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Home energy conservation

Warm and Well

Working in partnership with Warm & Well, South Gloucestershire Council are offering a FREE first time central heating system to local residents (subject to qualifying criteria).  Warm & Well also offer free impartial advice to local residents on all aspects of using energy in the home.  They can arrange home visits and hold details of local accredited installers who specialise in heating and insulation.  For more information, they can be contacted free on 0800 500 3076 or email warmandwell@severnwye.org.uk

Home energy loan

South Gloucestershire residents can also apply for a low cost loan (Typical APR 4.2%) to improve their homes with energy efficiency measures and renewable technology installations through Wessex Resolutions CIC. For further details, please see the Wessex CIC website http://www.wrcic.org.uk

Home Energy Conservation Act and Affordable Warmth

As a Home Energy Conservation Authority, South Gloucestershire Council is required under the Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA) to report to government on issues relating to improving energy efficiency in residential accommodation.

We work closely with the district authorities within Gloucestershire and other local partners. As a consortium of local authorities we have planned locally how we intend to work towards improving energy efficiency across housing within our updated Affordable Warmth Strategy.

The affordable warmth strategy spans the next fives years with a rolling action plan, it is intended that the action plan will be updated on a yearly basis and progress will be published every two years inline with requirements under HECA.

We have produced a report detailing the achievements concerning home energy efficiency and affordable warmth over the past two years and outlining future plans and ongoing projects taking place within South Gloucestershire.

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