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Home Energy Solutions - Income Eligible


Limited Income Energy Efficiency Program
...Save Energy and Money Throughout the Year

The Home Energy Solutions-Income Eligible (HES-IE) program provides valuable weatherization measures to help renters and homeowners reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. This program provides services to income-eligible electric, natural gas, propane and oil heat customers.


Are You Eligible?

To determine if you are income-eligible, locate your family size on the chart below and the dollar amount next to it. If your family’s combined Gross Annual Income is this amount or less, you meet the state’s 60 percent income median, and qualify for the program.


2017-2018 Fuel Season
Yearly Income Limits
(All Household Members)
Family Size Maximum Annual Income
1 Under $34,366.28
2 Under $44,940.52
3 Under $55,514.76
4 Under $66,089.00
5 Under $76,663.24
6 Under $87,237.48
7 Under $89,220.15
8 Under $91,202.82


During the Visit:


Specialists will assess the home’s energy efficiency and perform a wide range of weatherization services such as:

  • Safety testing on your heating and cooling equipment
  • Installing energy efficient lighting
  • Caulking drafts, cracks and leaks in your windows and doors
  • Installing water-saving faucet aerators and showerheads

Additional Services:

Access to additional incentives for insulation, windows, appliances, and heating & cooling equipment.


How Do I Apply?

To sign up for HES-IE services, please complete an application (including the income verification section and supporting document) or call 1-877-WISE USE (1-877-947-3873) if you need assistance or to schedule an appointment.

  • All household members’ income must be recorded and accounted for when applying for HES-IE. For those individuals without any income please complete the Zero Income Affidavit. (Descarga este documento en espanol).
  • Renters must have their landlord complete the Property Owner Agreement which is included with the application. Property Owners are required to grant permission for tenants in their buildings.


Choose one of the following methods to apply:


Click here or the image at left to download an application. (Descargar la aplicación en español.)


Please send the application and at least one income verification document (see instructions on the form) to:

The United Illuminating Company
Attn.:  WISE-USE – M/S AD-2A
180 Marsh Hill Road, Orange, CT 06477
(or) fax to (877) 580-4466


You may also call 1-877-WISE USE (877-947-3873) to request an application to be sent to you.


Home Energy Solutions - Income Eligible is supported by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, an Energize Connecticut partner, and is a partnership among United Illuminating Company, Southern Connecticut Gas, Connecticut Natural Gas, the state of Connecticut and local Community Action Agencies.


  Check out both Home Energy Solution Programs:



Home Energy Solutions - Core Services (HES)  

An innovative solution to reducing your home’s energy bills through a variety of energy efficiency measures performed by a CNG-authorized contractor.

Home Energy Solutions - Income-Eligible (HES-IE)  

– formerly known as the WRAP program. Based on income-eligibility, offering renters or homeowners the opportunity to reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient.

Residential Financing for Energy Efficiency Measures and Upgrades  

Take advantage of special low rates made possible by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, an Energize CT partner, when you participate one of the Home Energy Solutions programs.

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