NeighborImpact’s Weatherization program provides free retrofit repair services which can include adding insulation, sealing leaky ducts and repairing heating systems for income-qualified clients. Weatherization staff conduct an on-site energy audit, a four-hour activity for evaluating and documenting the existing condition of your home.  This information is then used to determine which measures will save you the most money on  your utility bill.

The program is available to eligible low-income clients in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties and to the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Clients can be renters or homeowners and live in mobile homes or stick built homes. Income guidelines for program eligibility are listed below.

Home Weatherization Income Requirements

Effective January 25, 2024

Household Size

Max. Monthly Gross Income*





















Ask us about households larger than 10.

*Gross income means all household income before any deductions

The Weatherization Program typically serves 100 low-income households a year. Clients frequently report more comfortable and durable homes and lower energy bills.

Are you getting ready to sell a home in Bend? If so, your home will need an Energy Score Report Card. We can help cover the cost. Learn more here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the process look like?

  1. An application is completed and approved.
  2. Applicant receives information about an energy education course.
  3. An audit is done on your home to examine what, if any, home improvements can be made to save the most energy.
  4. Weatherization work begins, where our contractors install recommended improvements based on the audit.
  5. An auditor will examine your home again to measure energy improvements.

How can I make the process go faster for me?

Because of the scope of work that is done, weatherization can be a longer process. Some things you can do to make sure it runs smoothly are:

  • Ensure that your initial application is complete with all required supplemental documents included.
  • Ensure that you can be reached by phone, and that your voicemail box is set up properly.
  • Ensure that you check your mail regularly.

I would like a specific weatherization repair; can the weatherization team make that happen?

During the audit, feel free to let the auditor know if you have a specific concern. We cannot promise any specific repairs until an audit is completed.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for weatherization, the online or PDF application is available using the links below, or by contacting us at 541-316-2034 or

Online (electronic) 2023-24 Weatherization Application (English and Spanish)

2023-24 Weatherization Application Packet (PDF) English / Español

Once a weatherization applicant is approved, they will receive information about our energy education workshop. This workshop provides instruction on energy conservation strategies and techniques. Participants will also receive energy-saving items for their home at the time of their audit.

Energy Education workshops are open to anyone in the community. If you’d like to complete a workshop, please call 541-316-2034.