Eligible households can receive energy efficiency services, which includes the cleaning of primary heating equipment, but may also include chimney cleaning, minor repairs, installation of carbon monoxide detectors or programmable thermostats, if needed, to allow for the safe, proper and efficient operation of the heating equipment. Benefit amounts are based on the actual cost incurred to provide clean and tune services, up to a maximum of $400. No additional HEAP cash benefits are available.
Clean & Tune is a benefit available to assist homeowners in cleaning and tuning their primary heating equipment. This is a general maintenance with a primary goal to have the equipment cleaned or resolve minor repairs.
The 2020-2021 Clean & Tune program opened on October 1, 2020.
Those applying must be income eligible, and have:
- ID for household members,
- Utility bills, and
- Proof of ownership
- Must select at least one participating vendor.
Return application form and supporting documents to: ECDSS, 95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, Attention: HEAP. Or, fax to (716) 858-6765.