Weatherization Study Law and Legal Definition

Weatherization is the practice of protecting a building and its interior from sunlight, precipitation, and wind, and of modifying a building to reduce energy consumption and optimize energy efficiency.

According to 42 USCS § 8233, the President will conduct a study which will monitor weatherization activities. The President must report to Congress annually concerning:

(1) the extent of progress made through weatherization activities toward the achievement of national energy conservation goals;

(2) adequacy and costs of materials necessary for weatherization activities; and

(3) the need for and desirability of modifying weatherization activities and extending such activities to a broader range of income groups.