Save money on your fuel bills

How can I make my home warmer and more energy efficient?

Help is available to all residents in Tamworth to make homes as energy efficient as possible. This can range from practical, independent advice, to financial assistance in the form of grants or loans. Find out how to get help from the HEAT campaign hereAn energy efficient home is a warmer home which is also cheaper to heat and will improve health and wellbeing.

Get £140 off your electricity bill for winter 2017-2018 under the government’s Warm Home Discount Scheme

Apply now for the £140 Warm Home Discount! If you’re receiving benefits, on a low income and struggling with your energy bills you could benefit from the £140 off your electricity bills.  Those receiving Guaranteed Pension Credit receive the rebate automatically, but others have to apply each year.  It’s worth applying now – funds are limited and allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.  To find out if your eligible, and to discuss other ways of saving money on your energy bills, contact HEAT on Freephone 0800 0432 815.  

Energy Company Obligation (ECO)

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government energy efficiency scheme in Great Britain to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty. The Help to Heat element of the Government's ECO programme, also described as the Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation (HHCRO), focuses on low income and vulnerable householders. These are householders who receive specific benefits and are below a certain income threshold. More information on ECO here

For more information and to see if you are eligible please contact HEAT on Freephone 0800 0432 815.

Save money on your fuel bills.

 

Loft Insulation
A minimum of 10 inches is recommended. Nearly 30% of heat is lost through a poorly insulated roof. Save up to £250 per year by insulating your loft.

Double Glazing
'Simple to fit' secondary glazing can be fitted if you can’t afford double glazing. These systems are surprisingly efficient.

Solid Wall Insulation
This can be done on the inside or the outside of the house. Grants and assistance are increasing. Save up to £460 per year on bills.

Cavity Wall Insulation
This prevents up to 35% of heat being lost.
Save up to £250 per year.

Letter Boxes
Fit an ecoflap instead of a standard letter box flap. Also a cover on the keyhole