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1

Emergency Management Decision Making during Severe Weather  

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Emergency managers make time-sensitive decisions in order to protect the public from threats including severe weather. Simulation and questionnaires were used to capture the decision-making process of emergency managers during severe weather ...

Leigh A. Baumgart; Ellen J. Bass; Brenda Philips; Kevin Kloesel

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Assessment of Areal Coverage of Severe Weather Parameters for Severe Weather Outbreak Diagnosis  

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The areal extent of severe weather parameters favorable for significant severe weather is evaluated as a means of identifying major severe weather outbreaks. The first areal coverage method uses kernel density estimation (KDE) to identify severe ...

Chad M. Shafer; Andrew E. Mercer; Michael B. Richman; Lance M. Leslie; Charles A. Doswell III

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intelligent weather agent for aircraft severe weather avoidance  

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Severe weather conditions pose a large threat to the safety of aircraft, since they are responsible for a large percentage of aviation related accidents. With the advent of the free flight environment, the exigency for an autonomous severe weather avoidance capability has increased. In this thesis, an intelligent weather agent is developed for general aviation aircraft. Using a radar image from an onboard weather radar, the intelligent weather agent determines the safest path around severe weather with a minimum detour in distance. The method used is the Simplified Memory Bounded A* search technique that reduces computation time and memory requirements. The algorithm for A* search using the heuristic function is initially developed and evaluated in non-real-time form using Matlab, and demonstrated to be reliable and fast in flight path re-routing for stationary thunderstorms as well as moving thunderstorms. It is extended into a real-time version coded in Borland C++, and integrated with the existing Simplified Flight Management System and coupled with the heading command and hold autopilot of the nonlinear, non-real-time, six degrees-of-freedom Engineering Flight Simulator. Test cases consisting of stationary and moving thunderstorms are used to evaluate the intelligent weather agent online, in real-time. Results demonstrate that the new path suggested by the algorithm developed in this thesis is about 1% to 25% longer than the original path depending upon the size of the thunderstorm that lies in the original path. The detours in the test cases ranged from about 1 mile to 11 miles over and above the original path length. The algorithm did not exhibit any critical failures in the test cases and proved to be robust. The intelligent weather agent, when integrated with the Simplified Flight Management System and coupled with the heading command and hold autopilot, provides an effective and reliable guidance and navigation system for generating safe, alternate flight paths around thunderstorms and squall lines. It also forms the basis for the severe weather agent component of a broader hierarchical intelligent agent based system for free-flight guidance.

Bokadia, Sangeeta

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Early Warnings of Severe Weather from Ensemble Forecast Information  

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A system has been developed to give probabilistic warnings of severe-weather events for the United Kingdom (UK) on a regional and national basis, based on forecast output from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) ...

T. P. Legg; K. R. Mylne

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The WSR-88D Severe Weather Potential Algorithm  

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The WSR-88D severe weather potential (SWP) algorithm is an automated procedure for the detection of severe local storms. The algorithm identifies individual thunderstorm cells within radar imagery and, for each cell, yields an index proportional ...

David H. Kitzmiller; Wayne E. McGovern; Robert F. Saffle

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Warning Citizens of the Health Risk of Severe Weather: Status...  

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Warning Citizens of the Health Risk of Severe Weather: Status and Projections Speaker(s): Laurence S. Kalkstein Date: March 5, 2013 - 11:30am Location: 90-3122 Seminar HostPoint...

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The Kansas City Severe Weather Event of 4 June 1979  

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The severe weather and localized flooding which hit Kansas City on the afternoon of 4 June 1979 are investigated through a detailed synoptic scale and mesoscale analysis of the events leading up to the formation of the storms. The results ...

Robert S. Gaza; Lance F. Bosart

1985-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Protect the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due...  

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Protect the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change, Says Joint White House and Department of Energy Report Print E-mail Using Technology to Bring...

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Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to  

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Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change August 12, 2013 - 5:25pm Addthis Transmission lines along Highway 15 outside Victorville, California. | Photo courtesy of Abby Rowling. Transmission lines along Highway 15 outside Victorville, California. | Photo courtesy of Abby Rowling. Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability Jim Stock Member - White House Council of Economic Advisers EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally appeared on WhiteHouse.gov. This week marks the tenth anniversary of one of the worst power outages in the United States, during which tens of millions of Americans were affected

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Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to  

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Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change Protecting the Electric Grid from Increasingly Severe Weather Due to Climate Change August 12, 2013 - 5:25pm Addthis Transmission lines along Highway 15 outside Victorville, California. | Photo courtesy of Abby Rowling. Transmission lines along Highway 15 outside Victorville, California. | Photo courtesy of Abby Rowling. Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability Jim Stock Member - White House Council of Economic Advisers EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally appeared on WhiteHouse.gov. This week marks the tenth anniversary of one of the worst power outages in the United States, during which tens of millions of Americans were affected

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Severe and Convective Weather: A Central Region Forecasting Challenge  

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This paper is one of a series of papers dealing with operational weather forecasting within the Central Region of the National Weather Service. It focuses on the primary Central Region warm season weather producer, the thunderstorm. Some of the ...

Richard P. McNulty

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of a WRF Mesoscale Data Assimilation System to Springtime Severe Weather Events 2007–09  

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An ensemble-based data assimilation system using the Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF) has been used to initialize forecasts of prolific severe weather events from springs 2007 to 2009. These experiments build on previous work that has ...

Dustan M. Wheatley; David J. Stensrud; David C. Dowell; Nusrat Yussouf

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Evaluation of Winter Weather Severity in the United States Using the Weather Stress Index  

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The objective of this study is to provide an evaluation of the magnitude of apparent temperature and the weather stress index (WSI) in winter across the United States. In addition, two extremely cold winters, 1976–77 and 1981–82, are analyzed in ...

Laurence S. Kalkstein; Kathleen M. Valimont

1987-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lightning and Severe Weather: A Comparison between Total and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Trends  

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Many studies over the past several decades have attempted to correlate trends in lightning (e.g., rates, polarity) to severe weather occurrence. These studies mainly used cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning information due to the ease of data ...

Christopher J. Schultz; Walter A. Petersen; Lawrence D. Carey

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather  

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to the latest meteorological observations, climatological information, and weather forecast products for the Los Alamos area. December 14, 2011 Snow vortex A snow vortex in Los...

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Probabilistic Forecasts of (Severe) Thunderstorms for the Purpose of Issuing a Weather Alarm in the Netherlands  

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The development and verification of a new model output statistics (MOS) system is described; this system is intended to help forecasters decide whether a weather alarm for severe thunderstorms, based on high total lightning intensity, should be ...

Maurice J. Schmeits; Kees J. Kok; Daan H. P. Vogelezang; Rudolf M. van Westrhenen

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Development of the Piedmont Front and Associated Outbreak of Severe Weather on 13 March 1986  

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An investigation was conducted of the mesoscale evolution of a quasi-stationary front, termed the Piedmont front owing to its location through the central Carolinas, and an associated outbreak of severe weather on 13 March 1986. Space-time ...

Steven Businger; William H. Bauman III; Gerald F. Watson

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Thunderstorm Interactive Forecast System: Turning Automated Thunderstorm Tracks into Severe Weather Warnings  

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The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has developed a new tool called the Thunderstorm Interactive Forecast System (TIFS; formerly known as ThunderBox) for interactively producing finished severe weather warnings and other forecasts from ...

John Bally

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Practical and Intrinsic Predictability of Severe and Convective Weather at the Mesoscales  

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This study explores both the practical and intrinsic predictability of severe convective weather at the mesoscales using convection-permitting ensemble simulations of a squall line and bow echo event during the Bow Echo and Mesoscale Convective ...

Christopher Melhauser; Fuqing Zhang

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The S2K Severe Weather Detection Algorithms and Their Performance  

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One of the main goals of the Sydney 2000 Forecast Demonstration Project was to demonstrate the efficacy and utility of automated severe weather detection radar algorithms. As a contribution to this goal, this paper describes the radar-based ...

Paul Joe; Don Burgess; Rod Potts; Tom Keenan; Greg Stumpf; Andrew Treloar

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Advantages of a Mixed-Band Radar Network for Severe Weather Operations: A Case Study of 13 May 2009  

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Adding a mix of X- or C-band radars to the current Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) network could address several limitations of the network, including improvements to spatial gaps in low-level coverage and temporal sampling of ...

Vivek N. Mahale; Jerald A. Brotzge; Howard B. Bluestein

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High Plains Severe Weather—Ten Years After  

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More than a decade ago, a study was published that identified a short list of precursor conditions for severe thunderstorms on the High Plains of the United States. The present study utilizes data from the summer months of ten convective seasons ...

John F. Weaver; Nolan J. Doesken

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The National Severe Storms Laboratory Historical Weather Data Archives Data Management and Web Access System  

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The NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory Historical Weather Data Archive (NSSL HWDA) is a new Web-based data portal that delivers surface and upper-air data to the online user through horizontal maps, vertical profiles on skew T–logp charts, ...

Willa H. Zhu; David M. Schultz; Douglas W. Kennedy; Kevin E. Kelleher; Nancy N. Soreide

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identifying predictive multi-dimensional time series motifs: an application to severe weather prediction  

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We introduce an efficient approach to mining multi-dimensional temporal streams of real-world data for ordered temporal motifs that can be used for prediction. Since many of the dimensions of the data are known or suspected to be irrelevant, our approach ... Keywords: Multi-dimensional, Severe weather, Temporal data mining

Amy Mcgovern; Derek H. Rosendahl; Rodger A. Brown; Kelvin K. Droegemeier

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Downscaling of ECMWF Ensemble Forecasts for Cases of Severe Weather: Ensemble Statistics and Cluster Analysis  

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Dynamical downscaling has been applied to global ensemble forecasts to assess its impact for four cases of severe weather (precipitation and wind) over various parts of Croatia. It was performed with the Croatian 12.2-km version of the Aire ...

?edo Brankovi?; Blaženka Matja?i?; Stjepan Ivatek-Šahdan; Roberto Buizza

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Warning Citizens of the Health Risk of Severe Weather: Status and  

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Warning Citizens of the Health Risk of Severe Weather: Status and Warning Citizens of the Health Risk of Severe Weather: Status and Projections Speaker(s): Laurence S. Kalkstein Date: March 5, 2013 - 11:30am Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Ronnen Levinson Human response to climate consists of physiological and behavioral reactions to extreme events, but in many climate/health analyses, the identification of these events is poorly expressed. For example, most studies rely on some combination of temperature and humidity to identify extreme heat events, but there is a much larger dimension to understand how these episodes could lead to human stress. This presentation will review a suggested approach to identify particularly dangerous heat episodes, and it will link these events to negative human health outcomes in urban areas.

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Evaluation of WRF Model Output for Severe Weather Forecasting from the 2008 NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment  

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This study assesses forecasts of the preconvective and near-storm environments from the convection-allowing models run for the 2008 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) spring experiment. ...

Michael C. Coniglio; Kimberly L. Elmore; John S. Kain; Steven J. Weiss; Ming Xue; Morris L. Weisman

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Real-Time Weather-Adaptive 3DVAR Analysis System for Severe Weather Detections and Warnings  

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A real-time, weather-adaptive three-dimensional variational data assimilation (3DVAR) system has been adapted for the NOAA Warn-on-Forecast (WoF) project to incorporate all available radar observations within a moveable analysis domain. The key ...

Jidong Gao; Travis M. Smith; David J. Stensrud; Chenghao Fu; Kristin Calhoun; Kevin L. Manross; Jeffrey Brogden; Valliappa Lakshmanan; Yunheng Wang; Kevin W. Thomas; Keith Brewster; Ming Xue

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Study of the Characteristics and Assimilation of Retrieved MODIS Total Precipitable Water Data in Severe Weather Simulations  

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This study determined the accuracy and biases associated with retrieved Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) total precipitable water (TPW) data, and it investigated the impact of these data on severe weather simulations using ...

Shu-Hua Chen; Zhan Zhao; Jennifer S. Haase; Aidong Chen; Francois Vandenberghe

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Convection-Allowing and Convection-Parameterizing Ensemble Forecasts of a Mesoscale Convective Vortex and Associated Severe Weather Environment  

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An analysis of a regional severe weather outbreak that was related to a mesoscale convective vortex (MCV) is performed. The MCV-spawning mesoscale convection system (MCS) formed in northwest Kansas along the southern periphery of a large cutoff ...

Adam J. Clark; William A. Gallus Jr.; Ming Xue; Fanyou Kong

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary Development and Evaluation of Lightning Jump Algorithms for the Real-Time Detection of Severe Weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Previous studies have demonstrated that rapid increases in total lightning activity (intracloud + cloud-to-ground) are often observed tens of minutes in advance of the occurrence of severe weather at the ground. These rapid increases in lightning ...

Christopher J. Schultz; Walter A. Petersen; Lawrence D. Carey

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of Advanced Nowcasting Systems on Severe Weather Warning during the Sydney 2000 Forecast Demonstration Project: 3 November 2000  

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One of the principal aims of the Sydney 2000 Forecast Demonstration Project was to assess the utility of advanced nowcasting systems to operational severe weather forecasters. This paper describes the application of the products of a variety of ...

Neil I. Fox; Rob Webb; John Bally; Michael W. Sleigh; Clive E. Pierce; David M. L. Sills; Paul I. Joe; James Wilson; Chris G. Collier

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Examination of Convection-Allowing Configurations of the WRF Model for the Prediction of Severe Convective Weather: The SPC/NSSL Spring Program 2004  

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Convection-allowing configurations of the Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) model were evaluated during the 2004 Storm Prediction Center–National Severe Storms Laboratory Spring Program in a simulated severe weather forecasting environment. The ...

John S. Kain; S. J. Weiss; J. J. Levit; M. E. Baldwin; D. R. Bright

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential of 4d-VAR for exigent forecasting of severe weather  

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Severe storms, tropical cyclones, and associated tornadoes, floods, lightning, and microbursts threaten life and property. Reliable, precise, and accurate alerts of these phenomena can trigger defensive actions and preparations. However, these crucial weather phenomena are difficult to forecast. The objective of this paper is to demonstrate the potential of 4d-VAR (four dimensional variational data assimilation) for exigent forecasting (XF) of severe storm precursors and to thereby characterize the probability of a worst-case scenario. 4d-VAR is designed to adjust the initial conditions (IC) of a numerical weather prediction model consistent with the uncertainty of the prior estimate of the IC while at the same time minimizing the misfit to available observations. For XF the same approach is taken but instead of fitting observations, a measure of damage or loss or an equivalent proxy is maximized or minimized. To accomplish this will require development of a specialized cost function for 4d-VAR. When 4d-VAR s...

Hoffman, Ross N; Nehrkorn, Thomas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid Sampling of Severe Storms by the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased Array Radar  

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A key advantage of the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased Array Radar (PAR) is the capability to adaptively scan storms at higher temporal resolution than is possible with the Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D): 1 min or less ...

Pamela L. Heinselman; David L. Priegnitz; Kevin L. Manross; Travis M. Smith; Richard W. Adams

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Early Severe Thunderstorm Forecasting and Research by the United States weather Bureau  

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In the early nineteenth century, fragmentary weather observing networks were established in portions of the United States, primarily to constitute a climatological history. The invention of the telegraph in 1833 and its availability to the public ...

Joseph O. Galway

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cold Fronts Aloft and the Forecasting of Precipitation and Severe Weather East of the Rocky Mountains  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Brief descriptions are given of four cases that illustrate the important role that cold fronts aloft (CFA) can play in producing significant weather cast of the Rocky Mountains. In all four cases, the CFA, and its associated short wave, were ...

Peter V. Hobbs; John D. Locatelli; Jonathan E. Martin

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Numerical Prediction of an Antarctic Severe Wind Event with the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study initiates the application of the maturing Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model to the polar regions in the context of the real-time Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (AMPS). The behavior of the Advanced Research WRF (ARW) ...

Jordan G. Powers

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagnosis of a Jet Streak in the Vicinity of a Severe Weather Outbreak in the Texas Panhandle  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is a case study of the synoptic and mesoscale aspects of a severe-weather outbreak in the Texas Panhandle. We offer circumstantial evidence that the rising branch of a thermally indirect circulation in the exit region of an unusually intense ...

Howard B. Bluestein; Kevin W. Thomas

1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thunderstorm lightning and radar characteristics: insights on electrification and severe weather forecasting  

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Total lightning mapping, along with radar and NLDN cloud-to-ground lightning data, can be used to diagnose the severity of a storm. Analysis of the 13 October 2001 supercell event (Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas), some supercells of which were tornadic, shows that LDAR II lightning source heights (quartile, median, and 95th percentile heights) increased as the storms intensified. Most of the total lightning occurred where reflectivity cores extended upwards and within regions of reflectivity gradient rather than in reflectivity cores. A total lightning hole was associated with an intense, nontornadic supercell on 6 April 2003. This feature was nonexistent from all supercells analyzed during the 13 October case. During tornadogenesis, the radar and LDAR II data indicated updraft weakening. The height of the 30 dBZ radar top began to descend approximately 10 minutes (2 volume scans) before tornado touchdown in one storm. Total lightning and CG flash rates decreased by up to a factor of 5 to a minimum during an F2 tornado touchdown associated with this storm. LDAR II source heights all showed descent by 2-4 km during a 25 minute period prior to and during this tornado touchdown. This drastic trend of decreasing source heights was observed in two tornadic storms prior to and during tornado touchdown, but did not occur in non-tornadic supercells, suggesting that these parameters can be useful to forecasters. These observations agree with tornadogenesis theory that an updraft weakens and the mesocyclone can become divided (composed of both updraft and downdraft) when a storm becomes tornadic. LDAR II source density contours were comma-shaped in association with severe wind events within mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) on 13 October 2001 and 27 May 2002. This signature is similar to the radar reflectivity bow echo. Consistent relationships between severe weather, radar and lightning storm characteristics (i.e., lightning heights) were not found for cells within MCSs as was the case for supercells. Cell interactions within MCSs are believed to weaken these relationships as reflectivity and lightning from nearby storms contaminate the cells of interest. It is also more difficult to clearly define a cell within an MCS.

Steiger, Scott Michael

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Planning of a Weather Radar Network  

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An approach to the optimal planning of a weather radar network is presented. In the approach, several aspects affecting the planning decision, including terrain blockage, the need to measure with two Doppler weather radars in some regions, and ...

R. Minciardi; R. Sacile; F. Siccardi

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Structure of a Fair Weather Boundary Layer Based on the Results of Several Measurement Strategies  

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A fair weather boundary layer (BL) with light winds and scattered cumulus to 1100 m is examined in the GATE C-scale triangle using data from tethered balloons, surface measurements from the booms of the ships, structure sondes and gust probe ...

Gary Barnes; George D. Emmitt; Burghard Brummer; Margaret A. LeMone; Stephen Nicholls

1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shootout-89, A Comparative Evaluation of Knowledge-based Systems That Forecast Severe Weather  

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During the summer of 1989, the Forecast Systems Laboratory of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sponsored an evaluation of artificial-intelligence-based systems that forecast severe convective storms. The evaluation experiment, ...

W. R. Moninger; C. Lusk; W. F. Roberts; J. Bullas; Bde Lorenzis; J. C. McLeod; E. Ellison; J. Flueck; P. D. Lampru; K. C. Young; J. Weaver; R. S. Philips; R. Shaw; T. R. Stewart; S. M. Zubrick

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The 10-cm-Wavelength Polarimetric Weather Radar at NOAA's National Severe Storms Laboratory  

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The NSSL Doppler radar has been upgraded to include polarimetric measurements and remote operations. We discuss details of thew upgrades and specifics concerning real-time computations of polarimetric variables. Tests and calibrations have proven ...

A. Zahrai; D. S. Zrni?

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization...  

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Weatherization Assistance Program Quality Work Plan Requirements to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Quality...

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The Atmospheric Imaging Radar: Simultaneous Volumetric Observations Using a Phased Array Weather Radar  

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Mobile weather radars often utilize rapid-scan strategies when collecting observations of severe weather. Various techniques have been used to improve volume update times, including the use of agile and multibeam radars. Imaging radars, similar in ...

Bradley Isom; Robert Palmer; Redmond Kelley; John Meier; David Bodine; Mark Yeary; Boon-Leng Cheong; Yan Zhang; Tian-You Yu; Michael I. Biggerstaff

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observations of the Relationship between 700-mb Temperatures and Severe Weather Reports across the Contiguous United States  

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The relationship between 700-mb temperatures and convective severe storm reports is examined using data from 1993 to 2006 for the contiguous United States. Severe storm reports are used as a rough “proxy” for the occurrence of deep moist ...

Matthew J. Bunkers; John R. Wetenkamp Jr.; Jeffrey J. Schild; Anthony Fischer

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance  

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization  

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Apply Apply for Weatherization Assistance to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization Assistance on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program Weatherization Services

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Services  

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The Sensitivity of the Palmer Drought Severity Index and Palmer's Z-Index to their Calibration Coefficients Including Potential Evapotranspiration  

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The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) is routinely made available by NOAA for operational use, and it has also been calculated across the United States on a historical basis back to 1895 (Karl et al., 1983). Traditionally, the coefficients ...

Thomas R. Karl

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather Superstitions  

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of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation WEATHER SUPERSTITIONS Charles Dudley Warner, not Mark Twain, made the famous wisecrack --...

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization  

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Information Resources Information Resources Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: National Weatherization Training Portal on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation  

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Innovation Pilot Program to someone by E-mail Innovation Pilot Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance  

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Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization Assistance Program Allocation Formula on

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Difficulties with Correcting Radar Rainfall Estimates Based on Rain Gauge Data: A Case Study of Severe Weather in Montana on 16–17 June 2007  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The principal source of information for operational flash flood monitoring and warning issuance is weather radar–based quantitative estimates of precipitation. Rain gauges are considered truth for the purposes of validating and calibrating real-...

Steven V. Vasiloff; Kenneth W. Howard; Jian Zhang

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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weather | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

weather weather Dataset Summary Description A csv containing hourly weather data at NREL's Research and Support Facility (RSF) for 2011. Source NREL Date Released February 07th, 2013 (10 months ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords 2011 data NREL RSF weather Data text/csv icon rsf_weather_data_2011.csv (csv, 851.2 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Attribution License Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset Average vote Your vote Ease of access Average vote Your vote Overall rating Average vote Your vote Comments Login or register to post comments If you rate this dataset, your published comment will include your rating.

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Weatherization...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

see their annual energy bills reduced by an average of about 437, depending on fuel prices. Because the energy improvements that make up weatherization services are long...

59

Operations of the National Severe Storms Forecast Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The National Severe Storms Forecast Center in Kansas City, Missouri, is composed of several operational forecasting units, all national in scope. It includes the Severe Local Storms Unit (SELS), the National Aviation Weather Advisory Unit (NAWAU),...

Frederick P. Ostby

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

60

Laser Weather Identifier: Present and Future  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Prototype Laser Weather Identifier (LWI) systems designed to detect fog, rain and snow were tested for several months at Stapleton International Airport in Denver, and at the AFGL Weather Test Facility at Otis Air Force Base, Massachusetts. We ...

Ting-I. Wang; R. Lataitis; R. S. Lawrence; G. R. Ochs

1982-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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61

Cold Weather Hazards  

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0 0 Cold Weather Hazards June 2010 NSA_cwh_Rev10.doc 1 Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility/ North Slope of Alaska/Adjacent Arctic Ocean (ACRF/NSA/AAO) Cold Weather Hazards Winter Conditions at the North Slope of Alaska The North Slope of Alaska is north of the Arctic Circle at latitudes ranging from 69 to 72 degrees. Barrow, the largest town on the North Slope (pop. 4500), is the site of a National Weather Service Station, which has been active for several decades, so the climatology of the Alaska arctic coastal region as represented by Barrow is relatively well known. The North Slope is covered with ice and snow typically eight months of the year (October-May). During part of November, all of December, and most of January, the sun does not come above the horizon; this

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Bishop Paiute Weatherization Training Program  

SciTech Connect

The DOE Weatherization Training Grant assisted Native American trainees in developing weatherization competencies, creating employment opportunities for Bishop Paiute tribal members in a growing field. The trainees completed all the necessary training and certification requirements and delivered high-quality weatherization services on the Bishop Paiute Reservation. Six tribal members received all three certifications for weatherization; four of the trainees are currently employed. The public benefit includes (1) development of marketable skills by low-income Native individuals, (2) employment for low-income Native individuals in a growing industry, and (3) economic development opportunities that were previously not available to these individuals or the Tribe.

Carlos Hernandez

2010-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather Extremes  

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Extremes Extremes Nature Bulletin No. 45 December 15, 1945 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Clayton F. Smith, President Roberts Mann, Superintendent of Conservation WEATHER EXTREMES Chicago lies in a temperate zone. We are fortunate. The lowest temperature recorded here since the establishment of the Weather Bureau in 1870 was -- 23 F on Dec. 24, 1872. The lowest records elsewhere in the United States are--66 F at Riverside Ranger Station, Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, on Feb. 9, 1933; and -- 78 F at Fort Yukon, Alaska, on Jan. 14, 1934. The lowest record anywhere on earth is 90 F at Verkhoyansk, Siberia, Feb. 5 and 7, 1892. The greatest snowfall recorded in Chicago in one 24-hour period was 14.9 inches on Jan. 30, 1939; but 19.2 inches fell between 1:10 a.m. on March 24 and 8:33 p.m. on March 26, 1930.

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Does it matter which weather data you use in energy simulations?  

SciTech Connect

Users of energy simulation programs often have a variety of weather data from which to choose--from locally recorded, measured weather data to preselected typical years--a bewildering range of options. In the last two years, several organizations have developed several new typical weather data sets including WYEC2, TMY2, CWEC, and CTZ2. Unfortunately, neither how these new data influence energy simulation results nor how they compare to existing typical data sets or actual weather data is well documented. In this paper, the authors present results from the DOE-2.1E hourly energy simulation program for a prototype office building as influenced by local measured weather data for multiple years and several weather data sets for a set of North American locations. They compare the influence of the various weather data sets on simulated annual energy use and energy costs. Statistics for temperature, solar radiation, and heating and cooling degree days for the different locations and data sets are also presented. Where possible, they explain the variation relative to the different designs used in developing each data set. They also show the variation inherent in actual weather data and how it influences simulation results. Finally, based on these results, they answer the question--does it really matter which weather data you use?

Huang, Y.J. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States). Energy and Environment Div.; Crawley, D.B. [Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States). Office of Building Systems

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

Building Energy Software Tools Directory : Weather Tool  

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Weather Tool Back to Tool Screenshot for Weather Tool. Screenshot for Weather Tool. Screenshot for Weather...

66

A Total Lightning Trending Algorithm to Identify Severe Thunderstorms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An algorithm that provides an early indication of impending severe weather from observed trends in thunderstorm total lightning flash rates has been developed. The algorithm framework has been tested on 20 thunderstorms, including 1 nonsevere ...

Patrick N. Gatlin; Steven J. Goodman

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

67

Minding the Weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather salience is a construct that pertains to the psychological value, significance, and attunement that people have for the weather and its changes. In this article the author describes the construct of weather salience and a measure that was ...

Alan E. Stewart

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

68

NEWTON's Weather Videos  

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day. Learn about all sorts of weather phenomena or just get a video of your daily forecast. NOAA Weather Partner's Videos NOAA Weather Partner's Videos The National Oceanic and...

69

NEWTON's Weather Links  

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References Do you have a great weather reference link? Please click our Ideas page. Featured Reference Links: NOAA Teachers Support Page NOAA Teachers Support Page for Weather and...

70

Weather: Project homepage  

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data with weather measurement instruments, interpreting the data, and forecasting weather conditions. Students use the Internet as a tool to research information, share...

71

Playing with the weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper the contribution of real time weather data to player enjoyment was tested and evaluated. To gauge the contribution of weather to player engagement an adaptronic, multiplayer, location based game, where real time weather data is key to the ... Keywords: adaptronic games, casual game, game, location based, multiplayer games, pervasive game, weather

Sofia Reis; Nuno Correia

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

72

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization  

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History History of the Weatherization Assistance Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: History of the Weatherization Assistance Program on AddThis.com...

