- Test for air flow, drafts, gas leaks, carbon monoxide, and other efficiency, health, & safety issues.
- Educate clients on energy efficiency, protocols concerning health, and safe practices.
- Insulate attics, crawl spaces, and mobile home bellies.
- Make sure doors, windows, and ducting is sealed up tight.
- Install CFL (Compact Florescent Lamp) and
LED (Light Emmitting Diode) bulbs.
- Install carbon monoxide
and smoke detectors.
- Make minor repairs.
- Check all combustible appliances like: stoves, furnaces, and water heaters.
- Perform an energy audit to determine the most effective methods to reduce energy usage.
- Check, tune, or replace defective heating systems (if funding is available).
- Add ventilation to dwelling if needed.
- Repair mobile home bellies that have underpinning.
- Rehabilitate homes.
- Replace doors and windows.
- Install central heating and cooling units.
- Make repairs to roofs, floors, sewer, plumbing, and electrical systems.
- Build additions and modify bathrooms.
- Mold remediation and lead base paint abatement.
- Perform work based upon client desires or requests. All qualified dwellings that are
accepted under the current federal guidelines will be tested according to the established Priority Measures.
- Install underpinning or siding.
- Install or build porches, decks, or ramps.
- Provide service to any dwelling that does not have lights, running water, or proper sewage.
- Set up mobile homes that are not occupied.
- Please note: Minor repairs are secondary measures and are not done unless regular weatherization work is being performed.
The Weatherization Program is an energy conservation program with emphasis on the health and safety of the client.