Energy company obligation

Keep warm and well

Cotswold District Council, along with the other six councils in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, is working in partnership with the Severn Wye Energy Agency to provide householders and businesses in the Cotswold District Council area with advice on how save energy and reduce their fuel bills.

As a householder you can receive free and impartial energy advice by calling the Warm and Well advice line free on 0800 500 30 76 or text WARM to 83010. For further advice go to the Warm and Well website.

The Warm and Well advice line has been providing free, impartial and local home energy advice to households in the Cotswolds for more than 10 years. A team of trained energy advisors can help people with a range of energy issues; from providing advice about simple measures you can take in the home through to helping people access grants to improve their homes.

The Warm and Well scheme is the local authority approved home energy efficiency scheme and can help householders access grant funding through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO). Contact the Warm and Well advice line to find out what funding is currently available and if you qualify.

Warm and Well can also carry out Green Deal Assessments for owner occupied and privately rented households. A team of qualified assessors will carry out a full technical survey and produce an Energy Performance certificate. They will do a full assessment of fuel bills and actual energy usage to assess the likely impact of any improvements.

Call the advice team today to find out what may be available to help you stay warm and reduce your energy bills.

Link to Energy - installer network

Link to Energy: Connecting with local tradespeople.

Link to Energy is a free to use online database which helps you to find suitable sustainable energy installers and tradespeople in your area. It’s simple – just enter your postcode or the name of the town or village that you live in, and then you can find a list of people in your area. You can even narrow it down by the type of work they do – whether that’s installing boilers, loft or wall insulation, renewable energy or much more.

To find local companies that offer sustainable and renewable energy solutions visit the Link to Energy website a free to use online database where you can search for and contact local installers.

If you would like some extra advice before you contact an installer, call the Warm and Well advice line on 0800 500 30 76. The Warm and Well advisors can also submit your enquiry to the installers of your choice.

Other grants

Cotswold District Council has a role to play in ensuring that people living in the District are part of healthy sustainable communities. One of the ways in which the Council helps to build and maintain sustainable communities is to use capital grants to help people stay healthy in their homes . The Council has a capital budget for disabled facilities and repairs to hazards that pose an imminent risk to an owner’s health and safety. For further details please see the Private Sector Renewal Policy.

 

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