Staying well, staying warm, saving money
- Lancaster City Council is dedicated to helping tackle the climate emergency and has approved an action plan to reduce its direct CO2 emissions to net zero by 2030
- Many homes in the Lancaster district are now under going retrofit work to improve the energy efficiency of homes. This work includes upgrading loft insulation, wall insulation, floor and ceiling insulation, new windows, doors and the installation of solar PV panels through the Cosy Homes In Lancashire scheme
- Our dedicated energy support officer visits all new tenants and advises on energy efficiency within the home
- support officer is also available for referrals should you require advice on how to save energy and save money on your energy bills
To help your household stay warm and and for top tips on how you can save money on your energy bills please see the links below.
For additional advice about how to lower your bills and maximise your income, alongside information on the Warm and Welcome Spaces that we offer across the district where you can enjoy a friendly, cosy atmosphere while meeting others from your community during the winter months - visit our page on energy bills and services.
If you would like to speak to someone directly regarding your energy issues please call us on 01524 582000.
Help and advice
- Cosy Homes In Lancashire
- EPC certificate
- Financial support for households
- Fuel Bank Foundation website and extra support leaflet
- Getting the most from Economy 7
- How To Use Your Horstmann Economy 7 Thermostat
- How much do your electrical appliances cost to use? (see also: guide from Citizen's Advice)
- How to read your electricity and gas meters
- How to use your storage heaters
- Pre-payment meters
- SMART meters
- Support and Financial Help Available - we can direct you to other support organisations
- Warm Home Discount
Last updated: 21 December 2022