You may be able to get help to make energy saving improvements to your home.
If you get certain benefits or are aged 60 or over and on a low income, you may be eligible for a Coldbusters Grant.
This is a locally funded grant for homeowners and private tenants which provides:
To make an application or find out more call freephone 0800 118 2327 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you're over 65 or have a long term health condition such as asthma or diabetes, you can benefit from a free Winter Warmth Home Assessment. Energy saving experts Thinking Works have been commissioned by the Council to help. They can come and tell you what you can do to make your home warm and cosy and to help you to stay healthy and well.
During the home visit, Thinking Works may be able to help with some things immediately or make a referral on your behalf. They can help with:
Depending on your circumstances you may be able to get grants for heating, insulation and boiler repairs.
For more information, telephone Thinking Works on 0800 118 2327 or email email@example.com.
The Green Deal is a scheme which aims to remove the upfront cost of making energy efficiency improvements in your home to reduce your bills.
Many energy saving measures are covered by the scheme and you can be repaid through the predicted savings you make on your utility bills.
You can find comprehensive advice and information about renewable energy systems which may help toward savings on energy costs by visiting Energy Saving Trust.
Did you know that you could be making money from the electricity generated by your own renewable technology installation?
Visit Energy Saving Trust for more information.
Updated: 16 October 2017