Energy Efficiency in the home
Ensuring that your home is energy efficient not only reduces carbon emissions but can also save you money on your energy bills. Measures such as insulating the loft and walls of your home, installing an energy efficient boiler and installing double glazing are some of the ways you can make your home energy efficient. For more information about energy saving in the home visit the Energy Saving Trust.
Cosy Homes in Lancashire (ChiL)
We are working with local authorities in Lancashire to help households access funding for energy-related improvements to their homes.
If your property including park homes is suitable you may be able to have a number of energy efficiency improvements installed in your home for free including loft insulation and cavity wall insulation.
To find out if you qualify, either call Cosy Homes in Lancashire on 03306 061 488.
Heating Rebate Scheme
The heating rebate scheme is a grant offered by the Council to replace an inefficient or broken central heating system or for installing a heating system for the first time.
Owner occupiers living in the borough of Burnley.
Amount of grant
£300 if the property already has gas central heating. If the property has never had a central heating system or currently there is a grant of £1,000.00 towards the cost of central heating.
The heating rebate scheme is available from the Council's Housing & Development Control Unit.
The Green Homes Grant Scheme
The Green Homes Grant Scheme is the new Government initiative which will be made available to homeowners in England to upgrade the energy efficiency of their homes. Homeowners will be able to apply for vouchers worth up to two-thirds of the cost of hiring tradespeople to install energy saving measures. The maximum contribution will be £5,000, or for those on lower incomes, a 100% grant up to £10,000 will be available for certain work.
Customers can apply direct for these grants. The window for applications opens on the 1st October and more information on how to apply for the voucher can be found by visiting: https://www.simpleenergyadvice.org.uk/pages/green-homes-grant