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Home Energy Conservation

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

Fond du Lac, Green Lake & Winnebago Counties

This program improves the energy efficiency of homes by using the most advanced technologies, testing equipment and protocols available in the housing industry.  The energy conservation resulting from the program helps our country reduce its dependence on foreign oil and decreases the cost of energy for the families in need while improving the health and safety of their homes.

Limited Weatherization Program is for households that cannot receive regular weatherization due to the home's condition or the project not being cost effective. It also improves the energy efficiency
of homes by providing lighting, refigerator and freezer upgrades for households that do not receive standard weatherization services.

Emergency Furnace Repair and Replacement Program is for homes with furnaces that are not working or are unsafe.

Eligibility:  To receive the benefits of the weatherization programs, household eligibility is first established by the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provider in the county where the applicant resides. The WHEAP system verifies the household income level. If a household's level is less than 60% of the state median income level, the household is income eligible.

Available Weatherization Services

Services and items available through the weatherization program are:

  • Installing insulation in the attic, walls, floors and basements
  • Replacing furnaces, water heaters, freezers, and refrigerators
  • Reducing the home's air leakage
  • LED and CFL light bulbs
  • Water saving devices

Available Limited Weatherization Services

The only services and items available are:

  • LED and CFL light bulbs
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Appliance removal incentives

Available Emergency Furnace Repair and Replacement Services

The only services available are:

  • Repair non-working furnaces
  • Replace non-working furnaces
  • Heating system analysis and testing

Funding Sources

All of these programs costs are funded though the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (EAP), and state Public Benefits (PB) funding.

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