A fantastic program to assist Low Income families and to promote AFFORDABLE housing in Austin.

 Provides 100% energy efficiency weatherization services to Austin Energy's low income customers.  Services include:  

  • Sealing up the structure and duct system to address air infiltration (picture to the right is the furnace closet open to the attic) 
  • Installing attic insulation
  • Duct repair and/or replacement
  • Installing solar screens
  • Installing smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Installing low flow sink and shower devices.


To participate in the AEWX Program, customers must:

  • Be a current Austin Energy customer
  • Have a home, or rent a home that is valued at less than $300,000 (excluding land)
  • Have a home that is less than 2,500 square feet


Program eligibility is determined by the following criteria:


Customer Assistance Program (CAP) - A person in the household is participating in one of the following programs:

  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Telephone Lifeline Program
  • Travis County Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)
  • Medical Access Program (MAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)  

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