(Frequently ASked Questions)
Does Weatherization cost anything?
No. It is offered at no cost to eligible households.
How do I apply for Weatherization?
You apply through the Energy Assistance Program.
I received a letter stating I qualified for Weatherization, what does it mean?
The letter is from fuel assistance and everyone eligible is qualified for weatherization. Selections are made on a priority basis due to limited funds.
What is your priority for selection?
Elderly households that are disabled with high heat costs
Elderly or disabled households with high heat costs
High heat cost households
* These are the top three priorities from which we select.
How many households do you weatherize each year?
We weatherize approximately 3% of all qualified fuel assistance households each year.
What type of work does Weatherization do?
Examples are: insulation, weather stripping, caulking, seal bypasses, furnace work, and venting.
Who determines Weatherization work that will be done?
A trained auditor will perform an energy audit.
I had Weatherization in the past; can I be weatherized again?
Yes, once every ten years you may apply for Weatherization depending on your priority.