U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program
Women in Tyvek: Hope in Nontraditional Green Jobs
May 1, 2011
“We do as much work as the men!” says Ruby Carrasquillo a weatherization technician with the Queens, New York based Community Environmental Center (CEC). She is one of three women among a total of 23 CEC weatherization technicians whose average work day includes blowing cellulose insulation into walls, insulating pipes, weather-stripping doors or caulking windows.
Read this artlicle on the Truth-Out.org website.