Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Upgrade Assistance

Regional Programs

Program Name: Project GO Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

Program Description: Provides free weatherization services and products to improve energy efficiency and reduce overall utility costs.

Location Eligibility: Anywhere in region

Income Eligibility: Up to 80% of area median income for each jurisdiction

Website: http://www.projectgoinc.org/energy.html


Program Name: GSFA (Golden State Finance Authority) Residential Energy Retrofit Program

Program Description: Provides financing up to $50,000 with a 6.5% fixed interest rate 15-year fully amortizing loan for homeowners making energy efficiency improvements to residential property(ies) they own. 100% financing is available and no equity requirements on property.

Location Eligibility: Anywhere in region

Income Eligibility: No income limits

Program Requirements:

  • Must be an energy efficiency project. Common examples include:
    • Insulation
    • air sealing (foam and caulk)
    • window and duct sealing
    • heating system upgrades
    • efficient hot water heaters
    • better controls and thermostats for furnaces and boilers

Website: http://www.gsfahome.org/programs/energy/overview.shtml