What does Government offer to help with rising energy costs?
Warmer Homes West Midlands is working in partnership with the City of Wolverhampton Council who obtained funding through the national Local Authority Delivery Scheme (LADS) to improve the energy efficiency of low-income households and low EPC-rated homes, including those living in the lowest quality off-gas grid homes across their district.
To assist homeowners in reducing their energy usage, the City of Wolverhampton Council is delivering this scheme so homeowners in the city can receive fully-funded energy upgrades.
- Wall insulation (internal, external and cavity)
- Floor insulation
- Loft insulation
- Insulated windows and doors (please note only single glazed windows can be replaced).
- High Retention Storage heaters.
Your household is likely to qualify if you meet all these conditions:
- You live in your council’s target area*
- You own and live in your own home
- Someone in your household receives a means-tested benefit and/or the household’s combined annual income is below £31,000 (before tax).
- Your home has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of D, E, F or G (an EPC assessment will be arranged free-of-charge if your house doesn’t have one)
HOW TO APPLY
To register your interest please visit https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/green-grants and complete the expression of interest form.
*Homeowners in the Blakenhall area of the city, are asked to keep an eye out for information packs coming through their doors which will give details of the different types of energy upgrades available to them.
Please note that this funding is currently only available to owner occupiers. If you do rent your property, please call us on 0808 196 8298 or 0800 988 2881 and we can potentially support you with other energy saving options.
These installations will not only help to reduce your energy bills and keep you warm – they reduce your impact on the environment too!
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