Matt Schwoegler
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Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
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Hi Everyone, Just caught this from one of my RSS feeds.  Not sure how old the story is:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dale Sherman Jan 26, 2012.

Significant LIHEAP Cuts Proposed?
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Hi Everyone,I was looking for some additional background on the proposed LIHEAP cuts I'm hearing about in the new Federal budget.  Supposedly the proposed reduction is quite large, on the order of…Continue

Tags: budget, LIHEAP

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Stuart Feb 15, 2011.

 

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Matt Schwoegler commented on Adam Flowers's blog post FTC Weighs In Regarding Energy Savings Claims by Window Companies
"Just received an e-mail from Sears with the subject line "Save on Electricity: Replace Your Windows".  The offer was to "Save $500...Request a FREE in-home estimate today"...it contained a link which took me…"
Mar 6, 2012
Dale Sherman replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"Looks like the story is about 1 year old. The only followup story I found was last March.  The Tennessee Comptroller's office investgated the weatherization program and wrote about it in their June 2010 audit report. …"
Jan 26, 2012
tedkidd replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"Barbara, thanks for the link.  Be careful getting excited about "Press Releases," there is usually a lot of makeup hiding the wrinkles.  Please let us know when the report follows.   Interesting to me is the outline of 4…"
Jan 26, 2012
Barbara Smith replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"Folks may be interested in this recent post on the WAPTAC blog: "GAO Releases Study that WAP On Track" http://www.waptac.org/Blog/ Also, we expect that very soon reports will begin to come out on the National Weatherization Retrospective…"
Jan 26, 2012
tedkidd replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"Matt, if you hadn't caused emotional response, would we ever have gotten informative responses from William and Don?  Doubtful.  Now we know some programs are tracking, even though it seems somewhat buried.   So in the…"
Jan 20, 2012
William H Nickerson replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"You know this topic actually makes me sick."its not what we dont know..its what we know for sure that gets us in trouble""
Jan 20, 2012
Matt Schwoegler replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"Hi William, Thank you for the PDF.  Appreciate your help."
Jan 20, 2012
William H Nickerson replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
Jan 20, 2012
Don Hynek replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"I gotta say, this endless garbage really gets to me. I WILL get in peoples' faces a little about this.   Everything you government-program-bashers do was developed by federally-funded weatherization workers and was field-tested by…"
Jan 20, 2012
William H Nickerson replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"in the spirit of"citzens united"and another movie line"show me the money""
Jan 20, 2012
Matt Schwoegler replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"Hi Evan, No foul, I just wanted to stress in my reply that I wasn't using the term loosely as some sensationalistic thread title to generate controversy or in any way to malign the whole weatherization program.  My question was specific to…"
Jan 20, 2012
tedkidd replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"I think most people try to do good work.  The point about scaling up is definitely true.  But "conflating" posts are necessary to attract eyeballs and create discourse so Evan, I think your title is to be applauded.  Without…"
Jan 19, 2012
Evan Mills replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"Seems we agree on most of this--accountability and skill are essential; good work happens in WAP, etc--and I certainly didn't intend a confrontation. Sorry if you took it that way.  In any case, my post was actually more in response to…"
Jan 19, 2012
Matt Schwoegler replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
""I think the term "Fraud" (even followed by a question mark) is an unfortunate choice of words here.  Let's please not conflate issues with workmanship with deliberate fraud." Hi Evan, You may think it is an unfortunate…"
Jan 19, 2012
William H Nickerson replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"I applaud your defence of the programs.Unfortunatly congress didnt think very highly.. they defunded it by 63%.Much like the farmers loan program of 80's the feds threw money at the wall like spigetti."No 10k is to little,we can give…"
Jan 19, 2012
Evan Mills replied to Matt Schwoegler's discussion Nashville Weatherization Program Fraud?
"Cherry Picking? It's easy to cherry-pick problems and stand them up as generalized straw men.  Anyone who was among the 3000+ attendees at the the recent National Weatherization Training Conference last month witnessed first-hand how many…"
Jan 19, 2012

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