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Home Energy Solutions – Income-Eligible

Save energy and money throughout the year

The Home Energy Solutions – Income-Eligible (HES-IE), formerly the WRAP program, supported by Energize Connecticut, provides valuable weatherization measures to help renters or homeowners reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. HES-IE is a free service for income-eligible residents. In addition to the HES-IE weatherization services, households may qualify for insulation and energy-efficient appliances, including ENERGY STAR® refrigerators.

Are You Eligible?

To determine if you are income-eligible, locate your family size on the chart below and the corresponding dollar amount. If your family’s combined Gross Annual Income is this amount or less, you meet the state’s 60% income median, and qualify for the program.

State Income Guidelines for the 2014-2015 Heating Season 
Family Size   Gross Annual Income  
 Including homeowners and renters that pay separately for heat
1Under $32,515
2Under $42,519
3Under $52,524
4Under $62,528
5Under $72,532
6Under $82,537
7Under $84,413
8Under $86,289

During the visit Specialists will assess the home’s energy efficiency and perform a wide range of weatherization services such as:

  • Installing compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
  • Caulking drafts, cracks and leaks around windows and doors
  • Installing water-saving faucet aerators and showerheads  

Additional Services 

In addition to the above services, our energy experts will evaluate the residence and determine if attic insulation and/or appliances are inefficient and are eligible for upgrades.

How Do I Apply?

To sign-up for HES-IE services, please complete the online application.  You may also download the application (PDF) and send by mail to the address below. If you need assistance, please call 1-877-WISE-USE (1-877-947-3873). Tenants/renters must have their landlord complete the Owner's Permission Statement which is included with the application. Landlords are required to grant permission for tenants in their buildings.

Mail completed forms to:

Home Energy Solutions – Income-Eligible
Northeast Utilities System
P.O. Box 270
Hartford, CT 06101-9902

HES-IE is supported by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, a partnership among Yankee Gas, Connecticut Light and Power, United Illuminating Company,  Connecticut Natural Gas Company, and Southern Connecticut Gas Corporation, the state of Connecticut and local Community Action Agencies.