Residents can make their homes more energy efficient with our free weatherization services, which includes materials and labor. From Nov. 1 to April 1, we also offer Cold Weather Crisis assistance to fix your heating crisis.

This service is available to income-qualifying homeowners and renters in Columbia, Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Perry, Snyder, and Union counties.

Since 2008, over 8,600 homes have been weatherized. SEDA-COG makes homes more affordable, comfortable, and energy efficient with its in-house quality staff.


Eligibility Requirements
Qualified, low-income homeowners and tenants are eligible, determined by annual gross income and family size:

Family SizeAnnual Income
Add $8,960 for each additional family member 

Weatherization services include:

Energy Education

Furnace Repair and Replacement

Heating system repairs

Hot water heater installation

Cold Weather Crisis intervention

Air leak sealing

Insulation installation

Energy efficient lighting installation

Digital thermostat installation

Indoor air quality testing

To contact weatherization call:


You may qualify for additional energy savings program by contacting your utility provider:

PPL Wrap

First Energy

UGI Central Penn Natural Gas

Cold Weather Crisis: Home heating problems can demand immediate attention. For instance, furnaces that are malfunctioning must be fixed. If you have a heating emergency, call your county assistance office. The assistance office will tell you if you’re eligible for help. If so, they will contact SEDA-COG’s weatherization program and staff will respond to emergencies within 18 hours.

Other Resources



County Assistance Offices:

Columbia: 570-387-4200
Juniata: 717-436-2158
Mifflin: 717-248-6746
Montour: 570-275-7430
Perry: 1-800-991-1929
Snyder: 570-374-8126
Union: 570-524-2201


  • Mandy Fox

  • Eric Markley
    Program Manager

  • Kristy Heintzelman
    Program Analyst

  • Christine Bohart
    Program Assistant

  • Jeremy Brininger
    Auditor/Project Manager

  • Nathan Fisher
    Crew Leader

  • Terry Forry
    Crew Leader

  • Brian Goss
    Energy Technician

  • Robert Hosler, Sr.
    Energy Technician

  • Jeffrey Kuhns
    Energy Technician

  • Timothy Moyer
    Senior Energy Technician

  • Thomas Noll
    Crew Leader

  • Robert Opie
    Energy Technician

  • Matthew Renninger
    Crew Leader

  • Ron Rhine
    Crew Leader

  • George Ruth
    Crew Leader

  • Timothy Shawver
    Senior Energy Technician

  • Ron Sheetz
    Energy Technician

  • Charles Shirey
    Senior Energy Technician

  • William Wagner
    Senior Energy Technician