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Heat your home for less

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.
 
Green Doctor
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 or email greendoctorleeds@groundwork.org.uk
 

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
  • Boilers
  • 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. 

We have an ongoing refurbishment programme for its council houses, including energy efficiency measures.  This programme is primarily area based: areas are selected on the basis of need and all homes are improved in that area. We are also running a citywide programme to complete any outstanding cavity wall and loft insulation. If you are a council tenant who needs cavity wall or loft insulation please email  housingleeds.planned@leeds.gov.uk. Other enquiries will be noted and depending on what is requested, improvements may or may not be made.

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. 
 
For information on alternative Green Deal Schemes you can visit The Energy Saving Trust website or call the Energy Saving Trust helpline on 0300 123 1234.


If you’re interested in finding out what we’re doing with partners and communities across the city to deliver various carbon reducing projects, click on the external link to our Low Carbon Leeds blog.​
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