Home energy advice
I need some advice
Simple Energy Advice
You can find out how to improve the energy efficiency and heating in your home from Simple Energy Advice which offers Government-endorsed advice. Visit the website to check what energy efficiency or low carbon heating improvements may be best suited to your home.
Open Eco Homes
A long-running project from Cambridge Carbon Footprint which gives local, independent and free, (although donations are always very welcome) advice. As well as tours, the project includes workshops to help build retrofitting skills and knowledge. Case studies, including details of local suppliers and upcoming tours are available on their website.
Ecofurb Low Carbon Home Service
This end-to-end home renovation service helps homeowners plan energy efficiency improvements, give impartial advice and oversee the works. Find out more and check out their free online Plan Builder on the Ecofurb website.
Local Energy Advice Partnership
The Council has also partnered with LEAP (the Local Energy Advice Partnership), which offers a free energy advice service for our residents, and can also provide things like free LED bulbs and draught proofing; help to understand tariffs; referrals for funding for improvements and more.
I need to know more about energy efficiency technologies
If you would like to read more about the sort of improvements you can make to your home to make it more energy efficient and save money, you could read our case studies. There's one for each type of technology, from Ground Source Heat Pumps to Solar Thermal Heating.
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