U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program
Video of Obama Address to the White House Jobs and Economic Growth Forum
President Barack Obama stressed the importance of weatherization in spurring local economic growth and creating jobs at the Jobs and Economic Growth Forum on December 3, 2009. The President called the forum at the White House in order to brainstorm with corporate executive officers, small business owners, labor leaders, and heads of nonprofit organizations about how to encourage economic growth and create jobs. You can read about the jobs forum and view videos of the sessions dealing with specific topics on the White House Web site.
You can view an excerpt of the President's remarks about weatherization below.