook Page Twitter Publicize your Twitter Feed YouTube Blogs Telling the Story Audiences How to Reach Them Where They Are Common Frames and How to Use Them Writing Your Story Step 1 Choosing Your Stories Step 2 The Beginning is Important Framing Your Story Step 3 Describing the Specific Problem and Goals Step 4 Describe the Solution and Solution Implementation Step 5 Describe the Outcome Individuals and their Successes How Do Their Stories Fit In Pitfalls Tell a Personal Story When Use Numbers A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Weatherization Day WAPTAC Resources Documents from Around the Country 2015 Weatherization Day 2014 Weatherization Day 2013 Weatherization Day 2012 Weatherization Day 2011 Weatherization Day 2010 Weatherization Day 2009 Weatherization Day Tools Talking Points Customizable Slide Show Presentation Fact Sheet and Brochure Power Point Tips Sample Letters Weatherization Logo Weatherization Presentations 101 301 More Tools and Resources Toolkits Best Practices Ask An Expert Meet Our Experts Expert Questions Answers WAPTAC Blog Message Board Training Resources WAP

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  • Refrigerants
    and Safety Health and Safety Guidance Best Practices Health and Safety FAQs Master That Interactive Training Health and Safety Issues Asbestos Building Structure Combustion Appliances and Gases Crew Safety Electrical Issues Existing Health Problems Lead Paint Mold and Moisture Radon Refrigerants Spray Polyurethane Foam Volatile Organic Compounds WPN 11 6 Health and Safety Categories A E F R S Z Deferral Standards Resources Monitoring IBTS Visits ENERGY STAR SIRTT FAQs Message Board Technology Submission Application Form Additional Resources Technical Glossary Public Information How Do I Start a PIC Print Media Feature Stories Developing Press Releases Submitting Press Releases Press Release Examples Word of Mouth or Free Strategies How Do I Connect to Others Policy Makers Partners Targeting Partners Constituency Site Demonstrations Social Media Facebook Publicize your Facebook Page Twitter Publicize your Twitter Feed YouTube Blogs Telling the Story Audiences How to Reach Them Where They Are Common Frames and How to Use Them Writing Your Story Step 1 Choosing Your Stories Step 2 The Beginning is Important Framing Your Story Step 3 Describing the Specific Problem and Goals Step 4 Describe the Solution and Solution Implementation Step 5 Describe the Outcome Individuals and their Successes How Do Their Stories Fit In Pitfalls Tell a Personal Story When Use Numbers A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Weatherization Day WAPTAC Resources Documents from Around the Country 2015 Weatherization Day 2014 Weatherization Day 2013 Weatherization Day 2012 Weatherization Day 2011 Weatherization Day 2010 Weatherization Day 2009 Weatherization Day Tools Talking Points Customizable Slide Show Presentation Fact Sheet and Brochure Power Point Tips Sample Letters Weatherization Logo Weatherization Presentations 101 301 More Tools and Resources Toolkits Best Practices Ask An Expert Meet Our Experts Expert Questions Answers WAPTAC Blog Message Board Training Resources WAP Training Centers Regional Training Centers State Training Centers Training

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  • Spray Polyurethane Foam
    Volatile Organic Compounds WPN 11 6 Health and Safety Categories A E F R S Z Deferral Standards Resources Monitoring IBTS Visits ENERGY STAR SIRTT FAQs Message Board Technology Submission Application Form Additional Resources Technical Glossary Public Information How Do I Start a PIC Print Media Feature Stories Developing Press Releases Submitting Press Releases Press Release Examples Word of Mouth or Free Strategies How Do I Connect to Others Policy Makers Partners Targeting Partners Constituency Site Demonstrations Social Media Facebook Publicize your Facebook Page Twitter Publicize your Twitter Feed YouTube Blogs Telling the Story Audiences How to Reach Them Where They Are Common Frames and How to Use Them Writing Your Story Step 1 Choosing Your Stories Step 2 The Beginning is Important Framing Your Story Step 3 Describing the Specific Problem and Goals Step 4 Describe the Solution and Solution Implementation Step 5 Describe the Outcome Individuals and their Successes How Do Their Stories Fit In Pitfalls Tell a Personal Story When Use Numbers A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Weatherization Day WAPTAC Resources Documents from Around the Country 2015 Weatherization Day 2014 Weatherization Day 2013 Weatherization Day 2012 Weatherization Day 2011 Weatherization Day 2010 Weatherization Day 2009 Weatherization Day Tools Talking Points Customizable Slide Show Presentation Fact Sheet and Brochure Power Point Tips Sample Letters Weatherization Logo Weatherization Presentations 101 301 More Tools and Resources Toolkits Best Practices Ask An Expert Meet Our Experts Expert Questions Answers WAPTAC Blog Message Board Training Resources WAP Training Centers Regional Training Centers State Training Centers Training Center Toolkits Accreditation Assessment ISD NEAT MHEA Resources Depository Training Opportunities Training Tools Core Competencies Financial Management Tool Kit WAP Standardized Curricula Weatherization Installer Fundamentals 2 0 Weatherization Installer Technician Intermediate Weatherization Installer Technician Mobile Homes Energy Auditor Single Family 2 0 Energy Auditor Multifamily Quality Control Inspector 2 0 Quality Control Inspector Addendum Heating Systems for Energy Auditors Inspectors Weatherization Technical Monitor Inspector Crew Leader 2 0 Mechanical Systems Multifamily Train the Trainer Train the Trainer Training on Specific Topics Health Safety Training for Programmatic Staff Lead Safe Weatherization ASHRAE 62 2 Curricula Resources Training and Technical Assistance Fact Sheets Additional Resources Wx Plus Health Contacts Grantee Contacts DOE Contacts Contact Us Report a Bug Print this page Spray Polyurethane Foam Spray polyurethane foam SPF is an approved WAP air sealing measure SPF is a widely used and highly effective insulator and air sealing material however eye skin and inhalation exposures to its key ingredient isocyanates and other SPF chemicals in vapors aerosols and dusts during SPF installation can cause Asthma a potentially life threatening disease Respiratory problems and other breathing difficulties Skin and eye irritation Other potential adverse health effects The following web sites provide important health and safety information concerning spray polyurethane foam Environmental Protection Agency EPA EPA s spray polyurethane foam SPF web site provides health safety and use information to help educate and ensure that best practices are used when SPF is applied Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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