Jean Diggs Championship Award: Mimi Burbage

Ms. Burbage has worked in the fields of building energy efficiency, affordable housing, and related community and economic development since 1978 in Alaska.  She ran a non-profit that provided weatherization services statewide particularly in rural and remote Alaska.  She is currently Program Manager for Weatherization services of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation serving communities statewide through a combination...

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The Weatherization Assistance Program: 40 Years of Improving Homes and Lives

Since 1976, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has led the nation in advancing technology, research, and applied scientific practices to make homes energy efficient, cost-effective, and safe for low-income residents. The installed measures deliver substantial energy reductions and energy-cost savings for families, and the program has moved the entire home performance industry forward. - U.S. Department of Energy