Training Certifications for Weatherization Installations & Audits

On March 2, 2010, the Commission entered an order at Docket No. M-2010-2152691 soliciting comments on the current training required by electric and natural gas distribution companies of their employees and contractors who conduct weatherization installations and audits, as well as the impact on the companies’ Low Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP).

In the order, the Commission also welcomed comments on the impact, both cost and programmatic, of any such change in the training certification on electric distribution companies’ Act 129 plans. Comments were due on April 1, 2010 and reply comments are due on April 21, 2010.

Technical questions related to Act 129 should be directed to Scott Gebhardt in the PUC’s Bureau of Technical Utility Services' Energy Planning Section at (717) 425-2860 or sgebhardt@pa.gov. Technical questions related to LIURP should be directed to Sarah Dewey in the PUC’s Bureau of Consumer Services at (717) 705-4029 or sdewey@pa.gov. Questions relating to legal or procedural issues should be directed to Kriss Brown in the PUC’s Law Bureau at (717) 787-4518 or kribrown@pa.gov.

Weatherization Training Order - Docket No. M-2010-2152691, entered on March 2, 2010.