|ACTION-Housing, Inc. - Weatherization - Allegheny County and City of Pittsburgh||Conserves energy through insulation and other energy conservation measures for low-income homeowners and renters. The program will replace cracked windows, weather strip, install door sweeps and other projects.||Allegheny||Weatherization Program||ACTION-Housing, Inc.|
|ACTION-Housing, Inc. - Weatherization - Washington and Greene Counties||Conserves energy through insulation and other energy conservation measures for low-income homeowners and renters. The program will replace cracked windows, weather strip, install door sweeps and other projects. May be able to help with broken furnaces.||Washington||Weatherization Program||ACTION-Housing, Inc.|
|Armstrong County Community Action Agency Weatherization Assistance Program||Provides assistance to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings occupied by low-income residents, helping to reduce their energy costs while safeguarding their health and safety.||Armstrong||The Pennsylvania Weatherization Assistance Program||Armstrong County Community Action Agency|
|Blair County Community Action Weatherization||Assistance in the form of labor and supplies to help people improve the energy efficiency of their homes, and any Health and Safety issues with their heating systems||Blair||Blair County Community Action Weatherization||Blair County Community Action Agency|
|Cambria County Weatherization Program||Weatherization program||Cambria||GPU Warm||Center for Community Action|
|Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services - Utility Assistance||Agency can assist low income customers with home heating expenses through several programs including: Operation Help (emergency grants to prevent electric service termination), other emergency assistance grants for emergency fuel deliveries, and/or the State WAP, PPL WRAP, or UGI LIURP weatherization assistance programs that install energy savings measures for the purpose of reducing heat loss and home heating expenses).
||Carbon||Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services||Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services|
|Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Emergency Repair Fund||Offers financial assistance for the repair or replacement of natural gas furnaces, water heaters, service & house lines and space heaters serving as the primary heat source for a residential dwelling.||Washington||Emergency Repair Fund||Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania|
|Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Income Qualified Energy Efficiency Program||IQEEP offers a free home energy audit and an energy efficiency plan with estimated cost-savings to qualifying customers. Installs a programmable thermostat when appropriate and offers energy saving resource information. Energy audits are available on a first-come, first-served basis.||Washington||Weatherization Programs||Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania|
|Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania LIURP Warm Choice Weatherization Program||Helps low-income residential customers lower the amount of electricity or natural gas used each month by installing energy saving features in the home to help reduce utility usage.||Washington||Weatherization Programs||Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania|
|Community Action - Main Office - Energy Conservation and Weatherization||Reduces home energy consumption by installing materials such as attic insulation, weather strips, and door sweeps. Also provides energy conservation education.||Jefferson||Community Action - Main Office||Community Action|
|Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Weatherization||Designed to reduce the usage of energy consumption in the home through the installation of energy conversation measures such as attic and sidewall insulation. Provides utility weatherization programs for the following companies: National Fuel Gas, Pennsylvania Power, Dominion's Peoples Gas, Allegheny Power and Pennsylvania-American Water.||Mercer||Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Utilities||Community Action Partnership of Mercer County |
|Conservation Consultants||Promotes responsible energy use in homes and other buildings. Helps residents of 15211 with in-home energy conservation such as window and door jambs, shower heads and fluorescent light bulbs.||Allegheny||Conservation Consultants||Conservation Consultants|
|Duquesne Light - CARES||Assists payment-troubled and special needs customers obtain necessary social service support and assistance.||Allegheny||Duquesne Light - Customer Assistance Programs||Duquesne Light|
|Duquesne Light - Customer Assistance Program||Provides needed assistance to low-income, payment-troubled customers at or below 150% of the Federal poverty level and a demonstrated or expressed inability to pay their electric service bill. A major benefit to customers who faithfully meet their monthly CAP payment arrangement is complete forgiveness of their indebtedness to Duquesne Light Company. Customers who are successfully enrolled in the program are allowed to pay a reduced monthly amount, based on the amount of household income and size.||Allegheny||Duquesne Light - Customer Assistance Programs||Duquesne Light|
|Duquesne Light - Smart Comfort Program||Helps customers reduce the amount of electricity used in their homes. Low-income usage reduction program (LIURP).||Allegheny||Duquesne Light - Customer Assistance Programs||Duquesne Light|
|Equitable Gas Customer Assistance Referral Evaluation Service (CARES)||Special consideration and assessment of customers with special needs such as the elderly, people with disabilities, or people with medical issues or illness. This is not a grant program.||Allegheny||Equitable Gas CARES||Equitable Gas|
|Equitable Gas Low Income Usage Reduction Program||Assists eligible low-income customers in reducing energy bills through the installation of various energy conservation measures. The services may include attic insulation, sidewall insulation, heating equipment repair, air sealing, etc.||Allegheny||Low Income Usage Reduction Program||Equitable Gas|
|FirstEnergy Corp. WARM||The WARM program provides home energy conservation audits and education to help low income customers save money by reducing their energy consumption. No payment is required from participants for energy saving measures they receive. Qualified participants must meet a minimum monthly usage requirement and income guidelines. Cambria County WARM agencies listed below.
