The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provides assistance for heating costs, electric costs, and energy crisis situations. Operating with federal and state funding, the program provides assistance to approximately 225,000 Wisconsin households annually.
Most types of fuel are eligible to receive assistance. Whether you use wood, propane, natural gas, electricity, or fuel oil to heat your home, energy assistance is available if you qualify.
How to Apply
October is Energy Awareness Month which is the perfect time of year to discover a host of simple, energy efficient tricks you can use to save energy (and money) all the time. Like swapping out your old furnace filter and changing traditional light bulbs to LEDs. And with some advice from Waunakee Utilities about weather-stripping doors, and the importance of snug storm windows and tightly-closed chimney dampers, you’ll be sure to make your home cold weather ready, too. With just a few simple tips and updates, you’ll not only be able to count on lower energy bills in October, but the whole year long.