Free energy-saving measures available to low-income west Oxfordshire residents

Free energy-saving measures available to low-income west Oxfordshire residents
Free energy-saving measures available to low-income west Oxfordshire residents
Free energy saving measures available to low income residents in West Oxfordshire.

West Oxfordshire District Council has received £1,067,000 in funding to support the Sustainable Warmth scheme, which will be used to retrofit homes with modifications that will improve energy performance, increase comfort and reduce the impact of rising temperatures. household bills.

Cllr Andrew Prosser, Cabinet Member for Climate Change at West Oxfordshire District Council, said: “People are understandably worried about how they will manage their household bills this winter with rising energy prices and the climate crisis. continuing cost of living.

“Reducing energy use is a priority for many of us right now, but it’s a huge struggle for those living in cold, hard-to-heat homes, and especially for households on limited incomes who can not being able to afford some of the necessary changes.

“Poor insulation, inefficient heating and lack of airtightness are just some of the problems associated with the most difficult to heat homes, making them expensive to keep warm and, in extreme cases, a risk to health, especially for those living with or susceptible to respiratory conditions.

Depending on the type of property and the current heating system used, proposed improvements include: insulation of the attic, roof and walls; solar panels for generating energy; affordable energy efficient lighting; and low carbon heating.

Households are eligible for the grant if the annual income is less than £30,000 or less than £20,000 and the property has an energy performance certificate of E or less.

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