Energy efficiency advice and keeping your home warm

Here is advice on energy efficiency and your options if you have heating issues or struggle to keep warm as a homeowner or tenant.

The Lincolnshire Energy Switch is now open to new registrations. The idea is that rather than switching provider as an individual, residents use their combined buying power across our community to negotiate cheaper prices with energy companies. Sign up to switch >>
 

This scheme can offer energy efficiency advice and may be able to help home owners access replacement gas boilers or heating repairs.  If you are in receipt of a benefit and/or have a heat related illness you may be able to get some assistance through the scheme. 
Find out more on the Responders to Warmth website >>
 

Free, impartial and expert advice about making your home more energy efficient. 
Find out more on the Energy Savings Trust website >>
 

Advice on issues you may have with your gas or electricity supplier. 
Find out more on the Citizens Advice website >>
 

A tenant can from the 1 April 2016 request their landlord's consent to making Energy Efficiency Improvements.
Find out more on GOV.UK >>
 

It is important that consumers who are responsible for paying their energy bills are able to switch supplier easily and fairly. This factsheet sets out the rights of tenants in choosing their own energy supplier. 
Find out more on the Ofgem website >>
 

This scheme aims to save members money by bringing communities together to make the most of their joint buying power so reducing the price of oil and passing the benefit on to the scheme's members. It is open to households, businesses and community organisations that use oil to heat their homes and premises. 
Find out more on the Community Lincs website >>
 

Established to encourage greater awareness of the benefits of domestic solid fuel heating. 
Find out more on the Solid Fuel website >>