Community Action Partnership of Cambria Co.
3133 New Germany Rd, Ebensburg, PA 15931
321 Main St., Seifert Medical Bldg., #5G
Johnstown, PA 15901
Community Action Partnership of Cambria Co.
516 Main Street, Johnstown, PA 15901
Dollar Energy Fund
800 Cabin Hill Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601
||Cambria||Penelec- Cambria County||FirstEnergy Corp.|
|First Energy - Met-Ed - Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Programs||Offers the following customer assistance programs to those in need:
1) Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Program (PCAP:) Helps residential customers maintain electric service and eliminate their past-due balance. PCAP offers a reduced bill that is based on a percentage of income and debt forgiveness. Debt forgiveness credits are applied directly to participants' electric service accounts in recognition of payments that are made on time and paid in-full. The goals of PCAP are to:
* Improve ability to make a payment
* Reduce consumption of electricity (eligible PCAP customers must participate in WARM)
* Reduce electric account debt
2) Customer Assistance & Referral Evaluation Services Program (CARES): Provides assistance on a short-term basis to payment-troubled residential customers. Based upon the circumstances, company CARES representatives make referrals to social agencies and provide information on appropriate company and/or external programs. CARES is open to:
* any customer 60 years of age or over
* a handicapped or disabled person
* a seriously ill person
* a family with a seriously ill family member who resides in the household
NOTE: Associates may want to refer a person to a CARES Analyst if they know the business partner may be over income for a Company sponsored program, but, due to extenuating circumstances, needs assistance. Example: A person may have an adequate income, but they have a sick child and are incurring some heavy medical expenses.
3) WARM Program: an energy conservation program for Met-Ed's low-income residential customers in PA. The objective of the program is to help customers save energy and money by reducing their energy consumption. This is done by installing energy-saving home improvements in the home and by educating family members on ways to lower their electric usage. Met-Ed works with community-based organizations and energy conservation contractors to provide these WARM Program services at no additional cost to eligible participants. There are household income requirements and other program qualifications. (could provide insulation, caulking, weather-stripping, refrigerator/freezer replacement, water heater inspection, energy-saving light bulbs, replace inefficient air conditioners)
In cooperation with other agencies, Met-Ed offers these additional services to customers in need:
1) Dollar Energy Fund: www.dollarenergy.org- 1-888-282-6816, option #4. This is the name of the largest Hardship Fund in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. DEF awards grants to participating member's low-income customers and takes PCAP applications in designated areas. Customers who have not previously been enrolled in PCAP can apply for a Dollar Energy grant if they meet the all eligibility requirements.
2) Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP:) A federally funded grant program administered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through its network of local county assistance offices. LIHEAP provides customers help with paying winter heating bills, and occasionally summer cooling bills. LIHEAP funds may be used to pay an electric bill even if electricity is not the main source of heat. Met-Ed receives funds to be applied to eligible homeowners' heating bills. Contact the Berks County Department of Public Assistance to receive application. There are household income requirements for this program. LIHEAP has two components:
* CASH- provides a cash payment directly to the utility, to be applied toward bill reduction if certain guidelines are met.
* CRISIS- provides a grant to help avoid shut off electric service, which resulted from over-due bills. This grant also can be used to restore service shut off during the winter months.
