The DOE Weatherization Assistance Program provides free weatherization services — including energy audits and insulation — for homes of low-income families. The Weatherization Assistance Program Web site provides program contact information for each state, as well as eligibility requirements.
Current information from DOE's "Consumer's Guide" Web site on how to assess the energy efficiency of buildings and finance improvements:
- How to Read Residential Electric and Natural Gas Meters
- Home Energy Audits
- Shopping for Energy-Efficient Appliances and Home Electronics
- PFT Air Infiltration Measurement Technique
- Thermographic Inspections
The Western Area Power Administration has published a four-page fact sheet, Infrared Thermography.
Also see our Weatherization Overview presentation.