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Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP), ComEd, & Nicor Home Improvement Incentives

Updated: Feb 14, 2019

If you've been considering energy efficient appliance updates, air sealing and insulating, LED lighting, a furnace/boiler, or other home renovations/improvements, check out your local utilities companies and Home Weatherization Assistance Programs. You may be eligible for rebates, instant discounts, or in some instances free services if you are income eligible.

This program offers eligible households energy efficiency upgrades in their residence. A comprehensive computerized whole house energy audit is conducted to determine which specific services are appropriate.


Households who qualify for LIHEAP are automatically eligible for Weatherization. Client must be a DuPage County resident. Income must not exceed 200% of the Federal poverty level. Individuals receiving SSI, Aid to the Aged Blind and Disabled (AABD) and TANF are automatically eligible. Effective Date: July 1, 2018

NOTE: *Add $8,640 for each additional household member (annual income)

Number of Persons

Annual Income

1 person $24,280

2 persons $32,920

3 persons $41,560

4 persons $50,200

5 persons $58,840

6 persons $67,480

7 persons $76,120

8 persons $84,760

Energy Savings Measures Provided

Air sealing to reduce infiltration. Insulating walls and attics to recommended levels.

Weather-stripping exterior doors. Testing for safety and efficiency of furnace and water heaters. Installation of smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and other health and safety measures as necessary. LED light bulbs and smart power strip.


If you believe you qualify for the weatherization program please contact DuPage County Community Services at 630-407-6500 or 1-800-942-9412 or email

View More information at The County of DuPage Wheaton, IL


Stay comfortable all year round and save money now with instant discounts for weatherization upgrades. You can receive up to $1,600 in instant discounts from ComEd and your natural gas company for qualifying projects when you use a ComEd Energy Efficiency Service Provider.

Customers that use electricity delivered by ComEd for the majority of their home's heating, or natural gas provided by Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas or North Shore Gas for the majority of their home's heating, may be eligible for the following rebates.

Improvement Maximum Rebate per Home:

Attic Insulation $300

Air Sealing $400

Wall Insulation $400

Duct Sealing$500


Some pre-condition and other requirements apply. See the Weatherization FAQs for rebate requirements.

Rebate Process

Rebates for weatherization work are given to customers as an instant rebate at the time of installation by a ComEd Energy Efficiency Service Provider. Simply choose a Service Provider to get started.

If you are a weatherization contractor interested in becoming a Service Provider, find out more.

Assistance: Call 1-855-433-2700

Certain program restrictions apply. Program details are subject to change or cancellation due to funding limits.

The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program is funded in compliance with state law.

For more information visit:

Nicor Gas

High-efficiency products use less energy and can save you money. Rebates for energy efficiency upgrades are available to all current residential Nicor Gas customers. Participation is simple. Find a contractor. All products must be installed by a professional contractor unless noted. Air sealing, insulation and duct sealing work must be completed by approved contractors. Install new, qualifying products between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. Apply within 90 days of installation or by January 31, 2020, whichever comes first, to receive the following rebates.

Equipment rebates

Furnaces $150 - $175

Boilers $350

Air sealing & insulating rebates

Air sealing up to$400

Attic Insulation up to $300

Duct sealing up to $500

Wall insulation up to $400

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