Click here to see information on Met-Ed customer assistance programs.
||Berks||First Energy - Met-Ed||First Energy|
|First Energy - Penelec - WARM Energy Conservation Program||An energy conservation program for Penelec's low-income residential customers in PA. The objective of the program is to help customers save energy and money by reducing their energy consumption. This is done by installing energy-saving home improvements in the home and by educating family members on ways to lower their electric usage. Penelec works with community-based organizations and energy conservation contractors to provide these WARM Program services at no additional cost to eligible participants. There are household income requirements and other program qualifications.||Berks||First Energy - Penelec||First Energy|
|First Energy - Penn Power - Customer Assistance & Referral Evaluation Services Program||CARES provides assistance on a short-term basis to payment-troubled residential customers. Based on individual circumstances, company CARES representatives make referrals to social agencies and provide information on appropriate company and/or external programs. CARES is available to:
* Any customer 60 years of age or over
* A handicapped or disabled customer
* A seriously ill customer
* a customer with a seriously ill family member who resides in the household
||Lawrence||First Energy - Penn Power||First Energy|
|First Energy - Penn Power - WARM Energy Conservation Program||The WARM Program can help you lower your electric bill and keep your home more comfortable in the winter and summer months.
Customers participating in WARM:
* receive an in-home energy usage evaluation
* work with a trained energy educator to create an energy-savings plan
* have the opportunity to receive energy-saving home improvements installed in the home
||Lawrence||First Energy - Penn Power||First Energy|
|First Energy's WARM Program||Depending on how much electricity a household uses each month, the WARM program could provide them with energy-saving home improvements such as:
-Attic and/or wall insulation
-Caulking and weather-stripping
-Refrigerator/freezer testing and possible replacement
-Electric water heater inspection
-Energy-Saving light bulbs
-Reflective window tint to reduce cooling costs
*The specific improvements that a household is eligible to receive will be determined during the home energy evaluation. No payment is required for these installations, services.||Dauphin||Dauphin County Weatherization||Dauphin County Weatherization |
|First Energy - West Penn Power - WARM Program - Low Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP)||LIURP The WARM Program can help low-income customers’ lower electric bills and keep their homes more comfortable in the winter and summer months. It is available to homeowners and renters with landlord approval.
Customers participating in WARM: Receive an in-home energy evaluation, work with a trained energy educator to create an energy-savings plan, and have the opportunity to receive the following energy-saving items installed in the home: Caulking and weather-stripping, Refrigerator/freezer testing and possible replacement, Electric water heater inspection, and Energy-saving light bulbs.
The specific improvements that you are eligible to receive will be determined during your home energy evaluation. No payment is required for these installations/services.||Westmoreland||First Energy - West Penn Power||First Energy|
|Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Weatherization||IN THE CITY OF ERIE ONLY
Weatherization provides assistance and energy education to low income owners or renters who are occupants of housing units that are in need of improvements to reduce energy usage. Weatherization audits the dwelling in accordance to industry standards and determines what work will make the structure more comfortable and energy efficient.
Replacement of broken glass
Furnace inspection||Erie||Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office||Greater Erie Community Action Committee|
|Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh - Weatherization||Weatherization services including, but not limited to: roof replacement, furnaces repair/replacement, windows, doors, insulation and ductwork. Work is completed through a contractor and financed through a 1% interest loan that covers the cost of repairs.||Allegheny||Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh||Habitat for Humanity|
|Housing Authority of the County of Beaver - Weatherization Program||The goal of the Weatherization Program is to reduce heating costs for low income families by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety.
Weatherization services in Beaver County are provided by the Housing Authority of the County of Beaver to both homeowners and renters.||Beaver||Housing Authority of the County of Beaver||Housing Authority of the County of Beaver - Public And Indian Housing|
|Jefferson Community Action Partnership - Weatherization||Provides weatherization services.||Jefferson||Jefferson Community Action Partnership||Jefferson Community Action Partnership|
|Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Lead and Healthy Homes Program||The Lead and Healthy Homes Program (LHHP) builds on the model established by the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to identify and address a variety of environmental health and safety concerns including: Biological Agents; Chemical Agents; and Structural Deficiencies.||Lawrence||Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Healthy Homes||Lawrence County Community Action Partnership|
|Low-Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP)||The Low Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP) LIURP is intended to assist low-income residential customers lower their energy costs through effective energy conservation. Customers may qualify for energy efficiency improvements such as storm windows, storm doors, insulation, refrigerator replacement, water heater jackets, energy-efficient lighting, and energy audits. LIURP complements and supplements the services funded by other low-income programs. Each utility company has some flexibility in terms of the nature of services provided to reduce energy usage.
