Wx Staff Story: Brian Pawlak

Each of our team members in our Weatherization Department makes an impact in the lives they help. 

Our next staff story is Brian Pawlak, HVAC Technician at Newcap, for the past 9 years! Brian grew up in the residential building trade and joined our Weatherization team in 2011 to continue doing Weatherization work. His responsibilities include installing furnaces, fixing gas leaks and installing boilers. When asked what advice he would have for others who may be interested in a career in Weatherization, he said, “Try to get as much training as you can because every day is a new experience.” 

Each of our crew members has a vast toolbox of skills and training. For Brian that includes skills like framing, electrical, roofing, siding, installing windows, custom aluminum trim work, and carpentry. He is certified as a Lead Safe Renovator and Asbestos Supervisor. 

When asked what impact he feels his job makes in people’s lives, Brian said, “Helping maintain and keeping an energy efficient home” for our clients.