‘Cash for Caulkers’: Stimulus for contractors

Who could forget the government’s much-hyped Cash for Clunkers program? Its runaway success has inspired yet another industry to save—this time one that contractors, construction workers and do-it-yourself homeowners alike can benefit from. Proposed earlier this month, Cash for Caulkers might just prove a boon to all of us in the industry, if the program comes to life as part of President Obama’s job creation agenda in 2010.

Via Treehugger.com, Britannica

Via Treehugger.com, Britannica

From performing an energy audit to using an online Energy Saver calculator, we recommend reading this article in the USA Today,  which outlines 19 different measures you can take to weatherize your home, and the potential incentives that will get contractors back to work, and homeowners on the path to save.
And for extra credit, check out this diagram outlining some potential weatherization projects on Treehugger.com.

Diagram via Treehugger.com

Diagram via Treehugger.com

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