||Dauphin||Dauphin County Assistance Office||Dauphin County Assistance Office |
|National Fuel Gas - Erie - LIURP||Offers free energy conservation measures to high usage, low income households to help make energy bills more affordable.||Erie||National Fuel Gas - Erie||National Fuel Gas|
|National Fuel Gas - Oil City - LIURP||Offers free energy conservation measures to high usage, low income households to help make energy bills more affordable.||Venango||National Fuel Gas - Oil City||National Fuel Gas|
|Northern Tier Community Action Corporation - Weatherization||Highly skilled staffs assess the entire household to determine which materials cost will effectively provide a warm, energy efficient home while insuring occupant health and safety. Clients are also provided with information on ways in which they can control high utility costs.||Cameron||Northern Tier Community Action Corporation||Northern Tier Community Action Corporation|
|Peoples Natural Gas - Low Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP)||Assists eligible low-income customers in reducing energy bills through the installation of various energy conservation measures. The services may include attic insulation, sidewall insulation, heating equipment repair, air sealing, etc. Customers may own or rent their home; however, if renting, the landlord must provide written approval.
||Allegheny||Peoples Natural Gas||Peoples Natural Gas|
|People's TWP (T.W. Philips) Customer Assistance (CAP, CARES, Wise Choice)||Energy Help Fund (EHF): May allow a qualified low income residential customer to obtain a discounted monthly payment for their gas bill. Other benefits of the EHF Program may include reduced rates and credits toward past due balances when monthly payments are made on or before each monthly bill payment date.
CARES: The Customer Assistance and Referral program (“CARES”) may be able to help customers who are experiencing a temporary hardship by referring those customers to assistance programs specific to the customer's need.
Wise Choice Weatherization Program: This program may help reduce the gas usage of your home so that you may have lower monthly utility bills. A qualified home may receive a wide range of free services including but not limited to: installation of attic and wall insulation, door sweeps, caulking and weather stripping, furnace or boiler inspection and tune-up and a water tank inspection. A comprehensive energy audit and inspection of the home may be performed as well. The inspector will even advise you about many energy savings tips.||Butler||People's TWP (TW Philips) Customer Assistance Programs (CAP, CARES, Wise Choice)||People's TWP (TW Philips) Gas and Oil|
|Redevelopment Authority of the City of Uniontown Weatherization Assistance Program||Provides assistance to low-income households for energy efficiency improvements and repairs.||Fayette||Weatherization Assistance Program||Redevelopment Authority of the City of Uniontown|
|Redevelopment Authority of the County of Fayette Weatherization Assistance Program||Provides assistance to low-income households for energy efficiency improvements and repairs.||Fayette||Weatherization Assistance Program||Redevelopment Authority of the County of Fayette|
|Steel Valley Opportunities Industrialization||Home weatherization services.||Allegheny||Steel Valley Opportunities Industrialization||Steel Valley Opportunities Industrialization Center|
|Stella Winter storm||A listing of Stella storm info appears here: ||Stella Winter Storm||Stella Winter Storm|
|Tableland Services Weatherization Programs||Various weatherization programs, including LIHEAP furnace repair/replace crisis program.||Somerset||Tableland Services Weatherization Programs||Tableland Services|
|UGI Central Penn Gas - Low Income Usage Reduction Program / Weatherization||The Low Income Usage Reduction Program LIURP or Weatherization offers free energy conservation measures to high usage, low-income households to help make energy bills more affordable. Possible energy saving measures can include ceiling insulation, floor, duct and hot water pipe insulation, caulking and weather-stripping, gas heater repairs and water flow restrictors.||Clinton||UGI Central Penn Gas||UGI Central Penn Gas|
|UGI Utility Provider/Customer Outreach Programs||Area utility company which supplies natural gas to industrial commercial and residential customers.
Specialized Customer Outreach Program services include:
- Customer Assistance and Referral Evaluation Service (CARES) Program: Assists UGI customers who are having difficulty paying their bills. Customer representatives meet and discuss LIHEAP, budget counseling, weatherization services and community resources.
- Operation SHARE: A one-time financial assistance payment of the client's active gas account providing the customer has demonstrated a history of regular payments and meets eligible criteria.
- CAP (Customer Assistance Program): Budget billing programs that helps low income, payment troubled customers better afford their UGI bills. Based on family size and income.
- LIURP (Low Income Usage Reduction Program): UGI's weatherization program is offered to qualified customers who use UGI for heating their home. Program services are provided free of charge and may include window and baseboard caulking, door and window weather-stripping, attic and sidewall insulation, duct and pipe insulation, ventilation, water conservation devices, furnace inspection and energy education.
Optional programs include:
- Equal monthly payment plans for residential customers.
- Third Party Notification Program which permits customer to name someone who would receive a copy of any termination notices which may be sent due to non-payment of bills.
