Almost one-third of U.S. households have reported difficulty in paying energy bills or adequately heating and cooling their homes. Weatherization helps by lowering utility bills and making homes more energy efficient.
The Ocean Inc. Weatherization Program in Ocean County is designed to address the needs of cost-burdened, low-income residents, unable to afford the added expense of repairing or replacing items in their home that if repaired or replaced, could help them reduce or eliminate high energy bills.
Eligibility is based on income guidelines. Program services include:
1. Energy audit
2. Broken glass repair
3. Weather-stripping and/or caulking of doors and windows
4. Insulating attics and crawlspaces
5. Replacement of primary doors and windows
6. Skirting mobile homes
7. Hot water heater jackets
8. Furnace repair or replacement
9. Hot water heater repair or replacement
Both the homeowner and the landlord are eligible for this program. If you or someone you know in Ocean County requires Weatherization services call (732) 244-8176 x 1261 for income-eligibility and program information. To learn more about the Ocean Inc. Weatherization Program, visit the Weatherization webpage at: https://www.oceaninc.org/weatherization #CommunityAction #WeatherizationWorks