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Saving energy at home

Advice and support to help make your home more energy-efficient and reduce your energy bills.

Advice for social renters

In addition to the advice for everyone, here is advice specific to social renters.

Contact your housing provider

Contact your housing association to report any concerns about conditions in your property or for more information on their plans to improve the energy-efficiency of your home.

Energy Company Obligation Scheme (ECO)

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government scheme requiring some energy suppliers to help with the cost of improving a home's energy efficiency. Suppliers are required to provide grants to pay the whole cost or some of the cost of improvements including insulation.

The scheme requires households to be low income and experiencing some kind of vulnerability or fuel poverty. To find out if you are eligible, contact any of the obligated energy suppliers. They do not need to be your energy provider.

Find out more on the Energy Company Obligation.

Published: 24 February 2023

Last updated: 23 November 2023