Heating Appliance Repair and Replacement
This program provides services for those persons with inadequate or no heating system or air conditioning. This program is associated with the Weatherization Assistance Program.
THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY MEASURES INSTALLED AND THE IMPROVEMENTS MADE IN HEATING OR COOLING EQUIPMENT WILL PROVIDE SAVINGS IN ENERGY COSTS FOR 15 TO 20 YEARS.
When the energy audit is complete, a technician will meet with your family to explain how the work will be done. The technician will also inform you of ways you can conserve energy.
Typical services include:
• Performing tune-ups and repairs to heating and cooling systems
• Improving health and safety conditions by addressing carbon monoxide levels and combustion safety
• Sealing major air leaks
• Installing insulation in attics, walls, and floors
• Sealing and insulating ducts
• Installing a smart thermostat
Who is Eligible to Receive HARRP Assistance?
Households whose total gross income is 150% over the poverty line or less, according to the lastest federal poverty guidelines, are eligible for HARRP. Households that have received income from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program or the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are NOT automatically eligible.
Rental units are eligible for HARRP; however, unless the owner is also income-eligible for the program, they must contribute 50% of the repair or replacement costs.
To determine an applicant’s eligibility for these services, we need the following information:
• Total family income for the past 12 months
• Utility records for the past 24 months
• Proof of home ownership, We can help residents obtain this information and complete the application process.
The following guideline figures represent annual income.
2015 Poverty Guidelines
Persons in family/household Poverty guideline
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,160 for each additional person.
Weatherization & HARRP Income Guidelines
How to apply?
For persons interested in applying for the Weatherization Program, please click the Weatherization application button below Online verison. for Downloadable print and complete the forms and mail forms back in or bring them to the address posted below.
Blue Ridge Community Action, Inc
800 North Green Street, Morganton, NC 28655
Burke County (828) 438-6255
Caldwell County (828) 758-4290 Ext. 6 or 8
Alexander County (828) 758-4290 Ext 8
Catawba County (828) 438-6255
Mecklenburg , Gaston, Union, Stanly county's
(704) 248-3750 or 1-(866)-427-6452