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Mesoscale Modeling for Mountain Weather Forecasting Over the Himalayas  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Severe weather has a more calamitous effect in the mountainous region-because the terrain is complex and the economy is poorly developed and fragile. Such weather systems occurring on a small spatiotemporal scale invite application of models with ...

Someshwar Das; S. V. Singh; E. N. Rajagopal; Robert Gall

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

Standardized Anomalies Applied to Significant Cold Season Weather Events: Preliminary Findings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Forecasting significant weather events, such as floods, heat waves, arctic outbreaks, ice storms, large severe weather outbreaks, and major winter storms, is a critical function for all weather services. However, conventional pressure level ...

Richard H. Grumm; Robert Hart

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

75

California hydro forecast declines on dry weather - Today ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Includes hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. Nuclear & Uranium. ... Updated March 5, 2013, to reflect weather developments.

76

Weather and other events can cause disruptions to gasoline ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Includes hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and ethanol. ... Weather and other events can cause disruptions to gasoline infrastructure and ...

77

Impacts of Extreme Weather Events on Transmission and Distribution Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Extreme weather encompasses weather phenomena that are especially severe, unseasonal, or at the extremes of historical distributions. Extreme weather events, such as Hurricane Katrina, for example, have resulted in widespread damage to the power infrastructure and caused severe outages, which affected millions of customers. This report discusses the impacts of extreme weather events on power systems and synthesizes utility experiences, lessons learned from different storms occurring around the globe, and...

2010-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

78

Utilities weather the storm  

SciTech Connect

Utilities must restore power to storm-damaged transmission and distribution systems, even if it means going out in ice storms or during lightning and hurricane conditions. Weather forecasting helps utilities plan for possible damage as well as alerting them to long-term trends. Storm planning includes having trained repair personnel available and adjusting the system so that less power imports are needed. Storm damage response requires teamwork and cooperation between utilities. Utilities can strengthen equipment in storm-prone or vulnerable areas, but good data are necessary to document the incidence of lighning strikes, hurricanes, etc. 2 references, 8 figures.

Lihach, N.

1984-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

79

Weather Theory Weather Reports, Forcasts and Charts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

GMU Weather Theory & Weather Reports, Forcasts and Charts Copyright 10/2010 AV-ED (For Reference Only) See 14CFR & AIM #12;GROUND SCHOOL / TEST SUBJECTS Session Subject Total / Actual Ques. 1 IN TEMPERATURE AS ALTITUDE INCREASES. - FREQUENT GROUND BASED TEMP INVERSION IS PRODUCED BY TERRESTRIAL RADIATION

80

Linking Weather and Climate  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Historically, the atmospheric sciences have tended to treat problems of weather and climate separately. The real physical system, however, is a continuum, with short-term (minutes to days) “weather” fluctuations influencing climate variations and ...

Randall M. Dole

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demand Impacted by Weather  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

When you look at demand, it’s also interesting to note the weather. The weather has a big impact on the demand of heating fuels, if it’s cold, consumers will use ...

82

Weather and Individual Happiness  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper investigates the influence of weather on happiness. While previous studies have examined climatic influence by comparing the well-being of people living in different regions, this paper focuses on how daily changes in weather affect ...

Yoshiro Tsutsui

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

WEATHER MODIFICATION  

SciTech Connect

It is suggested that applying heat directly to a rain cloud, or to a ndoist air mass with rain potential, may alter the natural precipitation in a given geographical region. The immediate effect of the heat is to increase the buoyancy of the cloud or air parcel. The result, which depends on a number of interrelated factors may be either to cause precipitation where it would not naturally occur, or to suppress precipitation where it would naturally occur. Several possible applications are suggested. Since the heat supplied is supplemented by the latent heat resulting from condensation in the moist air mass, the results may more than justify the cost. However, substantial amounts of heat are involved. The heat can be supplied from fossil fuels, nuclear reactions, or a combination of both; but the logistics favor the use of large nuclear reactors wherever safety criteria can be met. Not only the efficiency and economics of the process, but also its feasibility, can be finally decided only on the basis of information that is not now available. (auth)

Rodin, M.B.; Hess, D.C.

1961-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program: Projects  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

& Intergovernmental Program Projects Site Map Bookmark and Share Projects From energy efficiency initiatives - such as residential weatherization and state capitol...

85

Weatherization pays big dividends  

SciTech Connect

Weather Windows, do-it-yourself indoor vinyl storm windows, are a major project of the Duke Power Co. Weatherization Program. Various weatherization programs in existence across the United States are discussed, emphasizing their public relations aspects as well as the service they provide to customers regarding savings on electric bills. 1 figure.

Gorzelnik, E.F.

1983-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

The power of weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather information demonstrates predictive power in forecasting electricity prices in day-ahead markets in real time. In particular, next-day weather forecasts improve the forecast accuracy of Scandinavian day-ahead electricity prices in terms of point ... Keywords: Electricity prices, GARCH models, Point and density forecasts, Weather forecasts

Christian Huurman; Francesco Ravazzolo; Chen Zhou

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

87

SPACE WEATHER RISKS FROM AN INSURANCE PERSPECTIVE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-weather-prone property and infrastructure includes: · satellites (e.g., solar panels & electronics: exposed to particle, telecommunication, internet, GPS etc.) · utility components (e.g., transformers: exposed to geomagnetic induced in the 1970s ­ typically designed for a life time of ~40 years Space Weather Risks B) Vulnerability Aged

Schrijver, Karel

88

Information Flow in Ensemble Weather Predictions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In a weather prediction, information flows from the initial conditions to a later prediction. The uncertainty in the initial conditions implies that such a flow should be quantified with tools from probability theory. Using several recent ...

Richard Kleeman

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Apply for Weatherization...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

missed. How will I benefit by participating in this program? Weatherization reduces your energy bills for a long time. Some measures, such as insulating your walls or roof, for...

90

Weatherization Apprenticeship Program  

SciTech Connect

Weatherization improvement services will be provided to Native people by Native people. The proposed project will recruit, train and hire two full-time weatherization technicians who will improve the energy efficiency of homes of Alaska Natives/American Indians residing in the Indian areas, within the Cook Inlet Region of Alaska. The Region includes Anchorage as well as 8 small tribal villages: The Native Villages of Eklutna, Knik, Chickaloon, Seldovia, Ninilchik, Kenaitze, Salamatof, and Tyonek. This project will be a partnership between three entities, with Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) as the lead agency: CITCA's Employment and Training Services Department, Cook Inlet Housing Authority and Alaska Works Partnership. Additionally, six of the eight tribal villages within the Cook Inlet Region of Alaska have agreed to work with the project in order to improve the energy efficiency of their tribally owned buildings and homes. The remaining three villages will be invited to participate in the establishment of an intertribal consortium through this project. Tribal homes and buildings within Anchorage fall under Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) tribal authority.

Watson, Eric J

2012-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

91

Doppler Radar and Lightning Network Observations of a Severe Outbreak of Tropical Cyclone Tornadoes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Data from a single Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) and the National Lightning Detection Network are used to examine the characteristics of the convective storms that produced a severe tornado outbreak, including three tornadoes ...

Eugene W. McCaul Jr.; Dennis E. Buechler; Steven J. Goodman; Michael Cammarata

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Weather and Joints  

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Humidity and air pressure changes, which accompany changes in weather, can sometimes be felt in the human body, some people are affected more than others. Arthritis in joints...

93

Educational Weather Games  

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Games Do you have a great weather game? Please click our Ideas page. Featured Games: NOAA - Planet Arcade NOAA - Planet Arcade The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

94

CONTAM Weather Program Description  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... spreadsheet program. The tool can convert Energy Plus weather files (EPW files) to WTH files. EPW files can be found on the US ...

95

The Entire Weather Archive  

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Stroke Length Hurricanes Joining Fog Predicting Snow? Temperature Effecting Dew Point Solar Storms and Earth Weather Sea Fog Formation More Rain at Night than Day Jet Streams...

96

Evaluating climate models: Should we use weather or climate observations?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Calling the numerical models that we use for simulations of climate change 'climate models' is a bit of a misnomer. These 'general circulation models' (GCMs, AKA global climate models) and their cousins the 'regional climate models' (RCMs) are actually physically-based weather simulators. That is, these models simulate, either globally or locally, daily weather patterns in response to some change in forcing or boundary condition. These simulated weather patterns are then aggregated into climate statistics, very much as we aggregate observations into 'real climate statistics'. Traditionally, the output of GCMs has been evaluated using climate statistics, as opposed to their ability to simulate realistic daily weather observations. At the coarse global scale this may be a reasonable approach, however, as RCM's downscale to increasingly higher resolutions, the conjunction between weather and climate becomes more problematic. We present results from a series of present-day climate simulations using the WRF ARW for domains that cover North America, much of Latin America, and South Asia. The basic domains are at a 12 km resolution, but several inner domains at 4 km have also been simulated. These include regions of complex topography in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Sri Lanka, as well as a region of low topography and fairly homogeneous land surface type (the U.S. Great Plains). Model evaluations are performed using standard climate analyses (e.g., reanalyses; NCDC data) but also using time series of daily station observations. Preliminary results suggest little difference in the assessment of long-term mean quantities, but the variability on seasonal and interannual timescales is better described. Furthermore, the value-added by using daily weather observations as an evaluation tool increases with the model resolution.

Oglesby, Robert J [ORNL; Erickson III, David J [ORNL

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

Weather Noise Forcing of Surface Climate Variability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A model-based method to evaluate the role of weather noise forcing of low-frequency variability of surface properties, including SST, surface currents, land surface temperature, and soil moisture, is presented. In this procedure, an “interactive ...

Edwin K. Schneider; Meizhu Fan

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About  

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About About Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program WAP - Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers Grants WAP - Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program State Energy Program

99

Weather Derivatives and Weather Insurance: Concept, Application, and Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The concept and applications of weather derivatives and weather insurance are introduced. Proper analysis of these financial instruments requires both statistical knowledge and thorough understanding of the physical weather and climate process. A ...

Lixin Zeng

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Weatherization and minority energy use: A preliminary analysis  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents an analysis of the patterns of minority and non-minority energy consumption with and without weatherization measures. The behavior of the household in response to a weatherization-induced income gain is modeled using ANL`s Minority Economic Assessment Model (MEAM). Weatherization is then examined from a programmatic perspective in light of the MEAM findings. This work is the first part of a larger analysis to assess the economic impact of weatherization on minority households and to examine the reallocation of LIHEAP funds to weatherization. Several limitations of this analysis are discussed.

Earl, E.V.; Collins, N.E.

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Weatherization and minority energy use: A preliminary analysis  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents an analysis of the patterns of minority and non-minority energy consumption with and without weatherization measures. The behavior of the household in response to a weatherization-induced income gain is modeled using ANL's Minority Economic Assessment Model (MEAM). Weatherization is then examined from a programmatic perspective in light of the MEAM findings. This work is the first part of a larger analysis to assess the economic impact of weatherization on minority households and to examine the reallocation of LIHEAP funds to weatherization. Several limitations of this analysis are discussed.

Earl, E.V.; Collins, N.E.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Weatherized in January  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

**Number of Homes **Number of Homes Weatherized in January 2011 (Recovery Act) Total Number of Homes Weatherized through January 2011 (Recovery Act) ***Total Number of Homes Weatherized through January 2011 Calendar Year 2009 - January 2011 (Recovery Act + Annual Program Funding) U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized By Grantee in January 2011 (Calendar Year) (Recovery Act) (Recovery Act Annual Program Funding) Alabama 323 4,036 4,780 1 Alaska 21 231 1,850 Arizona 289 4,000 5,187 Arkansas 179 3,545 5,263 California 1,469 24,620 28,197 Colorado 401 7,188 12,926 Connecticut 530 3,689 4,758 2 2 Delaware 519 689 District of Columbia 30 661 972 Florida 799 8,895 9,971 Georgia 526 7,718 8,476 Hawaii 13 419 774 Idaho 244 3,996 5,963 Illinois

103

NEWTON's Weather Archive  

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Weather Archive: Weather Archive: Loading Most Recent Weather Questions: Acid Rain and Evaporation Effects Ground Temperature for Snow to 'Stick' Clouds and Time of Day Chart Scales on Vertical Velocity Chart Aneroid Barometers: Aircraft; Meteorology Air and Saturation Pressure Tornado Size and Vortex Spin Rate Polar Air Pressure Coldest Temperature in Atmosphere; Elevation Snow Clump Formation Relative Humidity, Temperature, Amount of Water Polar Weather Systems Bergeron Process Cloud Formation and Time of Day Hailstone Shape Threshold Values for Classifying Pressure Systems Rain Shadow Range Cloud Suspension Measuring Rainfall Why Does It Rain? Measuring Rainfall Dew Point and Dogs Size of Cloud from Shadow What is dBZ in Meteorology? Daily Temperature Lag To see all entries in the Weather

104

Weather Modification: Finding Common Ground  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Research and operational approaches to weather modification expressed in the National Research Council's 2003 report on “Critical Issues in Weather Modification Research” and in the Weather Modification Association's response to that report form ...

Michael Garstang; Roelof Bruintjes; Robert Serafin; Harold Orville; Bruce Boe; William Cotton; Joseph Warburton

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

CONTAM Overview - Weather and Wind  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... weather data is implemented through the use of weather files or ... experiments or atmospheric models, eg, plume or puff dispersion simulation tools. ...

106

Weathering of Roofing Materials-An Overview  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An overview of several aspects of the weathering of roofing materials is presented. Degradation of materials initiated by ultraviolet radiation is discussed for plastics used in roofing, as well as wood and asphalt. Elevated temperatures accelerate many deleterious chemical reactions and hasten diffusion of material components. Effects of moisture include decay of wood, acceleration of corrosion of metals, staining of clay, and freeze-thaw damage. Soiling of roofing materials causes objectionable stains and reduces the solar reflectance of reflective materials. (Soiling of non-reflective materials can also increase solar reflectance.) Soiling can be attributed to biological growth (e.g., cyanobacteria, fungi, algae), deposits of organic and mineral particles, and to the accumulation of flyash, hydrocarbons and soot from combustion.

Berdahl, Paul; Akbari, Hashem; Levinson, Ronnen; Miller, William A.

2006-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

107

U.S. Commercial Buildings Weather Adjusted Site Energy Intensity  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Table 6c. U.S. Commercial Buildings Energy Intensity Using. Weather-Adjusted Site Energy. 1. ... Laboratory buildings are included in the "Other" category.

108

Controlling The Global Weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The earth's atmosphere may be chaotic and very likely is sensitive to small perturbations. Certainly, very simple nonlinear dynamical models of the atmosphere are chaotic, and the most realistic numerical weather prediction models arevery ...

Ross N. Hoffman

2002-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Waste glass weathering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The weathering of glass is reviewed by examining processes that affect the reaction of commercial, historical, natural, and nuclear waste glass under conditions of contact with humid air and slowly dripping water, which may lead to immersion in nearly static solution. Radionuclide release data from weathered glass under conditions that may exist in an unsaturated environment are presented and compared to release under standard leaching conditions. While the comparison between the release under weathering and leaching conditions is not exact, due to variability of reaction in humid air, evidence is presented of radionuclide release under a variety of conditions. These results suggest that both the amount and form of radionuclide release can be affected by the weathering of glass.

Bates, J.K.; Buck, E.C.

1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

110

Space Weather 101  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the basic physical concepts associated with space weather that pertain to the effects on high-voltage power transmission systems. Space weather is an extremely complex and multi-faceted phenomenon. To focus on power grid–related effects, the report addresses coronal mass ejections, which are known to be the most important driver of large geomagnetically induced currents, and describes ongoing research that is being conducted to better understand, predict, and mitigate the ...

2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

111

Weather Normalization of Reliability Indices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather significantly increases variability of reliability indices. This project focuses on exploring statistical correlations between weather parameters and system performance indices using historical utility reliability data and weather data. Using this information, various approaches for normalizing utility performance indices for variability in weather can be developed.

2008-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

112

Weather Modification—a Scenario for the Future  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The ever-increasing severe economic damage imposed on national and world wide economies by severe weather, the need for sufficient and safe water resources for an increasing world population, and the threat of adverse climate change led to this ...

Roland List

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather June 22, 2010 - 3:46pm Addthis Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC., has added another sustainability component to its curriculum: weatherization. A program already filled with renewable energy courses, TTC Green, now offers training and certification for technicians. This training, available for anyone from novices to the experienced, teaches how to weatherize the diverse array of homes in the muggy Charleston area to be more energy efficient. Two of the school's continuing education courses, both under three weeks in length, offer certification to individuals with weatherization backgrounds, giving them additional credentials and skills in the industry. TTC Green

114

Characterization of the Weatherization Assistance Program network. Weatherization Assistance Program  

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The Characterization of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Network was designed to describe the national network of State and local agencies that provide WAP services to qualifying low-income households. The objective of this study was to profile the current WAP network. To achieve the objective, two national surveys were conducted: one survey collected data from 49 State WAP agencies (including the coterminous 48 States and the District of Columbia), and the second survey collected data from 920 (or 81 percent) of the local WAP agencies.

Mihlmester, P.E.; Koehler, W.C. Jr.; Beyer, M.A. [Aspen Systems Corp., Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Applied Management Sciences Div.; Brown, M.A. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Beschen, D.A. Jr. [Department of Energy, Washington, DC (United States). Office of Weatherization Assistance Programs

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Effects of Recent Weather Extremes on the Insurance Industry: Major Implications for the Atmospheric Sciences  

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Frequent and extremely damaging severe weather conditions in the United States during 1991–94 caused $40 billion in insured losses, creating major impacts and eliciting diverse responses in the weather insurance industry. Population, one reason ...

Stanley A. Changnon; David Changnon; E. Ray Fosse; Donald C. Hoganson; Richard J. Roth Sr.; James M. Totsch

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News  

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News News Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: News on AddThis.com... News December 9, 2013 Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization Since 2009, when the Energy Department seized a major opportunity to invest $5 billion through our Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to stimulate

117

IdentifyingWeather Systems from NumericalWeather Prediction Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather systems such as tropical cyclones, fronts, troughs and ridges affect our daily lives. Yet, they are often manually located and drawn on weather charts based on forecasters' experience. To identify them, multiple atmospheric elements need to be ...

WONG Ka Yan; YIP Chi Lap; LI Ping Wah

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Weatherization Works: An interim report of the National Weatherization Evaluation  

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The National Weatherization Evaluation is the first comprehensive evaluation of the Weatherization Assistance Program since 1984. The evaluation was designed to accomplish the following goals: Estimate energy savings and cost effectiveness; Assess nonenergy impacts; Describe the weatherization network; Characterize the eligible population and resources; and Identify factors influencing outcomes and opportunities for the future. As a national program, weatherization incorporates considerable diversity due to regional differences. Therefore, evaluation results are presented both in aggregate and for three climate regions: cold, moderate and hot.

Brown, M.A.; Berry, L.G. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Kinney, L.F. [Synertech Systems Corp., Syracuse, NY (United States)

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Weatherized in October  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

October October 2010 Total Number of Homes Weatherized through October 2010 ***Total Number of Homes Weatherized through October 2010 Calendar Year 2009 October 2010 U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized By State in October 2010 (Calendar Year) October 2010 (Recovery Act) October 2010 (Recovery Act) Calendar Year 2009 - October 2010 (Recovery Act + Annual Program Funding) Alabama 313 3,171 3,879 1 Alaska 16 99 1,632 Arizona 279 3,094 4,255 Arkansas 215 2,914 4,422 California 1,880 19,690 21,658 Colorado 451 5,903 11,405 , , Connecticut 367 2,363 3,432 2 Delaware 940 1,110 District of Columbia 102 584 842 Florida 725 6,803 7,879 Georgia 698 6,200 6,915 Hawaii 20 380 748 Idaho 198 3,340 5,270 Illi i 1 973 17 188 24 666 Illinois 1,973 17,188 24,666 Indiana

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Weatherized in November  

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November November 2010 Total Number of Homes Weatherized through November 2010 ***Total Number of Homes Weatherized through November 2010 Calendar Year 2009 November 2010 U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized By State in November 2010 (Calendar Year) November 2010 (Recovery Act) November 2010 (Recovery Act) Calendar Year 2009 - November 2010 (Recovery Act + Annual Program Funding) Alabama 262 3,433 4,141 1 Alaska 14 113 1,646 Arizona 326 3,420 4,581 Arkansas 248 3,162 4,670 California 1,495 21,185 23,153 Colorado 414 6,317 11,819 , , Connecticut 2,363 3,432 2 Delaware 940 1,110 District of Columbia 30 614 872 Florida 643 7,446 8,522 Georgia 580 6,780 7,495 Hawaii 18 398 766 Idaho 212 3,552 5,482 Illi i 1 674 18 862 26 340 Illinois 1,674 18,862 26,340

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121

Weather and Joints  

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Weather and Joints Weather and Joints Name: Brittany Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: Why do people feel the weather changin in their joints? Is it just a superstition? Replies: People feel weather changes in their bodies because storm systems are accompanied by lower air pressure. When a storm system is approaching the barometric pressure or air pressure will drop. Inside the body is air pressure also. The pressure inside the body is approximately 15 lbs per square inch. Normal air pressure on the outside is approximately the same. When both numbers are equal most people don't feel anything. However, when the low pressure system approaches or the air pressure drops, the pressure on the inside of the body is greater than outside and that air on the inside tries to get out because air flows from high pressure to low pressure. This causes swelling and discomfort in some people's joints, especially in the elderly or people who have suffered injuries to those areas (those areas are weakened somewhat due to the injury and less resistant to the changes in pressure).

122

Weather Derivatives Introduction  

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conditions had always been recognized as one of the most significant factors affecting energy consumption are geared to an index of Cooling Degree Day (CDD) values, days in which energy is used for air conditioning for air conditioning. #12;The problem of weather risk #12;Measuring Monthly Index Values · Monthly HDD

Etherton, Brian J.

123

Fire Weather Outlooks | Data.gov  

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of Fire Weather Outlook areas - a Critical Fire Weather Area for Wind and Relative Humidity, an Extremely Critical Fire Weather Area for Extreme Conditions of Wind and Relative...

124

Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather Weatherization Training for South Carolina's Muggy Weather June 22, 2010 - 3:46pm Addthis Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC., has added another sustainability component to its curriculum: weatherization. A program already filled with renewable energy courses, TTC Green, now offers training and certification for technicians. This training, available for anyone from novices to the experienced, teaches how to weatherize the diverse array of homes in the muggy Charleston area to be more energy efficient. Two of the school's continuing education courses, both under three weeks in length, offer certification to individuals with weatherization backgrounds, giving them additional credentials and skills in the industry. TTC Green

125

ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation | Open Energy Information  

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ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation (Redirected from Weatherization Program Evaluation) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Weatherization Program Evaluation Agency/Company /Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings Topics: Policies/deployment programs Website: weatherization.ornl.gov/WeatherizationProgramEvaluations.htm References: Weatherization Program Evaluation [1] Logo: Weatherization Program Evaluation Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides weatherization program evaluations as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program. This evaluation program is also available to international organizations. This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides weatherization program evaluations

126

Lane Electric Cooperative - Residential and Commercial Weatherization...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and Commercial Weatherization Grant Program Lane Electric Cooperative - Residential and Commercial Weatherization Grant Program Eligibility Commercial Low-Income Residential...

127

Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency...

128

A daily weather generator for use in climate change studies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the development of a weather generator for use in climate impact assessments of agricultural and water system management. The generator produces internally consistent series of meteorological variables including: rainfall, temperature, humidity, ... Keywords: Climate change, Climate scenario, Rainfall model, Stochastic, Weather generator

C. G. Kilsby; P. D. Jones; A. Burton; A. C. Ford; H. J. Fowler; C. Harpham; P. James; A. Smith; R. L. Wilby

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

International Weather-Radar Networking in Western Europe  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During the last few years there has been considerable activity in Western Europe aimed at establishing national radar networks. Concurrent with this work, several bilateral agreements to exchange weather-radar data across national boundaries have ...

C. G. Collier; C. A. Fair; D. H. Newsome

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Springtime Fire Weather in Tasmania, Australia: Two Case Studies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A number of severe springtime fire weather events have occurred in Tasmania, Australia, in recent years. Two such events are examined here in some detail, in an attempt to understand the mechanisms involved in the events. Both events exhibit ...

Paul Fox-Hughes

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Outages  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Outages Economic Benefits of Increasing Electric Grid Resilience to Weather Outages In June 2011, President Obama released A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid which set out a four-pillared strategy for modernizing the electric grid. The initiative directed billions of dollars toward investments in 21st century smart grid technologies focused at increasing the grid's efficiency, reliability, and resilience, and making it less vulnerable to weather-related outages and reducing the time it takes to restore power after an outage occurs. Grid resilience is increasingly important as climate change increases the frequency and intensity of severe weather. Greenhouse gas emissions are elevating air and water temperatures around the world. Scientific research

132

Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency Weatherization Assistance Program: Spurring Innovation, Increasing Home Energy Efficiency October 31, 2013 - 5:01pm Addthis The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center in Clearfield, Utah. Weatherization Training Centers throughout the nation teach workers valuable skills needed to improve energy efficiency of homes. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center in Clearfield, Utah. Weatherization Training Centers throughout the nation teach workers valuable skills needed to improve energy efficiency of homes. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center Bob Adams Supervisor, Weatherization Assistance Program

133

ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation | Open Energy Information  

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ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation ORNL Weatherization Program Evaluation Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Weatherization Program Evaluation Agency/Company /Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings Topics: Policies/deployment programs Website: weatherization.ornl.gov/WeatherizationProgramEvaluations.htm References: Weatherization Program Evaluation [1] Logo: Weatherization Program Evaluation Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides weatherization program evaluations as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program. This evaluation program is also available to international organizations. This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides weatherization program evaluations

134

Fish, Weather and People  

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Fish, Weather and People Fish, Weather and People Nature Bulletin No. 241-A October 22, 1966 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation FISH, WEATHER AND PEOPLE. Fishing can be one of the cheapest and most satisfying forms of recreation for people of all ages and both sexes. The proudest moment for many a boy is when he comes home with a big catfish or a string of bluegills caught with a can of worms for bait, and a cane pole or a willow cut from a thicket. Fishing can also be an expensive sport when the fisherman, laden with gadgets and high-priced tackle, journeys long distances to northern waters. The time of year, the sign of the moon, the barometric pressure, the direction and velocity of wind, rainfall, the amount of fishing and other conditions are some of the reasons given by credulous fisherman to bolster up their alibis. None of them can be proved. We do know that, in general, in the streams, ponds and inland lakes of Illinois, the principal fish caught in early spring are bullheads and, after them, the crappies. In summer the catches are mostly bluegills and largemouth black bass. In autumn, often, we again get good strings of crappies. But beyond that, as far as we know, in only one body of water has there been kept sufficient records over a long term of years, and a scientific study of such records, to throw any light upon the theories about why and when fish bite or don't bite.

135

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety  

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety Lightning: What You Need to Know * NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area!! * If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. * When you hear thunder, immediately move to safe shelter: a substantial building with electricity or plumbing or an enclosed, metal-topped vehicle with windows up. * Stay in safe shelter at least 30 minutes after you hear the last sound of thunder. Indoor Lightning Safety * Stay off corded phones, computers and other electrical equipment that put you in direct contact with electricity. * Avoid plumbing, including sinks, baths and faucets. * Stay away from windows and doors, and stay off porches. * Do not lie on concrete floors, and do not lean against concrete walls.

