Home Energy Low-income Program (HELP)Low-income clients with a total household income of $35,000 or less, are eligible to have a HELP tradesperson complete a comprehensive air-sealing (caulking, weather-stripping, sealing gaskets, etc….) free of charge.
HELP Program application
Other features of the HELP program include:
• installation of a programmable thermostat
• a low-flow showerhead
• a voucher for a free furnace cleaning (up to $80 value)
• a quantity of ENERGY STAR® CFL and LED light bulbs
These are simple measures that can a have a big impact on the amount of heat lost in your home, saving you money. The results will vary depending on the size of your home, the current condition of your home and the type of heating system you have—installing a programmable thermostat can save up to $250 per year in heating costs; and sealing air leaks with caulking and weather-stripping on windows and doors, sealing electrical outlets, and weather-stripping your attic hatch can save as much as $650 per year in heating costs.