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Home Energy Conservation

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

Fond du Lac, Green Lake & Winnebago Counties

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) helps homeowners and renters reduce their energy consumption and utility costs. Weatherization improves the energy efficiency, safety, and comfort of homes by using the most advanced technologies, testing equipment and protocols available in the housing industry.

Some of the services and items available through the Weatherization Assistance Program:

  • Energy audits and safety inspections of homes
  • Insulation in attics, walls, floors and basements
  • Sealing drafts and air leakage
  • Improving heating systems and water heaters
  • Installing energy efficient refrigerators, freezers, and clothes washers
  • Improving exhaust ventilation
  • LED lighting, water saving devices, and health and safety alarms

The Home Energy Plus (HE+) Furnace Program is available to homeowners with any type of primary heat source that is not operable or is unsafe. Repair or replacement of a heating system can be made at no cost to the homeowner if they are in an emergency situation with no heat between Oct. 1 – May 15.

Call your local Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance (WHEAP) Provider or 1-800-506-5596 immediately if you are experiencing a no heat situation.

Eligibility:  Weatherization and HE+ Furnace Program eligibility is determined by your local WHEAP provider. WHEAP uses a previous month income test which is annualized to determine eligibility. WHEAP assistance is a one time payment made to your utility provider during the heating season. All heating fuel types are eligible for Home Energy Plus Programs.

Funding Sources: Programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and State of WI Public Benefits (PB) funding. Administration provided by the State of WI DOA Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources.

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