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Weatherization Roundup | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Roundup Roundup Weatherization Roundup January 10, 2012 - 2:34pm Addthis Brian Bernal installs a carbon monoxide detector for a homeowner participating in the Weatherization Assistance Program in Loveland, CO. | Credit: Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Brian Bernal installs a carbon monoxide detector for a homeowner participating in the Weatherization Assistance Program in Loveland, CO. | Credit: Dennis Schroeder, NREL. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? More than 750 thousand homes have been weatherized over the last three years. The Weatherization Assistance Program is saving the average household $400 a year on their utility bills. Last week, we told you about the more than 750 thousand homes weatherized

137

Field-Object Design of a Numerical Weather Prediction Model for Uni- and Multiprocessors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The performance of a numerical weather model constructed from scalar, vector, and tensor field objects is evaluated on several workstation computers and on a message-passing multiprocessor.

D. K. Purnell; M. J. Revell; P. N. McGavin

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

CONTAM Weather File Creator Help  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Then enter the start and end date for Daylight Savings Time. First Day of the Year. ... Converting an Energy Plus Weather File. ...

139

Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons: Maintaining the Privacy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons: Maintaining the Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons: Maintaining the Privacy of Applicants for and Recipients of Services Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons: Maintaining the Privacy of Applicants for and Recipients of Services Amending regulations to require all States and other service providers that participate in the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to treat all requests for information concerning applicants and recipients of WAP funds in a manner consistent with the Federal government's treatment of information requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, including the privacy protections contained in Exemption (b)(6) of the FOIA, 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6). Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons: Maintaining the Privacy

140

Peoria Housing Authority(PHA) Weatherization Training Project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The DOE Weatherization Training Project's goal is to obtain a solid foundation of administrative and technical knowledge so the Peoria Housing Authority (PHA) can establish and implement a successful Weatherization Program by 2011. The DOE weatherization Training Project's two objectives are to (1) build PHA's capabilities by (2) developing its staff members capacities via the acquisition of weatherization skills and competencies. The impacts from this project include: (a) the improvement and expansion of PHA staff skills, (b) the overall enhancement of the quality of the PHA workforce, which will (c) foster employment, (d) the ability to properly weatherize PHA housing stock, tribal buildings, and tribal members houses, which will (e) result in reduced energy use, and (f) improved tribal and household economies.

Phillip Chrismon; Jason Dollarhide

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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141

The Assimilation of Radar Data for Weather Prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Assimilation of radar data is one of the key scientific challenges for numerical weather prediction of convective systems. Considerable progress has been made in recent years including retrieval of boundary layer winds from single-Doppler ...

Juanzhen Sun; James W. Wilson

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

The Social Burden of Weather and Climate Hazards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Socioeconomic vulnerabilities and impacts associated with weather and climate hazards in the United states are assessed. Trends in deaths and economic losses resulting from tornadoes, tropical storms and hurricanes, and floods (including flash ...

William E. Riebsame; Martin Price; Henry F. Diaz; Todd Moses

1986-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Operational Monitoring of Weather Radar Receiving Chain Using the Sun  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A method for operational monitoring of a weather radar receiving chain, including the antenna gain and the receiver, is presented. The “online” method is entirely based on the analysis of sun signals in the polar volume data produced during ...

Iwan Holleman; Asko Huuskonen; Mikko Kurri; Hans Beekhuis

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

A Training Program for Weather-Modification Pilots  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A training program that has been conducted since 1974 to educate pilots in the principles of weather modification is described. The program offers theoretical and practical instruction in cloud seeding, including on-the-job experience. Some ...

Michael R. Poellot

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map  

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Site Map Site Map Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Google Bookmark EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Delicious Rank EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on Digg Find More places to share EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Site Map on AddThis.com... Site Map About Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program Weatherization Services

146

Testing the effectiveness of mobile home weatherization measures in a controlled environment: The SERI CMFERT (Collaborative Manufactured Buildings Facility for Energy Research and Training) Project  

SciTech Connect

For several years the Solar Energy Research Institute has been testing the effectiveness of mobile home weatherization measures, with the support of the US DOE Office of State and Local Assistance Programs Weatherization Assistance Program, the DOE Office of Buildings and Community Systems, the seven states within the federal Weatherization Region 7, the Colorado Division of Housing, and the DOE Denver Support Office. During the winter of 1988--89, several weatherization measures were thermally tested on three mobile homes under controlled conditions inside a large environmental enclosure. The effects of each weatherization measure on conduction losses, infiltration losses, and combined furnace and duct-delivered heat efficiency were monitored. The retrofit options included air sealing, duct repair, furnace tune-up, interior storm panels, floor insulation, and roof insulation. The study demonstrated that cost-effective heating energy savings of about 20% to 50% are possible if weatherization techniques adapted to the special construction details in mobile homes are applied. 24 refs., 18 figs., 9 tabs.

Judkoff, R.D.; Hancock, C.E.; Franconi, E.

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

State-level evaluations of the Weatherization Assistance Program in 1990--1996: A metaevaluation that estimates national savings  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Department of Energy`s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (the Program) is implemented in all fifty states. The Program strives to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings occupied by low-income persons in order to reduce their energy consumption, lower their fuel bills, increase the comfort of their homes, and safeguard their health. It targets vulnerable groups including the elderly, people with disabilities, and families with children. The most recent comprehensive National Evaluation of the Program was based on an analysis of changes in pre- and post-weatherization energy consumption for homes weatherized in 1989. The National Evaluation estimated average savings for several fuel types. For dwellings that heated primarily with natural gas, which made up over 50% of the sample, average savings per dwelling were 17.3 MBtu, which was 18.3% of space heating consumption, or 13.0% of the total consumption of natural gas for all end users.

Berry, L.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Weather Value at Risk: On the Measurement of Noncatastrophic Weather Risk  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An evaluation of weather risk entails two important objectives: indicating the economic impact of weather variability and climate change, and evaluating the use of weather derivatives in weather risk reduction and climate change adaptation ...

Christoph Toeglhofer; Roland Mestel; Franz Prettenthaler

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

A Century of Monitoring Weather and Crops: The Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Publication of a national weekly weather summary called the Weekly Weather Chronicle began in 1872. This summary was the precursor of today's Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin (WWCB), a publication that reports global weather and climate ...

Thomas R. Heddinghaus; Douglas M. Le Comte

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Particle simulations of space weather  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We review the application of particle simulation techniques to the full kinetic study of space weather events. We focus especially on the methods designed to overcome the difficulties created by the tremendous range of time and space scales present in ... Keywords: Adaptive, Implicit, Particle-in-cell, Space weather

Giovanni Lapenta

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

An augmented reality weather system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents ARWeather, a simulation application, which can simulate three types of precipitation: rain, snow, and hail. We examined a range of weather phenomenon and how they may be simulated in a mobile augmented reality system. ARWeather was ... Keywords: augmented reality, multimodal weather simulation

Marko Heinrich; Bruce H. Thomas; Stefan Mueller; Christian Sandor

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Home Weatherization | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Weatherization Home Weatherization A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money. Our Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. Explore the full infographic now. A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money. Our Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. Explore the full infographic now. From air sealing to improving ventilation to adding insulation, home weatherization helps consumers save money by saving energy. Weatherization

153

Weathering and Protection of Wood  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Introduction When wood is exposed outdoors, above ground, a complex combination of chemical, mechanical, and light energy factors contribute to what is described as weathering (38). Weathering is not to be confused with decay, which results from decay organisms (fungi) acting in the presence of excess moisture and air for an extended period of time (34). Under conditions suitable for the development of decay, wood can deteriorate rapidly and the result is far different than that observed for natural outdoor weathering, Outdoor Weathering Process In outdoor weathering of smooth wood, original surfaces become rough as grain raises and the wood checks, and the checks grow into large cracks; grain may loosen, boards cup and warp and pull away from fasteners (Figs. 1 and 2), The roughened surface changes color, gathers dirt and mildew, and may become unsightly; the wood loses its surface coherence and becomes friable, splinters, and frag ments come off. All these e

William C. Feist

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Weatherization works: Final report of the National Weatherization Evaluation  

SciTech Connect

In 1990, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored a comprehensive evaluation of its Weatherization Assistance Program, the nation`s largest residential energy conservation program. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) managed the five-part study. This document summarizes the findings of the evaluation. Its conclusions are based mainly on data from the 1989 program year (supplemented by data from 1991-92). The evaluation concludes that the Program meets the objectives of its enabling legislation and fulfills its mission statement. Specifically, it (1) saves energy, (2) lowers fuel bills, and (3) improves the health and safety of dwellings occupied by low-income people. In addition, the Program achieves its mission in a cost-effective manner based on each of three perspectives employed by the evaluators. Finally, the evaluation estimates that the investments made in 1989 will, over a 20-year lifetime, save the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil, roughly the amount of oil added to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in each of the past several years.

Brown, M.A.; Berry, L.G.; Kinney, L.F.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Weather Classification Using Passive Acoustic Drifters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather observations are needed in remote oceanic regions to support numerical weather forecast models, to provide surface truth for satellite sensors, and to help understand global weather patterns. An acoustic mini-drifting buoy using no moving ...

Jeffrey A. Nystuen; Harry D. Selsor

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

The FLOWS Automatic Weather Station Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes in detail the FLOWS (FAA-Lincoln Laboratory Operational Weather Studies) automatic weather station network which is being used in the Terminal Doppler Weather Radar program to assess the radar detectability of wind shear and ...

Marilyn M. Wolfson

1989-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Antarctic Satellite Meteorology: Applications for Weather Forecasting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For over 30 years, weather forecasting for the Antarctic continent and adjacent Southern Ocean has relied on weather satellites. Significant advancements in forecasting skill have come via the weather satellite. The advent of the high-resolution ...

Matthew A. Lazzara; Linda M. Keller; Charles R. Stearns; Jonathan E. Thom; George A. Weidner

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Dynamic Algorithm for Space Weather Forecasting System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We propose to develop a dynamic algorithm that intelligently analyzes existing solar weather data and constructs an increasingly more accurate equation/algorithm for predicting solar weather accurately in real time. This dynamic algorithm analyzes a wealth of data derived from scientific research and provides increasingly accurate solar forecasts. As the database of information grows over time, this algorithm perfects itself and reduces forecast uncertainties. This will provide a vastly more effective way of processing existing data for practical use in the public and private sectors. Specifically, we created an algorithm that stores data from several sources in a way that is useable, we created the ?dynamic algorithm? used for creating accurate/effective forecasts, and we have performed preliminary benchmarks on this algorithm. The preliminary benchmarks yield surprisingly effective results thus far?forecasts have been made 8-16 hours into the future with significant magnitude and trend accuracy, which is a vast improvement over current methods employed.

Fischer, Luke D.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance  

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Technical Assistance Technical Assistance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Technical Assistance on AddThis.com... Quick Links Solution Center Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act  

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Recovery Act to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program WAP - Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers Grants WAP - Weatherization Innovation Pilot Program State Energy Program Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant Program

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Infiltration as ventilation: Weather-induced dilution  

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Infiltration as ventilation: Weather-induced dilution Title Infiltration as ventilation: Weather-induced dilution Publication Type Report LBNL Report Number LBNL-5795E Year of...

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor  

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Program Guidance Program Guidance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determinations for Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - Revised December 2009 to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determinations for Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - Revised December 2009 on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determinations for Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - Revised December 2009 on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determinations for Weatherization Assistance Program

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources  

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Information Resources Information Resources Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Information Resources on AddThis.com... Publications Weatherization Assistance Program Resources

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program  

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About About Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Tribal Energy Program on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program

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weather station data | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Browse Upload data GDR Community Login | Sign Up Search Facebook icon Twitter icon weather station data Dataset Summary Description Weather resource data for the United...

166

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Success Stories | Department...  

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Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Success Stories Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Success Stories November 3, 2009 - 6:00am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at...

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for...  

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to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project Benefits on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and...

168

Chelan County PUD - Residential Weatherization Rebate Program...  

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Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Maximum Rebate 2,500 Program Information District of...

169

Commercial Weatherization | Department of Energy  

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Commercial Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Commercial Weatherization When high energy bills and a dwindling customer base threatened the Athenian Corner's well-being, the restaurant turned to energy efficiency upgrades to help operating costs and improve its bottom line. Learn how energy efficiency upgrades are helping the Athenian Corner be a viable business. When high energy bills and a dwindling customer base threatened the Athenian Corner's well-being, the restaurant turned to energy efficiency upgrades to help operating costs and improve its bottom line. Learn how energy efficiency upgrades are helping the Athenian Corner be a viable business. Commercial buildings consume 19 percent of the energy used in the U.S.

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Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona | Department of Energy  

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Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona September 15, 2010 - 2:55pm Addthis Kevin Craft Gaylene Soper loves her job with the Northern Arizona Council on Governments' (NACOG) weatherization assistance program, because it affords her the opportunity to help senior citizens. "A lot of senior citizens' only source of income is their social security money, and we help them save a lot of it by reducing their utility bills," says Soper. "It's a wonderful program." Soper came to her job as NACOG's administrative specialist in September 2009, several months after she was laid off of her last job as an office manager. Soper brings good experience to NACOG, having spent twenty years

171

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Avoided Through Weatherization | Department of  

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Avoided Through Weatherization Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Avoided Through Weatherization Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Avoided Through Weatherization October 5, 2010 - 10:56am Addthis Joshua DeLung What does this mean for me? Getting your heating pipes fixed can not only save you money, but also improve your health. "If we'd had a couple cold nights where I would've had to use my heat more than usual, it probably would've put me to sleep and left me there -- it was just too much carbon monoxide coming out in the house," says Mark Pickartz, of Van Buren, Ark. Pickartz's home was weatherized in February by his local community action agency, Crawford-Sebastian Community Development Council (C-SCDC). When energy auditors arrived to his house, they found that his home's heater was severely leaking the poisonous gas. C-SCDC, based in Fort Smith, Ark.,

172

Synoptic-Scale Environments Associated with High Plains Severe Thunderstorms  

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Typical synoptic-scale features are described for summertime severe thunderstorms on the High Plains. Severe weather generally occurs on several days in succession, under conditions that are relatively benign in terms of conventional severe ...

Charles A. Doswell

1980-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Survey and Analysis of Weather Data for Building Energy Simulations  

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In recent years, calibrated energy modeling of residential and commercial buildings has gained importance in a retrofit-dominated market. Accurate weather data plays an important role in this calibration process and projected energy savings. It would be ideal to measure weather data at the building location to capture relevant microclimate variation but this is generally considered cost-prohibitive. There are data sources publicly available with high temporal sampling rates but at relatively poor geospatial sampling locations. To overcome this limitation, there are a growing number of service providers that claim to provide real time and historical weather data for 20-35 km2 grid across the globe. Unfortunately, there is limited documentation from 3rd-party sources attesting to the accuracy of this data. This paper compares provided weather characteristics with data collected from a weather station inaccessible to the service providers. Monthly average dry bulb temperature; relative humidity; direct, diffuse and horizontal solar radiation; and wind speed are statistically compared. Moreover, we ascertain the relative contributions of each weather variable and its impact on building loads. Annual simulations are calculated for three different building types, including a closely monitored and automated energy efficient research building. The comparison shows that the difference for an individual variable can be as high as 90%. In addition, annual building energy consumption can vary by 7% while monthly building loads can vary by 40% as a function of the provided location s weather data.

Bhandari, Mahabir S [ORNL; Shrestha, Som S [ORNL; New, Joshua Ryan [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Table 6c. U.S. Residential Energy Intensity Using Weather ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

51. 61. 46 . 42 . Single-Family ... Except for 1997, estimates include all the floor area of the housing unit that was enclosed from the weather. Sources: Energy ...

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Table 1b. U.S. Commercial Buildings Weather-Adjusted Site Energy ...  

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U.S. Commercial Buildings Weather-Adjusted Site Energy. Released Date: December 2004 ... 3 Laboratory buildings are included in the "Other" category.

176

Global Warming and Extreme Weather  

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Global Warming and Extreme Weather Global Warming and Extreme Weather Speaker(s): Michael Wehner Date: November 28, 2006 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Surabi Menon Extreme weather events can have serious impacts on human and ecological systems. Changes in the magnitude and frequency of extreme weather associated with changes in the mean climate are likely the most serious consequence of human induced global warming. Understanding what the future portends is vital if society hopes to adapt to the very different world that awaits. In this talk, we will exploit simple extreme value theory to make predictions about the late 21st century climate. Current work on the relationship between global warming and the hurricane cycle will also be presented. The bottom line is that events that are considered rare today

177

Winter Demand Impacted by Weather  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 Notes: Heating oil demand is strongly influenced by weather. The "normal" numbers are the expected values for winter 2000-2001 used in EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook. The chart...

178

Polarimetry for Weather Surveillance Radars  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is an overview of weather radar polarimetry emphasizing surveillance applications. The following potential benefits to operations are identified: improvement of quantitative precipitation measurements, discrimination of hail from rain ...

Dusan S. Zrnic; Alexander V. Ryzhkov

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Chaos, Strange Attractors, and Weather  

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Some of the basic principles of the theory of dynamical systems are presented, introducing the reader to the concepts of chaos theory and strange attractors and their implications in meteorology. New numerical techniques to analyze weather data ...

A. A. Tsonis; J. B. Elsner

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety  

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WEATHER SERVICE - Lightning Safety Lightning: What You Need to Know * NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area * If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough...

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181

Weather Modification A Theoretician's Viewpoint  

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Early progress in weather modification is attributed to a healthy interaction between theory and experiment. During the 1970s, a divergence of approaches took place. A “theoretical/experimental” approach, exemplified by the Cascade Project, ...

Kenneth C. Young

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Marine Observations of Old Weather  

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Weather observations are vital for climate change monitoring and prediction. For the world's oceans, there are many meteorological and oceanographic observations available back to the mid-twentieth century, but coverage is limited in earlier ...

Philip Brohan; Rob Allan; J. Eric Freeman; Anne M. Waple; Dennis Wheeler; Clive Wilkinson; Scott Woodruff

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the  

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and the Weatherization Assistance Program to someone by E-mail and the Weatherization Assistance Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Recovery Act and the Weatherization Assistance Program on

184

System Demonstration Multilingual Weather Forecast Generation System  

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System Demonstration Multilingual Weather Forecast Generation System Tianfang Yao DongmoZhang Qian (Multilingual Weather Forecasts Assistant) system will be demonstrated. It is developed to generate the multilingual text of the weather forecasts automatically. The raw data from the weather observation can be used

185

Integrated pest management (IPM) is an ecological approach to pest control that combines several different techniques to maintain pests below damaging levels. Pests may include insects, spiders, mites, diseases, weeds,  

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their developing baby. And that includes pesticides, from the kind that farmers spray on fruit and vegetable crops because while others have linked pesticide exposure to potential developmental effects your exposure to pesticides by avoiding crops treated with the chemicals. But if you can't afford

New Hampshire, University of

186

Weatherization Assistance Program | Open Energy Information  

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Weatherization Assistance Program Weatherization Assistance Program Jump to: navigation, search Name Weatherization Assistance Program Place Washington, DC Website http://http://www1.eere.energy References Weatherization Assistance Program[1] Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership Type Test & Evaluation Partner Partnering Center within NREL Electricity Resources & Building Systems Integration LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! Weatherization Assistance Program is a company located in Washington, DC. References ↑ "Weatherization Assistance Program" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Weatherization_Assistance_Program&oldid=381735" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations

187

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities  

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Financial Financial Opportunities Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Financial Opportunities on AddThis.com... Financial Opportunities On this page, you can read about how the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

188

EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts  

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Contacts Contacts Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Google Bookmark EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Delicious Rank EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on Digg Find More places to share EERE: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program - Contacts on AddThis.com... Contacts Web site and program contacts are provided below. Web Site Contact Send us your comments, report problems, and/or ask questions about

189

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation  

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Program Guidance Program Guidance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Historic Preservation on AddThis.com... Closeout Guidance Recovery Act Monitoring & Reporting

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance  

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Program Guidance Program Guidance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Closeout Guidance on AddThis.com... Closeout Guidance Recovery Act Monitoring & Reporting National Environmental Policy Act

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance  

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Program Guidance Program Guidance Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Program Guidance on AddThis.com... Closeout Guidance Recovery Act Monitoring & Reporting National Environmental Policy Act

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $177 Million in Weatherization  

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $177 Million in Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $177 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Massachusetts Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $177 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Massachusetts March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Massachusetts will receive $176,988,457 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $122,077,457 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $54,911,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work.

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $86 Million in Weatherization  

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86 Million in 86 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Puerto Rico Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $86 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Puerto Rico March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC - Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Puerto Rico will receive $85,951,588 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $48,865,588 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $37,086,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

194

Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $30 Million in Weatherization  

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0 Million in 0 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Hawaii Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $30 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Hawaii March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Hawaii will receive $29,971,461 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $4,041,461 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $25,930,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

195

Re: Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs (OWIP) |  

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Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs (OWIP) Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs (OWIP) Re: Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs (OWIP) In recent conversations between our agencies, the Department of Energy (DOE) requested the assistance of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) in developing a tool that the Department of Energy could share with the States administering the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG), State Energy Plan (SEP), and the Weatherization Assistance (WAP) Programs. Since DOE must comply with the requirements of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act as a condition of obligating Federal funds, including American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 monies, we explored options that would expedite

196

Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $208 Million in Weatherization  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

208 Million in 208 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for North Carolina Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $208 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for North Carolina March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced North Carolina will receive $207,943,536 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $131,954,536 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $75,989,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

197

Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $72 Million in Weatherization  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

72 Million in 72 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Nevada Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $72 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Nevada March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Nevada will receive $71,995,937 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $37,281,937 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $34,714,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

198

Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $412 Million in Weatherization  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

412 Million in 412 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for California Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $412 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for California March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced California will receive $411,904,061 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $185,811,061 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $226,093,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

199

Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $38 Million in Weatherization  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 Million in 8 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Delaware Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $38 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Delaware March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced Delaware will receive $37,964,668 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $13,733,668 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $24,231,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

200

Weather Support to Deicing Decision Making (WSDDM): A Winter Weather Nowcasting System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a winter weather nowcasting system called Weather Support to Deicing Decision Making (WSDDM), designed to provide airline, airport, and air traffic users with winter weather information relevant to their operations. The ...

Roy Rasmussen; Mike Dixon; Frank Hage; Jeff Cole; Chuck Wade; John Tuttle; Starr McGettigan; Thomas Carty; Lloyd Stevenson; Warren Fellner; Shelly Knight; Eli Karplus; Nancy Rehak

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Post-processing of ensemble weather forecasts using a stochastic weather generator  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study proposes a new statistical method for post-processing ensemble weather forecasts using a stochastic weather generator. Key parameters of the weather generator were linked to the ensemble forecast means for both precipitation and ...

Jie Chen; François P. Brissette; Zhi Li

202

Developing Tools for Nowcasting Storm Severity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A conceptual model is presented for developing a new tool for nowcasting severe thunderstorms using existing operational data. Selected output from two operational, automated, weather detection and forecasting systems have been combined together ...

Rita D. Roberts; Donald Burgess; Matthew Meister

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Cathy Zoi on Weatherization | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Weatherization Cathy Zoi on Weatherization Addthis Description The Weatherization Assistance Program is now weatherizing 25,000 homes each month. So far 10,000 jobs have been created under the Recovery Act. Speakers Cathy Zoi Duration 1:41 Topic Home Weatherization Energy Economy Credit Energy Department Video CATHY ZOI: Hi, there. I'm Cathy Zoi, assistant secretary of energy at the Department of Energy, and I'm here to talk a little bit about the Weatherization Assistance Program. As you all know, the weatherization program was funded to the tune of $5 billion under the recovery act, and that was a huge ramp-up from what we had in the past. What I'm here to say to you is, congratulations, because we've actually reached our run rate. We are now weatherizing

204

A Weather-Pattern-Based Approach to Evaluate the Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (AMPS) Forecasts: Comparison to Automatic Weather Station Observations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Typical model evaluation strategies evaluate models over large periods of time (months, seasons, years, etc.) or for single case studies such as severe storms or other events of interest. The weather-pattern-based model evaluation technique ...

Melissa A. Nigro; John J. Cassano; Mark W. Seefeldt

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Some proves of integrated influence of geomagnetic activity and weather changes on human health  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Our environment includes many factors, and each person on the Earth is permanently influenced by two of them: weather and magnetic field. It was found in the works of many investigators that the weather changes correlate with human health state. In the same time, disturbances of geomagnetic field (as one of the space weather manifestations) may influence bioobjects, including people. In this work we demonstrate the cumulative effect of different external factors (space weather and meteorological weather parameters) on human health on the base of medical experimental data (blood pressure and heart rate data rows for 86 people). It is shown that inclusion both solar-geomagnetic and weather parameters in simulation process give adjusting mixed parameter, which correlates with health state significantly better, than separated environmental parameters do.

Khabarova, O V

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Characterization of the Weatherization Assistance Program network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Characterization of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Network was designed to describe the national network of State and local agencies that provide WAP services to qualifying low-income households. The objective of this study was to profile the current WAP network. To achieve the objective, two national surveys were conducted: one survey collected data from 49 State WAP agencies (including the coterminous 48 States and the District of Columbia), and the second survey collected data from 920 (or 81 percent) of the local WAP agencies.

Mihlmester, P.E.; Koehler, W.C. Jr.; Beyer, M.A. (Aspen Systems Corp., Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Applied Management Sciences Div.); Brown, M.A. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)); Beschen, D.A. Jr. (Department of Energy, Washington, DC (United States). Office of Weatherization Assistance Programs)

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Sustainable Energy Resources  

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Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers (SERC) Grants to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers (SERC) Grants on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers (SERC) Grants on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers (SERC) Grants on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers (SERC) Grants on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers (SERC) Grants on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers (SERC) Grants on

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and  

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About About Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program on Digg

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A Winter Weather Index for Estimating Winter Roadway Maintenance Costs in the Midwest  

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Winter roadway maintenance budget data for the state of Iowa have been combined with available climate data for a 6-yr period to create a winter weather index that provides a useful assessment of winter severity. The weather index can be combined ...

Craig G. Carmichael; William A. Gallus Jr.; Bradley R. Temeyer; Mark K. Bryden

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aviation Weather Information Requirements Study  

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The Aviation Safety Program (AvSP) has as its goal an improvement in aviation safety by a factor of 5 over the next 10 years and a factor of 10 over the next 20 years. Since weather has a big impact on aviation safety and is associated with 30 percent ...

Keel Byron M.; Stancil Charles E.; Eckert Clifford A.; Brown Susan M.; Gimmestad Gary G.; Richards Mark A.

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials | Department...  

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Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials More Documents & Publications...

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Weather-Corrected Performance Ratio  

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Photovoltaic (PV) system performance depends on both the quality of the system and the weather. One simple way to communicate the system performance is to use the performance ratio (PR): the ratio of the electricity generated to the electricity that would have been generated if the plant consistently converted sunlight to electricity at the level expected from the DC nameplate rating. The annual system yield for flat-plate PV systems is estimated by the product of the annual insolation in the plane of the array, the nameplate rating of the system, and the PR, which provides an attractive way to estimate expected annual system yield. Unfortunately, the PR is, again, a function of both the PV system efficiency and the weather. If the PR is measured during the winter or during the summer, substantially different values may be obtained, making this metric insufficient to use as the basis for a performance guarantee when precise confidence intervals are required. This technical report defines a way to modify the PR calculation to neutralize biases that may be introduced by variations in the weather, while still reporting a PR that reflects the annual PR at that site given the project design and the project weather file. This resulting weather-corrected PR gives more consistent results throughout the year, enabling its use as a metric for performance guarantees while still retaining the familiarity this metric brings to the industry and the value of its use in predicting actual annual system yield. A testing protocol is also presented to illustrate the use of this new metric with the intent of providing a reference starting point for contractual content.

Dierauf, T.; Growitz, A.; Kurtz, S.; Cruz, J. L. B.; Riley, E.; Hansen, C.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Response to Weatherization Questions | Department of Energy  

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Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions August 30, 2010 - 4:53pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Last week as part of Vice President Biden's announcement of 200,000 homes weatherized under the Recovery act, we asked you to send us your questions and comments about the weatherization process. Today, we're following up with answers experts from the Department's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: 1) From edmooney via Twitter: @Energy Besides caulking, what are the best values in weatherization for the Northeast region. #weatherization Nationwide, the energy-efficient retrofits that consistently provide the best return on investment involve sealing gaps in the building envelope

214

A Fingerprinting Technique for Major Weather Events  

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Advances in numerical weather prediction have occurred on numerous fronts, from sophisticated physics packages in the latest mesoscale models to multimodel ensembles of medium-range predictions. Thus, the skill of numerical weather forecasts ...

