About Better Homes Yorkshire

Better Homes Yorkshire has been created to help residents across Yorkshire pay less for energy and live in healthier, warmer homes. Residents in the participating 10 Local Authority areas will be able to take advantage of the latest Government funding options to make energy efficiency improvement works to their homes.  Better Homes Yorkshire is open to homeowners, private tenants and landlords in the Leeds City Region. Participating councils include: Leeds, Bradford, Kirklees, Calderdale, Barnsley, Wakefield, York, Craven, Harrogate and Selby.

Better Homes Yorkshire is a joint programme managed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (The LEP).

The LEP is a private and public sector partnership working to unlock the Leeds City Region's vast economic potential by enabling businesses and enterprise to thrive. Working with the Combined Authority, the joint ambition is to ensure the Leeds City Region becomes a lean, resource efficient economy, underpinned by a 21st Century energy Infrastructure. The Better Homes Yorkshire programme ensures we support those households most in need to feel the benefits of living in a warmer, heathier home.

Working in partnership with council approved delivery partners ENGIE** (formerly Keepmoat Regeneration) and Fortem* (formerly Willmott Dixon Energy Services) the programme aims to deliver energy efficiency improvements to over 12,000 homes in the first three years alone. These home improvements could include standard and hard to treat wall insulation, new boilers, replacement windows & doors, new central heating systems and renewable technologies such as solar photovoltaic (PV panels). 

To find out more about these measures click Improvements

Keepmoat Regeneration and Fortem are the only Council approved companies to carry out energy efficiency measures in your home and community. 

To find out about activity in your local area and the latest available offers please go to the Your Area section in the above tool bar.

 

*As of January 2017, Willmott Dixon Energy Services has joined the Partnership division within Willmott Dixon and re-branded as Fortem. Fortem will continue to deliver all current Willmott Dixon Energy Services jobs, and future energy efficiency works for the Willmott Dixon Group. This means that any Willmott Dixon projects being delivered through Better Homes Yorkshire from January 2017 onwards will be branded as Fortem.

** As of January 2018, Keepmoat Regeneration has re-branded as ENGIE, all projects being delivered through Better Homes Yorkshire from January 2018 onwards will be carried out by ENGIE.

 

 

Get a personalised offer for your home in just four simple steps by applying now and completing our on-line form. Alternatively call 0800 597 1500* or 0113 897 0977**

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Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Calderdale Council Craven District Council Harrogate Borough Council Kirklees Council
Leeds City Council Selby District Council Wakefield Council City of York Council

Latest News

Get a new A-rated boiler for less than £2000
 

Get a new A-rated boiler for less than £2000

Better Homes Yorkshire is still offering everyone the opportunity to stay warmer in winter, with their latest boiler offer

10-08-2018 READ MORE

Grants available for new central heating systems for private landlords
 

Grants available for new central heating systems for private landlords

Private landlords in Barnsley are being urged to check whether their properties qualify for a new, first-time gas central heating system for their rented property through the council’s energy efficiency scheme, Better Homes Barnsley.

03-08-2018 READ MORE

Free attic bedroom insulation for homes across Calderdale
 

Free attic bedroom insulation for homes across Calderdale

Calderdale Council and Better Homes Yorkshire have secured over £1 million investment to provide fully funded insulation for the attic bedrooms or lofts of 500 Calderdale homes.

23-07-2018 READ MORE

Holbeck project recognised with awards success
 

Holbeck project recognised with awards success

The ENGIE Holbeck Flex Scheme was named Large Scale Project of the Year at the Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Energy Efficiency Awards.

11-07-2018 READ MORE

Free insulation for homes across Calderdale
 

Free insulation for homes across Calderdale

West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Better Homes Yorkshire have secured funding to provide free insulation for the attic bedrooms or lofts of 115 Calderdale homes, as part of the Tackling Fuel Poverty programme.

06-07-2018 READ MORE

New scheme provides Wakefield residents with help to install better home insulation
 

New scheme provides Wakefield residents with help to install better home insulation

A new home insulation scheme that will help to keep more houses warm next winter has been launched by Wakefield Council in partnership with Better Homes Yorkshire.

29-06-2018 READ MORE