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Weatherization Assistance

The Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides eligible households with home energy conservation services. Households that are eligible for weatherization services. Homeowners and tenants with their landlord’s permission are eligible. 

Typical weatherization activities include:

  • Air sealing to reduce infiltration
  • Attic Insulation
  • Sidewall Insulation
  • Floor Insulation
  • Pipe and/or Duct Insulation
  • Weatherstripping Doors
  • Limited Energy Related Repairs

 

Homes also receive a thorough evaluation of the heating system as well as the health and safety testing of all combustion appliances. Local licensed and insured private-sector weatherization contractors complete the work at no cost to the residents. The certified agency staff inspects all completed work to be certain that the authorized work was completed in a satisfactory manner.

An average grant of $4,625 in weatherization funds is awarded for each home for installed energy efficiency measures. Households may also be eligible for a variety of utility-funded energy efficiency.

If you are an Eversource or National Grid Customer and are on the reduced rate, you may qualify for the following services:

  • LED Light bulbs
  • Refrigerator replacement
  • Air Conditioner replacement
  • Freezer replacement
  • Washing machine replacement
  • Dehumidifier replacement

For more information call 413-263-6500 or to make an appointment visit us at our office location at 721 State Street, Springfield, MA.

Download: Weatherization_brochure-2020-Updates.pdf