Services Provided and Timeline
An assessment that includes an energy audit will determine what weatherization services will be done in your home. The items listed below are examples of the types of services that could be provided, but they are not guaranteed to be installed in your home.
- Attic insulation
- Wall insulation
- Crawlspace insulation
- Duct insulation
Heating and Cooling
- Thermostat controls
- Heating and cooling repair and/or replacement
- Duct repair and sealing
Air Leakage Reduction
- Repair or replacement of broken glass
- Door thresholds, door sweeps and weather-stripping
- Sealing and caulking of interior cracks, holes and crevices throughout the home to prevent air flow to and from the outside
- Exterior door/window repair; possible replacement
- Fireplace dampers
- Duct sealing
Health and Safety
- Stove pipe repair/replacement
- Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
- Furnace repair/replacement
- Water heater repair/replacement
- Ventilation fans
- Appliance testing for combustion gases
Base Load Measures
- LED light bulbs
- New energy efficient refrigerators
- Water heater insulation blankets
- Water heater pipe insulation
- Low flow showerheads and aerators
- Lumber to frame or repair windows and doors
- Minor roofing materials to patch or repair leaks
- Minor electrical repair
- Venting replacement for water heaters and furnaces
- Repairs necessary to carry out weatherization activities
NM Energy$mart Weatherization Assistance Program Timeline
- Apply for the program through the service provider in your area.
- Your application and information are reviewed to confirm eligibility.
- A letter of approval or denial will be mailed to you.
- You will be placed on a waiting list for your county and ranked according to priority.
- The service provider will contact you when you are next on the waiting list.
- You will be asked a series of intake questions regarding COVID-19 and an initial assessment will be scheduled.
- A certified energy auditor will visit your home to evaluate it for energy efficiency and health and safety factors.
- Based on the evaluation, a recommendation will be made for customized upgrades that will make your home as energy efficient and safe as possible.
- COVID-safe work crews and contractors will be scheduled to make the necessary modifications to your home.
- A final inspection by the service provider - and in some cases a state inspector - will be conducted on the completed work.