Examining Qualified Home for Opportunities to Reduce Heat Loss
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to reduce their energy bills by installing insulation in walls, floors, and ceilings, around ducts and pipes, around water heaters, and near the foundation and sill, making their homes more energy efficient. Funds are used to improve the energy performance of dwellings families in need, using the most advanced technologies and testing procedures available in the housing industry.
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Photos: Attic insulation is added to homes to keep them warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.
The county contracts with private sector contractors to install energy conservation measures to:
Educate occupants about saving energy and maximizing efficient, safe operations of their heating system
Preserve affordable housing in Pierce County
Forming Partnerships to Make the Homes of Low-Income People More Affordable Through Weatherization
New Program Focus!!
The Washington State legislature in 2015 expanded its investment in healthy, safe and energy efficient low-income weatherization to include improvements that help children and adults combat asthma. This new program initiative is called Weatherization Plus Health.
Weatherization Plus Health combines energy and cost saving weatherization improvements in low-income homes with measures that reduce health risks and health costs for vulnerable families. It is targeted to improve the home environments for children and adults with asthma.
Pierce County Weatherization Assistance has partnered with the Pierce County Health Department to assist Qualified households with occupants who have Asthma or COPD. You can complete a Weatherization Pre Application, in the comment section tell us you are interested in the Weatherization Plus Health.