ASSOCIATION FOR ENERGY AFFORDABILITY, INC.

Weatherization
Assistance
Program

Under the Weatherization Assistance Program, AEA and its member agencies in downstate New York deliver energy efficiency upgrades in buildings where low-income persons live. There are fourteen nonprofit subgrantees offering Weatherization in their designated service areas. AEA’s service area covers portions of the Bronx and central Queens. There we assess energy savings opportunities work with owners to select a cost-effective scope of work, prepare specifications for selected energy conservation measures, procure contractors with competitive sealed bids, and manage the installation of energy conservation measures to eligible homeowners and buildings. In other sections of the City and downstate New York, we play ongoing consulting, mentoring, and training roles in support of local WAP subgrantees under contract with the State of New York.

WEATHERIZATION WORKS


overview

Under the Weatherization Assistance Program, AEA and its member agencies in downstate New York deliver energy efficiency upgrades in buildings where low-income persons live. There are fourteen nonprofit subgrantees offering Weatherization in their designated service areas. AEA’s service area covers portions of the Bronx and central Queens. There we assess energy savings opportunities work with owners to select a cost-effective scope of work, prepare specifications for selected energy conservation measures, procure contractors with competitive sealed bids, and manage the installation of energy conservation measures to eligible homeowners and buildings. In other sections of the City and downstate New York, we play ongoing consulting, mentoring, and training roles in support of local WAP subgrantees under contract with the State of New York.


program eligibility

The owner of the house/building must fill out an application and households residing in at least fifty percent of the units must meet income guidelines. After approval of the application AEA conducts a comprehensive professional building analysis of the applicant’s home or building, and based on that analysis and the funds available, installs cost-effective weatherization measures. Certain measures are installed directly by AEA’s experienced crews. Others are installed by qualified contractors selected through a rigorous competitive bidding process and subject to program oversight and quality control inspections by both AEA and the State.


eligible measures

The measures which may be indicated by the building analysis fall into five major categories:

1. Heating Efficiency Measures
2. Infiltration Measures
3. Conduction Measures
4. Repairs
5. Health and Safety


contact information

For more information about WAP contact:
Francis Rodriguez
718.292.6733 Ext:211
weatherization@aeacleanenergy.org