Home Energy Retrofit Opportunities for Seniors (H.E.R.O.S.)
Energy Programs Manager
775-687-1850 ext 7324
How To Get Started
Contact 1 of 5 Service Provider
agencies. Click Here
The Governor's Office of Energy has
partnered with Nevada Housing Division (NHD) to provide the Home Energy
Retrofit Opportunities for Seniors (H.E.R.O.S.) program. The program assists with
reducing energy costs for Nevada seniors by improving the energy efficiency of
their home. The program is provided at no cost to income qualified seniors who
own their own home.
GOE created the H.E.R.O.S. program and
funds it. NHD administers the program through a network of non-profit Service
Provider agencies throughout the State of Nevada.
“The H.E.R.O.S. weatherization
program offers Nevada’s low-income seniors a way to save money, conserve
energy, and live in healthier, safer homes. I encourage all eligible Nevadans
to take advantage of this free resource and I thank the Office of Energy for instituting
this important program to help serve our senior population,” said Nevada
Governor Brian Sandoval.
- Helps low income seniors by making homes more
efficient, resulting in lower monthly energy costs for each household.
- Helps seniors live in healthier, safer homes.
- Weatherization diagnostic tests help identify dangerous
carbon monoxide levels.
- Improves home energy conservation which is good for the
- Make home more comfortable thanks to better
distribution of temperature in the house.
- Seniors aged 60 years and older.
- Must be an NV Energy customer.
- Seniors who own and reside in their own homes.
- Seniors with income at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines. For more information about these guidelines, Click Here.