Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)


The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) reduces household energy use through the installation of cost-effective energy savings measures, which also improve resident health and safety.  Common measures including sealing air leaks, adding insulation, and repairing heating and cooling systems.  WAP does not offer assistance with paying utility bills.

DHCD works with a network of nonprofit organizations around the state, who directly implement the program.  Click ‘FIND YOUR LOCAL PROVIDER’ below. Contact the local provider WHERE THE HOME IS LOCATED for further information and to apply.

Typical weatherization services include:

  • Checking for health and safety risks, including testing for carbon monoxide levels and installing CO2 and fire alarms 
  • Sealing air leaks with insulation, caulking, or weather-stripping
  • Installing ventilation fans
  • Repairing drafty duct systems
  • Repairing and replacing inefficient or unsafe heating and cooling systems
  • Installing energy efficient lighting