Weatherization Documents - Washington State Department of Commerce

Weatherization Program DocumentsWeatherization documents guide and direct Weatherization Local Agencies on policies. They also provide resources for technical weatherization staff. The documents include administrative and operational guidance for Washington State Weatherization Local Agencies.

DRAFT - Washington State 2019 Weatherization Plan (DOE)

The Washington State Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program develops a Washington State Weatherization Plan for the Department of Energy (DOE)each year. 

COMMERCE will take public comments on the DRAFT 2019 Washington State Weatherization Plan at: 

2019 Washington State Weatherization Plan Public Hearing
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
9:00-10:00 am Pacific Standard Time (PST),
Department of Commerce
1011 Plum Street SE
PO Box 42525
Building 5, Floor 2, Conference Room 207
Olympia, Washington 98504-2525

COMMERCE requests that persons presenting oral testimony provide a hard copy of their comments at the conclusion of their testimony.  Additional comments can be emailed to Britt Pomush, 
by or before 5:00pm PST on January 30, 2019.

After the public hearing, Commerce staff will revise the plan and submit it for final comments to a second Public Hearing on March 30, 2019. A final version of the Plan will be issued by mid-April 2019. The final Plan must be accepted by DOE.

2018 Washington State Low-Income Weatherization Program Policy Documents

The Weatherization Manual contains policies and procedures, specifications and standards, and supporting documents.

The 2018 Weatherization Manual Editions apply to the period from July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019. Updated Versions during that period are dated by their effective start date.


The manual edition and version to follow is determined by when the project was audited. For example: A project audited on June 30, 2018 follows the 2017 Weatherization Manual; a project audited on July 1, 2018 follows the 2018 Wx Manual – Jul 1 Version; a project audited on November 10, 2018 follows the 2018 Wx Manual – Nov 1 Version.

Weatherization Manuals

Where can I find information on the Weatherization Assistance Program?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) maintains a  WAPTAC – Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center on the website of the National Association for State and Community Services Programs. (NASCSP). WAPTAC is a library of rules, regulations, policies and procedures, presentation materials, and news articles. It includes Weatherization Policy Notices (WPN)s from Department of Energy.

What is the General Weatherization Workplan?

A General Weatherization Work Plan is a planning document required to be completed each year by each Weatherization Local Agency in Washington State.

2018 Washington State Weatherization Workplan (for DOE)