Benjamin Root; Paul Knight; George Young; Steven Greybush; Richard Grumm; Ron Holmes; Jeremy Ross

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Measures of Economic Impacts of Weather Extremes  

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One of the primary driving forces behind weather research and development has been the losses caused by weather extremes. Unfortunately, available loss values have been more qualitative than quantitative. There has never been a concerted, ...

Stanley D. Changnon

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Response to Weatherization Questions | Department of Energy  

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Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions Response to Weatherization Questions August 30, 2010 - 4:53pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Last week as part of Vice President Biden's announcement of 200,000 homes weatherized under the Recovery act, we asked you to send us your questions and comments about the weatherization process. Today, we're following up with answers experts from the Department's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: 1) From edmooney via Twitter: @Energy Besides caulking, what are the best values in weatherization for the Northeast region. #weatherization Nationwide, the energy-efficient retrofits that consistently provide the best return on investment involve sealing gaps in the building envelope

217

Aging and weathering of cool roofing membranes  

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and L.S. Rose. 2002. “Aging of reflective roofs: sootAging and Weathering of Cool Roofing Membranes HashemNRC), Canada ABSTRACT Aging and weathering can reduce the

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

The Operational Weather Radar Network in Europe  

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The operational weather radar network in Europe covers more than 30 countries and contains more than 200 weather radars. The radar network is heterogeneous in hardware, signal processing, transmit/receive frequency, and scanning strategy, thus making it ...

Asko Huuskonen; Elena Saltikoff; Iwan Holleman

219

Accelerated Weathering of Fluidized Bed Steam Reformation ...  

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Sep 16, 2007 ... Accelerated Weathering of Fluidized Bed Steam Reformation Material Under Hydraulically Unsaturated Conditions by E.M. Pierce ...

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Electricity savings among participants three years after weatherization in Bonneville's 1986 residential weatherization program  

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To ensure proper assessment of its weatherization activities, the Bonneville Power Administration (Bonneville) has examined several cohorts of participants in various phases of its Long-Term Residential Weatherization Program (Long-Term RWP). Beginning in 1980, energy savings one, two, and three years after program participation have been evaluated. This study, which continues the series of Bonneville's ongoing evaluation of weatherization activities, examines electricity savings three years after weatherization in the 1986 Long-Term RWP. Electricity bills were weather-adjusted using the Princeton Scorekeeping Method (PRISM). Normalized Annual Consumption (NAC) was calculated for each participant and control household for which data were available. Gross energy savings were calculated by subtracting a household's NAC for each postretrofit year (1986--87, 1986--88, and 1988--89) from its preretrofit NAC (1985--86). Household level data were aggregated and examined at the utility level allowing the calculation of average net savings, which is the difference between gross savings by nonparticipants and participants. Utility-level data were then weighted, based on the extent of each utility's participation in the Long-Term RWP in 1986, to allow the identification of overall program savings. 29 refs., 5 figs., 14 tabs.

White, D.L.; Brown, M.A.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmos Energy - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency...  

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Atmos Energy - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program Atmos Energy - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program Eligibility Residential...

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WEATHER, p. 2 Volume 132, Number 24 Tuesday, May 8, 2012  

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will be offered in a variety of fields, including artificial intelligence, computer systems, and nanotechnol- ogy 130°W Fog Thunderstorm Haze Weather Systems High Pressure Low Pressure Hurricane Weather Fronts Trough on Monday reclaimed the Rus- sian presidency. A 30-gun salute cracked over the eerie quiet of the city

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American Solar Energy Society Proc. ASES Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC, EVALUATION OF NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION  

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OF NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION SOLAR IRRADIANCE FORECASTS IN THE US Richard Perez ASRC, Albany, NY, Perez to solar radiation forecasting include (1) numerical weather prediction (NWP) models that infer local cloud© American Solar Energy Society ­ Proc. ASES Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC, EVALUATION

Perez, Richard R.

224

Temporal Variations in Tucson, Arizona Summertime Atmospheric Moisture, Temperature and Weather Stress Levels  

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Summertime temperature, dewpoint, relative humidity, apparent temperature and weather stress levels have not changed significantly over the past 37 years at the Tucson, Arizona Municipal Airport. However, several of these variables show ...

Robert C. Balling Jr.; Sandra W. Brazel

1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

High-Resolution Weather Forecasting over Complex Orography: Sensitivity to the Assimilation of Conventional Data  

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Weather forecasting for regions with complex orography, as the Alps, presents several challenges and the task becomes even more difficult when high resolution is required. Moreover, for the Alpine region, some of the problems are due to the lack ...

Claudia Faccani; Rossella Ferretti; Guido Visconti

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

The Importance of Understanding Mesoscale Model Parameterization Schemes for Weather Forecasting  

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A severe weather outbreak that occurred on 21–23 November 1992 in the southern United States is used to illustrate how an understanding of model parameterization schemes can help in the evaluation and utilization of mesoscale model output. ...

John V. Cortinas Jr.; David J. Stensrud

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

An Overview of the 2010 Hazardous Weather Testbed Experimental Forecast Program Spring Experiment  

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The NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) conducts annual spring forecasting experiments organized by the Storm Prediction Center and National Severe Storms Laboratory to test and evaluate emerging scientific concepts and technologies for improved analysis ...

Adam J. Clark; Steven J. Weiss; John S. Kain; Israel L. Jirak; Michael Coniglio; Christopher J. Melick; Christopher Siewert; Ryan A. Sobash; Patrick T. Marsh; Andrew R. Dean; Ming Xue; Fanyou Kong; Kevin W. Thomas; Yunheng Wang; Keith Brewster; Jidong Gao; Xuguang Wang; Jun Du; David R. Novak; Faye E. Barthold; Michael J. Bodner; Jason J. Levit; C. Bruce Entwistle; Tara L. Jensen; James Correia Jr.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Composite Predictor Maps of Extraordinary Weather Events in the Sacramento, California, Region  

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Extraordinary weather events in the Sacramento, California, region are examined using a simple compositing technique. The extraordinary events identified are uncommon and the worst of their kind, but not necessarily severe. While the criteria ...

Richard Grotjahn; Ghislain Faure

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Significant Winter Weather Events and Associated Socioeconomic Impacts (Federal Aid Expenditures) across Oklahoma: 2000–10  

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Exceptionally severe winter storms that overwhelm local government result in major disaster declarations. Each National Weather Service forecast office in the United States reports winter events for a specific group of counties, known as the ...

Trevor Grout; Yang Hong; Jeffrey Basara; Balabhaskar Balasundaram; Zhenyu Kong; Satish T. S. Bukkapatnam

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather Effects on European Agricultural Output 1850-1913  

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. 4 The following correlation coefficients were calculated for the effects of weather shocks on production: Britain and France, r= 0.34; Britain and Germany, r=0.27; France and Germany, r=0.51. 5 The timing of tariff changes was also conditioned... are known to be weather sensitive, including construction and energy demand. Considering a broader set of sectors can clarify to what extent shocks were sector-specific. However, it should be emphasised that, in the period being analysed, the size...

Solomou, Solomos; Wu, Weike

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather and the Transport of Hazardous Materials  

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FHWA FHWA R d W h M P FHWA R d W h M P FHWA Road Weather Management Program FHWA Road Weather Management Program " "Weather and the transport of Hazardous Materials" Ray Murphy Office of Technical Services Ray Murphy, Office of Technical Services U.S. DOT - Federal Highway Administration Breako t Session Using Technolog to Dispatch U.S. DOE National Transportation Stakeholder Forum Breakout Session: Using Technology to Dispatch and Monitor Shipments During Adverse Conditions Presentation Contents Presentation Contents * * Context Context Cl Cl I iti ti I iti ti * * Clarus Clarus Initiative Initiative * * Connected Vehicles & Weather Connected Vehicles & Weather Connected Vehicles & Weather Connected Vehicles & Weather U.S. DOE National Transportation Stakeholder Forum

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Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre | Department of Energy  

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Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre Addthis Description Ride along with some weatherizers in Wilkes-Barre, PA, as they blower door test, manage z-doors, and dense pack their way to an energy efficient future one house at a time. Speakers Joe Calore, Paul Dunn, Glenn Curtis Duration 2:29 Topic Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Consumption Recovery Act Energy Sector Jobs Credit Energy Department Video JOE CALORE: My name's Joe Calore. I'm the deputy weatherization director for Commission on Economic Opportunity in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Weatherization is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, and the concept is to perform work on homes to make homes more energy-efficient. Of the Recovery Act money, $5 billion was allocated towards the

233

Home Weatherization Visit | Department of Energy  

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Weatherization Visit Weatherization Visit Home Weatherization Visit Addthis Description Secretary Steven Chu visits a home that is in the process of being weatherized in Columbus, OH, along with Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman. They discuss the benefits of weatherization and how funding from the recovery act is having a direct impact in communities across America. Speakers Secretary Steven Chu Duration 2:45 Topic Tax Credits, Rebates, Savings Home Weatherization Home Energy Audits Energy Sector Jobs Credit Energy Department Video SECRETARY OF ENERGY STEVEN CHU: In this weatherization program, we are - we're investing money that - so we can hire local people to do the work. You save the money. That money then goes back into the economy locally. And oh, by the way, you're not - using less energy, so that

234

Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance |  

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Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance June 10, 2010 - 12:41pm Addthis Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? More than 10,000 Ohio homes have been weatherized, making the state one of the national leaders in helping income-eligible families become more energy-efficient. Ohio has reached a milestone in the clean energy economy - more than 10,000 homes in the state have been weatherized, making the state one of the national leaders in helping income-eligible families become more energy-efficient. Ohio officials celebrated the success of weatherization work funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act with about 100 attendees at a

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Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance |  

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Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance June 10, 2010 - 12:41pm Addthis Ohio Celebrates Recovery Act Weatherization Program Performance Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? More than 10,000 Ohio homes have been weatherized, making the state one of the national leaders in helping income-eligible families become more energy-efficient. Ohio has reached a milestone in the clean energy economy - more than 10,000 homes in the state have been weatherized, making the state one of the national leaders in helping income-eligible families become more energy-efficient. Ohio officials celebrated the success of weatherization work funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act with about 100 attendees at a

236

Technical Report of Accomplishments of the Weatherization Leveraging Partnership Project  

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The Weatherization Leveraging Partnership Project was established to provide three types of technical assistance support to W.A.P. network organizations seeking to achieve the Weatherization Plus goal of expanding their non-federal resources. It provided: (1) Analysis that profiled W.A.P.-eligible household energy characteristics and finances for all in determining efficiency investment targets and goals; (2) Detailed information on leveraged partnerships linked from many sources and created a website with finding aids to meet the needs the network identified. There are five major market segments with related, but different, technical assistance needs; (3) Direct, sustained assistance in preparing strategies, analyses, and communications for a limited set of local network initiatives that were in early stages of initiating or changing their resource expansion strategies. The Project identified trends in the challenges that weatherizers initiatives encountered; it designed materials and tools, including the dynamic www.weatherizationplus.org website, to meet the continuing and the emerging needs.

Economic Opportunity Studies

2007-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Clark Public Utilities - Residential Weatherization Loan Program |  

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Weatherization Loan Program Weatherization Loan Program Clark Public Utilities - Residential Weatherization Loan Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Ventilation Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate $15,000 Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Loan Program Rebate Amount up to $15,000 Provider Clark Public Utilities Loans of up to $15,000 at a 5.25% interest are available through Clark Public Utilities' Weatherization Loan Program. The loans can pay for the average local cost of eligible measures, based on recently completed projects. Customers have up to seven years to repay the loans, but monthly payments will be at least $25. The utility charges a $225 or $350 loan set-up fee, depending on the loan amount, which can be paid up front or

238

Little Climates -- Weather Just Above The Ground  

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Weather Just Above The Ground Weather Just Above The Ground Nature Bulletin No. 481-A February 17, 1973 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W, Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation LITTLE CLIMATES -- Weather Just Above the Ground In a previous bulletin we talked about little climates, underground, resulting from weather conditions in the soil. Just above the ground there is another "little climate" equally important. We frequently see evidences of it without realizing how and why they were produced. Just above the earth, there lies a narrow layer of changeable weather that is affected at both surfaces by its mighty neighbors: the land below and the restless air in the atmosphere above it. Under the spell of gravity, it clings to the ground in spite of all but the swiftest winds. In this layer there are special weather conditions overlooked by nearly everyone.

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Maine's Weatherization Milestones | Department of Energy  

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Maine's Weatherization Milestones Maine's Weatherization Milestones Maine's Weatherization Milestones August 24, 2010 - 5:44pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? Thanks to $41.9 million in funding from the Recovery Act, the state of Maine expects to weatherize more than 4,400 homes Maine's state motto - "dirigo," Latin for "I lead," - is very fitting, especially when it comes to weatherization. With the help of nearly $41.9 million in funding from the Recovery Act, the state expects to weatherize more than 4,400 homes - creating jobs, reducing carbon emissions, and saving money for Maine's low-income families. Cathy Zoi, DOE's Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Maine's Governor John Baldacci spoke on a conference call last

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The Impact of Weatherization | Department of Energy  

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The Impact of Weatherization The Impact of Weatherization The Impact of Weatherization July 26, 2010 - 4:09pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? 25,000 homes weatherized a month. 82,000 homes this summer versus 3,000 last summer. As I mentioned last week, it's brutally hot outside right now. Temperature records are being shattered all across the country - and while we're always looking for ways to keep cool, weatherization is one process that guards a home against extreme temperatures on both ends of the thermometer. Whether it's installing cooling systems in areas of the country that can't catch a break from the heat, or caulking and insulating cracks in states where harsh winters seem almost endless, weatherizing your home can save more than $400 in the first year on heating

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Maine's Weatherization Milestones | Department of Energy  

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Maine's Weatherization Milestones Maine's Weatherization Milestones Maine's Weatherization Milestones August 24, 2010 - 5:44pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? Thanks to $41.9 million in funding from the Recovery Act, the state of Maine expects to weatherize more than 4,400 homes Maine's state motto - "dirigo," Latin for "I lead," - is very fitting, especially when it comes to weatherization. With the help of nearly $41.9 million in funding from the Recovery Act, the state expects to weatherize more than 4,400 homes - creating jobs, reducing carbon emissions, and saving money for Maine's low-income families. Cathy Zoi, DOE's Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Maine's Governor John Baldacci spoke on a conference call last

242

The Impact of Weatherization | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The Impact of Weatherization The Impact of Weatherization The Impact of Weatherization July 26, 2010 - 4:09pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? 25,000 homes weatherized a month. 82,000 homes this summer versus 3,000 last summer. As I mentioned last week, it's brutally hot outside right now. Temperature records are being shattered all across the country - and while we're always looking for ways to keep cool, weatherization is one process that guards a home against extreme temperatures on both ends of the thermometer. Whether it's installing cooling systems in areas of the country that can't catch a break from the heat, or caulking and insulating cracks in states where harsh winters seem almost endless, weatherizing your home can save more than $400 in the first year on heating

243

Celebrating National Weatherization Day | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Day Weatherization Day Celebrating National Weatherization Day November 1, 2010 - 1:55pm Addthis Watch the video above to get a firsthand look at the work happening in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania under the weatherization program. Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy This weekend, communities across the country celebrated National Weatherization Day, highlighting the important work happening nationwide to save money for America's homeowners by investing in energy efficiency. As a result of the Recovery Act weatherization program, more than 245,000 low-income families have had their homes upgraded, which means these families are paying lower energy bills every month. The program has also helped to put thousands of workers on the job every day, helping to grow

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Advancing weatherization performance: Measured results from the North Carolina field test of an advanced measure selection technique  

SciTech Connect

The field performance of weatherizations based on a newly-developed advanced residential energy conservation measure selection technique was tested alongside current Retro-Tech-based weatherizations in North Carolina. The two weatherization approaches were compared based on implementation ease, measures installed, labor and cost requirements, and energy savings achieved. One-hundred twenty low-income, single-family households served by three different weatherization agencies participated in the field test which was conducted between June 1989 and August 1991. Average heating energy savings were 33% for weatherizations based on the new technique and 23% for Retro-Tech-based weatherizations. Weatherizations based on the new technique achieved 43% more heating energy savings, cost around 10% less at two weatherization agencies and considerably more at the third, and were near equivalent in labor requirements. Major findings from the study include: (1) the advanced audit will install some measures in near identical quantities as Retro-Tech-based weatherizations and others in dramatically different quantities, (2) the advanced audit can significantly increase heating energy savings, (3) blower-door-directed air sealing can more than double the air leakage reductions achieved from standard air sealing techniques, (4) North Carolina low-income houses have much higher average leakage rates than similar New York houses but can be sealed as well or better, and (5) using the advanced audit will not increase weatherization costs and may actually lower costs for most weatherization agencies.

Sharp, T.R.

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Giant weathering pits in the Entrada Sandstone, southeastern Utah: Preliminary findings  

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Giant weathering pits formed in outcrops of the lower Entrada Sandstone slickrock of Jurassic age are present in two areas in the Glen Canyon region of arid southeastern Utah. The pits are far larger than any previously described in the geologic literature. The pits near Cookie Jar Butte are commonly cylindrical, typically have low width-to-depth ratios (1.5--3.6), and have a depth of closure of as much as 18 m. There are no obvious lithologic or structural controls that determine their shape or location. Many of the pits at Rock Creek Bay are elongate; several of them have long axes in excess of 53 m, and the longest one is 74 m. Many of the pit walls are breached at the top, and the depth of closure is generally less than 6 m. The shapes of these pits are influenced by point orientation and pit coalescence. Thin-section analyses of near-surface sandstone cores taken near Cookie Jar Butte from pit walls, floors, and rims reveal no significant diagenetic alteration of the fine-grained to very fine frained quartzose sandstone (quartz arenite). Quartz grains appear fresh, and feldspar grains are only slightly weathered. The cement between the grains is mostly CaCO[sub 3]. In several of the pits in both areas sandy sediment veneers the bedrock floor. This sediment is similar in character to the adjacent sandstone and is probably locally derived. Possible origins of the giant pits include various physical, chemical, and biological weathering processes that initiate pit development, followed by excavation by plunge-pool action, wind deflation, dissolution, and piping. Preliminary field and laboratory data do not clearly identify and single process of group of processes that account for pit development.

Netoff, D.I. (Sam Houston State Univ., Huntsville, TX (United States). Dept. of Geography and Geology); Shroba, R.R. (Geological Survey, Denver, CO (United States))

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solar Decathlon Update from Secretary Chu Recovery Act Milestones President Barack Obama at UN Climate Change Summit Home Weatherization Visit Faces of the Recovery Act: National...

247

Internet Weather Source | Data.gov  

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(NWS) National Telecommunications Gateway provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean...

248

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Tool  

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result is a comprehensive pre-design climatesite analysis tool. Screen Shots Keywords weather data visualization, psychrometry, passive design analysis, optimum orientiation,...

249

Caulking/Weather-stripping | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Incentives Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleCaulkingWeather-stripping&oldid267150" Category: Articles with outstanding TODO tasks What links...

250

Aging and weathering of cool roofing membranes  

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Aging and weathering can reduce the solar reflectance of cool roofing materials. This paper summarizes laboratory measurements of the solar spectral reflectance of unweathered, weathered, and cleaned samples collected from single-ply roofing membranes at various sites across the United States. Fifteen samples were examined in each of the following six conditions: unweathered; weathered; weathered and brushed; weathered, brushed and then rinsed with water; weathered, brushed, rinsed with water, and then washed with soap and water; and weathered, brushed, rinsed with water, washed with soap and water, and then washed with an algaecide. Another 25 samples from 25 roofs across the United States and Canada were measured in their unweathered state, weathered, and weathered and wiped. We document reduction in reflectivity resulted from various soiling mechanisms and provide data on the effectiveness of various cleaning approaches. Results indicate that although the majority of samples after being washed with detergent could be brought to within 90% of their unweathered reflectivity, in some instances an algaecide was required to restore this level of reflectivity.

Akbari, Hashem; Berhe, Asmeret A.; Levinson, Ronnen; Graveline,Stanley; Foley, Kevin; Delgado, Ana H.; Paroli, Ralph M.

2005-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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RESIDENTIAL WEATHERIZATION SPECIFICATIONS August 30, 2011  

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RESIDENTIAL WEATHERIZATION SPECIFICATIONS August 30, 2011 Index to Sections Section Page I. GENERAL............................................................................................35 #12;1 I. GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS 1. These specifications apply to existing residential (retro

252

Idaho Falls Power- Residential Weatherization Loan Program  

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Residential customers with permanently installed electric heat who receive service from the City of Idaho Falls, are eligible for 0% weatherization loans. City Energy Service will conduct an...

253

Portfolio Manager Technical Reference: Climate and Weather |...  

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Weather Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy...

254

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About the Guidelines...  

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About the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: About the Guidelines for Home Energy...

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for...  

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to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Employers and Contractors on Facebook Tweet...

256

Cooperative Weather Observations | Data.gov  

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Cooperative Weather Observations Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov Communities Agriculture...

257

Weather Bike: A Bicycle Based Weather Station for Observing Local Temperature Variations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

SUMMARY. This short note has shown how a simple and inexpensive bicycle mounted portable weather station, dubbed the Weather Bike, can be used to make observations of local temperature variability. The magnitude of temperature changes observed near ...

John J. Cassano

258

Weatherization Grows in the Green Mountain State (Vermont): Weatherization Assistance Close-Up Fact Sheet  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Vermont demonstrates its commitment to technology and efficiency through the Weatherization Program. Weatherization uses advanced technologies and techniques to reduce energy costs for low-income families by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes.

D& R International

2001-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

259

A Tribute to Weatherization Solutions in South Dakota: Weatherization Assistance Close-Up Fact Sheet  

SciTech Connect

South Dakota demonstrates its commitment to technology and efficiency through the Weatherization Program. Weatherization uses advanced technologies and techniques to reduce energy costs for low-income families by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes.

D& R International

2001-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

260

Impacts of Extreme Weather on Power Systems and Components  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Heat storm events resulted in an abnormally high rate of failure among small distribution transformers across California in 2006 and 2007. Hurricanes, such as Katrina and Ike, also resulted in widespread damage to the power infrastructure and caused severe outages, which affected millions of customers for days. The costs of such events, and other extreme weather conditions, amounted to hundreds of millions of dollars in damages and brought heavy scrutiny from public officials and regulatory bodies. This ...

2009-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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261

Weather Services, Science Advances, and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Olympics inspire greatness. "Swifter, Higher, Stronger" applies not only to the athletes but sets the tone for everyone associated with the games, including the weather service providers. The Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2010 will ...

Paul Joe; Chris Doyle; Al Wallace; Stewart G. Cober; Bill Scott; George A. Isaac; Trevor Smith; Jocelyn Mailhot; Brad Snyder; Stephane Belair; Quinton Jansen; Bertrand Denis

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Compact and Low-Power Diode Laser Hygrometer for Weather Balloons  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A vertical cavity laser hygrometer has been developed for balloon-borne measurements. This hygrometer meets many of the specifications that are required for common weather balloon instrumentation, including weight, size, time response, and ...

M. E. Paige

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Impact of Radiosonde Balloon Drift on Numerical Weather Prediction and Verification  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Radiosonde observations employed in real-time numerical weather prediction (NWP) applications are disseminated through the Global Telecommunication System (GTS) using alphanumeric codes. These codes do not include information about the position ...

Stéphane Laroche; Réal Sarrazin

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Collaboration of the Weather and Climate Communities to Advance Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The World Weather Research Programme (WWRP) and the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) have identified collaborations and scientific priorities to accelerate advances in analysis and prediction at subseasonal-to-seasonal time scales, which include i) ...

Gilbert Brunet; Melvyn Shapiro; Brian Hoskins; Mitch Moncrieff; Randall Dole; George N. Kiladis; Ben Kirtman; Andrew Lorenc; Brian Mills; Rebecca Morss; Saroja Polavarapu; David Rogers; John Schaake; Jagadish Shukla

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

On the Source of Midlatitude Low-Frequency Variability. Part II: Nonlinear Equilibration of Weather Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a new statistical-dynamical approach to the concept of weather regimes, including the effect of tralisients, without any assumption other than scale separation. The method is applied to a quasi-geostrophic channel model without ...

Robert Vautard; Bernard Legras

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Weather pattern climatology of the United States  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In this study the geographic domain covered the 48 conterminous states of the United States. The daily synoptic weather pattern was classified into nine types for the 10-year period January 1, 1969 to December 31, 1978. Weather pattern types were defined relative to the classical polar front model of a mid-latitude cyclonic storm system and its associated air masses. Guidelines for classifying weather patterns on an operational basis were developed. These were applied to 3652 daily surface weather maps to produce a time series of weather pattern type at 120 grid points of a 160 point, 3/sup 0/ latitude by 4/sup 0/ longitude array over the United States. Statistics on the frequency of occurrence, persistence and alternation of weather patterns were calculated for each grid point. Summary statistics for the entire grid and for six regions were also presented. Frequency of occurrence and persistence were found to depend on the size and speed of movement of the weather pattern. Large, slow moving air masses had higher frequency of occurrence and longer persistence than small (fronts) or rapidly moving (or changing) features (fronts, storm centers). Some types showed distinct regional preferences. The subtropical maritime high occurred mainly in the south central and southeast. An indeterminate weather pattern type accounted for those weather patterns that did not fit the polar front model or were too disorganized to be classified. The intermountain thermal low of the desert southwest was one such feature that dominated both frequency of occurrence and persistence in this region. Alternation from one weather pattern to another followed the polar front model of a moving cyclonic storm. The tendency for anticyclonic weather patterns to become disorganized as they weakened was seen in the high percentage of these patterns that changed to an indeterminate pattern as they aged.

Barchet, W.R.; Davis, W.E.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Winter Demand Impacted by Weather  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 8 Notes: Heating oil demand is strongly influenced by weather. The "normal" numbers are the expected values for winter 2000-2001 used in EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook. The chart indicates the extent to which the last winter exhibited below-normal heating degree-days (and thus below-normal heating demand). Temperatures were consistently warmer than normal throughout the 1999-2000 heating season. This was particularly true in November 1999, February 2001 and March 2001. For the heating season as a whole (October through March), the 1999-2000 winter yielded total HDDs 10.7% below normal. Normal temperatures this coming winter would, then, be expected to bring about 11% higher heating demand than we saw last year. Relative to normal, the 1999-2000 heating season was the warmest in

268

Making Forecasts and Weather Normalization Work Together  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electric utility industry restructuring has changed the consistency between weather-normalized sales and energy forecasts. This Technology Review discusses the feasibility of integrating weather normalization and forecasting processes, and addresses whether the conflicting goal of obtaining greater consistency and accuracy with fewer staff resources can be met with more integrated approaches.

2000-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

269

Segmenting Time Series for Weather Forecasting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

turbines. In the domain of meteorology, time series data produced by numerical weather prediction (NWP) models is summarised as weather forecast texts. In the domain of gas turbines, sensor data from an operational gas turbine is summarised for the maintenance engineers. More details on SUMTIME have been

Reiter, Ehud

270

Visually Accurate Multi-Field Weather Visualization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather visualization is a difficult problem because it comprises volumetric multi-field data and traditional surface-based approaches obscure details of the complex three-dimensional structure of cloud dynamics. Therefore, visually accurate volumetric ... Keywords: Multi-Field Visualization, Visually Accurate Visualization, Weather Visualization

Kirk Riley; David Ebert; Charles Hansen; Jason Levit

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Residential Weatherization Study: 1987 Resource Strategy.  

