Interview: Paul Zabriskie, Energy Efficiency

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In the early Seventies, the State of Vermont created a weatherization trust fund, to help low-income families keep heat from leaking out of poorly insulated buildings during cold weather.

As part of VPR’s exploration this week of the ways that Vermonters are acting to curb the negative effects of the Changing Climate, an update on that early experiment in energy efficiency.

Paul Zabriskie is the program director for the weatherization service that operates through the Central Vermont Community Action Council in Barre.

He spoke with Steve Delaney and says part of the challenge is that tightening up the air leakage in houses did not seem important until fairly recently

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