Scotland targets fuel poor with £224m fund

Around 28,000 homes in Scotland will have measures such as insulation, heating and domestic renewables installed as part of a new energy efficiency scheme. The £224 million Warmer Homes Scotland initiative will target households identified as fuel poor, including those in rural and island areas. A new service which will provide advice on how to […]

Energy efficient upgrades for Bristol council flats

A scheme to improve the energy efficiency of homes in Bristol has been approved. The city’s ‘Warmer Homes’ initiative will upgrade more than 1,700 high and low rise council flats with measures such as external wall insulation, structural repairs and improvements to the external environment. It is the second part of a three-stage programme spread […]

A million warmer homes thanks to ECO deal

More than a million homes in Britain have been kept warmer this winter because of a government scheme, it was claimed yesterday. By the end of November 2014, the ECO and Green Deal schemes delivered new boilers, windows and insulation to 1,021,000 homes. The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) gets suppliers to pay for measures in vulnerable and low income households, […]