- Extended Due Date program allows senior citizens to adjust their bill's due date to coincide with Social Security checks.
- Appliance maintenance and repair
- Residential service contracts for gas home heating systems and hot water heaters.||Berks||UGI||UGI|
|Urban Redevelopment Authority Pittsburgh - PHRP PLUS For Energy Efficiency||An energy efficiency grant and loan program. Under this program, participants will receive a $2,500 grant, higher borrowing limits up to $35,000 for a single unit home, and a longer repayment term to 25 years.
Qualifying energy efficiency GRANT improvements: air leakage through the building envelope; insufficient and/or poorly installed insulation; air leakage through ductwork.||Allegheny||Urban Redevelopment Authority Pittsburgh Home Rehabilitation Program||Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh|
|Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council - Low Income Residential Assistance (LIRA)||This program provides energy education and home heating plant replacement.||Warren||Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council||Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council|
|Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council - Low Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP)||This program provides sidewall insulation and weatherization services.||Warren||Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council||Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council|
|Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council - Pennsylvania Weatherization Assistance Program||This program provides furnace testing, repair, and replacement; attic and crawlspace insulation; window repairs; weather stripping; air sealing; energy education; and related health and safety matters.||Warren||Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council||Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council|
|Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council - WARM III Program||This program provides weatherization services that include insulation; weather stripping; caulking; the replacement of broken glass; and in-depth consumer energy education to help manage electric consumption.||Warren||Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council||Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council|
|Weatherization Assistance Program||Dauphin County Weatherization conducts on-site energy audits to assess conditions in the home and to identify the most cost effective energy savings measures needed.
Weatherization services include but are not limited to:
- Blower door guided air sealing to effectively locate and reduce air-leakage throughout the home;
- Installation of attic, wall, basement and crawlspace insulation and ventilation to reduce energy loss;
- Heating system modification or replacement to increase the efficiency and/or safety of the heating system;
- Minor repairs, and/or health and safety measures are provided (when necessary) to allow the safe and effective installation of the weatherization measures;
- Client education on the proper use and maintenance of the installed Weatherization measures and ways to reduce energy waste everyday.
||Dauphin||Dauphin County Weatherization||Dauphin County Weatherization |
|Weatherization Assistance Program||On site energy audits are conducted to assess conditions in homes and to identify the most cost-effective energy saving measures to be installed. Weatherization services include but are not limited to:
*Blower door guided air sealing to effectively locate and reduce air-leakage throughout the home;
* Installation of attic, wall, basement and crawlspace insulation and ventilation to reduce energy loss;
* Heating system modification or replacement to increase the efficiency and/or safety of the heating system;
* Minor repairs, and/or health and safety measures are provided (when necessary) to allow the safe and effective installation of the weatherization measures;
* Client education on the proper use and maintenance of the installed Weatherization measures and ways to reduce energy waste everyday.
||Union||SEDA - Council of Governments||SEDA - Council of Governments |
|Weatherization Assistance Program, SCCAP||Provides weatherization services to low-income homeowners and renters, with elderly, handicapped and high energy users being the target population. Weatherization includes insulation, air sealing, heating system retrofits, baseload electric measures, client energy education, and energy audits.||Adams||South Central Community Action Programs, Adams County||South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP|
|Weatherization Assistance Program, SCCAP||Provides weatherization services to low-income homeowners and renters, with elderly, handicapped and high energy users being the target population. Weatherization includes insulation, air sealing, heating system retrofits, baseload electric measures, client energy education, and energy audits.||Adams||South Central Community Action Programs, Franklin County||South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP|
|Westmoreland County Housing Authority Weatherization and Rehab Programs||Provides weatherization services to low income homeowners and renters throughout Westmoreland County. The Rehab program provides either a roof or furnace replacement to very low income homeowners in all but five areas of Westmoreland County (Opt out areas are Arnold, Jeannette, Monessen, New Kensington, Scottdale).||Westmoreland||Weatherization and Rehab Programs||Westmoreland County Housing Authority|
|Winter Relief Assistance Program (WRAP)||WRAP is free weatherization for customers who use a certain amount of electricity and meet income guidelines. Professional contractors perform the work at no cost to you. You may qualify for attic insulation, appliance replacement, air sealing and other energy saving measures. Trained educators go through your home from top to bottom. They show you ways to reduce your energy bills. The program is available to both homeowners and renters.||Dauphin||PPL Electric Utilities||PPL Electric Utilities |