Yes, we can install solar panels for owner-occupied, single-family dwellings that meet structural and electrical usage standards. Solar panels are a part of the weatherization services and can installed in conjunction with other energy saving measures performed in the home.
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We can weatherize owner-occupied homes and rentals, including single-family houses, mobile homes and multi-family units up to a four-plex. A home can only receive weatherization services once. All services and materials are provided at no cost to eligible households, and all employees and subcontractors must pass a background check.
Eligibility is determined by income or participation in Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) or other approved State programs, and lawful presence in the United States.
The eligibility criteria includes:
1. Current enrollment in an approved state Programs
2. The total gross annual income for all individuals living in the home is less than 60% of the state median income (SMI) as defined by the United States Government Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
This is calculated by collecting verification of the most recent three months of income immediately preceding eligibility determination then the income is annualized. Included income is:
3. Completing the United States Lawful Presence Affidavit
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The County Weatherization program may not be able to help in every situation. Please explore these additional services, programs, and resources to assist you. Each of the following resources have their own eligibility requirements. Arapahoe County cannot guarantee you will qualify.
Contact the Crisis Intervention Program through Energy Outreach Colorado to see if you’re eligible for emergency repairs/replacement. Call the 24-hour toll-free helpline at 1-855-469-4328
Funding for weatherization services is provided by the Colorado Energy Office and the U.S. Department of Energy Denver Regional Office.
No. However, the Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) can help pay for utility bills if you are eligible.
Yes. The property owner will be required to complete and sign our Homeowner’s Authorization form.
The Arapahoe County Weatherization Assistance Program is not an emergency repair or replacement program. The program may repair or replace a water heater and/or furnace if we determine the need during the provision of other energy saving measures such as insulation or refrigerator replacement.
Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) approved customers who have a NO HEAT emergency may contact the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) at 855-469-4328 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Single family dwellings, and individually heated (you must have your own heating source inside your unit) townhomes and condominiums can be eligible. Your home is not eligible if the property received weatherization services in the last 15 years and one month.
All services and materials are provided free of cost and paid for by the grant. However, for rental customers who reside in individually heated townhomes or condominiums, the property owner will be required to contribute 50% of the cost to replace the furnace or refrigerator, if eligible.