ORNL Publications

Listed in chronological order:

2016-Present

Rose, Erin, Beth Hawkins, and Bruce Tonn, Evaluation of the US Department of Energy Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program (2010-2014), ORNL/TM-2015/540, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 2017.

2011-2015

Set of 21 reports documenting the results of the National Retrospective Evaluation of the Weatherization Assistance Program.

Set of 15 reports documenting the results of the National Recovery Act Evaluation of the Weatherization Assistance Program.

Set of 5 reports documenting the results of the National Evaluation of the State Energy Program.

Tonn, Bruce, Erin Rose, and Mark Ternes, The ORNL Indoor Air Quality Study: Re-Cap, Context, and Assessment on Radon, ORNL/TM-2015/519, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, September 2015.

Gettings, Michael B., Mini Malhotra, Mark Ternes, The Weatherization Assistant User’s Manual (Version 8.9), ORNL/SPR-2014/696, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, January 2015.

Eisenberg, Joel, Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Memorandum Background Data and Statistics On Low-Income Energy Use and Burdens, ORNL/TM-2014/133, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, April 2014.

Tonn, Bruce, Erin Rose, Richard Schmoyer, Joel Eisenberg, Mark Ternes, Martin Schweitzer, Timothy Hendrick, Evaluation of the National Weatherization Assistance Program during Program Years 2009-2011 (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Period), ORNL/TM-2011/87, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, December 2011.

2006-2010

Eisenberg, Joel F., Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Memorandum Background Data and Statistics, ORNL/TM-2010/66, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, March 2010.

Ternes, Mark P., Mike B. Gettings, Analyses to Verify and Improve the Accuracy of the Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA), ORNL/CON-506, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, December 2008.

Eisenberg, Joel F., The Impact of Carbon Control on Electricity and Gasoline Expenditures of Low-Income Households, ORNL/CON-504, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, April 2008.

McCold, Lance, Richard Goeltz, Mark Ternes, Linda Berry, Texas Field Experiment: Performance of the Weatherization Assistance Program in Hot-Climate, Low-Income Homes, ORNL/CON-499, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, April 2008.

Eisenberg, Joel F., Short and Long-Term Perspectives: The Impact on Low-Income Consumers of Forecasted Energy Price Increases in 2008 and a Cap-and-Trade Carbon Policy in 2030, ORNL/CON-503, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, December 2007, and Midwinter Update.

Ternes, Mark P., Validation of the Manufactured Home Energy Audit (MHEA), ORNL/CON-501, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, November 2007.

McCold, Lance, Richard Schmoyer, Evaluation of the District of Columbia Energy Office Residential Conservation Assistance Program for Natural Gas-Heated Single-Family Homes, ORNL/CON-500, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, March 2007.

Ternes, Mark P., Martin Schweitzer, Bruce Tonn, Richard Schmoyer, Joel F. Eisenberg, National Evaluation of the Weatherization Assistance Program: Preliminary Evaluation Plan for Program Year 2006, ORNL/CON-498, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, February 2007.

Presentation: Impact of Projected Prices On Low-Income Energy Bills for 2006.

2000-2005

Eisenberg, Joel F., The Impact of Forecasted Energy Price Increases On Low-Income Consumers, ORNL/CON-495, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, October 2005.

Schweitzer, Martin, Estimating the National Effects of the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program with State-Level Data: A Metaevaluation Using Studies from 1993 to 2005, ORNL/CON-493, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. September 2005.

Schweitzer, Martin and Tonn, Bruce, An Evaluation of State Energy Program Accomplishments 2002 Program Year, ORNL/CON-492, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, June 2005.

Schexnayder, Susan, Tonn, Bruce and Martin, Michaela, Leveraging and Institution Building Benefits of U.S. Department of Energy's State Partnership Program, ORNL/TM-2003/131, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, December 2003.

Berry, Linda and Schweitzer, Martin, Metaevaluation of National Weatherization Assistance Program Based on State Studies, ORNL/CON-488, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, February 2003.

Schweitzer, M., Jones, D., Berry, L., Tonn, B., Estimating Energy and Cost Savings and Emissions Reductions for the State Energy Program based on Enumeration Indicators Data, ORNL/CON-487, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, January 2003.

Tonn, B., and Wagner, Carl, A Methodology to Measure Synergy Among Energy-Efficiency Programs at the Program Participant Level, ORNL/CON-491, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, June 2002.

Tonn, B., Schmoyer R., and Wagner, S., Weatherizing the Homes of Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Clients: A Programmatic Assessment, ORNL/CON-486, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, June 2002.

Schweitzer, Martin and Eisenberg, Joel, Meeting the Challenge: The Prospect of Acheiving 30 Percent Energy Savings through the Weatherization Assistance Program, ORNL/CON-479, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 2002.

Schweitzer, Martin and Tonn, Bruce, Non Energy Benefits from the Weatherization Assistance Program: A Summary of Findings from the Recent Literature, ORNL/CON-484, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, April 2002.

Ternes, Mark P., Hwang, Ho-Ling, Field Test of Advanced Duct-Sealing Technologies within the Weatherization Assistance Program, ORNL/CON-480, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, November 2001.

Chen, Anjali T., The Options for Weatherization Programs in the Nox Tradable Emission Permit Program, ORNL/CON-483, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, March, 2001.

