Based on feedback received via a Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Grantee survey, WAP is holding Weatherization trainings for Grantees to review new program initiatives, review important program procedures, and new tools. Refer to the links within the text and at the bottom of the page to access videos of the training and download files.
If you have additional questions after viewing one of these trainings, please contact your DOE Project Officer, or email WAP Technical Assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WPN 19-4 Revised Energy Audit Approval Procedures, Related Audit, and Material Approvals - This training provide clarification to recently updated energy audit approval criteria. The WPN clarifies procedures by which Grantees can submit energy audits and lists of general heat waste reduction measures to DOE for approval every five years; clarifies requirements for switching between energy audit tools; clarifies requirements for DOE access to web-based energy auditing tools; establishes requirements for maintenance of software audit tools; and, clarifies requirements to ensure compliance with materials procured under 10 CFR 440.21 (b).
Solar Template for Incorporating Solar Photovoltaics (PV) into WAP - WAP Grantees who wish to use renewable energy measures must first get DOE’s approval. By completing this template and sending it to the DOE Project Officer, it will help streamline the initial application process. This 6-minute training provides an overview of the template and other required documents.
Weatherization Assistance Program - Corrective Action Plan Training for Grantees – This training reviews what is a Corrective Action Plan, what monitoring deficiencies may result Corrective Action Plan and then how to develop a Corrective Action Plan.
Field Guide Review Process – This training reviews why we use the Standard Work Specifications (SWS) and how the field guide submittal and review process works.
Variance Request Review Process – This training explains why we have variance requests and includes tips for getting variance requests approved the first time.
Once you’ve reviewed the process, fill out your variance requests here.
If you are unable to access the on-line form, you may submit your requests by downloading and submitting the spreadsheet at the bottom of the page.
Weatherization Monitoring Training
These three training modules provide a comprehensive overview on monitoring, how Grantees can prepare for an onsite monitoring visit and what to expect during an onsite monitoring visit.
Weatherization Program Year 2018 Update - This short presentation provides the status of the Weatherization Assistance Program’s Program Year 2018 funding and tips on how to prepare your PY18 application budget and package.
Weatherization Health & Safety Plan Template - This webinar reviews for Weatherization Grantees how to use the Weatherization Health & Safety (H&S) plan template that assists in the development your overall H&S plan for your annual Weatherization application package.
Weatherization PAGE Enhancements - The training demonstrates the new enhancements that were made in PAGE to assist Weatherization Grantees when they are creating their budget allocations for a new Weatherization grant cycle.
Monitoring Planning & Reporting Template Training - The training reviews a new optional template DOE developed to assist Weatherization Assistance Program Grantees to plan their annual monitoring staffing and visit schedule and then complete the information to use to support the annual T&TA, Monitoring and Leveraging Report required at the end of a grant cycle.
Training & Technical Assistance Planning & Reporting Template Training - The training reviews a new optional template DOE developed to assist Weatherization Assistance Program Grantees to plan their annual training and technical assistance plan and then use the template to record complete trainings and certifications to submit with the annual T&TA, Monitoring and Leveraging Report required at the end of a grant cycle.
Grantee Planning Calendar - The Weatherization Assistance Program Grantee training presentation reviews the important factors to keep in mind as you are developing your plan and breaks down the grant planning calendar cycle. (See sources below)