SciTech Connect

The Residential Weatherization Program involves the installation of measures in existing homes. It is operated primarily through Bonneville's utility customers. Bonneville pays homeowners an incentive based upon the estimated energy savings obtained from installing Bonneville-approved weatherization efficiency measures.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Perturbations That Optimally Trigger Weather Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The sensitivity of the onset of two weather regimes with respect to initial conditions is studied. The weather regimes are a Euro–Atlantic blocking regime and a Euro–Atlantic strong zonal flow regime. Both regimes are characterized by the same ...

Jeroen Oortwijn; Jan Barkmeijer

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Oldest and Largest WEATHER, p. 2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Thunderstorm Haze Weather Systems High Pressure Low Pressure Hurricane Weather Fronts Trough Warm Front Cold of a measure known as the Disclose Act, which Van Hollen sponsored. --eric Lichtblau, The New York Times, and that fact has been quite apparent over the past week. Last Thursday, a deep low pressure system over

274

Eta Model Precipitation Forecasts for a Period Including Tropical Storm Allison  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A step-mountain (eta) coordinate limited-area model is being developed at the National Meteorological Center (NMC) to improve forecasts of severe weather and other mesoscale phenomena. Precipitation forecasts are reviewed for the 20-day period 16 ...

Fedor Mesinger; Thomas L. Black; David W. Plummer; John H. Ward

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Alaska Native Weatherization Training and Jobs Program First Steps Toward Tribal Weatherization – Human Capacity Development  

SciTech Connect

The Alaska Native Weatherization Training and Jobs Project expanded weatherization services for tribal members’ homes in southeast Alaska while providing weatherization training and on the job training (OJT) for tribal citizens that lead to jobs and most probably careers in weatherization-related occupations. The program resulted in; (a) 80 Alaska Native citizens provided with skills training in five weatherization training units that were delivered in cooperation with University of Alaska Southeast, in accordance with the U.S. Department of Energy Core Competencies for Weatherization Training that prepared participants for employment in three weatherizationrelated occupations: Installer, Crew Chief, and Auditor; (b) 25 paid OJT training opportunities for trainees who successfully completed the training course; and (c) employed trained personnel that have begun to rehab on over 1,000 housing units for weatherization.

Wiita, Joanne

2013-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

276

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Year for Energy...  

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Calculations 2 Weather Year for Energy Calculations 2 logo. Contains typical year hourly weather data for 77 locations in the United States and Canada. The Weather Year for Energy...

277

Operations of the National Weather Service Spaceflight Meteorology Group  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather is a significant aspect of most space shuttle launches and landings. The National Weather Service Spaceflight Meteorology Group (SMG) at Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas, provides weather forecasts and advice to support space ...

Frank C. Brody; Richard A. Lafosse; Dan G. Bellue; Timothy D. Oram

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

A Method for Designing a Fire Weather Network  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fire weather stations used to be located only where observers were available. Now, remote automatic weather stations can sample weather without manual assistance, virtually anywhere, Locating them, however, remains a problem. An objective method ...

Francis M. Fujioka

1986-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Realizations of Daily Weather in Forecast Seasonal Climate  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Stochastic daily weather time series models (?“weather generators”?) are parameterized consistent with both local climate and probabilistic seasonal forecasts. Both single-station weather generators, and spatial networks of coherently operating ...

D. S. Wilks

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

U.S. Economic Sensitivity to Weather Variability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To estimate the economic effects of weather variability in the United States, the authors define and measure weather sensitivity as the variability in economic output that is attributable to weather variability, accounting for changes in technology and ...

Jeffrey K. Lazo; Megan Lawson; Peter H. Larsen; Donald M. Waldman

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona Weatherization Brings New Job Opportunity in Arizona September 15, 2010 - 2:55pm Addthis Kevin Craft Gaylene Soper loves her job with the Northern Arizona Council on Governments' (NACOG) weatherization assistance program, because it affords her the opportunity to help senior citizens. "A lot of senior citizens' only source of income is their social security money, and we help them save a lot of it by reducing their utility bills," says Soper. "It's a wonderful program." Soper came to her job as NACOG's administrative specialist in September 2009, several months after she was laid off of her last job as an office manager. Soper brings good experience to NACOG, having spent twenty years working for construction companies.

282

A Fresh Look at Weather Impact on Peak Electricity Demand and Energy Use of  

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Fresh Look at Weather Impact on Peak Electricity Demand and Energy Use of Fresh Look at Weather Impact on Peak Electricity Demand and Energy Use of Buildings Using 30-Year ActualWeather Data Title A Fresh Look at Weather Impact on Peak Electricity Demand and Energy Use of Buildings Using 30-Year ActualWeather Data Publication Type Journal Year of Publication 2013 Authors Hong, Tianzhen, Wen-Kuei Chang, and Hung-Wen Lin Keywords Actual meteorological year, Building simulation, Energy use, Peak electricity demand, Typical meteorological year, Weather data Abstract Buildings consume more than one third of the world's total primary energy. Weather plays a unique and significant role as it directly affects the thermal loads and thus energy performance of buildings. The traditional simulated energy performance using Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) weather data represents the building performance for a typical year, but not necessarily the average or typical long-term performance as buildings with different energy systems and designs respond differently to weather changes. Furthermore, the single-year TMY simulations do not provide a range of results that capture yearly variations due to changing weather, which is important for building energy management, and for performing risk assessments of energy efficiency investments. This paper employs large-scale building simulation (a total of 3162 runs) to study the weather impact on peak electricity demand and energy use with the 30-year (1980 to 2009) Actual Meteorological Year (AMY) weather data for three types of office buildings at two design efficiency levels, across all 17 ASHRAE climate zones. The simulated results using the AMY data are compared to those from the TMY3 data to determine and analyze the differences. Besides further demonstration, as done by other studies, that actual weather has a significant impact on both the peak electricity demand and energy use of buildings, the main findings from the current study include: 1) annual weather variation has a greater impact on the peak electricity demand than it does on energy use in buildings; 2) the simulated energy use using the TMY3 weather data is not necessarily representative of the average energy use over a long period, and the TMY3 results can be significantly higher or lower than those from the AMY data; 3) the weather impact is greater for buildings in colder climates than warmer climates; 4) the weather impact on the medium-sized office building was the greatest, followed by the large office and then the small office; and 5) simulated energy savings and peak demand reduction by energy conservation measures using the TMY3 weather data can be significantly underestimated or overestimated. It is crucial to run multi-decade simulations with AMY weather data to fully assess the impact of weather on the long-term performance of buildings, and to evaluate the energy savings potential of energy conservation measures for new and existing buildings from a life cycle perspective.

283

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Data Viewer  

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Russia South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Related Links Weather Data Viewer Weather Data Viewer logo. Displays actual design values, coincident...

284

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Data Viewer  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Alphabetically Tools by Platform PC Mac UNIX Internet Tools by Country Related Links Weather Data Viewer Weather Data Viewer logo. Displays actual design values, coincident...

285

Building Energy Software Tools Directory : Weather Data Viewer  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

by Subject Tools Listed Alphabetically Tools by Platform Tools by Country Related Links Weather Data Viewer Back to Tool Screenshot for Weather Data Viewer. Screenshot for...

286

Window Manufacturer Sees Business Surge As Weatherization Supplier...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Window Manufacturer Sees Business Surge As Weatherization Supplier Window Manufacturer Sees Business Surge As Weatherization Supplier July 29, 2010 - 4:33pm Addthis Joshua DeLung...

287

Weather durability testing and failures in terrestrial flat plate ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Atlas XR-260 large scale xenon weathering device ... & standard Atlas xenon Weather-Ometers) ... Atlas SolarClimatic 1600 metal-halide “global” solar ...

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

288

Integrate Real-Time Weather with Thermostat Electrical Usage...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Xiufeng Pang Weather and its dynamics are big drivers of energy usage. Integration of key weather variables - solar, wind, and temperature - into home energy management and demand...

289

Obama Administration Delivers More than $63 Million for Weatherization...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

63 Million for Weatherization Programs in Indiana and New Mexico Obama Administration Delivers More than 63 Million for Weatherization Programs in Indiana and New Mexico July 21,...

290

Illinois and Texas Towns See Weatherization Boost | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and Texas Towns See Weatherization Boost Illinois and Texas Towns See Weatherization Boost March 19, 2010 - 11:47am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy...

291

New Weatherization Training Center Opens in Utah | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

New Weatherization Training Center Opens in Utah New Weatherization Training Center Opens in Utah New Weatherization Training Center Opens in Utah May 25, 2010 - 6:32pm Addthis The Utah weatherization assistance program built a new demonstration house to train weatherization workers. The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center is located in a warehouse in Clearfield, Utah. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center The Utah weatherization assistance program built a new demonstration house to train weatherization workers. The Intermountain Weatherization Training Center is located in a warehouse in Clearfield, Utah. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Weatherization Training Center Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE Most warehouses are filled with items such as equipment, boxes and food.

292

Meeting the Challenge: The Prospect of Achieving 30 Percent Savings Through the Weatherization Assistance Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Weatherization Assistance Program has been installing energy-efficiency measures in low-income houses for over 25 years, achieving savings exceeding 30 percent of natural gas used for space heating. Recently, as part of its Weatherization Plus initiative, the Weatherization Assistance Program adopted the goal of achieving 30 percent energy savings for all household energy usage. The expansion of the Weatherization Assistance Program to include electric baseload components such as lighting and refrigerators provides additional opportunities for saving energy and meeting this ambitious goal. This report documents an Oak Ridge National Laboratory study that examined the potential savings that could be achieved by installing various weatherization measures in different types of dwellings throughout the country. Three different definitions of savings are used: (1) reductions in pre-weatherization expenditures; (2) savings in the amount of energy consumed at the house site, regardless of fuel type (''site Btus''); and (3) savings in the total amount of energy consumed at the source (''source Btus''), which reflects the fact that each Btu* of electricity consumed at the household level requires approximately three Btus to produce at the generation source. In addition, the effects of weatherization efforts on carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions are examined.

Schweitzer, M.

2002-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

293

Weather data for simplified energy calculation methods. Volume IV. United States: WYEC data  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of this report is to provide a source of weather data for direct use with a number of simplified energy calculation methods available today. Complete weather data for a number of cities in the United States are provided for use in the following methods: degree hour, modified degree hour, bin, modified bin, and variable degree day. This report contains sets of weather data for 23 cities using Weather Year for Energy Calculations (WYEC) source weather data. Considerable overlap is present in cities (21) covered by both the TRY and WYEC data. The weather data at each city has been summarized in a number of ways to provide differing levels of detail necessary for alternative simplified energy calculation methods. Weather variables summarized include dry bulb and wet bulb temperature, percent relative humidity, humidity ratio, wind speed, percent possible sunshine, percent diffuse solar radiation, total solar radiation on horizontal and vertical surfaces, and solar heat gain through standard DSA glass. Monthly and annual summaries, in some cases by time of day, are available. These summaries are produced in a series of nine computer generated tables.

Olsen, A.R.; Moreno, S.; Deringer, J.; Watson, C.R.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

The Weather Information and Skill Experiment (WISE): The Effect of Varying Levels of Information on Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The relationship between the quality and quantity of information available to meteorologists and the skill of their forecasts was investigated. Twelve meteorologists were asked to make probabilistic forecasts of significant and severe weather ...

Kenneth F. Heideman; Thomas R. Stewart; William R. Moninger; Patricia Reagan-Cirincione

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Portland Diversifying Weatherization Workforce | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Diversifying Weatherization Workforce Diversifying Weatherization Workforce Portland Diversifying Weatherization Workforce May 6, 2010 - 4:45pm Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE As Recovery Act funds started flowing towards businesses in Oregon last year, stakeholders in Portland wanted to make sure some of the money landed in the hands of women, minorities and other underrepresented groups. A diverse group in itself, the stakeholders-made up of city officials, labor unions, civil rights organizations, nonprofits, faith-based organizations and contractors-signed the agreement as the Clean Energy Works Portland program got underway. The agreement ensures that those in disadvantaged communities have access to some of the weatherization jobs stemming from the pilot phase, which has almost 500 homes receiving

296

The Rationael for Future Weather Modification Research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new national effort dealing with planned and inadvertent weather modification has been recommended. The contention is that this readiness stems from finally learning important facts about how to properly design and conduct difficult ...

Stanley A. Changnon

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Video of Obama...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Video of Obama Address to the White House Jobs and Economic Growth Forum to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Video of Obama Address to the...

298

Use of Climatological Data in Weather Insurance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

There are three major types of crop-related weather insurance: hail, all perlis, and rain insurance. The development of rates is an exercise in applied climatology, and the importance of the historical data selected for assessing risk (and ...

Stanley A. Changnon; Joyce M. Changnon

1990-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

The Joint Airport Weather Studies Project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Joint Airport Weather Studies (JAWS) Project will investigate the microburst event, having 2–10 km spatial and 2–10 min temporal scales, at Denver's Stapleton International Airport during the summer of 1982. JAWS applications and technology ...

John McCarthy; James W. Wilson; T. Theodore Fujita

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

On the Sensitivity of Weather Radars  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses the subject of weather radar system sensitivity from a general point of view, with emphasis an the influence of wavelength. Expressions for the echo signal-to-noise ratio are examined using a detection theory approach to ...

Paul L. Smith

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

An Airborne APT Weather Satellite Imaging System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the development of a novel airborne system that receives a real-time imagery broadcast in the Automatic Picture Transmission (APT) format from polar-orbiting weather satellites. The availability of such real-time imagery ...

James E. Jordan; David L. Marcotte; G. W. K. Moore

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Stratospheric Influences on Tropospheric Weather Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Four cases of tropospheric weather systems (two sea level cyclones, one sea level anticyclone, and one blocking midtropospheric anticyclone) are investigated with the goal of understanding the role of stratospheric versus tropospheric processes ...

Stephen J. Colucci

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

BAD WEATHER? THEN SUE THE WEATHERMAN!  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather forecasts have become demonstrably more accurate in recent decades due to increasingly sophisticated computer technology and models. Yet scientists cannot predict the future with 100% certainty. Relying on inaccurate or inadequate ...

Roberta Klein; Roger A. Pielke Jr.

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Precipitation at Ocean Weather Station “P"  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines the 27-yr record of precipitation measurements at Ocean Weather Station “P” (50°N, 145°W). The credibility of the rainfall observations is assessed, and the testing of certain extraordinary features of the fall and winter ...

M. A. Jenkins; W. C. Wong; K. Higuchi; J. L. Knox

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Secretary Chu and the 'Sputnik Moment' New Orleans and Energy Efficiency Cathy Zoi on the new Home Energy Score pilot program Weatherizing Wilkes-Barre Prev 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11...

306

The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Cathy Zoi on Weatherization BP Oil Spill Footage (High Def) - Top Hat Procedure at 4850' - June 3 2010 (4 of 4) BP Oil Spill Footage (High Def) - Leak at 4850' - June 3 2010 (3 of...

307

Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

work and save families hundreds of dollars per year on their energy bills. To jump-start job creation and weatherization work, the Department of Energy is releasing the first...

308

Data Network Weather Service Reporting - Final Report  

SciTech Connect

A final report is made of a three-year effort to develop a new forecasting paradigm for computer network performance. This effort was made in co-ordination with Fermi Lab's construction of e-Weather Center.

Michael Frey

2012-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

309

Winter Weather FAQs | Argonne National Laboratory  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

winter weather strikes overnight, these communications channels will be updated by 6 a.m., and as often as necessary thereafter. Those who live far from the laboratory may...

310

Piecewise Tendency Diagnosis of Weather Regime Transitions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Piecewise tendency diagnosis (PTD) is extended and employed to study the dynamics of weather regime transitions. Originally developed for adiabatic and inviscid quasigeostrophic flow on a beta plane, PTD partitions local geopotential tendencies ...

Katherine J. Evans; Robert X. Black

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Distributed Numerical Weather Prediction via Satellite  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a recent undertaking in distributed numerical weather prediction via high data rate networks. The governing project involved the operation of a coupled mesoscale modeling system on widely separated supercomputers, and ...

Jordan G. Powers; Mark T. Stoelinga; William S. Boyd

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

A Hole in the Weather Warning System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this article, the problems deaf and hard of hearing people experience when attempting to accessthe weather warning systems in Oklahoma and Minnesota are documented. Deaf and hard of hearing people cannot hear CivilDefense sirens, cannot listen ...

Vincent T. Wood; Robert A. Weisman

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Radon Monitoring Results BPA Residential Weatherization Program, Report Number 1.  

SciTech Connect

In October 1984, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) began offering free radon monitoring to participants of its regionwide Residential Weatherization Program. The purpose of the radon monitoring is to provide information to participating homeowners or consumers on the average radon concentrations within their residences. This radon concentration information and other information on indoor air quality (IAQ) is provided to assist homeowners on their decision to install ''house-tightening'' weatherization measures. This radon report will present background information on why BPA decided to offer radon monitoring, the procedures used for monitoring, the extent of BPA radon monitoring in the region, and results of this monitoring. Subsequent BPA radon monitoring reports will be produced on a quarterly basis which will include a brief narrative on the radon monitoring and provide a summary of the radon data received to date.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Key findings of the national weatherization evaluation  

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In 1990, the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored a comprehensive evaluation of its Weatherization Assistance Program, the nation`s largest residential energy conservation program. The primary goal of the evaluation was to establish whether the Program meets the objectives of its enabling legislation and fulfills its mission statement, to reduce the heating and cooling costs for low-income families-particularly the elderly, persons with disabilities, and children by improving the energy-efficiency of their homes and ensuring their health and safety. Oak Ridge National Laboratory managed a five-part study which produced a series of documents evaluating the Program. The objective of this document is to summarize the findings of the five-part National Weatherization Evaluation. The five studies were as follows: (1) Network Study-this study characterized the weatherization network`s leveraging, capabilities, procedures, staff, technologies, and innovations; (2) Resources and Population Study-this study profiled low-income weatherization resources, the weatherized population, and the population remaining to be served; (3) Multifamily Study-this study described the nature and extent of weatherization activities in larger multifamily buildings; (4) Single-family Study-this study estimated the national savings and cost- effectiveness of weatherizing single-family and small multifamily dwellings that use natural gas or electricity for space heating; (5) Fuel-Oil Study-this study estimated the savings and cost-effectiveness of weatherizing single-family homes, located in nine northeastern states, that use fuel oil for space heating. This paper provides a brief overview of each study`s purposes, research methods and most important findings.

Brown, M.A.; Berry, L.G.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather-based forecasts of California crop yields  

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Crop yield forecasts provide useful information to a range of users. Yields for several crops in California are currently forecast based on field surveys and farmer interviews, while for many crops official forecasts do not exist. As broad-scale crop yields are largely dependent on weather, measurements from existing meteorological stations have the potential to provide a reliable, timely, and cost-effective means to anticipate crop yields. We developed weather-based models of state-wide yields for 12 major California crops (wine grapes, lettuce, almonds, strawberries, table grapes, hay, oranges, cotton, tomatoes, walnuts, avocados, and pistachios), and tested their accuracy using cross-validation over the 1980-2003 period. Many crops were forecast with high accuracy, as judged by the percent of yield variation explained by the forecast, the number of yields with correctly predicted direction of yield change, or the number of yields with correctly predicted extreme yields. The most successfully modeled crop was almonds, with 81% of yield variance captured by the forecast. Predictions for most crops relied on weather measurements well before harvest time, allowing for lead times that were longer than existing procedures in many cases.

Lobell, D B; Cahill, K N; Field, C B

2005-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Human-Centered Systems Analysis of Aircraft Separation from Adverse Weather  

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Adverse weather significantly impacts the safety and efficiency of flight operations. Weather information

Vigeant-Langlois, Laurence

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory : Weather Year for Energy...  

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Year for Energy Calculations 2 Back to Tool Screenshot for Weather Year for Energy Calculations 2...

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Using Weathered Granite for Ceramic Tile Production - TMS  

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May 1, 2007 ... Using Weathered Granite for Ceramic Tile Production by Kalayanee Kooptamond and Danupon Tonnayopas ...

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and  

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Information Resources Information Resources Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: The National Training and Education Resource on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals to someone by E-mail Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program

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PNNL-Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF)-Chem Modeling in Mexico | Open  

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Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF)-Chem Modeling in Mexico Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF)-Chem Modeling in Mexico Jump to: navigation, search Name PNNL-Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF)-Chem Modeling in Mexico Agency/Company /Organization Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Sector Energy Topics Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, Background analysis Resource Type Publications Website http://www.pnl.gov/atmospheric Country Mexico UN Region Latin America and the Caribbean References PNNL-Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF)-Chem Modeling in Mexico[1] PNNL Publications on WRF-Chem modeling in Mexico include: Fast JD, M Shrivastava, RA Zaveri, and JC. Barnard. 2010. "Modeling particulates and direct radiative forcing from urban to synoptic scales downwind of Mexico City." Annual European Geosciences Union Assembly,

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Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $48.2 Million in Weatherization  

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48.2 Million in 48.2 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for South Dakota Obama-Biden Administration Announces Nearly $48.2 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for South Dakota March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today announced South Dakota will receive $48,196,296 in weatherization and energy efficiency funding - including $24,487,296 for the Weatherization Assistance Program and $23,709,000 for the State Energy Program. This is part of a nationwide investment announced today of nearly $8 billion under the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - an investment that will put approximately 87,000 Americans to work. "This energy efficiency funding for states is an important investment in

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Using Weather Data and Climate Model Output in Economic Analyses of Climate Change  

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Economists are increasingly using weather data and climate model output in analyses of the economic impacts of climate change. This article introduces a set of weather data sets and climate models that are frequently used, discusses the most common mistakes economists make in using these products, and identifies ways to avoid these pitfalls. We first provide an introduction to weather data, including a summary of the types of datasets available, and then discuss five common pitfalls that empirical researchers should be aware of when using historical weather data as explanatory variables in econometric applications. We then provide a brief overview of climate models and discuss two common and significant errors often made by economists when climate model output is used to simulate the future impacts of climate change on an economic outcome of interest.

Auffhammer, Maximilian [University of California at Berkeley; Hsiang, Solomon M. [Princeton University; Schlenker, Wolfram [Columbia University; Sobel, Adam H. [Columbia University

2013-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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How Do You Like Your Weather?: Using Weather Forecast Data to Improve Short-Term Load Forecasts  

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This document provides a quick overview of weather forecasts as a data issue in the development of electricity demand forecasts. These are three sections in this Brief: o reasons behind the rise in interest in using weather forecasts in electricity forecasting models, o an overview of what some utilities are doing to evaluate weather forecasts, and o a resource list of weather forecast providers.

2001-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of the Weatherization Assistance Program in fuel-oil heated houses  

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In 1990, the US Department of Energy (DOE) initiated a national evaluation of its lowincome Weatherization Assistance Program. This report, which is one of five parts of that evaluation, evaluates the energy savings and cost-effectiveness of the Program as it had been applied to single-family houses heated primarily by fuel-oil. The study was based upon a representative sample (41 local weatherization agencies, 222 weatherized and 115 control houses) from the nine northeastern states during 1991 and 1992 program years. Dwelling-specific and agency-level data on measures installed, costs, and service delivery procedures were collected from the sampled agencies. Space-heating fuel-oil consumption, indoor temperature, and outdoor temperature were monitored at each house. Dwelling characteristics, air-leakage measurements, space-heating system steady-state efficiency measurements, safety inspections, and occupant questionnaires were also collected or performed at each monitored house. We estimate that the Program weatherized a total of 23,400 single-family fuel-oil heated houses in the nine northeastern states during program years 1991 and 1992. Annual fuel-oil savings were calculated using regression techniques to normalize the savings to standard weather conditions. For the northeast region, annual net fuel-oil savings averaged 160 gallons per house, or 17.7% of pre-weatherization consumption. Although indoor temperatures changed in individual houses following weatherization, there was no average change and no significant difference as compared to the control houses; thus, there was no overall indoor temperature takeback effect influencing fuel-oil savings. The weatherization work was performed cost effectively in these houses from the Program perspective, which included both installation costs and overhead and management costs but did not include non-energy benefits (such as employment and environmental).

Levins, W.P.; Ternes, M.P.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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US Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized by State  

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Weatherization Assistance Program Homes Weatherized by State Total Homes Weatherized Homes Weatherized with ARRA Funds Total Homes Weatherized Homes Weatherized with ARRA Funds Total Homes Weatherized Homes Weatherized with ARRA Funds Alabama 244 103 472 374 1106 477 Alaska 72 0 99 0 708 0 Arizona 317 17 477 342 1470 359 Arkansas 453 172 453 453 1573 625 California 0 0 12 12 1980 12 Colorado 913 566 1413 803 4666 1369 Connecticut 232 0 253 23 968 23 DC 2 0 0 0 76 0 Delaware 83 0 519 519 689 519 Florida 446 14 715 298 1304 312 Georgia 331 141 534 491 1303 632 Hawaii 0 0 0 0 55 0 Idaho 628 75 756 476 2366 551 Illinois 1425 0 2329 331 6386 331 Indiana 532 37 1192 937 3020 974 Iowa 744 8 374 362 1668 370 Kansas 178 16 398 251 946 267 Kentucky 711 31 717 400 3072 431 Louisiana 0 0 385 104 1702 104 Maine 401 88 547 472 1651 560 Maryland 215 5 300 274 1020 279 Massachusetts 872 111 1357 1199 4045 1310 Michigan

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NREL RSF Weather Data 2011 A csv containing hourly weather data...  

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NREL RSF Weather Data 2011 A csv containing hourly weather data at NREL's Research and Support Facility (RSF) for 2011. 2013-02-12T18:36:26Z 2013-02-12T18:36:26Z I am submitting...

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WRF-Fire: Coupled Weather–Wildland Fire Modeling with the Weather Research and Forecasting Model  

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A wildland fire-behavior module, named WRF-Fire, was integrated into the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) public domain numerical weather prediction model. The fire module is a surface fire-behavior model that is two-way coupled with the ...

Janice L. Coen; Marques Cameron; John Michalakes; Edward G. Patton; Philip J. Riggan; Kara M. Yedinak

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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History of Operational Use of Weather Radar by U.S. Weather Services. Part II: Development of Operational Doppler Weather Radars  

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The second part of a history of the use of storm surveillance radars by operational military and civil weather services in the United States is presented. This part describes the genesis and evolution of two operational Doppler weather radars, ...

Roger C. Whiton; Paul L. Smith; Stuart G. Bigler; Kenneth E. Wilk; Albert C. Harbuck

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Iron isotopic fractionation during continental weathering  

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The biological activity on continents and the oxygen content of the atmosphere determine the chemical pathways through which Fe is processed at the Earth's surface. Experiments have shown that the relevant chemical pathways fractionate Fe isotopes. Measurements of soils, streams, and deep-sea clay indicate that the {sup 56}Fe/{sup 54}Fe ratio ({delta}{sup 56}Fe relative to igneous rocks) varies from +1{per_thousand} for weathering residues like soils and clays, to -3{per_thousand} for dissolved Fe in streams. These measurements confirm that weathering processes produce substantial fractionation of Fe isotopes in the modern oxidizing Earth surface environment. The results imply that biologically-mediated processes, which preferentially mobilize light Fe isotopes, are critical to Fe chemistry in weathering environments, and that the {delta}{sup 56}Fe of marine dissolved Fe should be variable and negative. Diagenetic reduction of Fe in marine sediments may also be a significant component of the global Fe isotope cycle. Iron isotopes provide a tracer for the influence of biological activity and oxygen in weathering processes through Earth history. Iron isotopic fractionation during weathering may have been smaller or absent in an oxygen-poor environment such as that of the early Precambrian Earth.

Fantle, Matthew S.; DePaolo, Donald J.

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Control of Regional and Global Weather  

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Author suggests and researches a new revolutionary idea for regional and global weather control. He offers to cover cities, bad regions of country, full country or a continent by a thin closed film with control clarity located at a top limit of the Earth troposphere (4 - 6 km). The film is supported at altitude by small additional atmospheric pressure and connected to ground by thin cables. It is known, the troposphere defines the Earth weather. Authors show this closed dome allows to do a full control of the weather in a given region (the day is always fine, the rain is only in night, no strong wind). The average Earth (white cloudy) reflectance equal 0.3 - 0.5. That means the Earth losses about 0.3 - 0.5 of a solar energy. The dome controls the clarity of film and converts the cold regions to subtropics and creates the hot deserts, desolate wildernesses to the prosperous regions with temperate climate. That is a realistic and the cheapest method of the weather control in the Earth at the current time. Key words: Global weather control, gigantic film dome, converting a cold region to subtropics, converting desolate wilderness to a prosperous region.

