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Weatherization

CAVC’s Weatherization program makes crucial repairs to Ventura County homes at no cost to homeowners. Whether fixes are as simple as replacing windows and lightbulbs, or as complex as adding insulation or installing new appliances, qualified homeowners and tenants are made safer by CAVC Weatherization services. Homeowners and tenants can save up to 40% on their utility bills simply by their homes becoming energy efficient with CAVC Weatherization.

Service Man Inspects Furnace

CAVC Weatherization experts can perform any of the following home repairs:

  • Weatherstripping: Installing new thresholds, re-adjusting doors, or even replacing doors if necessary. Newly fixed doors can save between 5 and 25 percent on heating and cooling costs.
  • Installing low-flow shower heads and aerators can save up to 5 percent on water heating costs.
  • Replacing electrical outlet and switch gaskets can save up to 3 percent on heating and cooling costs.
  • Providing attic insulation can be done after final inspection and can often be the most cost-effective fix made to a home. Installing insulation can help homeowners save up to 25% on heating costs.
  • Installing energy-efficient light bulb provide the same quality as incandescent bulbs while using 75% less energy.
  • Fixing and or replacing broken windows and glass reduces the cost of heating a home during the winter and cooling in the summer. Replacing broken windows also improves comfort and safety.
  • Inspecting, testing, repairing, or replacing broken/hazardous furnaces, stoves, and water heaters upon inspection after being deemed hazardous.
  • Providing and installing carbon monoxide detectors to keep families safe in their homes.

The first step to weatherizing a home or apartment is assessing eligibility. Fixes are usually completed within 8 weeks of an application. Call Fanni Azueta-Lee, Home Energy Services Program Manager, at 805-436-4035 or email fazueta@ca-vc.org today to learn more.

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