U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program
You may visit the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division or call the DOL Wage-Hour Toll-Free Information and Helpline between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (in your time zone): 1-866-4US-WAGE (1-866-487-9243).
Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Davis-Bacon Act, please visit the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program searchable FAQ database.
See also the DOE General Counsel's hotline (GCHotline FAQ) for legal questions related to the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA), including the State Energy Program (SEP), Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG), and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).
Impact of Davis-Bacon Requirements of the 2009 Recovery Act
August 24, 2010, Webinar: Introduction to Davis-Bacon for WAP, SEP, and EECBG Grantees. This webinar covered background on Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and described the implications for grant recipients and subgrant recipients. Items covered include wage determinations, the collection of certified payrolls, and monitoring visits to construction work sites.
September 27, 2010 DBA Compliance Webinar for DOE WAP, SEP, EECBG Grantees, Sub-Grantees, and their Contractors (hosted by Tim Helm from the Department of Labor)
October 7, 2009 Webinar on Certified Payrolls
Davis-Bacon Act Labor Clauses for inclusion in ARRA Awards when Wage Rate Requirements Clauses are Required. Approved by the U.S. Department of Labor August 20, 2009
A Desk Guide to the Davis-Bacon Act
DOE outlines prevailing wage requirements for contractors on federal contracts and DBA-covered federally financed or assisted construction projects.
Weatherization Assistance Program
Weatherization Assistance Program Recovery Act Grant Closeout Guidance and FAQs
Department of Labor wage determinations for weatherization – revised December 2009
Memo addressing questions about whether the special project wage determination surveys for residential weatherization construction work being conducted by the Labor Department will be applicable to multifamily units, July 30, 2009
Letter to Matt Rogers, DOE from Dept. of Labor regarding Recovery Act DBA Weatherization by CAA's dated June 1, 2009.
Letter to Weatherization Assistance Program grantees from Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis regarding wage rates, July 24, 2009
Notice to weatherization agencies about the Davis-Bacon provisions of the 2009 Recovery Act from DOE Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program Manager Gil Sperling, July 10, 2009
Weatherization Assistance Program Notice 09-09 deals with the implementation of the Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage requirements in the 2009 Recovery Act
Revised Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations for the Weatherization Assistance Program
WAP Program Notice 10-07 effective December 14, 2009
Davis-Bacon Labor Rates for Weatherization Work in Multifamily Buildings
WAP Program Notice 10-04 effective November 10, 2009
State Energy Program
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program
10-004 Guidance on implementation of the Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage requirements for Energy Efficiency Conservation Block recipients under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Revised April 12, 2010.
10-005A Guidance on Davis-Bacon Act Requirements for Recovery Act-Funded Rebate, Grant and Financing Programs for Individual Homeowners Conducted Under the State Energy Program, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program and Appliance Rebate Program. Revised April 7, 2010
- 10-012 Guidance on Davis-Bacon Act Wage Rates for ARRA-Funded Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Projects Including Residential Weatherization Work. Effective May 6, 2010.
Draft Sample Collection Instrument
Davis-Bacon Semi-annual Labor Compliance Report
OMB Control Number 1910-New