Monday, October 22, 2012

CAADC Weatherization Program

From Community Action Agency of Delaware County website:

Weatherization Available to the Public and Local Businesses
CAADC has a new opportunity available to home owners, landlords and business owners to help them save on energy costs.  CAADC has been providing Weatherization services to eligible low-income families for thirty (30) years.  Now CAADC is making this service available to the public at a very affordable cost.  A portion of the revenue will support the Agency’s social service programs which helps over 30,000 needy individuals each year.
Click here to view the Private Weatherization flyer.
By sealing gaps in a property and insulating attics and roofs, Weatherization can save a household up to 30 - 35% during the winter and the summer.  Potential improvements include attic insulation and venting, sidewall insulation, furnace repair or replacement, heating duct insulation, replacement of damaged windows and doors, and air sealing of windows, doors and other air gaps in a home. 
Financing options are available including home loans as low as 1%. CAADC will help customers through the application process.  Interested residents and businesses should call 610-521-8770 to schedule an initial Home Energy Audit or for more information.  With the selection of the recommended energy saving measures, the fee for the Home Energy Audit (valued at $350) will be waived.  CAADC’s Weatherization crews are certified by the State of Pennsylvania and the Environmental Protection Agency. 

Weatherization & In-Home Energy Conservation

Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. (CAADC) partners with several local utility companies and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to provide comprehensive services and information designed to increase household efficiency, reduce energy costs and conserve energy.
CAADC provides weatherization services to income-eligible households.  Services are designed to reduce household energy costs through a variety of energy conservation measures which can include the following:  a comprehensive home energy audit, diagnostic air flow testing, weather stripping and caulking, heater inspection and service, attic insulation, window repair or replacement.
Click here to view the Weatherization flyer, which gives more information on eligible repairs and annual income guidelines. Click here for an application.
For more information, contact Weatherization, 94 Jansen Avenue, Essington, PA 19029.           
Phone: 610-521-8770.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Liheap Assistance


LIHEAP will begin to accept applications on November 1, 2012.

Eligibility Income Guidelines for the 2012-2013 are as follows:

Household Size                      Maximum Yearly Income      Maximum Monthly Income
1                                                                                            16,755                               1,396.25         
2                                                                                            22,695                               1,891.25
3                                                                                            28,635                               2,386.25
4                                                                                            34,575                               2,881.25
5                                                                                            40,515                               3,376.25
6                                                                                            46,455                               3,871.25
7                                                                                            52,395                               4,366.25
8                                                                                            58,335                               4,861.25
9                                                                                            64,275                               5,356.25
10                                                                                        70,215                               5,851.25

Applications are not available until November 1, 2012; Consumer may also apply online at on or after November 1, 2012.

The LIHEAP hotline is 1-866-857-7095 Or TDD 1800-451-5886