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  • n. A protective coating, or layer of insulation, as on a house or car.
  • v. Present participle of weatherize.


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  • For example, investing in weatherizing homes (1) provides training and jobs to do the installation, (2) reduces energy bills to the homeowners; and (3) serves strategic national interests by reducing energy usage.

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  • She also talked about the need to encourage more state-subsidized energy audits of buildings throughout the state, and to fix structural problems in many homes that are keeping them from "weatherizing" - becoming more energy efficient - with aid from the agency.

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  • I was already sold on the idea of weatherizing, but uncertain how to do it.

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  • While the heat continues to beat down on Acadiana Many residents are cutting their utility bills by performing a process called weatherizing to their homes, and not paying one cent for it.


  • They range from familiar ones such as weatherizing the home, changing HVAC filters, and car-pooling to more retro things like line-drying clothes.

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  • The states also are getting billions of dollars for "shovel ready" infrastructure projects, and can apply for grants to pay for efforts such as weatherizing buildings.

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  • Texas is slated to get $327 million over the next two years to help cut poor families 'utility bills by "weatherizing" their homes.

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  • Charles Ebinger, Director of the Energy Security Initiative at the Brookings Institution, told the HPR that the incoming administration will likely fund a number of relatively simple measures to increase energy efficiency, such as "weatherizing" homes and reforming the setting of utility rates to encourage conservation.


  • Those wonderful things, Hoppe said, include approving an economic development director and a sustainability director, as well as a focus on the creation of green jobs at every level, such as weatherizing homes and engineering alternative power sources.

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  • Potential job-creation ideas include building roads and bridges, "weatherizing" homes to reduce energy bills and lending to small businesses.

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