Alexander Bolonkin

2007-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: News Feature - Weatherization Work Guidelines Launched  

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Weatherization Work Guidelines Launched Weatherization Work Guidelines Launched September 30, 2013 Photo of a man in a suit blowing insulation into an attic. Enlarge image William Stewart with Veterans Green Jobs blows cellulose insulation in the attic of a home A recent collaboration between the Energy Department, NREL, and the home energy performance industry is supporting the weatherization workforce with consistent on-the-job tools and accreditations that lead to better-defined career paths. Credit: Dennis Schroeder Getting up and going to work is hard enough every day. But add to your burden the need to remember every step of your job down to the smallest detail - and the fact that if you want to change careers, your lack of credentials might mean starting from scratch. These are the challenges

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Healthy Housing Opportunities During Weatherization Work  

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In the summer and early fall of 2010, the National Center for Healthy Housing interviewed people from a selection of state and local agencies that perform weatherizations on low-income housing in order to gauge their approach to improving the health and safety of the homes. The interviews provided a strong cross section of what work agencies can do, and how they go about funding this work when funds from the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) do not cover the full extent of the repairs. The report also makes recommendations for WAP in how to assist agencies to streamline and maximize the health and safety repairs they are able to make in the course of a standard weatherization.

Wilson, J.; Tohn, E.

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Great Historical Events That Were Significantly Affected by the Weather: Part 8, Germany's War on the Soviet Union, 1941-45. II. Some Important Weather Forecasts, 1942-45  

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Short- to medium-range weather forecasts were prepared by Soviet meteorologists for the Battle of Stalingrad. These included forecasts for days suitable for massing troops and equipment and for starting the Soviet offensive in November 1942 that ...

J. Neumann; H. Flohn

1988-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Result of recent weatherization retrofit projects  

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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG and E) and the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) have conducted studies in their respective service areas in order to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of certain conservation retrofits. Twenty houses in Walnut Creek, California, underwent an infiltration reduction program, similar to house doctoring. Ten of these houses also received additional contractor-installed measures. BPA retrofitted 18 houses at its Midway substation in central Washington. Retrofits made to the houses included: attic and crawlspace insulation, foundation sill caulking, storm windows and doors, increased attic ventilation, and infiltration reduction. Energy consumption and weather data were monitored before and after each set of retrofits in both projects. Leakage measurements were made by researchers from the Energy Efficient Buildings Program using blower door fan pressurization, thereby allowing calculation of heating season infiltration rates. An energy use model correlating energy consumption with outside temperature was developed in order to determine improvements to the thermal conductance of the building envelope as a result of the retrofits. Energy savings were calculated based on the results of the energy use model. As a check on these findings, the Computerized Instrumented Residential Audit (CIRA) load calculation program developed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory provided a theoretical estimate of the savings resulting from the retrofits. At Midway, storm windows and doors were found to save the most energy. Because the Midway houses were not very leaky at the beginning of the experiment, the infiltration reduction procedures were less effective than expected. In the Walnut Creek project, the infiltration reduction procedures did decrease the leakiness of the test houses, but the effect upon energy savings was not great.

Dickinson, J.B.; Lipschutz, R.D.; O'Regan, B.; Wagner, B.S.

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EnergyPlus Weather Data | Open Energy Information  

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EnergyPlus Weather Data EnergyPlus Weather Data Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: EnergyPlus Weather Data Agency/Company /Organization: United States Department of Energy Focus Area: Solar, Wind Resource Type: Dataset Website: apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/cfm/Weather_data.cfm EnergyPlus Weather Data Screenshot References: Weather Data[1] Summary "Weather data for more than 2100 locations are now available in EnergyPlus weather format - 1042 locations in the USA, 71 locations in Canada, and more than 1000 locations in 100 other countries throughout the world. The weather data are arranged by World Meteorological Organization region and Country. Africa (WMO Region 1) Asia (WMO Region 2) South America (WMO Region 3) North and Central America (WMO Region 4)

337

Weather data for simplified energy calculation methods. Volume III. Western United States: TRY data  

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The objective is to provide a source of weather data for direct use with a number of simplified energy calculation methods available today. Complete weather data for a number of cities in the United States are provided for use in the following methods: degree hour, modified degree hour, bin, modified bin, and variable degree day. This report contains sets of weather data for 24 cities in the continental United States using Test Reference Year (TRY) source weather data. The weather data at each city has been summarized in a number of ways to provide differing levels of detail necessary for alternative simplified energy calculation methods. Weather variables summarized include dry bulb and wet bulb temperature, percent relative humidity, humidity ratio, wind speed, percent possible sunshine, percent diffuse solar radiation, total solar radiation on horizontal and vertical surfaces, and solar heat gain through standard DSA glass. Monthly and annual summaries, in some cases by time of day, are available. These summaries are produced in a series of nine computer generated tables.

Olsen, A.R.; Moreno, S.; Deringer, J.; Watson, C.R.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical Weathering of New Pyroclastic Deposits from Mt. Merapi (Java), Indonesia  

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Java Island, Indonesia with abundant amount of pyroclastic deposits is located in the very active and dynamic Pacific Ring of Fires. Studying the geochemical weathering indices of these pyroclastic deposits is important to get a clear picture about weathering profiles on deposits resulting from the eruption of Mt. Merapi. Immediately after the first phase of the eruption (March to June 2006), moist and leached pyroclastic deposits were collected. These pyroclastic deposits were found to be composed of volcanic glass, plagioclase feldspar in various proportions, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, olivine, amphibole, and titanomagnetite. Total elemental composition of the bulk samples (including trace elements and heavy metals) were determined by wet chemical methods and X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyses. Weathering of the pyroclastic deposits was studied using various weathering indices. The Ruxton ratio, weathering index of Parker, Vought resudual index and chemical index of weathering of moist pyroclastic are lower than the leached sample but the alteration indices (chemical and plagioclase) are slightly higher in the moist compared to the leached pyroclastic deposits.

Fiantis, Dian; Nelson, Malik; Van Ranst, Eric; Shamshudin, Josup; Qafoku, Nikolla

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather data for simplified energy calculation methods. Volume I. Eastern United States: TRY data  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of this report is to provide a source of weather data for direct use with a number of simplified energy calculation methods available today. Complete weather data for a number of cities in the United States are provided for use in the following methods: degree hour, modified degree hour, bin, modified bin, and variable degree day. This report contains sets of weather data for 23 cities in the continental United States using Test Reference Year (TRY) source weather data. The weather data at each city has been summarized in a number of ways to provide differing levels of detail necessary for alternative simplified energy calculation methods. Weather variables summarized include dry bulb and wet bulb temperature, percent relative humidity, humidity ratio, wind speed, percent possible sunshine, percent diffuse solar radiation, total solar radiation on horizontal and vertical surfaces, and solar heat gain through standard DSA glass. Monthly and annual summaries, in some cases by time of day, are available. These summaries are produced in a series of nine computer generated tables.

Olsen, A.R.; Moreno, S.; Deringer, J.; Watson, C.R.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather data for simplified energy calculation methods. Volume II. Middle United States: TRY data  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of this report is to provide a source of weather data for direct use with a number of simplified energy calculation methods available today. Complete weather data for a number of cities in the United States are provided for use in the following methods: degree hour, modified degree hour, bin, modified bin, and variable degree day. This report contains sets of weather data for 22 cities in the continental United States using Test Reference Year (TRY) source weather data. The weather data at each city has been summarized in a number of ways to provide differing levels of detail necessary for alternative simplified energy calculation methods. Weather variables summarized include dry bulb and wet bulb temperature, percent relative humidity, humidity ratio, wind speed, percent possible sunshine, percent diffuse solar radiation, total solar radiation on horizontal and vertical surfaces, and solar heat gain through standard DSA glass. Monthly and annual summaries, in some cases by time of day, are available. These summaries are produced in a series of nine computer generated tables.

Olsen, A.R.; Moreno, S.; Deringer, J.; Watson, C.R.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of the Weather Research and Forecasting Model for Air Quality Modeling in the San Francisco Bay Area  

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The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model is evaluated by conducting various sensitivity experiments over central California including the San Francisco Bay Area (SFBA), with the goal of establishing a WRF model configuration to be used by ...

Raphael E. Rogers; Aijun Deng; David R. Stauffer; Brian J. Gaudet; Yiqin Jia; Su-Tzai Soong; Saffet Tanrikulu

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

The National Centers for Environmental Prediction: Operational Climate, Ocean, and Weather Prediction for the 21st Century  

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The National Meteorological Center is being restructured to serve a broader mission, which includes operational climate and ocean prediction as well as short-range weather prediction. Its successor organization is called the National Centers for ...

Ronald D. McPherson

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Application of the Weather Research and Forecasting Model for Air Quality Modeling in the San Francisco Bay Area  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model is evaluated by conducting various sensitivity experiments over central California (CA) including the San Francisco Bay Area (SFBA), with the goal of establishing a WRF model configuration to be ...

Raphael E. Rogers; Aijun Deng; David R. Stauffer; Brian J. Gaudet; Yiqin Jia; Su-Tzai Soong; Saffet Tanrikulu

344

A High-Resolution Topographic Correction Method for Clear-Sky Solar Irradiance Derived with a Numerical Weather Prediction Model  

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Rugged terrain is a source of variability in the incoming solar radiation field, but the influence of terrain is still not properly included by most current numerical weather prediction (NWP) models. In this work, a downscaling postprocessing ...

José A. Ruiz-Arias; David Pozo-Vázquez; Vicente Lara-Fanego; Francisco J. Santos-Alamillos; J. Tovar-Pescador

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Environments of Northeast U.S. Severe Thunderstorm Events from 1999 to 2009  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An investigation of the environments and climatology of severe thunderstorms from 1999 through 2009 across the northeastern United States is presented. A total of 742 severe weather events producing over 12,000 reports were examined. Given the ...

Melissa M. Hurlbut; Ariel E. Cohen

346

An Evaluation of WSR-88D Severe Hail Algorithms along the Northeastern Gulf Coast  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Software build 9.0 for the Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) contains several new or improved algorithms for detecting severe thunderstorms. The WSR-88D Operational Support Facility supports testing and optimization of these ...

Eric Lenning; Henry E. Fuelberg; Andrew I. Watson

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Climatological Estimates of Daily Local Nontornadic Severe Thunderstorm Probability for the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The probability of nontornadic severe weather event reports near any location in the United States for any day of the year has been estimated. Gaussian smoothers in space and time have been applied to the observed record of severe thunderstorm ...

Charles A. Doswell III; Harold E. Brooks; Michael P. Kay

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

ASSIMILATION OF DOPPLER RADAR DATA INTO NUMERICAL WEATHER MODELS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During the year 2008, the United States National Weather Service (NWS) completed an eight fold increase in sampling capability for weather radars to 250 m resolution. This increase is expected to improve warning lead times by detecting small scale features sooner with increased reliability; however, current NWS operational model domains utilize grid spacing an order of magnitude larger than the radar data resolution, and therefore the added resolution of radar data is not fully exploited. The assimilation of radar reflectivity and velocity data into high resolution numerical weather model forecasts where grid spacing is comparable to the radar data resolution was investigated under a Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) 'quick hit' grant to determine the impact of improved data resolution on model predictions with specific initial proof of concept application to daily Savannah River Site operations and emergency response. Development of software to process NWS radar reflectivity and radial velocity data was undertaken for assimilation of observations into numerical models. Data values within the radar data volume undergo automated quality control (QC) analysis routines developed in support of this project to eliminate empty/missing data points, decrease anomalous propagation values, and determine error thresholds by utilizing the calculated variances among data values. The Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF) three dimensional variational data assimilation package (WRF-3DVAR) was used to incorporate the QC'ed radar data into input and boundary conditions. The lack of observational data in the vicinity of SRS available to NWS operational models signifies an important data void where radar observations can provide significant input. These observations greatly enhance the knowledge of storm structures and the environmental conditions which influence their development. As the increase in computational power and availability has made higher resolution real-time model simulations possible, the need to obtain observations to both initialize numerical models and verify their output has become increasingly important. The assimilation of high resolution radar observations therefore provides a vital component in the development and utility of numerical model forecasts for both weather forecasting and contaminant transport, including future opportunities to improve wet deposition computations explicitly.

Chiswell, S.; Buckley, R.

2009-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

349

Integration of space weather into space situational awareness  

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Rapid assessment of space weather effects on satellites is a critical step in anomaly resolution and satellite threat assessment. That step, however, is often hindered by a number of factors including timely collection and delivery of space weather data and the inherent com plexity of space weather information. As part of a larger, integrated space situational awareness program, Los Alamos National Laboratory has developed prototype operational space weather tools that run in real time and present operators with customized, user-specific information. The Dynamic Radiation Environment Assimilation Model (DREAM) focuses on the penetrating radiation environment from natural or nuclear-produced radiation belts. The penetrating radiation environment is highly dynamic and highly orbit-dependent. Operators often must rely only on line plots of 2 MeV electron flux from the NOAA geosynchronous GOES satellites which is then assumed to be representative of the environment at the satellite of interest. DREAM uses data assimilation to produce a global, real-time, energy dependent specification. User tools are built around a distributed service oriented architecture (SOA) which will allow operators to select any satellite from the space catalog and examine the environment for that specific satellite and time of interest. Depending on the application operators may need to examine instantaneous dose rates and/or dose accumulated over various lengths of time. Further, different energy thresholds can be selected depending on the shielding on the satellite or instrument of interest. In order to rapidly assess the probability that space weather was the cause of anomalous operations, the current conditions can be compared against the historical distribution of radiation levels for that orbit. In the simplest operation a user would select a satellite and time of interest and immediately see if the environmental conditions were typical, elevated, or extreme based on how often those conditions occur in that orbit. This allows users to rapidly rule in or out environmental causes of anomalies. The same user interface can also allow users to drill down for more detailed quantitative information. DREAM can be run either from a distributed web-based user interface or as a stand-alone application for secure operations. In this paper we discuss the underlying structure of the DREAM model and demonstrate the user interface that we have developed . We also present some prototype data products and user interfaces for DREAM and discuss how space environment information can be seamlessly integrated into operational SSA systems.

Reeves, Geoffrey D [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmos Energy - Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program |  

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Atmos Energy - Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program Atmos Energy - Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program Atmos Energy - Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Sealing Your Home Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Ventilation Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Program Info State Kentucky Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Forced Air Furnace: $250 - $400 Boiler: $250 High Efficiency Tank Water Heater: $200 - $300 Tankless Model: $400 Programmable Thermostat: $25 Weatherization Assistance: Up to $3,000 Provider Atmos Energy Kentucky Rebate Offer Atmos Energy provides rebates to residential and commercial for natural gas

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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Alabama Power - Residential Heat Pump and Weatherization Loan Programs |  

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Alabama Power - Residential Heat Pump and Weatherization Loan Alabama Power - Residential Heat Pump and Weatherization Loan Programs Alabama Power - Residential Heat Pump and Weatherization Loan Programs < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Maximum Rebate Windows: $350 Program Info State Alabama Program Type Utility Loan Program Rebate Amount Not specified Provider Alabama Power Alabama Power offers low-interest loans to residential customers to purchase and install new heat pumps and a variety of weatherization measures. The loans require no money down and can be used to finance an air

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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Tideland EMC - Weatherization Loan Program | Department of Energy  

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Tideland EMC - Weatherization Loan Program Tideland EMC - Weatherization Loan Program Tideland EMC - Weatherization Loan Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Manufacturing Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State North Carolina Program Type Utility Loan Program Provider Tideland EMC Tideland Electric Membership Cooperative (TEMC) is an electric cooperative that serves customers in Craven, Dare, Washington, Pamlico, Beaufort and Hyde counties. Home, farm and business owners are able to take advantage of TEMC's five percent-interest Weatherization Loan Program.

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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A directed weather data filter  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is important to reduce the computational burden of energy-analysis computer programs (such as those that compute expected heating and cooling loads and the energy required to meet these loads) since the input may include, for example, hourly measurements ...

D. W. Low

1978-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

The Food Crises: A quantitative model of food prices including speculators and ethanol conversion  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent increases in basic food prices are severely impacting vulnerable populations worldwide. Proposed causes such as shortages of grain due to adverse weather, increasing meat consumption in China and India, conversion of corn to ethanol in the US, and investor speculation on commodity markets lead to widely differing implications for policy. A lack of clarity about which factors are responsible reinforces policy inaction. Here, for the first time, we construct a dynamic model that quantitatively agrees with food prices. The results show that the dominant causes of price increases are investor speculation and ethanol conversion. Models that just treat supply and demand are not consistent with the actual price dynamics. The two sharp peaks in 2007/2008 and 2010/2011 are specifically due to investor speculation, while an underlying upward trend is due to increasing demand from ethanol conversion. The model includes investor trend following as well as shifting between commodities, equities and bonds to take ad...

Lagi, Marco; Bertrand, Karla Z; Bar-Yam, Yaneer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Commercial Building Profiles

This dataset includes simulation...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

number in public use datasets. Three modeling scenarios are available: existing stock (with 2003 historical weather), stock as if rebuilt new (with typical weather), and...

360

Wind Profiling by Doppler Weather Radar Iwan Holleman (holleman@knmi.nl)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Wind Profiling by Doppler Weather Radar Iwan Holleman (holleman@knmi.nl) Royal Netherlands wind profiles at a high temporal resolution. Several algorithms and quality ensuring procedures for the extraction of wind profiles from radar volume data have been published. A comparison and verification

Stoffelen, Ad

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361

Whitening in Range to Improve Weather Radar Spectral Moment Estimates. Part I: Formulation and Simulation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A method for estimation of spectral moments on pulsed weather radars is presented. This scheme operates on oversampled echoes in range; that is, samples of in-phase and quadrature-phase components are collected at a rate several times larger than ...

Sebastián M. Torres; Dušan S. Zrni?

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

A Look at the Recently Proposed Solar-QBO-Weather Relationship  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Surface meteorological data at several stations over the period 1875–1936 are examined in relation to solar activity. In particular an attempt is made to we if these historical data can be reconciled with the sun-QBO-weather relationship recently ...

Kevin Hamilton

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

WEATHER-ADJUSTED PERFORMANCE GUARANTEES Matt Hollingsworth  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

WEATHER-ADJUSTED PERFORMANCE GUARANTEES Matt Hollingsworth Clean Power Research Napa, CA 94559 for solar resource when creating guarantees in order to protect them against the risk created by solar production estimates coupled with a location-specific monthly solar resource index to enable installers

Perez, Richard R.

364

Evaluation of numerical weather prediction for intra-day solar forecasting in the continental United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

MOS), Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP), Solar Forecasting of numerical weather prediction for intra?day solar solar energy applications based on aerosol chemical transport and  numerical weather 

Mathiesen, Patrick; Kleissl, Jan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

A high-resolution, cloud-assimilating numerical weather prediction model for solar irradiance forecasting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of numerical weather prediction solar irradiance forecasts of numerical weather prediction for intra?day solar numerical weather prediction model for solar irradiance 

Mathiesen, Patrick; Collier, Craig; Kleissl, Jan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Weather and Forecasting Challenges in the Pacific Region of the National Weather Service  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The large area of responsibility covered by the Pacific Region of the National Weather Service provides a unique set of challenges to operational forecasters. Extratropical, subtropical, and tropical meteorological phenomena on a wide range of ...

Kevin R. Kodama; Steven Businger

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Developing hourly weather data for locations having only daily weather data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A methodology was developed to modify an hourly TMY weather tape to be representative of a location for which only average daily weather parameters were avilable. Typical hourly and daily variations in solar flux, and other parameters, were needed to properly exercise a computer model to predict the transient performance of a solar controlled greenhouse being designed for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The starting point was a TMY tape for Yuma, Arizona, since the design temperatures for summer and winter are nearly identical for Yuma and Riyadh. After comparing six of the most important weather variables, the hourly values on the Yuma tape were individually adjusted to give the same overall daily average conditions as existed in the long-term Riyadh data. Finally, a statistical analysis was used to confirm quantitatively that the daily variations between the long term average values for Riyadh and the modified TMY weather tape for Yuma matched satisfactorily.

Talbert, S.G.; Herold, K.E.; Jakob, F.E.; Lundstrom, D.K.

1983-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Patterns of impact in the weatherization assistance program: A closer look  

SciTech Connect

In 1990, the US Department of Energy (DOE) initiated a nationwide evaluation of the Weatherization Program. The second phase of the Single-Family Study, which is the subject of this report, is part of this coordinated evaluation effort. In the first chapter the goals and overall design of the study are presented. Chapter 2 discussed methodology, the sample selection process, and data collection procedures. The following chapters (3, 4, and 5) compare the four sets of comparison groups. In Chapter 3, the results of extensive descriptions and measurements of dwelling characteristics, and of blower door, heating system efficiency, and carbon monoxide (CO) tests are compared for control, weatherized, and treated dwellings. In Chapter 4, characteristics of weatherized dwellings with especially high versus those with especially low energy savings are examined. Dwelling characteristic, the presence and amounts of specific weatherization measures, and occupant characteristics and behaviors are examined as factors that may explain variations in energy savings. Chapter 5 presents comparisons of pairs of higher- versus lower-savings agencies in each of several climate regions. These comparison examined differences in housing stocks, service delivery procedures, weatherization measures installed, and allocation of agency funds. The focus here is on the identification of more and less effective weatherization practices and of promising future directions for the Program. This report adds to the earlier one by comparing the practices of lower-savings agencies with those of the higher-saving ones. Chapter 6 compares occupant perceptions of comfort, health, safety, and energy affordability for the weatherized versus control group clients, for the high- versus low-saving dwellings, and the higher-versus lower-saving agencies. Chapter 7 summarizes this study`s findings and presents recommendations.

Berry, L.G.; Brown, M.A.

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Adverse-Weather Trends in the Canadian Arctic  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study provides an assessment of changes in the occurrence frequency of four types of adverse-weather (freezing precipitation, blowing snow, fog, and low ceilings) and no-weather (i.e., no precipitation or visibility obscuration) events as ...

John M. Hanesiak; Xiaolan L. Wang

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Early Canadian Weather Observers and the “Year Without a Summer”  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The unusual spring and summer weather of the year 1816 in central Canada is discussed using Canadian newspaper accounts together with manuscript records from early amateur weather observers. Many of the spectacular meteorological events of this ...

Kevin Hamilton

1986-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

The Joint Agricultural Weather Facility's Operational Assessment Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Joint Agricultural Weather Facility (JAWF), a cooperative effort between the Climate Analysis Center, NMC/NWS/NOAA (National Meteorological Center/National Weather Service/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and the World ...

Raymond P. Motha; Thomas R. Heddinghaus

1986-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

2008 Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program (WIP) Market Report  

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2008 WEATHERIZATION AND 2008 WEATHERIZATION AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM (WIP) MARKET REPORT Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Table of Contents Acknowledgments ........................................................................................................................ iv Acronyms ........................................................................................................................................v EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ......................................................................................................... vi Background .............................................................................................................................. vi Structure of this Report........................................................................................................... vii

373

Budget Cutting and the Value of Weather Services  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The authors discuss the relationship between budget-cutting exercises and knowledge of the value of weather services. The complex interaction between quality (accuracy) and value of weather forecasts prevents theoretical approaches from ...

Charles A. Doswell III; Harold E. Brooks

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

The New Digital Forecast Database of the National Weather Service  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The National Weather Service (NWS) has entered a new era in the production and dissemination of weather information and service to the nation. No longer are textual forecasts the primary medium of dissemination, but a digital database of official ...

Harry R. Glahn; David P. Ruth

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

United States weather resource data, compatible with System Advisor...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

United States weather resource data, compatible with System Advisor Model (SAM)

Weather resource data for the United States for use in the System Advisor Model (SAM).
...

376

Simulation of Daily Weather Data Using Theoretical Probability Distributions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A computer simulation model was constructed to supply daily weather data to a plant disease management model for potato late blight. In the weather model Monte Carlo techniques were employed to generate daily values of precipitation, maximum ...

J. A. Bruhn; W. E. Fry; G. W. Fick

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Spatial Variability and Interpolation of Stochastic Weather Simulation Model Parameters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The spatial variability of 58 precipitation and temperature parameters from the “generation of weather elements for multiple applications” (GEM) weather generator has been investigated over a region of significant complexity in topography and ...

Gregory L. Johnson; Christopher Daly; George H. Taylor; Clayton L. Hanson

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

TEACHMET: An Expert System for Teaching Weather Forecasting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Students or weather forecasting need to learn to identify efficiently the information relevant to the elements they predict. One way students learn these skills is by engaging in discussions of interesting weather situations as they occur. In ...

Nathan M. Reiss; James C. Hofmann

1988-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Performance evaluation and optimization of nested high resolution weather simulations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather models with high spatial and temporal resolutions are required for accurate prediction of meso-micro scale weather phenomena. Using these models for operational purposes requires forecasts with sufficient lead time, which in turn calls for large ...

Preeti Malakar; Vaibhav Saxena; Thomas George; Rashmi Mittal; Sameer Kumar; Abdul Ghani Naim; Saiful Azmi Bin Hj Husain

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Assessing the Impact of Weather on Traffic Intensity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper focuses on the effect of weather conditions on daily traffic intensities (the number of cars passing a specific segment of a road). The main objective is to examination whether or not weather conditions uniformly alter daily traffic ...

Mario Cools; Elke Moons; Geert Wets

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Weather Impacts, Forecasts, and Policy: An Integrated Perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Society invests considerable resources into the science and technology of weather services. In order to effectively assess the market for weather services, and thus properly scale the level of resources that, for example, the U.S. Congress or a ...

Roger Pielke Jr.; R. E. Carbone

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Stepwise Onset of Monsoon Weather Observed in the Nepal Himalaya  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mountain weather changes in the Nepal Himalaya were intensively examined during the 2003 monsoon onset using in situ datasets, observed by multiple automatic weather stations (AWS) distributed across the Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (...

K. Ueno; K. Toyotsu; L. Bertolani; G. Tartari

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Weatherization program in Region III: a management study. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The Weatherization Program, which uses Federal funds and job training program employees to weatherize the homes of low-income homeowners, was examined in the five states of Federal Region III (Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia).

Baldwin, F.D.; Kinney, L.F.

1976-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

The Effectiveness of Weather Forecasts in Decision Making: An Example  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Decision models involving prescribed fire (the use of fire as a silvicultural tool) were used to analyze the utility of four types of weather information as forecasts: climatology, current weather observations (used as a persistence forecast), ...

R. William Furman

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Potential Economic Value of Ensemble-Based Surface Weather Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The possible economic value of the quantification of uncertainty in future ensemble-based surface weather forecasts is investigated using a formal, idealized decision model. Current, or baseline, weather forecasts are represented by probabilistic ...

Daniel S. Wilks; Thomas M. Hamill

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

50th Anniversary of Operational Numerical Weather Prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA), Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC), National Weather Association, and American Meteorological Society (AMS) cosponsored a “...

Kristine Harper; Louis W. Uccellini; Lauren Morone; Eugenia Kalnay; Kenneth Carey

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Understanding Space Weather: The Sun as a Variable Star  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The American Meteorological Society has recently adopted space weather as a new core competency. This is the first in a series of papers discussing the multidisciplinary aspects of space weather. This paper concerns the physics behind solar variability, ...

Keith Strong; Julia Saba; Therese Kucera

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

U.S. Commercial Buildings Weather-Adjusted Site Energy  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Efficiency > Commercial Buildings Energy Intensities > Table 1b . U.S. Commercial Buildings Weather-Adjusted Site Energy

389

Weather and other events can cause disruptions to gasoline ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weather and other events can cause disruptions to gasoline infrastructure and supply. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration.

