Energy Conservation (Weatherization)
Take Control Of Your Home
PWC offers several services to help homeowners and renters take control of their energy usage and save on their utility bills. Depending on your location and your specific needs, below are some of the services you could receive:
Home Weatherization Programs
PWC provides free, professional home weatherization to low-income renters and homeowners who pay their own heating bills. We have several programs available., Problems like poor insulation and cracks around windows can cause unnecessarily high utility bills. In many cases, PWC can help reduce home energy expenditures by as much as 20 percent, while improving the safety, comfort and living conditions of residents.
Participants in our weatherization programs benefit from the following:
- Energy audit
- Furnace cleaning and tuning
- Carbon monoxide check
- Installation of weatherization materials (when appropriate)
- Compact fluorescent light bulbs
Electric Partnership Program (EPP)
The Electric Partnership Program is designed specifically for clients currently enrolled in or income eligible for the Percentage of Income Payment Program (PIPP), an extended payment arrangement that requires regulated gas and electric companies to accept payments based on a percentage of the household income.
Participants work with one of PWC’s staff auditors to develop an energy action plan to help do the following:
- Reduce the need for electricity
- Save on energy expenses
- Reduce growth of PIPP arrearage
Find out of if you are eligible to apply for PWC Energy Conservation (Weatherization) services.
Link for Ohio's Home Weatherization Assistance Program contact page: http://development.ohio.gov/contactus/Contactinfo.aspx