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Home Weatherization

There are plenty of reasons you may need some relief. From the challenges of losing your job to unexpected health issues to rising costs. We can help you find solutions to reduce your bills by saving energy in your home.

The Division of Energy Services contracts with various agencies throughout the state to provide weatherization services to eligible households. Agencies include community action agencies, housing authorities, local governments and other non-profit organizations.

The weatherization agency for your area, agency name, will receive a list of eligible applicants from WHEAP and will determine service priority and the eligibility for your home. Your weatherization agency will contact the highest priority households to evaluate the home and decide what weatherization services are needed. Appropriate weatherization services will be completed by agency crews and subcontractors.

Energy Efficiency & Weatherization Upgrades

Through the Weatherization program, the state of Wisconsin hires agencies to help eligible households save energy. The weatherization agency for your area, Western Dairyland, receives a list of WHEAP participants and may reach out to you if you’re eligible. If you are interested in this service, you are welcome to contact your local agency to see if you can participate. If you’re selected, Western Dairyland will evaluate your home to decide what upgrades are needed. Projects are completed by agency crews and subcontractor.

Services Available

Weatherization services vary depending on how a home was built and its condition. Some common services include:

  • Insulate attics, walls and floors
  • Insulate or replace a water heater
  • Install energy efficient lighting
  • Seal air leakages
  • Repair or replace a furnace
  • Perform a general health and safety inspection

These upgrades will reduce your home’s utility bills and save energy while making your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.


You may be eligible for weatherization services if:

  • You qualify for WHEAP. This is why it’s important for you to apply for energy assistance as soon as possible.
  • Your dwelling/apartment has not been weatherized before.
  • Your household meets certain priorities that may include a high energy burden or use, an elderly or disabled member or a child under si

Apply Today

Applying for energy assistance from WHEAP is the first step to see if you’re eligibility for home weatherization services. It’s quicker and easier than you may think, and help is available now.

For more information on WHEAP or with questions about applying, please call 800-506-5596. Otherwise, get started and apply for your benefits today!