There is no cost to eligible county residents. Weatherization helps income eligible households lower their energy cost by an average of 30 to 35%.
If you have filed an application with our office, all records and requests have been transferred to the MD Office of Energy Efficiency. You should have received a letter from us with additional information about the status of your application and the referral process.
Energy Conservation Measures
For households that qualify, energy conservation measures are installed free of charge. No lien or claim will be filed against your home. This program is funded through a grant from the Maryland State Department of Housing and Community Development. An energy auditor from the MD Office of Energy Efficiency will conduct an evaluation of the home to determine areas of heat loss and air infiltration. Houses must be structurally sound.
Note: This is not a home repair program.
To qualify, a household must:
Meet minimum requirements - call the Office of Energy Efficiency for requirements;
Be elderly (60+) or disabled or have a family with children under 5 yrs old and/or have excessive energy consumption (Preference is given to elderly /disabled homeowners;
Cannot have received prior weatherization services through the Prince George's County's WAP or the MD Office of Energy Efficiency.
Improve Energy Efficiency
Weatherization may improve the energy efficiency of a home by:
Insulating attics, floors and walls, basements and crawl spaces;
Caulking/air sealing around windows, doors, crawl spaces, etc; and