Improving home efficiency can help you to:
- save money
- enjoy a warmer home
- reduce your impact on the environment
For example, you could:
- improve your home insulation
- see if you could get a more efficient heating system
- follow energy saving tips
If you're on a low income, you can find out about benefits and financial support to help with heating, housing and other living costs on GOV.UK.
Visit the NHS Keep Warm, Keep Well website for tips and advice to help you in the colder weather.
LEAP (Local Energy Advice Programme) is a free energy and money saving advice service who can help eligible households save money to keep their homes warm and to avoid fuel poverty. They can also check if you're eligible for grant schemes. These can include Warmer Homes 'Home Upgrade Grant' (please see below) and ECO 4 and the Great British Insulation Scheme.
If you’re struggling with bills and the rising cost of living, visit our cost of living support page.
Information on energy saving in historic buildings is available on Historic England's website.
You can find ways to save energy at home and other ways to save energy on GOV.UK website or by calling 0800 444 202.
The Warmer Homes programme (also known as the Home Upgrade Grant) can offer fully funded measures such as insulation, air source heat pumps and solar panels to eligible households without gas central heating. Substantial funding could be available for customers and properties that meet the criteria.