Free home energy and weatherization improvements for income-qualified customers
energySMART offers free weatherization for income-qualified customers in coordination with the Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP).
IHWAP helps income-qualified customers access affordable energy services and increase comfort in their homes. Free measures and upgrades may include:
- Air sealing
- Attic and wall insulation
- Furnace repair and replacement
Eligibility depends on the combined household income of everyone living in the unit. Households with a combined income at or below 150% of the federal poverty level using State and HHS funds and those at or below 200% of the federal poverty level using DOE funding are eligible.
Contact the Community Action Agency for your area with any questions, to see if you’re eligible or to apply for assistance.