Air Conditioning Units and Fans Available to LIHEAP Participants

For the third year, ECA is working with the State of Pennsylvania on a cooling crisis program designed to distribute free air conditioning units and fans or coordinate free cooling system repairs for income-eligible Philadelphians.

This program reallocates unused federal LIHEAP funds given to the state and therefore has strict eligibility requirements. Philadelphians must either:

  1. Be already receiving weatherization assistance
  2. Have received a LIHEAP grant this past winter

To apply for a free A/C unit or system repair with ECA, please send your appeal letter and/or the LIHEAP acknowledgement letter of their enrollment in the program to

If you are not in Philadelphia County, you can see the full list of agencies assisting with the cooling program here 

This summer is predicted to be a hotter-than-usual season, and we’re already experiencing heatwaves. Please also check out our tips for keeping cool! 

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