The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to reduce their energy costs by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety. Pierce County Human Services provides weatherization services to qualifying low-income residents outside the city limits of Tacoma.
The County provides the following Weatherization measures:
Insulation (floor, attic, duct, and walls)
Heat loss reduction
Test all gas appliances
Carbon Monoxide detectors
Improve indoor air quality
Energy conservation measures
Weatherization Plus Health The Washington State legislature expanded its investment in healthy, safe and energy efficient weatherization to include improvements that help children and adults combat asthma and other respiratory issues. This program initiative, called Weatherization Plus Health, combines weatherization improvements in low-income homes with measures that reduce health risks and health costs for impacted families.
The Pierce County Weatherization Assistance Program has partnered with the Pierce County Health Department to assist Qualified households with occupants who have Asthma, COPD or other respiratory issues. Learn more about the project.