The program is designed to reduce energy consumption in the home. By reducing the energy bills of low-income families as opposed to offering aid, weatherization reduces dependency and liberates these funds for spending on more pressing family issues. On average, weatherization reduces overall energy bills by $358 per year at current prices.

Required measures include the replacement and/or installation of the three major components:
Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs) – Replaces warm stale air inside the residence with fresh, filtered and pre-cooled air from the outdoors; Assists in maintaining comfortable indoor humidity levels.

Bathroom Exhaust Fans – Rids air of excess moisture, humidity, odors and other pollutants.
Kitchen Exhaust Fans – Removes airborne grease, combustion products, fumes, smoke, odors, heat and steam from the air.

Total household income must not exceed 200% of the U.S. poverty guidelines.
Senior citizens and families with children under 12 years of age, will be given priority.
Applications are based on a first-come, first-served basis.