Are you eligible?
- Homeowners or renters with their landlord’s permission can apply.
- The home to be weatherized must be a primary residence in Arizona. Single-family homes, multifamily homes (townhomes, duplexs, apartment complexes) and mobile homes or trailers qualify.
- Eligibility is based on household income. To see if you qualify consult the Income Guideline Chart.
- Protects a home or a building and its interior from the impact of the elements
- Reduces energy consumption and optimizes energy efficiency
- Reduces energy costs
Weatherization in Arizona
- Since 1977, 24,000 homes have received weatherization assistance
- Low-income households spend up to 30% of their annual income on energy bills for non-weatherized homes. Other households spend 5-6%
- Improved health and safety in the homes
- Cost savings: Weatherization reduces household fuel costs between 25 and 30%
- Reduced environmental impact
- On average, every $1 invested in weatherization measures returns of $2.51 to the household and society
*$1.80 is returned in reduced energy bills
*$0.71 is returned to ratepayers, households, and communities
- Computerized energy audits and advanced diagnostic equipment determine the most cost-effective measures for each home
- Typical measures include installing insulation in walls, floors and attics; reducing imbalances in air filtration and pressure; repairing and replacing ducts; repair and replacement of heating and cooling units; replacing broken windows and doors; health and safety tests for combustion, carbon dioxide and gas leaks.
- Community Action Human Resource Agency, (covering Pinal County ), 520-466-1112
- Gila County, 928-425-7631
- Maricopa County, (but not City of Phoenix or City of Mesa), 602-506-5911
- MesaCAN, 480-833-9200
- Northern Arizona Council of Governments, (Apache, Navajo, Coconino, and Yavapai counties) 928-774-1895
- Pima County, 520-243-6777
- City of Phoenix, 602-495-0700
- Southeastern Arizona Community Action Program (SEACAP), (Graham, Greenlee, Cochise, and Santa Cruz Counties), 928-428-4653
- Tucson Urban League, (covering cities of Tucson and South Tucson), 520-791-9522
- Western Arizona Council of Governments, (Yuma, La Paz, and Mohave counties), 928-782-1886
For information on services on tribal lands, contact:
- Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, (covering all tribal governments except the Navajo Nation), 602-258-4822
ENERGY SAVINGS: In 2010, Oak Ridge National Laboratory estimated annual savings for an average family at $437 a year (pg.15; p3).