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Resources for Weatherization Operators

This page is for current weatherization operators to locate resources and materials commonly used in weatherization. Please reach out to the BCAEO for further assistance at


Michigan Weatherization Field guide (Web version)  Michigan Weatherization Field guide (pdf)

  • The Saturn 2021 Weatherization Field Guide presents procedures to analyze and retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency, health, safety, and durability under the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program. This field guide is hyperlinked to DOE’s Standard Work Specifications for Single-family, Multifamily, and Manufactured Homes.

Community Services Policy Manual CSPM (600 Series)    Other CSPM’s

  • Community services policy manual department of energy policy for weatherization assistance program. TheCommunity Services Policy Manual (CSPM) defines policy in the administration of funds provided to Community Action Agencies.

Standard work specifications (SWS’s)

  • Use the Standard Work Specifications (SWS) tool as an industry guide to ensure work performed during home energy upgrades is effective, durable, and safe.

Weatherization Program Notices & Memorandums (WPN’s)

  • The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is governed by various federal regulations designed to help manage and account for the resources provided by DOE. Each year, Congress passes a Weatherization Assistance Program Appropriation. Active and archived Weatherization Program Notices and Memorandums establish the framework for administering WAP funds