Residential Energy Services - WAP

Overview

This federally funded program is the most comprehensive low income conservation program.  It is administered in Pennsylvania by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).  ECA is one of 38 subgrantees statewide.  ECA can serve all low income households in the City of Philadelphia.  WAP is also the only weatherization program for oil heated households,  or any other non-utility fuel. 

Services are generally targeted to those who have the highest energy burden,  that is their energy bill exceeds 20% of their monthly income,  and to those with young children, elderly or disabled persons in the home.

WAP includes heating, water heating and electricity conservation treatments and helps families save 20%-40% on energy costs!

Depending on the results of a free audit, services may include:

  • Weather-stripping, caulking, repair of windows and doors
  • Wrapping of hot water heaters, heating pipes and ducts
  • Sealing of basement openings, crawl spaces and chase ways
  • Insulation of the roof area and bays
  • Energy education
  • Electricity conservation measures, e.g. lighting retrofit, refrigerator upgrades, etc.
  • Heating system repair or replacement
  • Automatic setback thermostat

Eligibility requirements

200% of the Federal Poverty Level whether you rent or own, and regardless of how you heat your home.

FAMILY SIZE..............ANNUAL
1....................................23,340
2....................................31,460
3....................................39,580
4....................................47,700
5....................................55,820
Each add’l person add.....8,120

The property may not have been weatherized by WAP after 1994.

How to apply

Schedule your free audit today by filling out this intake form
OR
Call 215-988-0929 ext. 4
OR
Contact your local Neighborhood Energy Center

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