390

Solar Ramping Distributions over Multiple Timescales and Weather Patterns (Presentation)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This presentation offers new data and statistical analysis of ramping, solar power, and weather patterns in operational systems.

Hodge, B. M.; Hummon, M.; Orwig, K.

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

MOUNTAIN WEATHER PREDICTION: PHENOMENOLOGICAL CHALLENGES AND FORECAST METHODOLOGY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

MOUNTAIN WEATHER PREDICTION: PHENOMENOLOGICAL CHALLENGES AND FORECAST METHODOLOGY Michael P. Meyers of the American Meteorological Society Mountain Weather and Forecasting Monograph Draft from Friday, May 21, 2010 of weather analysis and forecasting in complex terrain with special emphasis placed on the role of humans

Steenburgh, Jim

392

State of the Science FACT SHEET Weather Forecast Uncertainty  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

State of the Science FACT SHEET Weather Forecast Uncertainty December, 2009 This document represents the state of the science of quantifying and communicating weather forecast uncertainty. Decisions can be improved by better understanding the uncertainties in the weather forecasts. NOAA seeks to help

393

A Chapter In Space Weather: Physics and Effects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the activity of a particular region of geospace and thus we have space weather modeling for the solar- 1 - A Chapter In Space Weather: Physics and Effects by V. Bothmer and I.A. Daglis (editors) Springer Praxis September 2005 Draft date: March 9, 2007 Forecasting Space Weather Dimitris Vassiliadis ST

Vassiliadis, Dimitrios

394

Lesson 33: Weather [hali ya hewa; hali ya anga  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lesson 33: Weather Weather [hali ya hewa; hali ya anga] A). Weather baridi [cold] joto [warm lines] latitudo / mistari ya latitudo [latitude / latitude lines] kupatwa kwa jua [solar eclipse] kupatwa kwa mwezi [lunar eclipse] C. Sayari [Planets] i. Sayari za Ndani [Inner Solar System Planets

Peterson, Blake R.

395

Suitability of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model to Predict the June 2005 Fire Weather for Interior Alaska  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Standard indices used in the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) and Fosberg fire-weather indices are calculated from Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model simulations and observations in interior Alaska for June 2005. Evaluation ...

Nicole Mölders

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

A Survey of the Use of National Weather Service Forecasts by Television Weather Forecasters in the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This investigation was undertaken to determine how different the weather forecasts of telecasters are from those of the National Weather Service for the same areas and times, and the sources of information telecasters use when they modify the NWS ...

Dennis M. Driscoll

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Determination of the Value of Weather Information to Individual Corn Producers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Stochastic weather events are critical to crop production by individual farmers. Using historic weather information, the probability of alternative weather outcomes is determined. Historic yields from research experiments were used with weather ...

Thomas F. Tice; Rodney L. Clouser

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Large Scale Weather Control Using Nuclear Reactors  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is pointed out that controlled release of thermal energy from fission type nuclear reactors can be used to alter weather patterns over significantly large geographical regions. (1) Nuclear heat creates a low pressure region, which can be used to draw moist air from oceans, onto deserts. (2) Creation of low pressure zones over oceans using Nuclear heat can lead to Controlled Cyclone Creation (CCC).(3) Nuclear heat can also be used to melt glaciers and control water flow in rivers.

Moninder Singh Modgil

2002-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

399

Regression modeling method of space weather prediction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A regression modeling method of space weather prediction is proposed. It allows forecasting Dst index up to 6 hours ahead with about 90% correlation. It can also be used for constructing phenomenological models of interaction between the solar wind and the magnetosphere. With its help two new geoeffective parameters were found: latitudinal and longitudinal flow angles of the solar wind. It was shown that Dst index remembers its previous values for 2000 hours.

Parnowski, Aleksei

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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Home Energy Home Energy Workers to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Digg

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401

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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Homeowners Homeowners and Consumers to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Homeowners and Consumers on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Homeowners and Consumers on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Homeowners and Consumers on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Homeowners and Consumers on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Homeowners and Consumers on

402

Atmos Energy - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

- Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program Atmos Energy - Residential Natural Gas and Weatherization Efficiency Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Sealing Your Home Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State Missouri Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Comprehensive Upgrades (Energize Homes): Up to $5,00 Furnace: $200-$300 Boiler: $200-$300 Combination Boiler/Water Heater: $450 Storage Water Heater: $50-$125 Tankless/Condensing Water Heater: $200 Programmable Thermostat $25 Provider Energy Federation Incorporated '''As of August 1, 2012, Missouri energy efficiency programs are offered by

403

Real-Time Weather Data Access Guide: Updated February 2006  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The format of the weather data received from the National Weather Service is extremely inconvenient for building engineers to read, especially for trending historical data; therefore, a weather parsing program was created by NREL building engineers to simplify the data. The weather-parsing program collects current weather conditions for over 4,000 sites around the world and allows access to the data via a web page designed by NREL building researchers. The database provides data for some locations from late 1998 through today. Users can request data to be sent to them via e-mail by using the interactive web page.

Long, N.

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Influence of irrigation and weathering reactions on the composition of percolates from retorted oil shale in field lysimeters  

SciTech Connect

Major cations, anions, trace elements and dissolved organic C were measured in percolate from retorted oil shale collected from irrigated lysimeters in the field at Anvil Points, Colorado, over a two year period. The investigations indicated that chemical equilibrium was not established over the monitoring period and major changes occurred in percolate composition as a function of applied water volume and water residence time in the shale. Field and laboratory studies indicated that several factors contributed to changes in the chemistry of the shale on weathering, including recarbonization of the surface horizons with atmospheric CO/sub 2/ and the activities of microorganisms in surface and subsurface horizons. However, the principal mechanism responsible for the decreases in pH and salt concentrations appeared to be the conversion of major quantities of sulfide in the retorted shale to sulfate through a thiosulfate intermediate.

Garland, T. R.; Wildung, R. E.; Harbert, H. P.

1979-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Great Historical Events that were Significantly Affected by the Weather: Part 9, the Year Leading to the Revolution of 1789 in France (II)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is an extension of an earlier paper (Neumann 1977) on historical events affected by the weather. More data are published herein on rainfall, pressure and temperature for spring-early summer 1788, when a severe drought struck France ...

J. Neumann; J. Dettwiller

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Tacoma Power - Residential Weatherization Rebate Program | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Rebate Program Weatherization Rebate Program Tacoma Power - Residential Weatherization Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Ventilation Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate Windows: $1,000 Ceiling/Floor/Wall Insulation: $3,000 Duct Sealing: $450 Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Windows: $2 - $4 per square foot Insulation: $0.50 per square foot Duct Sealing: up to $450 Provider Tacoma Power Tacoma Power helps residential customers increase the energy efficiency of homes through the utility's residential weatherization program. Weatherization upgrades to windows are eligible for an incentive payment of up to $1,000. Customers who pursue ceiling, floor, and wall insulation

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Secretary Chu Post: Celebrating National Weatherization Day | Department of  

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Post: Celebrating National Weatherization Day Post: Celebrating National Weatherization Day Secretary Chu Post: Celebrating National Weatherization Day November 1, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - Today, Energy Secretary Steven Chu made the following statement on National Weatherization Day. The statement can be found on the Energy Blog. Celebrating National Weatherization Day Posted by Secretary Steven Chu on November 01, 2010 at 1:55 PM This weekend, communities across the country celebrated National Weatherization Day, highlighting the important work happening nationwide to save money for America's homeowners by investing in energy efficiency. As a result of the Recovery Act weatherization program, more than 245,000 low-income families have had their homes upgraded, which means these families are paying lower energy bills every month. The program has also

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Nevada Weatherizes Large-Scale Complex | Department of Energy  

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Nevada Weatherizes Large-Scale Complex Nevada Weatherizes Large-Scale Complex Nevada Weatherizes Large-Scale Complex July 1, 2010 - 10:11am Addthis What does this project do? This nonprofit weatherized a 22-unit low-income multifamily complex, reducing the building's duct leakage from 90 percent to just 5 percent. The weatherization program of the Rural Nevada Development Corporation (RNDC) reached a recent success in its eleven counties-wide territory. In June, the nonprofit finished weatherizing a 22-unit low-income multifamily complex, reducing the building's duct leakage from 90 percent to just 5 percent. "That is one big savings and is why I am proud of this project," says Dru Simerson, RNDC Weatherization Manager. RNDC's crew replaced all windows and 17 furnaces and installed floor

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Kansas City Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals Kansas City Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals July 23, 2010 - 11:43am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE Kansas City's rainy summer is good news for lawns but not so good news for homes in need of weatherization, since wet conditions slow down work. But Bob Jackson isn't worried. "We've had a significantly wet season... but we're two and half months ahead," says the manager of the city's Property Preservation Division, which oversees weatherization efforts for Kansas City and some satellite towns. Even so, Jackson far exceeded the target number of income-eligible homes to weatherize, as set forth by the Missouri's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance

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Kansas City Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals | Department of Energy  

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Kansas City Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals Kansas City Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals Kansas City Weatherization Efforts Exceed Goals July 23, 2010 - 11:43am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE Kansas City's rainy summer is good news for lawns but not so good news for homes in need of weatherization, since wet conditions slow down work. But Bob Jackson isn't worried. "We've had a significantly wet season... but we're two and half months ahead," says the manager of the city's Property Preservation Division, which oversees weatherization efforts for Kansas City and some satellite towns. Even so, Jackson far exceeded the target number of income-eligible homes to weatherize, as set forth by the Missouri's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance

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WxTV Broadcasts Weatherization Training | Department of Energy  

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WxTV Broadcasts Weatherization Training WxTV Broadcasts Weatherization Training WxTV Broadcasts Weatherization Training June 28, 2010 - 4:00pm Addthis As the director of the Montana Weatherization Training Center, Mike Vogel knows that the field of weatherization is changing. That's why after 20 years of training workers, the center now offers a program that is not limited to its location in Bozeman, or even to the state of Montana itself. After receiving a $354,000 partnership grant from the National Community Action Foundation and ExxonMobil in early June, the training center is producing WxTV (Weatherization Television Network), a weekly weatherization show available on the Internet. The training center is affiliated with Montana State University Extension. With episodes featuring experts from different areas of the country, the

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New Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes | Department of Energy  

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Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes New Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes March 15, 2010 - 6:46pm Addthis Paul Lester Communications Specialist for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Recovery Act-funded training programs will create weatherization workforce for hundreds and lower bills for low-income residents. New Jersey is training an army of weatherization workers as the state surges ahead with plans to weatherize 13,000 homes, shrinking bills for low-income residents and creating hundreds of jobs. The goal is to develop the "weatherization workforce with family supporting wages" and create "career ladders which will move low-income workers into higher-skilled occupations," says Lisa Ryan, public

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Massachusetts on Track with Weatherization Boost | Department of Energy  

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Massachusetts on Track with Weatherization Boost Massachusetts on Track with Weatherization Boost Massachusetts on Track with Weatherization Boost January 12, 2010 - 3:07pm Addthis As the state of Massachusetts advances toward its goal of weatherizing approximately 17,000 homes over three years, thousands of residents across the Bay State have already felt the impact of its expanded program. Massachusetts has hired 35 energy auditors, roughly 140 weatherization workers and about 30 administrators to keep up with the surge in weatherization work made possible by an $86 million slice of the state's Recovery Act money. Twenty-eight additional contracting companies have been added to the 55 the state already used to weatherize homes. "Every week, we're trying to bring in a new contractor. The more we can

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Massachusetts on Track with Weatherization Boost | Department of Energy  

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Massachusetts on Track with Weatherization Boost Massachusetts on Track with Weatherization Boost Massachusetts on Track with Weatherization Boost January 12, 2010 - 3:07pm Addthis As the state of Massachusetts advances toward its goal of weatherizing approximately 17,000 homes over three years, thousands of residents across the Bay State have already felt the impact of its expanded program. Massachusetts has hired 35 energy auditors, roughly 140 weatherization workers and about 30 administrators to keep up with the surge in weatherization work made possible by an $86 million slice of the state's Recovery Act money. Twenty-eight additional contracting companies have been added to the 55 the state already used to weatherize homes. "Every week, we're trying to bring in a new contractor. The more we can

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Weatherization Assistance Available at Florida Pie Shop | Department of  

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Weatherization Assistance Available at Florida Pie Shop Weatherization Assistance Available at Florida Pie Shop Weatherization Assistance Available at Florida Pie Shop June 29, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis Malea Guiriba uses a portion of profits from her pie business to fund weatherization projects for local residents. | Photo courtesy of Malea Guiriba Malea Guiriba uses a portion of profits from her pie business to fund weatherization projects for local residents. | Photo courtesy of Malea Guiriba Pie in the Sky, a seemingly simple store that offers customers fresh-baked desserts, is providing a second treat: weatherization. Local resident Malea Guiriba opened the pie shop in the small town of Hastings, Fla., last summer and started using part of the store's profits to help weatherize homes of low-income residents in the area. She did all

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OEP Terminal and CONUS Weather Radar Coverage Gap Identification Analysis for NextGen  

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instances in the future. Likewise, we also did not include wind turbine interference, another dynamic) will not meet the 4D weather cube single authoritative source (4D Wx SAS) vertical resolution requirements, but do not have the requisite spatial resolution and coverage. Phased array radars would be capable

Cho, John Y. N.

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Weatherization Assistance Program - Background Data and Statistics  

SciTech Connect

This technical memorandum is intended to provide readers with information that may be useful in understanding the purposes, performance, and outcomes of the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Weatherization Assistance Program (Weatherization). Weatherization has been in operation for over thirty years and is the nation's largest single residential energy efficiency program. Its primary purpose, established by law, is 'to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by low-income persons, reduce their total residential energy expenditures, and improve their health and safety, especially low-income persons who are particularly vulnerable such as the elderly, the handicapped, and children.' The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act PL111-5 (ARRA), passed and signed into law in February 2009, committed $5 Billion over two years to an expanded Weatherization Assistance Program. This has created substantial interest in the program, the population it serves, the energy and cost savings it produces, and its cost-effectiveness. This memorandum is intended to address the need for this kind of information. Statistically valid answers to many of the questions surrounding Weatherization and its performance require comprehensive evaluation of the program. DOE is undertaking precisely this kind of independent evaluation in order to ascertain program effectiveness and to improve its performance. Results of this evaluation effort will begin to emerge in late 2010 and 2011, but they require substantial time and effort. In the meantime, the data and statistics in this memorandum can provide reasonable and transparent estimates of key program characteristics. The memorandum is laid out in three sections. The first deals with some key characteristics describing low-income energy consumption and expenditures. The second section provides estimates of energy savings and energy bill reductions that the program can reasonably be presumed to be producing. The third section deals with estimates of program cost-effectiveness and societal impacts such as carbon reduction and reduced national energy consumption. Each of the sections is brief, containing statistics, explanatory graphics and tables as appropriate, and short explanations of the statistics in order to place them in context for the reader. The companion appendices at the back of the memorandum explain the methods and sources used in developing the statistics.

Eisenberg, Joel Fred [ORNL

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate-Weather Modeling Studies Using a Prototype Global Cloud-System  

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Climate-Weather Modeling Studies Using a Prototype Global Cloud-System Resolving Model Climate-Weather Modeling Studies Using a Prototype Global Cloud-System Resolving Model Climate-Weather Modeling Studies Using a Prototype Global Cloud-System Resolving Model PI Name: Venkatramani Balaji PI Email: balaji@princeton.edu Institution: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Allocation Program: ESP Allocation Hours at ALCF: 150 Million Year: 2010 to 2013 Research Domain: Earth Science We expect our understanding of the role of clouds in climate to undergo a qualitative change as the resolutions of global models begin to encompass clouds. At these resolutions, non-hydrostatic dynamics become significant and deep convective processes are resolved. We are poised at the threshold of being able to run global scale simulations that include direct, non-parameterized, simulations of deep convective clouds. The goal of this

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Florida International University: Weathering the Storm  

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Florida International's Solar Decathlon 2005 house in its permanent location on the university's campus. Florida International's Solar Decathlon 2005 house in its permanent location on the university's campus. Enlarge image Engawa enjoys blue skies over the Florida International University campus. (Courtesy of Florida International University) Who: Florida International University What: Engawa Where: Florida International University 10555 West Flagler St. Miami, FL 33172 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2005 Florida International University: Weathering the Storm Student decathletes from Florida International University built Engawa for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005. After the competition, they reconstructed the hurricane-prone house near the engineering building on Florida International University's campus. They also made several

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Weathering and leaching of glass for solar heliostats  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In order to assess the effects of weathering on the transmittance of glass, several old samples were collected from two desert environments for evaluation. The glass obtained by PNL at the Hanford reservation in Washington came from south-facing, vertical windows which were known to be over forty years old. The glass obtained by Sandia from Barstow, California, is estimated to be over twenty years old. To determine the durability of glasses proposed for heliostat mirrors, selected samples were leached in a Soxhlet apparatus and pH 4 and pH 9 buffer solutions. The glass samples produced by the float process are soda-lime-silica glasses, whereas the glass samples produced by the fusion process are aluminosilicate glasses. Results are presented and discussed. (WHK)

Rusin, J. M.

1979-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detection and Interpretation of Left-Moving Severe Thunderstorms Using the WSR-88D: A Case Study  

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Left-moving supercells, which rotate anticyclonically, are much less common than their right-moving counterparts but are nevertheless capable of producing severe weather. On 26 May 1992, a severe left-moving thunderstorm over east Texas developed ...

John W. Nielsen-Gammon; William L. Read

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Downscaling Extended Weather Forecasts for Hydrologic Prediction  

SciTech Connect

Weather and climate forecasts are critical inputs to hydrologic forecasting systems. The National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) issues 8-15 days outlook daily for the U.S. based on the Medium Range Forecast (MRF) model, which is a global model applied at about 2? spatial resolution. Because of the relatively coarse spatial resolution, weather forecasts produced by the MRF model cannot be applied directly to hydrologic forecasting models that require high spatial resolution to represent land surface hydrology. A mesoscale atmospheric model was used to dynamically downscale the 1-8 day extended global weather forecasts to test the feasibility of hydrologic forecasting through this model nesting approach. Atmospheric conditions of each 8-day forecast during the period 1990-2000 were used to provide initial and boundary conditions for the mesoscale model to produce an 8-day atmospheric forecast for the western U.S. at 30 km spatial resolution. To examine the impact of initialization of the land surface state on forecast skill, two sets of simulations were performed with the land surface state initialized based on the global forecasts versus land surface conditions from a continuous mesoscale simulation driven by the NCEP reanalysis. Comparison of the skill of the global and downscaled precipitation forecasts in the western U.S. showed higher skill for the downscaled forecasts at all precipitation thresholds and increasingly larger differences at the larger thresholds. Analyses of the surface temperature forecasts show that the mesoscale forecasts generally reduced the root-mean-square error by about 1.5 C compared to the global forecasts, because of the much better resolved topography at 30 km spatial resolution. In addition, initialization of the land surface states has large impacts on the temperature forecasts, but not the precipitation forecasts. The improvements in forecast skill using downscaling could be potentially significant for improving hydrologic forecasts for managing river basins.

Leung, Lai-Yung R.; Qian, Yun

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Some Aspects of Forecasting Severe Thunderstorms during Cool-Season Return-Flow Episodes  

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Historically, the Gulf of Mexico has been considered a primary source of water vapor that influences the weather for much of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. Although severe thunderstorms and tornadoes occur most frequently during ...

Steven J. Weiss

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

The National Severe Storms Laboratory Mesocyclone Detection Algorithm for the WSR-88D  

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The National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) has developed a mesocyclone detection algorithm (NSSL MDA) for the Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) system designed to automatically detect and diagnose the Doppler radar radial ...

Gregory J. Stumpf; Arthur Witt; E. DeWayne Mitchell; Phillip L. Spencer; J. T. Johnson; Michael D. Eilts; Kevin W. Thomas; Donald W. Burgess

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Potential Vorticity Diagnosis of the Severe Convective Regime. Part II: The Impact of Idealized PV Anomalies  

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Idealized numerical experiments are conducted to understand the effect of upper-tropospheric potential vorticity (PV) anomalies on an environment conducive to severe weather. Anomalies are specified as a single isolated vortex, a string of ...

John W. Nielsen-Gammon; David A. Gold

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Easing Into Norman: Ed Kessler on the Origins and Growth of the National Severe Storms Laboratory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The following essay is excerpted from conversations with Edwin Kessler, founding director of NOAA's National Severe Storms Laboratory in Norman, Oklahoma, conducted by Ariel Cohen and Stephen and Sarah Corfidi of the National Weather Service's Storm ...

Edwin Kessler; Ariel E. Cohen; Stephen F. Corfidi; Sarah J. Corfidi

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

The Distinction between Large-Scale and Mesoscale Contribution to Severe Convection: A Case Study Example  

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Using a case study of a relatively modest severe weather event as an example, a framework for understanding the large-scale-mesoscale interaction is developed and discussed. Large-scale processes are limited, by definition, to those which are ...

Charles A. Doswell III

1987-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile home weatherization measures: A study of their effectiveness  

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The Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI) was funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Buildings and Community Systems (DOE OBCS) in FY 1987 and 1988 to investigate cost effective ways to weatherize mobile homes constructed prior to the enactment of HUD Thermal Standards in 1976. In FY 1987 SERI studied the effectiveness of a variety of infiltration-reducing retrofits by monitoring 20 units in the field before, during, and after applications of air tightening measures. In FY 1988 we began studying measures intended to reduce envelope conduction losses. These measures included storm windows, insulated skirting, and wall, roof, and floor insulation. This part of the project resulted in the development of a short-term testing method for measuring the thermal impact of individual conduction-reducing retrofits.

Judkoff, R.; Hancock, E.; Franconi, E.; Hanger, R.; Weiger, J.

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State Home Oil Weatherization (SHOW) Program | Department of Energy  

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Home Oil Weatherization (SHOW) Program Home Oil Weatherization (SHOW) Program State Home Oil Weatherization (SHOW) Program < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Manufacturing Maximum Rebate $500/household Program Info State Oregon Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Blower-door test - 100% of the cost up to $100. All other technologies are 25% of the total cost, up to $150 or $500, depending on the upgrade. Provider Oregon Department of Energy Oregon homeowners and renters who heat with oil, wood, propane, kerosene, or butane are eligible for home weatherization rebates of up to $500. A

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Five More States Reach Major Recovery Act Weatherization Milestone |  

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Five More States Reach Major Recovery Act Weatherization Milestone Five More States Reach Major Recovery Act Weatherization Milestone Five More States Reach Major Recovery Act Weatherization Milestone June 18, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that five more states have reached a significant milestone under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - completing weatherization work for more than 30 percent of the homes they have planned. Now that New Hampshire, New Mexico, Montana, Minnesota, and Utah have each met this target, along with completing a series of monitoring and reporting milestones, the states will have access to the remaining 50 percent of their Recovery Act funding for the program. The Weatherization Assistance Program under the Recovery Act has weatherized more than 108,000 homes nationally, saving American

431

Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Weather Year for Energy  

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Year for Energy Calculations 2 Year for Energy Calculations 2 Weather Year for Energy Calculations 2 logo. Contains typical year hourly weather data for 77 locations in the United States and Canada. The Weather Year for Energy Calculations 2 (WYEC2) format updates and replaces the earlier WYEC format weather data files and was developed specifically for use with building energy simulation programs. A manual for the WYEC2 weather files and the software toolkit for manipulating and viewing the data is provided. Create multiple reports using a software toolkit on the CD-ROM. WYEC2 weather files consist of 8760 or 8784 identical fixed format records, one for each hour of a 365 or 366 day year. Each record is 116 characters in length. The WYEC2 format is derived from the NOAA TD 9734 Typical Meteorological

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Mississippi Agency Weatherizing Homes, Creating Jobs | Department of Energy  

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Mississippi Agency Weatherizing Homes, Creating Jobs Mississippi Agency Weatherizing Homes, Creating Jobs Mississippi Agency Weatherizing Homes, Creating Jobs September 20, 2010 - 5:00pm Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE What does this project do? WWISCAA has weatherized 424 low-income homes; double their total from last year. Jean Marie Hill, executive director for Warren Washington Issaquena Sharkey Community Action Agency, is happy to report her organization has doubled the amount of homes weatherized in a year since Recovery Act funds came to Mississippi. She will also tell you that she's glad WWISCAA can spend twice the amount of money to weatherize each home, from about $3,000 to $6,500. But what she really gets excited about is the job numbers. WWISCAA has gone from three contractors to 12 contractors, and the

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Weatherization Projects on the Rise in Michigan County | Department of  

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Weatherization Projects on the Rise in Michigan County Weatherization Projects on the Rise in Michigan County Weatherization Projects on the Rise in Michigan County August 12, 2010 - 5:03pm Addthis Kevin Craft Monroe County Opportunity Program (MCOP) has provided weatherization services to southeastern Michigan residents for over 20 years, and funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 recently allowed this private non-profit to hire more staff and increase the scope of its services. In April 2009, MCOP received $3 million in Recovery Act funds to spend over a three year period. "We initially used the money to hire three office staffers to process weatherization applications and a full-time inspector to conduct pre- and post-inspections on houses that are approved for weatherization," says

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Arizona Foundation Expands Weatherization Training Center | Department of  

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Arizona Foundation Expands Weatherization Training Center Arizona Foundation Expands Weatherization Training Center Arizona Foundation Expands Weatherization Training Center September 22, 2010 - 10:21am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE To an outsider, Arizona's Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) probably sounds like an organization that deals just with retired folks. But a closer look reveals a more diverse organization. Not only does the 35-year-old nonprofit perform energy upgrades for low-income residents, but in Maricopa County and the Phoenix area it also trains a good part of the weatherization workforce to do that. Expanding building science Since 2004, more than 1,450 people have completed programs at the Foundation's weatherization training center. Now, because of Weatherization

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The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College | Department of  

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The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College The Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College Addthis Description A look into some of the remarkable work being done in the Weatherization Training program at Pennsylvania College. Penn College's program has served as the model for six other training centers in Pennsylvania alone. Speakers Jeff Melville, Jack Wilson, John Manz, Kirk Gannett, Franzenia Smith, Duration 4:07 Topic Home Weatherization Education & Training Credit Energy Department Video JEFF MEVILLE: I'm Jeff Meville. I live in Montgomery, which is local to the area, about 10 miles south of here. I own a company called Jenpro (sp) Incorporated. We are a subcontractor in the weatherization business. We've got four guys right now working 40 hours a week plus,

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Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization December 9, 2013 - 9:37am Addthis Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization David Danielson David Danielson Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy KEY FACTS Since 2009, more than 1.1 million homes throughout the country have been weatherized More than 15,000 additional workers were hired to support this work Watch live coverage of today's weatherization event at the White House starting at 2 p.m. EST Since 2009, when the Energy Department seized a major opportunity to invest $5 billion through our Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to stimulate job growth and help families affected by the economic recession, we have

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How to Apply for Weatherization Assistance | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

How to Apply for Weatherization Assistance How to Apply for Weatherization Assistance How to Apply for Weatherization Assistance March 24, 2009 - 12:45pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory A few weeks ago, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that it was investing $8 billion into weatherization and state energy grants-$5 billion of which is going directly to the Weatherization Assistance Program. And why is that interesting? Well, the Weatherization Assistance Program provides low-income families with free-of-charge, energy efficient upgrades to their homes. A more efficient home means that you pay less every month on your energy bills-and while that's the kind of upgrade anyone can benefit from, this program helps those who need those extra dollars the

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Arizona Foundation Expands Weatherization Training Center | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Arizona Foundation Expands Weatherization Training Center Arizona Foundation Expands Weatherization Training Center Arizona Foundation Expands Weatherization Training Center September 22, 2010 - 10:21am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE To an outsider, Arizona's Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) probably sounds like an organization that deals just with retired folks. But a closer look reveals a more diverse organization. Not only does the 35-year-old nonprofit perform energy upgrades for low-income residents, but in Maricopa County and the Phoenix area it also trains a good part of the weatherization workforce to do that. Expanding building science Since 2004, more than 1,450 people have completed programs at the Foundation's weatherization training center. Now, because of Weatherization

