Home Energy Efficiency Assistance Program

No-cost fixes for those who need it most.

Enjoy energy efficiency improvements that can help you save energy and reduce your bill.

Energy Finance Solutions (EFS), a third-party company selected by Georgia Power, will review your application to determine program eligibility.

Home Energy Efficiency Assistance Program

Everyone wants to keep their home feeling good and operating at its best. With the Home Energy Efficiency Assistance Program, income-eligible Georgia Power customers can qualify for free home energy efficiency improvements. We want all of our customers to experience the comfort and savings of energy efficient homes. This program is one way for us to help make that desire a reality.

How it Works

Step 1

Review the Criteria

Before completing an application, make sure you meet the basic program criteria: 

  • You are a Georgia Power customer.

  • Your household income is 200% or less of the U.S. Federal Poverty guidelines. View 2020 guidelines. 

Step 2

Apply

Fill out an online application. Energy Finance Solutions (EFS), a third-party company, will review your application to determine your participation eligibility.

Call 1-888-264-4367 if you require assistance completing an application.

Step 3

In-Home Assessment

If your household is approved to participate in the program, a Georgia Power Energy Assessor will visit your home to see what can be done to make your home more energy efficient. The assessor will review recommended fixes and get your approval to move forward.

Step 4

Improvements Are Made

At no cost to you, a Program Contractor will come perform the recommended energy efficiency changes to your home.

Effective changes you can feel.

Tap into different kinds of improvements to help make your home more energy efficient. You could qualify for one or more of these bill-lowering changes.

Energy Finance Solutions (EFS), a third-party company selected by Georgia Power, will review your application to determine program eligibility.

Upgrade lights to LED bulbs
Install electric water heater blanket
Install 6FT water pipe wrap
Install smart, Wi-Fi thermostat
Add smart power strips
Improve attic insulation
Air seal gaps, cracks & leaks
Seal heating & air delivery ducts
Service central heating and air

FAQs
Home Energy Efficiency
Assistance Program

Get all the details to common program questions and answers.

Yes.  Anyone over the age of 18 and working should be listed.

We are unable to provide services to homes that have a health and safety issue.  This includes but isn’t limited to issues such as roof leaks, mold or moisture, faulty wiring, and gas leak(s). Health and safety issues must be resolved before we can provide energy efficiency services.

The assessment time will vary depending on the size of the home.  Most assessments will last between 2 to 3 hours.

The assessor will conduct an in-person interview with the customer.  The assessor will need access to the home attic, basement or crawl space, all interior rooms, any mechanical rooms and the exterior of the whole home.  Pets will need to be crated and/or secured during the entire time of the assessment.

Assessments are scheduled between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Yes, you can apply as a renter, but your landlord will need to give their written consent to participate. Please verify with your landlord their willingness to participate before applying.

We're Here to Help

If you have questions about the income eligibility screening process, call Energy Finance Solutions, Georgia Power’s income-eligible screening provider, at 1-888-264-4367. 

If you have questions about the Home Energy Efficiency Assistance Program, contact us at heeapcustomerservice@southernco.com or 1-877-310-5607, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET.

Easy ways to save money and energy.

Be sure to check out our energy efficiency tips and learn how you can save energy starting today. 

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