Schweitzer, Martin and Berry, Linda, Evaluation of the Washington State Weatherization Assistance Program, ORNL/CON-478, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, March 2001.

1995-1999

Schweitzer, Martin and Berry, Linda, Metaevaluation of National Weatherization Assistance Program Based on State Studies 1996-1998, ORNL/CON-467, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 1999.

Berry, Linda G. and Michael B. Gettings, Realization Rates of the National Energy Audit, Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings VI Conference, December 1998.

Ternes, Mark P., Boerker, Fred D., McCold, Lance N., and Gettings, Michael B., Field Test Evaluation of Conservation Retrofits of Low-Income Single Family Buildings in Wisconsin: Summary Report, ORNL/CON-228/P1, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, July 1998.

Martin, M.A., Review of Water, Lighting, and Cooling Energy Efficiency Measures for Low-Income Homes Located in Warm Climates, ORNL/CON-437, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, February 1998.

Gettings, Michael B., Linda G. Berry, Mark A. Beyer, and Jonathan B. Maxwell, Validation of the National Energy Audit (NEAT) with Data from a Gas Utility Low-Income Residential Weatherization Program in New York State, ORNL/CON 457, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, January 1998.

Colton, Roger D., The "Obligation to Serve" and a Competitive Electric Industry, ORNL/CON-459, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, November 1997.

Berry, Linda G., et al., Progress Report of the National Weatherization Assistance Program, ORNL/CON-450, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, September 1997.

Eisenberg, Joel F. and Berry, Linda G., An Introduction to Electric Industry Restructuring, ORNL/CON-449, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, September 1997.

Baxter, Lester W., Low-Income Energy Policy in a Restructuring Electricity Industry: An Assessment of Federal Options, ORNL/CON-443, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, July 1997.

Kinney, L.F., Wilson, T., Lewis, G. and MacDonald, J.M., Five Case Studies of Multifamily Weatherization Programs, ORNL/CON-434, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, April 1997.

Berry, Linda, State-Level Evaluations of the Weatherization Assistance Program in 1990-1996: A MetaEvaluation that Estimates National Savings, ORNL/CON-435, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, January 1997.

Berry, Linda, Patterns of Impact In the Weatherization Assistance Program: A Closer Look, ORNL/CON-331, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, January 1997.

Eisenberg, Joel F., Michels, E., Carroll, D., Berdux, N., The Scope of the Weatherization Assistance Program: Profile of the Population in Need, ORNL/SUB/92-SK904/V2, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, January 1997.

Dalhoff, Gregory K., An Evaluation of the Performance of the NEAT Audit for the Iowa Low-Income Weatherization Program, 1997 Energy Evaluation Conference, 1997.

Dalhoff, Greg, An Evaluation of the Performance of the NEAT Audit as Implemented in the Iowa Weatherization Program, Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin, October 1996.

1990-1994

Levins, William P., Ternes, Mark, Impacts of the Weatherization Program in Fuel-Oil Heated Houses, ORNL/CON-327, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, October 1994.

Brown, Marilyn A., et al., Weatherization Works: Final Report of the National Weatherization Evaluation, ORNL/CON-395, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, September 1994.

Brown, M., Beyer, M., Eisenberg, J., Lapsa, E., Power, M., Utility Investments in Low-Income Energy-Effieciency Programs, ORNL/CON-379, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, September 1994.

Sharp, T.R., The North Carolina Field Test: Field Performance of the Preliminary Version of an Advanced Weatherization Audit for the Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program, ORNL/CON-362, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, June 1994.

Brown, M., Hill, L., Low-Income DSM Programs: Methodological Approach to Determining the Cost-Effectiveness of Coordinated Partnerships, ORNL/CON-375, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 1994.

Brown, M., Berry, L., Kinney, L., Kolb, J., Wilson, T., White, D.,  Keys to Success: Ten Case Studies of Effective Weatherization Programs, ORNL/CON-328, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, November 1993.

Brown, M., Berry, L., Balzer, R., Faby, E., National Impacts of the Weatherization Assistance Program in Single-Family Dwellings ORNL/CON-326, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 1993.

MacDonald, J., Description of the Weatherization Assistance Program in Larger Multifamily Buildings for Program Year 1989, ORNL/CON-329, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, April 1993.

Ternes, Mark P., and Levins, William P., The Oklahoma Field Test: Air Conditioning Electricity Savings from Standard Energy Conservation Measures, Radiant Burners, and High-Efficiency Window Air Conditioners, ORNL/CON-317, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, August 1992.

Power, M., Eisenberg, J., Michels, E., Witherspoon, M., Brown, M., Scope of the Weatherization Assistance Program: The Weatherized Population and the Resource Base, ORNL/CON-325, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 1992.

Mihlmester, P., Koehler, W., Beyer, M., Brown, M., and Beschen, D., Characterization of the Weatherization Assistance Program Network, ORNL/CON-324, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, February 1992.

Ternes, M.P., Hu, P.S., Williams, L.S., and Goewey, P., The National Fuel End-Use Efficiency Field Test: Energy Savings and Performance of an Improved Energy Conservatrion Measure Selection Technique, ORNL/CON-303, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, March 1991.