LIHEAP: Fighting Poverty in Iowa
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Black Hills Energy
Weatherization improvements which are covered by Black Hills Energy funding include: insulation – floor, ceiling, and wall; band joist; water heating measures (pipe wrap, low-flow showerheads, and faucet aerators); and air infiltration measures. To apply for these programs or to find out if you qualify for low-income energy assistance contact your local Community Action Agency or visit
www.blackhillsenergy.com/services/programs/homes-lowincome-ia.php to find out more.
Funding for low-income weatherization is available to customers year-round. MidAmerican’s energy efficiency department, with assistance from the Iowa Department of Human Rights, administers the program and distributes funds specifically earmarked for home improvements to low-income customer homes. Contact your local community action agency or the Iowa Bureau of Weatherization at 1-515-281-3861 for more information.
Free energy assessment for homes built before December 31, 1994 includes installation of water heater blanket, pipe insulation, low-flow faucet aerators and shower heads, waterbed mattress pad and energy-efficient light bulbs. Call 1-800-545-0762 or visit www.midamericanenergy.com/html/energy3g.asp for more information.