- The Department of Energy estimates over 6.2 million homes have been weatherized with DOE funds since the department's inception in 1976. In 2009 an estimated 1,000,000 homes will be weatherized with DOE funds.
- Low income families will realize greater comfort and additional disposable income, saving over $400 in reduced energy costs (at current prices) the first year. This equates to a 23% reduction in primary heating and cooling fuel costs.
- Taken together every $1 invested in the weatherization program returns $2.72 in energy and non-energy related benefits.