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Five More States Reach Major Recovery Act Weatherization Milestone |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Five More States Reach Major Recovery Act Weatherization Milestone Five More States Reach Major Recovery Act Weatherization Milestone Five More States Reach Major Recovery Act Weatherization Milestone June 18, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that five more states have reached a significant milestone under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - completing weatherization work for more than 30 percent of the homes they have planned. Now that New Hampshire, New Mexico, Montana, Minnesota, and Utah have each met this target, along with completing a series of monitoring and reporting milestones, the states will have access to the remaining 50 percent of their Recovery Act funding for the program. The Weatherization Assistance Program under the Recovery Act has weatherized more than 108,000 homes nationally, saving American

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Mississippi Agency Weatherizing Homes, Creating Jobs | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Mississippi Agency Weatherizing Homes, Creating Jobs Mississippi Agency Weatherizing Homes, Creating Jobs Mississippi Agency Weatherizing Homes, Creating Jobs September 20, 2010 - 5:00pm Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE What does this project do? WWISCAA has weatherized 424 low-income homes; double their total from last year. Jean Marie Hill, executive director for Warren Washington Issaquena Sharkey Community Action Agency, is happy to report her organization has doubled the amount of homes weatherized in a year since Recovery Act funds came to Mississippi. She will also tell you that she's glad WWISCAA can spend twice the amount of money to weatherize each home, from about $3,000 to $6,500. But what she really gets excited about is the job numbers. WWISCAA has gone from three contractors to 12 contractors, and the

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New Hampshire Weatherization Gets a Funding Boost | Department of Energy  

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New Hampshire Weatherization Gets a Funding Boost New Hampshire Weatherization Gets a Funding Boost New Hampshire Weatherization Gets a Funding Boost March 15, 2010 - 6:13pm Addthis Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties' (CAP-BM) weatherization program is changing rapidly. The nonprofit received an additional $3,661,355 in funding, from the Recovery Act in an effort to help residents lower energy costs. New Hampshire based CAP-BM is named for the two counties it serves, both a mix of rural and urban areas. With the funding, more low-income residents can have their homes weatherized, free of charge. A growing program means a growing workforce. Dana Nute is the weatherization director for CAP-BM. "We now employ more people. We needed more square footage so physically we had to expand," he says. 72 new

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EERE Celebrates Completion of 1 Million Weatherized American Homes |  

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EERE Celebrates Completion of 1 Million Weatherized American Homes EERE Celebrates Completion of 1 Million Weatherized American Homes EERE Celebrates Completion of 1 Million Weatherized American Homes September 27, 2012 - 10:07am Addthis 1 of 6 David Poindexter with Veterans Green Jobs, puts moisture barrier and insulation into the crawl space of this Lakewood, Colorado, home. This home is part of the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program that supports energy efficiency upgrades to low-income homes in Denver. In addition, the Department's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program supports development of National Residential Retrofit Guidelines that will improve worker training and workforce development for weatherization and home improvement workers and enable these industries to increase the value of their services to homeowners. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder,

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Celebrating the Completion of 1 Million Weatherized American Homes |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Celebrating the Completion of 1 Million Weatherized American Homes Celebrating the Completion of 1 Million Weatherized American Homes Celebrating the Completion of 1 Million Weatherized American Homes Addthis 1 of 6 David Poindexter with Veterans Green Jobs, puts moisture barrier and insulation into the crawl space of this Lakewood, Colorado, home. This home is part of the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program that supports energy efficiency upgrades to low-income homes in Denver. In addition, the Department's Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program supports development of National Residential Retrofit Guidelines that will improve worker training and workforce development for weatherization and home improvement workers and enable these industries to increase the value of their services to homeowners. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder,

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Faces of the Recovery Act: National Weatherization Conference | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

National Weatherization Conference National Weatherization Conference Faces of the Recovery Act: National Weatherization Conference Addthis Description Personal stories from the 2009 National Weatherization Training Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Speakers Tony Gill, Dale Barth, TJ Bergeron, Zachary Stewart, Travis Sewall, Xavier Qualls, Richard Fransen Duration 5:41 Topic Home Weatherization Recovery Act Energy Sector Jobs Credit Energy Department Video SAMMY CHU: My name is Sammy Chu. I'm the director of the Long Island Green Homes program in Babylon, New York. LESLIE CAMPANELLA: My name is Leslie Campanella, and I work for the California Department of Community Services and Development. TRAVIS SEWELL: Travis Sewell, weatherization director/coordinator. DALE BARTH: Dale Barth, Dickinson, North Dakota.

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Project RetroTech. Home weatherization instructor's guide  

SciTech Connect

A guide to instructors in developing lesson plans for a home weatherization course that promotes the use of known retrofit technology to improve thermal characteristics and conserve energy in residential housing is presented. The aim of the program is to train personnel involved at the state and program level in the DOE Weatherization Assistance Program in the methods of assessing priorities for weatherization meaasures on existing residential housing.

1979-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Five synthetic rubber pond liners protect against leakage and weather  

SciTech Connect

More than 137 million cu ft of pipeline quality gas is produced daily at the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project in Beulah, ND. The facility is the only commercial plant in the US which produces gaseous and liquid fuels from low-grade coal. The plant needs to recycle and reuse 100% of the organic process wastewater, requiring a complicated treatment system of cooling towers, evaporators, a liquid waste incinerator and other units, each of which has its own surge pond. In total, the plant has five surge ponds which hold near 80 million gallons. To prevent the seepage of wastewater from the surge ponds into the ground water, a liner material was needed that would fulfill several design criteria. The liner had to be resistant to degradation caused by a very wide range of temperatures and it had to have a low coefficient of expansion. Resistance to both organic and inorganic chemical substances was another key requirement. Finally, the liner material needed to be easy to seam during field installation. An elastomeric membrane liner using the synthetic rubber and reinforcing polyester scrim best met the plant's requirements. One of the primary reasons for selecting synthetic rubber was its low coefficient of expansion. Extreme seasonal weather conditions, with temperatures ranging from below zero in the winter to over 100/sup 0/F in the summer, are common in North Dakota. And because the level of wastewater in the ponds constantly varies, a liner is frequently exposed to the elements. Overall, the synthetic rubber pond liners have performed through extreme weather conditions and have proven to be a cost-effective solution to wastewater storage at the gasification project.

Weinreich, G.; Hofsess, R.; Toy, D.A.

1987-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Demand relief and weather sensitivity in large California commercial office buildings  

SciTech Connect

A great deal of research has examined the weather sensitivity of energy consumption in commercial buildings; however, the recent power crisis in California has given greater importance to peak demand. Several new load-shedding programs have been implemented or are under consideration. Historically, the target customers have been large industrial users who can reduce the equivalent load of several large office buildings. While the individual load reduction from an individual office building may be less significant, there is ample opportunity for load reduction in this area. The load reduction programs and incentives for industrial customers may not be suitable for commercial building owners. In particular, industrial customers are likely to have little variation in load from day to day. Thus a robust baseline accounting for weather variability is required to provide building owners with realistic targets that will encourage them to participate in load shedding programs.

Kinney, Satkartar; Piette, Mary Ann; Gu, Lixing; Haves, Philip

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

NOS Point Forecast Guidance to Weather and Ocean Conditions ...  

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NOS Point Forecast Guidance to Weather and Ocean Conditions Ocean Data Tools Technical Guide Map Gallery Regional Planning Feedback Ocean You are here Data.gov Communities ...

449

Contemporary aviation weather sensing technology to improve safety...  

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Contemporary aviation weather sensing technology to improve safety and reduce delays and its possible application to air quality monitoring Speaker(s): James E. Evans Date:...

450

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

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Utilities Utilities and Efficiency Program Administrators to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Utilities and Efficiency Program Administrators on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Utilities and Efficiency Program Administrators on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Utilities and Efficiency Program Administrators on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Utilities and Efficiency Program Administrators on Delicious

451

ORNL analysis predicts losses from extreme weather damage could...  

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ORNL analysis predicts losses from extreme weather damage could double by 2050 Researcher tackles unprecedented county-by-county economic loss forecast Research in impacts,...

452

NOS Point Forecast Guidance to Weather and Ocean Conditions ...  

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Point Forecast Guidance to Weather and Ocean Conditions Ocean Data Tools Technical Guide Map Gallery Regional Planning Feedback Ocean You are here Data.gov Communities Ocean...

453

Coast Electric Power Association - Heat Pump and Weatherization...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CaulkingWeather-stripping, Doors, DuctAir sealing, Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Windows, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Generators Active Incentive No Incentive Inactive Date 0803...

454

SIGWX Charts - Mid Level Significant Weather | Data.gov  

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Ocean Research Safety States Supply Chain SIGWX Charts - Mid Level Significant Weather Safety DataTools Apps Challenges Resources Blogs Let's Talk Safety You are here...

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SIGWX Charts - Low Level Significant Weather | Data.gov  

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Ocean Research Safety States Supply Chain SIGWX Charts - Low Level Significant Weather Safety DataTools Apps Challenges Resources Blogs Let's Talk Safety You are here...

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SIGWX Charts - High Level Significant Weather | Data.gov  

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Ocean Research Safety States Supply Chain SIGWX Charts - High Level Significant Weather Safety DataTools Apps Challenges Resources Blogs Let's Talk Safety You are here...

457

DOE Delivers Over $80 Million in Weatherization Funding to First...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

focusing efforts on the elderly and handicapped, along with high energy consuming households. As part of the weatherization training program, new technicians have the...

458

U.S. Residential Housing Weather Adjusted Site Energy Consumption ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Households, Buildings & Industry > Energy Efficiency > Residential Housing Energy Intensities > Table 1b Glossary U.S. Residential Housing Weather Adjusted ...

459

California hydro forecast declines on dry weather - Today in ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

California hydroelectric generators are found along different river basins, and the weather patterns can be significantly different between the two regions, ...

460

U.S. Commercial Buildings Weather Adjusted Primary Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weather-Adjusted Primary Energy. 1. by Census Region and Principal. Building Activity, 1992, 1995, and 2003 (Million Btu per Building) Principal ...

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U.S. Commercial Buildings Weather Adjusted Primary Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Using . Weather-Adjusted. Primary Energy. 1. by Census Region and Principal Building Activity, 1992, 1995, and 2003 (Thousand Btu per Square Foot) ...

462

Exploiting Weather Forecast Information in the Operation of ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mar 4, 2009 ... On-Line Economic Optimization of Energy Systems Using Weather Forecast Information. Victor M Zavala (vzavala ***at*** mcs.anl.gov)

463

Validation of Global Weather Forecast and Climate Models Over...  

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Validation of Global Weather Forecast and Climate Models Over the North Slope of Alaska Xie, Shaocheng Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Klein, Stephen Lawrence Livermore...

464

Northeast electricity markets react to hot weather in late May ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Tools; Glossary › All ... Northeast electricity markets react to hot weather in late May. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on New York ...

465

Optimization Online - Data Assimilation in Weather Forecasting: A ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Feb 14, 2007 ... Data Assimilation in Weather Forecasting: A Case Study in PDE-Constrained Optimization. M. Fisher(Mike.Fisher ***at*** ecmwf.int)

466

Economic Impacts of Advanced Weather Forecasting on Energy ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mar 5, 2010 ... Abstract: We analyze the impacts of adopting advanced weather forecasting systems at different levels of the decision-making hierarchy of the ...

467

Duke Energy - Low Income Weatherization Program (Indiana) | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Efficiency Incentive Programs Program Administrator Duke Energy Website http:www.duke-energy.comindianasavingshome-weatherization.asp Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-26 Last...

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Warm weather, low natural gas prices hold down wholesale ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Solar › Energy in Brief ... Cold weather around January 4 and January 16 contributed to higher spot natural gas and power prices in hubs in New York ...

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Cold weather led to record-high natural gas storage ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Solar › Energy in Brief ... Last week's widespread, record-breaking cold weather had significant effects across virtually all segments of the U.S. ...

470

Princeton and PPPL launch center to study volatile space weather...  

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Princeton and PPPL launch center to study volatile space weather and violent solar storms By John Greenwald December 12, 2013 Tweet Widget Facebook Like Google Plus One Computer...

471

Development of a Weather Database for Building Energy Analyses...  

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Location: 90-4133 Seminar HostPoint of Contact: Nan Zhou Based on the observational weather data, the typical meteorological year (TMY) is developed for 360 Chinese...

472

Data Assimilation in Weather Forecasting: A Case Study in PDE ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Variational data assimilation is used at major weather prediction centers to ..... the model of some physical processes such as convection, solar radiation, and.

473

Effect of weathering on coal characteristics and coke qualities.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The effect of weathering on the modification of chemical, petrological and rheological properties of four metallurgical coals in different rank and geology was investigated. And… (more)

Lee, Seung Jae

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

The Bow Echo: Observations, Numerical Simulations, and Severe Weather Detection Methods  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bowing convective line segments (bow echoes) are often associated with swaths of damaging downburst winds and are sometimes accompanied by tornadoes that may reach violent (F4) intensity. Bow echoes range in length from less than 20 km to more ...

Ron W. Przybylinski

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Impacts of Severe Winter Weather during December 1989 in the Lake Erie Snowbelt  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

December 1989 was the coldest December in over 100 years in the Lake Erie snowbelt of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Mean temperatures of ?9°C were 7°C lower than average and extreme minima reached ?30°C. Snow fell on 20 to 25 days of the ...

Thomas W. Schmidlin

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

A Bow Echo and Severe Weather Associated with a Kona Low in Hawaii  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On 2 November 1995 a kona low formed to the northwest of Hawaii. During the following 48 h a series of convective rainbands developed on the southeastern side of the low as it slowly moved eastward. On the afternoon of 3 November 1995 Hawaiian ...

Steven Businger; Thomas Birchard Jr.; Kevin Kodama; Paul A. Jendrowski; Jian-Jian Wang

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Recognition of Negative Mesoscale Factors for Severe-Weather Potential: A Case Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The case of 7–8 June 1998 in eastern New Mexico and western Texas is used to illustrate the challenge of recognizing possible negative effects created by mesoscale processes. In this case, a region of cloud-covered cool air (which was associated ...

Charles A. Doswell III; Donald V. Baker; Charlie A. Liles

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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JANUARY 2010 HOLLEMAN ET AL. 159 Operational Monitoring of Weather Radar Receiving Chain Using the Sun IWAN HOLLEMAN  

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A method for operational monitoring of a weather radar receiving chain, including the antenna gain and the receiver, is presented. The ‘‘online’ ’ method is entirely based on the analysis of sun signals in the polar volume data produced during operational scanning of weather radars. The method is an extension of that for determining the weather radar antenna pointing at low elevations using sun signals, and it is suited for routine application. The solar flux from the online method agrees very well with that obtained from ‘‘offline’ ’ sun tracking experiments at two weather radar sites. Furthermore, the retrieved sun flux is compared with data from the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) in Canada. Small biases in the sun flux data from the Dutch and Finnish radars (between 20.93 and 10.47 dB) are found. The low standard deviations of these sun flux data against those from DRAO (0.14–0.20 dB) demonstrate the stability of the weather radar receiving chains and of the sun-based online monitoring. Results from a daily analysis of the sun signals in online radar data can be used for monitoring the alignment of the radar antenna and the stability of the radar receiver system. By comparison with the observations from a sun flux monitoring station, even the calibration of the receiving chain can be checked. The method presented in this paper has great potential for routine monitoring of weather radars in national and international networks. 1.

Hans Beekhuis

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

The Use of Satellite Data in the Specification of Convective Heating for Diabatic Initialization and Moisture Adjustment in Numerical Weather Prediction Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although diabatic processes play an important role in the tropical circulation, current analysis schemes and numerical weather prediction models are unable to adequately include diabatic heating information. In this paper, procedures for using ...

Kamal Puri; M. J. Miller

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Great Historical Events That Were Significantly Affected by the Weather: Part 8, Germany's War on the Soviet Union, 1941–45. I. Long-range Weather Forecasts for 1941–42 and Climatological Studies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A brief account is given of Baur's long-range weather forecast prepared in the autumn of 1941 for the 1941–42 winter in Eastern Europe. Baur's forecast called for a ‘normal’ or mild winter but the winter turned out to be one of the most severe ...

J. Neumann; H. Flohn

1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Spectral analysis of ambient weather patterns  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A Fourier spectral analysis of ambient weather data, consisting of global and direct solar radiation, dry and wet bulb temperatures, and wind speed, is given. By analyzing the heating and cooling seasons independently, seasonal variations are isolated and a cleaner spectrum emerges. This represents an improvement over previous work in this area, in which data for the entire year were analyzed together. As a demonstration of the efficacy of this method, synthetic data constructed with a small number of parameters are used in typical simulations, and the results are compared with those obtained with the original data. A spectral characterization of fluctuations around the moving average is given, and the changes in the fluctuation from season to season are examined.

Anderson, J.V.; Subbarao, K.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Modeling High-Impact Weather and Climate: Lessons From a Tropical Cyclone Perspective  

SciTech Connect

Although the societal impact of a weather event increases with the rarity of the event, our current ability to assess extreme events and their impacts is limited by not only rarity but also by current model fidelity and a lack of understanding of the underlying physical processes. This challenge is driving fresh approaches to assess high-impact weather and climate. Recent lessons learned in modeling high-impact weather and climate are presented using the case of tropical cyclones as an illustrative example. Through examples using the Nested Regional Climate Model to dynamically downscale large-scale climate data the need to treat bias in the driving data is illustrated. Domain size, location, and resolution are also shown to be critical and should be guided by the need to: include relevant regional climate physical processes; resolve key impact parameters; and to accurately simulate the response to changes in external forcing. The notion of sufficient model resolution is introduced together with the added value in combining dynamical and statistical assessments to fill out the parent distribution of high-impact parameters. Finally, through the example of a tropical cyclone damage index, direct impact assessments are presented as powerful tools that distill complex datasets into concise statements on likely impact, and as highly effective communication devices. Capsule: "Combining dynamical modeling of high-impact weather using traditional regional climate models with statistical techniques allows for comprehensive sampling of the full distribution, uncertainty estimation, direct assessment of impacts, and increased confidence in future changes."

Done, James; Holland, Greg; Bruyere, Cindy; Leung, Lai-Yung R.; Suzuki-Parker, Asuka

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Weathering characteristics of potential solar reflector materials: a survey of the literature  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A review of the available literature on the weatherability/durability of materials with possible applications in solar reflectors is summarized. A number of techniques used to weather solar materials are reviewed. These include both natural and simulated weathering. Little correlation has been shown to exist between natural and accelerated weathering, and much work needs to be done before results of accelerated aging tests can be used with confidence to predict material lifetimes under outdoors exposure conditions. Some of the techniques used to measure or monitor material degradation are discussed. Emphasis in the literature has been placed chiefly on mechanical properties or appearance oriented measurements. The need is apparent for more detailed optical measurements of materials properties that are directly useful in engineering design. Although a great deal of literature is available on the materials described in the survey, there is very little solid data on the properties important for solar applications. A brief discussion of some of the applicable data on polymeric materials and glass is presented and referenced. The importance of cleaning solar materials is emphasized and some attempts at modeling degradation are discussed.

Hampton, H.L.; Lind, M.A.

1978-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Long-Range Weather Prediction: Limits of Predictability and Beyond  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The details of the weather are not predictable beyond one to two weeks. At longer time ranges, averages of the weather over space and time can be usefully predicted only to the extent that the variations of the averages exceed the “noise” ...

Edward S. Epstein

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Verification of The Weather Channel Probability of Precipitation Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Weather Channel (TWC) is a leading provider of weather information to the general public. In this paper the reliability of their probability of precipitation (PoP) forecasts over a 14-month period at 42 locations across the United States is ...

J. Eric Bickel; Seong Dae Kim

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Vol. 43, No. 3 December 1999 Mariners Weather Log  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

approved by the director of the Office of Management and Budget through December 1999. The Mariners Weather Log (ISSN: 0025-3367) is published by the National Weather Service, Office of Meteorology, Integrated. Rick Kenney, the AMVER Maritime Relations Officer for more information (see contact information

487

Odds Ratio Forecasts Increase Precautionary Action for Extreme Weather Events  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

What is the best way to communicate the risk of rare but extreme weather to the public? One suggestion is to communicate the relative risk of extreme weather in the form of odds ratios; but, to the authors’ knowledge, this suggestion has never ...

Jared LeClerc; Susan Joslyn

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Building simulation weather forecast files for predictive control strategies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Model-Based Predictive Control (MPC) has received significant attention in recent years as a tool for load management in buildings. MPC is based on predicting the response of a system based on knowledge of future inputs, such as weather and occupancy. ... Keywords: EPW files, building simulation, predictive control, weather forecast

José. A. Candanedo; Éric Paradis; Meli Stylianou

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Sources and Uses of Weather Information for Agricultural Decision Makers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Numerous studies have examined the importance of weather information to farmers and ranchers across the U.S. This study is focused on the kinds of weather information received by farmers and ranchers, the sources of that information, and its use ...

Kevin P. McNew; Harry P. Mapp; Claude E. Duchon; Earl S. Merritt

1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Cowlitz County PUD - Residential Weatherization Plus Program | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Cowlitz County PUD - Residential Weatherization Plus Program Cowlitz County PUD - Residential Weatherization Plus Program Cowlitz County PUD - Residential Weatherization Plus Program < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Construction Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Sealing Your Home Ventilation Windows, Doors, & Skylights Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Site-Built Home Attic Insulation, existing below R-19: $0.70/sq. ft. Attic Insulation, existing R-19 or above: $0.40/sq. ft. Floor Insulation: $0.40/sq. ft. Wall Insulation (blown in): $0.70/sq. ft. Knee Wall Insulation (batts): $0.25/sq. ft. Replacement Windows: $6.00/sq. ft.

491

Clark County Develops On-the-Job Weatherization Training Program |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Clark County Develops On-the-Job Weatherization Training Program Clark County Develops On-the-Job Weatherization Training Program Clark County Develops On-the-Job Weatherization Training Program June 9, 2010 - 11:02am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE What are the key facts? Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council and the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges received over $200,000 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund the weatherization training at Clark College There was a classic chicken-or-the-egg moment in Washington State's Clark County last year when officials learned about the million dollars heading their way for additional home energy upgrades. What comes first, weatherization training or jobs? "We knew the Stimulus funds were coming...but there was not a huge

492

Russian Scientists Team with NREL on Innovative Weathering System |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Russian Scientists Team with NREL on Innovative Weathering System Russian Scientists Team with NREL on Innovative Weathering System Russian Scientists Team with NREL on Innovative Weathering System April 1, 2011 - 5:34pm Addthis NREL's Ultra-Accelerated Weathering System tests products for outdoor durability. (left to right), Judy Netter, NREL; Henry Hardcastle, Atlas Material Testing Technology; and Al Lewandowski, Gary Jorgensen and Carl Bingham of NREL. 
| Photo Courtesy of Joe Poellot NREL's Ultra-Accelerated Weathering System tests products for outdoor durability. (left to right), Judy Netter, NREL; Henry Hardcastle, Atlas Material Testing Technology; and Al Lewandowski, Gary Jorgensen and Carl Bingham of NREL. 
| Photo Courtesy of Joe Poellot Ben Squires Analyst, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

493

Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Funding and  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants Administration Announces Nearly $8 Billion in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants March 12, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis Washington DC -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Chu today detailed an investment of nearly $8 billion in state and local weatherization and energy efficiency efforts as part of the President's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. With an investment of about $5 billion through the Weatherization Assistance Program and about $3 billion for the State Energy Program, the Department of Energy will partner with state and local governments to put 87,000 Americans to work and save families hundreds of dollars per year on their energy bills.

494

Setting the Record Straight on Weatherization | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Setting the Record Straight on Weatherization Setting the Record Straight on Weatherization Setting the Record Straight on Weatherization August 27, 2010 - 3:02pm Addthis Dan Leistikow Dan Leistikow Former Director, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? Home around the country are being weatherized -- cutting energy waste and saving money at the same time. Yesterday, Vice President Biden visited a New Hampshire homeowner and announced that more than 200,000 homes have been weatherized as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, helping families across the nation cut their energy bills. The Associated Press ran an article today critical of the announcement and suggesting - incorrectly - that the Administration hasn't acknowledged that the program got off to a slower start than was anticipated.

495

Obama Administration Delivers More than $453 Million for Weatherization  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

53 Million for 53 Million for Weatherization Programs in 15 States Obama Administration Delivers More than $453 Million for Weatherization Programs in 15 States June 18, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis COLUMBUS, OHIO - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Department of Energy is providing more than $453 million in Recovery Act funding to expand weatherization assistance programs in 15 additional states. These funds, along with additional funds to be disbursed after the states meet certain Recovery Act milestones, will help these states achieve their goal of weatherizing more than 165,000 homes, lowering energy costs for low-income families that need it, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and creating green jobs across the country. Secretary Chu made today's announcement while helping to weatherize a local

496

North Carolina Nonprofit Helps Spread the Word About Weatherization |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Nonprofit Helps Spread the Word About Weatherization Nonprofit Helps Spread the Word About Weatherization North Carolina Nonprofit Helps Spread the Word About Weatherization September 3, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE On Tuesday night, about 15 people gathered at the Lewisville Library in Winston-Salem, N.C., to hear three energy experts talk about how to tighten homes to save money on utility bills. Weather stripping, insulation and even planting trees were among the tips discussed. For two hours, people asked questions and took notes, learning as much as they could about how to weatherize their own homes. "Afterwards, the reaction from everyone was, 'wow that is a really great amount of information,'" says Terri LeGrand, executive director of Piedmont

497

North Carolina Nonprofit Helps Spread the Word About Weatherization |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

North Carolina Nonprofit Helps Spread the Word About Weatherization North Carolina Nonprofit Helps Spread the Word About Weatherization North Carolina Nonprofit Helps Spread the Word About Weatherization September 3, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE On Tuesday night, about 15 people gathered at the Lewisville Library in Winston-Salem, N.C., to hear three energy experts talk about how to tighten homes to save money on utility bills. Weather stripping, insulation and even planting trees were among the tips discussed. For two hours, people asked questions and took notes, learning as much as they could about how to weatherize their own homes. "Afterwards, the reaction from everyone was, 'wow that is a really great amount of information,'" says Terri LeGrand, executive director of Piedmont

498

DOE Announces $29 Million in Recovery Act Awards for Weatherization  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9 Million in Recovery Act Awards for Weatherization 9 Million in Recovery Act Awards for Weatherization Training Centers DOE Announces $29 Million in Recovery Act Awards for Weatherization Training Centers June 4, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that 34 projects in 27 states have been selected to receive $29 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to develop and expand weatherization training centers across the country. These projects will provide green job training for local workers in energy efficiency retrofitting and weatherization services. With this training, skilled workers can help expand the use of energy efficient practices in America's homes and businesses. "A well-trained workforce will be a crucial part of America's clean energy

499

Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money October 28, 2013 - 12:50pm Addthis William Stewart, with Veterans Green Jobs, blows cellulose insulation in the interior walls of a Lakewood, Colorado, home. This home is part of the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program that supports energy efficiency upgrades to low-income homes in Denver. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL. William Stewart, with Veterans Green Jobs, blows cellulose insulation in the interior walls of a Lakewood, Colorado, home. This home is part of the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program that supports energy efficiency upgrades to low-income homes in Denver. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL.

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DOE Announces Nearly $120 Million to Advance Innovative Weatherization  

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DOE Announces Nearly $120 Million to Advance Innovative DOE Announces Nearly $120 Million to Advance Innovative Weatherization Projects, Highlights Progress in the Program Nationally DOE Announces Nearly $120 Million to Advance Innovative Weatherization Projects, Highlights Progress in the Program Nationally August 19, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today award selections for approximately 120 organizations across the country that will receive nearly $120 million to drive innovation under the Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program. These investments will enable successful weatherization agencies to expand their programs and will support new pilot projects to demonstrate innovative weatherization delivery and financial models and new technologies. Secretary Chu also