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Heat and power your home for less

Increasing your home's energy efficiency can make your home easier to keep warm or reduce your fuel bills or both. There may be grants and/or subsidies available for owner occupiers, privately renting tenants and private landlords, some of which are for the elderly, disabled people or those on lower incomes.

More information on schemes in Leeds is in the drop down headings below.

The government have placed an obligation on large energy companies to provide funds for energy efficiency measures in certain circumstances, called the Energy Company Obligation (ECO). Local authorities can now define people in fuel poverty to receive Local Authority Flexible Eligibility ECO, and energy companies can spend up to 10% of their funding on this. Local authorities must publish a statement of intent that defines who is eligible for funding before this can happen. Leeds City Council’s Statement of Intent is available on the Local Authority Flexible Eligibility Statement Of Intent page.

For independent information on saving energy and money in your home visit the Energy Saving Trust website or call their helpline on 0300 123 1234.

If you’re interested in finding out what we’re doing across Leeds to deliver carbon reducing projects, see our Low Carbon Leeds blog and read our HECA Further Report second progress update (PDF 1.2MB).​​

Click to expandWhite Rose Energy

White Rose Energy is a new energy supplier that has been set up by Leeds City Council in partnership with Robin Hood Energy, to provide residents from across the region with a fairer alternative for their gas and electricity.

For more information visit the White Rose Energy​ webpage.

Click to expandBetter Homes Yorkshire

Better Homes Yorkshire will help you;
-save money on rising gas and electricity bills
-provide warmer and healthier homes for your family to live in 
-improve the appearance of your property 
-reduce draughts and replace old inefficient boilers 
-provide expert energy advice so you use less, waste less and pay less for energy

To find out more about the latest offers and most current Government funding available visit the Better Home website or call one of our energy experts on 0800 597 1500  or  0113 897 0977

Some of the energy efficiency improvements that may be installed to your home:
-Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI)  ​
-Hard-To-Treat cavity wall insulation
-Loft Insulation 
-External Wall Insulation (EWI) 
-Internal Wall Insulation (IWI) 
-Room- in-roof (RIR) insulation 
-Heating - High Efficiency A-rated Condensing Gas Boiler 
-Renewables e.g. solar PV panels ​


Click to expandCare and Repair - Warm Homes Service Grants

Warm Homes Service grants will provide owner occupiers or privately rented tenants living in Leeds with supplying and installing insulation and heating measures free of charge to those households who can demonstrate they are suffering from an illness or have a disability aggravated by cold and damp conditions.

To find out more contact the Warm Homes Service at Leeds City Council on 0113 391 8336 or visit the website on the link below. ​​

Care and repair website

Click to expandGroundwork Leeds - Green Doctor

The Green Doctor will provide vulnerable households in Leeds with:
- face to face advice  on energy efficiency, grants and other environmental issues. 
- supplying and installing 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 or email greendoctorleeds@groundwork.org.uk ​​​

Click to expandGovernment guide to access help and information

The government has issued a simple guide called Helping Consumers with Energy.  The guide aims to help householders towards lowering bills and warming their homes. The guide can be found in the documents section on this page. ​​

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