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Hinckley Healthy Homes – cutting the cost of keeping warm

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Harborough Energy to deliver the Hinckley Healthy Homes scheme on behalf of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council.

The aim of the scheme is to improve the energy-efficiency and running costs of the homes most in need in the community and in doing so, help to improve the overall well-being of residents.

Following the introduction by the Government of a new Flexible Eligibility scheme, Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council are delighted to be one of the first local authorities to launch a healthy homes scheme for private households.

We are proud to have been chosen by the Council, along with Harborough Energy, as its scheme partners for energy advice and referrals for insulation and heating measures to households throughout the borough. We will support the delivery of the project by providing free, no obligation surveys to ensure that residents benefit from the new opportunities to improve their homes. Residents can be confident that we have been fully vetted to meet the highest quality standards and levels of consumer protection under the schemes strict data protection, codes of conduct and compliance standards.

It doesn’t matter whether you own your home or rent privately, you could still be eligible for a free, or subsidised energy efficiency upgrade, if you are in receipt of certain benefits or are on a low household income and can satisfy one of the following:

  • Your home has an EPC with a rating of E, F or G
  • Your home is deemed viable by our assessment
  • You have a Health Condition
  • You are pregnant
  • You have children under the age of 5
  • You are aged 65 or over
  • You have recently had a fall and were admitted to hospital.

How do I get the funding?

Our energy advisers will call at homes across the borough to offer a free, no obligation, insulation inspection. Appointments for the free inspection survey will be arranged at a convenient time to suit you.

It couldn’t be easier!

The inspection survey only takes a few minutes and we will complete all the paperwork too! It doesn’t matter if you own your home or rent privately, however, funding for the scheme is limited, so now is the time to get your home insulated.

How do I find out more?

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council has a list of all official surveyors, so for peace of mind you can check that they are genuine by calling the council on

01455 255988 and asking about the Hinckley Healthy Homes scheme.

If you’d like to know more, or arrange an appointment please contact us today:

Ellipse Energy on 0116 4027958, or if you prefer you can contact us by e-mailing [email protected]

You can also find out more on the Council’s website click here

Hinckley Healthy Homes will reduce fuel poverty in the borough and ensure residents can afford to heat their homes affordably.

 

 

 

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Do you qualify for ECO Funding?

You could be eligible for energy efficiency improvements under the ECO bill.

If you’re a home owner or private tenant & in receipt of any of the following benefits: Pension credit, Child tax credit, Support Allowance, Job Seeker’s Allowance, Income Support or Working Tax Credit – you could be eligible for energy efficiency improvements.

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