Free bill-slashing energy upgrades on offer to Studley and Alcester households - The Redditch Standard

Free bill-slashing energy upgrades on offer to Studley and Alcester households

FREE energy bill-slashing home upgrades are on offer to households in Warwickshire.

Warwickshire residents who don’t have gas central heating in their homes are being encouraged to apply for Home Upgrade Grant funding (HUG2).

The grants can be used to fund a range of initiatives to improve the energy efficiency of homes and reduce heating costs for low-income households.

Improvements available through the scheme include clean heating solutions such as air source heat pumps, solar panels and insulation.

The scheme is open either to homeowners or private renters with a combined annual income of less than £36,000 and whose home has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of D, E, F or G.

If eligible, a whole house assessment will be conducted and the householders will be provided with information on what energy-efficient measures are most suitable for the property, with the HUG2 scheme paying for the work.

Coun Heather Timms, Warwickshire County Council’s spokeswoman for Environment, Climate and Culture, said: “This scheme is a great way to bring down your energy bills through some funded energy efficient improvements.

“It’s easy to check if you are eligible, and there’s plenty of support along the way too. But please don’t wait – the HUG2 funding is time limited, and we don’t want you to miss out.”

Visit or call 0800 988 2881 for more information.

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