Weatherization Basics

Introduction to Weatherization

Weatherization Tools and Equipment

Combustion Appliance Safety

Weatherization Calculations
Lead Safe Weatherization
Environmental Hazards
Job Safety for Weatherization
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Introduction to Weatherization

Weatherization is not the same as remodeling. The goal of weatherizing a home is to reduce the amount of energy a home uses, and to improve the safety and comfort of the people who live there. This introductory video to weatherization work examines the reasons to weatherize a building, and explores some of the most cost-effective "measures" employed by weatherization workers.

At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Explain what type of work weatherization involves
  • Understand some the energy benefits of weatherizing homes
  • Understand the environmental benefits of weatherizing homes
  • Explain how weatherization work can improve home safety
  • Identify common weatherization measures

Watch our example videos for this lesson by clicking on the link(s) below:
Introduction to Weatherization

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