The council's Energy Efficient Home Scheme helps people that live in North Herts make their homes more energy efficient, while helping them save money on their fuel bills too.
Funded or part-funded heat and energy saving measures are available to homeowners and private renting tenants in the district who meet certain eligibility criteria.
The following energy efficiency measures are available to those who are eligible:
- boiler replacements
- loft insulation
- cavity wall insulation
- under floor insulation
- room in roof insulation
- external wall insulation
We are working closely with our delivery partner, YES Energy Solutions, to bring the Energy Efficient Home Scheme to local people.
Who is eligible?
This programme is designed to help households in Private Sector Housing (owner occupiers or private tenants) who are:
- Low income households, joint income of less than £33,700.00, and high energy costs
- Low income households, joint income of less than £33,700.00 and vulnerability to cold’ (LIVC). This is based on; National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) 2015.
- Households on means tested benefits and high energy costs
For full details on the qualification criteria read the Statement of Intent document at the bottom of this page.
How to apply
We are working with YES Energy Solutions who will help you find out if you are eligible for funding.
If you think you may be eligible, please contact YES Energy Solutions on 01422 880100 (office hours 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday). They can advise about the scheme and let you know if you are eligible to receive funding.
Energy saving measures will be installed by YES Energy Solutions industry accredited contractors.
Safety is our main priority and the scheme follows the latest government guidelines regarding coronavirus safety. YES Energy Solutions’ customer advisors can explain procedures in place to ensure safety or residents and installers.
The scheme accesses funding via the Government’s Energy Company Obligation (ECO) Scheme and we are also supporting installations with our Home Repair Assistance Grant.