Kirklees - Your Area

 
 

Better Homes KirkleesKirklees Council is committed to helping its residents heat their homes for less by installing energy saving home improvements. Offers and funding are limited so are on a first come, first served basis. Don’t delay, act today.

If you are a Kirklees resident and would like to know more about energy saving schemes in the area please contact Kirklees Council directly on 01484 221000 or email housing.solutions@kirklees.gov.uk

There are many energy efficiency improvements we can carry out to make your home warmer, healthier and cheaper to heat. Once a survey of your property has taken place Better Homes Yorkshire will be able to make recommended measures for your home. 

The links below explain some of the energy efficiency improvements that may be installed to your home and their benefits.

 

Boiler Installer

What is a High Efficiency A-rated Condensing Gas Boiler?

Installation of a High Efficiency Gas Boiler is an effective method of making your home warmer and more comfortable. How will I know if my home requires a new boiler? If your boiler is more than 10 years old it's likely to be G-rated meaning it could be inefficient and expensive to run. Replacing your old system could make your home warmer and save you money on energy bills.

What are the benefits of a new boiler?

By replacing an old G-rated boiler with a new high efficiency condensing boiler and improving your heating controls, you could cut your home’s carbon dioxide emissions – saving as much as £300 a year*. You will have instant hot water. Your home should be warmer and more comfortable.

How does it work?

Gas boilers can be used for heating your home and providing hot water. They do this by heating up water that circulates around the pipework connecting to your radiators. Many homes still have old G-rated boiler systems that can be very inefficient because they lose a lot of heat through the flue: these are known as non-condensing boilers. High efficiency condensing boilers re-use heat that would normally be lost into the atmosphere from the flue, keeping your home warmer and more energy efficient.

Condensing Gas Boiler

What should I expect from the work?

It should take around two days to complete the installation and will be done by one of our Gas Safe Registered engineers. Replacing your heating system means we’ll usually fit a new gas boiler, and may also put in new radiators as well. Sometimes, we’ll need to remove the main fire in your living room, and if necessary you may need a new electric fire.

Before we arrive please put away any fragile or valuable items and remove things from the wall to save them getting knocked. Boiler replacements can be quite noisy and dirty so we’ll always use dust sheets to protect floor coverings and furniture that has not been removed.

During the work our Liaison Officer will be your main point of contact. They’re there to let you know exactly what’s going on at every stage and to give you all the help, support and information you need.

*These are estimated figures provided by the Energy Saving Trust based on insulating a gas-heated, semi-detached home with three bedrooms. Actual savings may vary depending upon your individual circumstances.

Do Better Homes Yorkshire Offer Oil Boilers?

Better Homes Yorkshire are now able to offer oil boilers to people who are off gas. Installing a new oil boiler could save you up to 30%* a year on your annual fuel bills compared to your current off gas method of heating.

Why choose us?

  • Get up to a five-year manufacturer’s warranty on our market-leading boilers.
  • Finance options are available from £39.50 a month* from our installer Scarbrook to help spread the cost.
  • No deposit necessary, don’t pay a penny until you are 100% satisfied.
  • You may qualify for funding to help pay for the boiler

 

*Source: www.OFTEC.org

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