You can call The Energy Saving Trust helpline on 0300 123 1234 for free independent and impartial advice about how to save energy and money.
There are grants and subsidies available covering a wide range of measures such as cavity wall and loft insulation, energy efficient heating and energy saving measures.
Warm Homes Service
Warm Homes Service grants for insulation and heating measures are available to owner occupiers or private rented tenants, living in Leeds, who are suffering from illnesses or have disabilities aggravated by cold and damp conditions. Contact the Warm Homes Service on 0113 391 8336 for further information.
The Green Doctor, run by Groundwork Leeds, provides face to face advice to vulnerable households on energy efficiency, grants and other environmental issues. They also supply and install measures such as draught excluders, energy efficient light bulbs, pipe lagging and reflective radiator panels for free. Contact the Green Doctor on 0113 238 0601
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Better Homes Leeds
Is a programme offered in partnership with Willmott Dixon and Keepmoat to deliver 4230 subsidised energy efficiency improvements to homes in Leeds during 2015 to 2018. These home improvements could include
- Cavity wall insulation,
- External & internal wall insulation,
- Hard to treat wall cavities,
- Loft insulation
- Room in roof insulation
- Windows & door replacement
- Renewables e.g. solar PV panels.
Better Homes Leeds is for private home owners, tenants who privately rent and private landlords only. Social Housing Tenants must speak to their Registered Provider to find out about energy efficiency schemes for social housing.
Offers and funding are limited so are on a first come first served basis. If you would like more information or talk through your option, you can find the link to Better Homes Leeds website in the External links section on this page, or call 0800 597 1500 (Free phone number from UK Landline) or 0113 897 0977. Opening hours are 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm Saturday.
Helping Consumers with Energy
The government has issued a simple guide
to access help and information. The guide aims to help householders towards lower bills and warmer homes.