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Latest research shows homes lack energy efficiency

Research conducted by the BBC has revealed nearly two thirds of UK homes fail to meet long-term energy efficiency targets.

16-03-2020More

Study reveals UK homes lose heat fast than the European equivalent

A recent study by Home climate management company tado, has shown UK homes lose heat much faster than our European neighbours.

21-02-2020More

Research reveals households are missing out on saving money

Research carried out by the Energy Savings Trust and Citizens Advice has revealed over a third of British households are missing out on saving money on their bills by not changing the way they use energy.

07-02-2020More

Bradford home transformed for winter

A Bradford resident will be warmer this winter thanks to Better Homes Bradford and Bradford Council.

31-01-2020More

Big Energy Savings Week 2020

In honour of the national Big Energy Savings Week 2020, we have done some digging into some of the best energy saving hacks at there – plus introduce you to some of our own!

24-01-2020More

Better Homes Wakefield comes to the boiler rescue

There’s nothing worse than your boiler breaking mid-winter, but for one Wakefield couple Better Homes Wakefield was able to save the day!

17-01-2020More

Are you using electric heaters to warm your home?

Homes across the Yorkshire region are still without gas central heating to keep their home warm this winter. Many rely on portable electric heaters and storage heaters to keep warm with others choosing to wear extra clothing just to keep the cold at bay.

20-12-2019More

Don’t let it be a damp December

December is the time of year where many of us have the heating on at some point throughout the day. The constant change in temperature indoors can lead to condensation and damp issues.

09-12-2019More

How you can reduce your carbon footprint

According to the Energy Savings Trust, household emissions from heating and hot water must reduce by 95 percent to reach the 2050 Net Zero target.

26-11-2019More

Wakefield family’s life is changed forever

A family in Wakefield have had their lives changed for the better after Better Homes Yorkshire and Wakefield Council installed a fully-funded new gas central heating system in their home.

22-11-2019More

New boiler installed but still on the Economy 7 tariff?

If we’ve recently installed a new gas central heating system into your property and you’re still on the electric tariff, Economy 7 – now might be a good time to change!

14-11-2019More

Wakefield resident keeps warm this winter

A Wakefield resident is now nice and warm this winter after receiving a free central heating system thanks to a partnership between Better Homes Yorkshire and Wakefield Council.

25-10-2019More

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Under-floor insulation now available in Calderdale
 

Under-floor insulation now available in Calderdale

Not many people realise that they could be losing 10% of the heat from their home through their floor! Calderdale residents can now benefit from FREE underfloor insulation as well as attic room insulation, cavity wall and loft insulation.

26-05-2022 READ MORE

National recognition for Calderdale home improvement scheme
 

National recognition for Calderdale home improvement scheme

A Calderdale Council home improvement scheme, in partnership with Better Homes Yorkshire and local company Eclipse Energy, has received a special commendation at the National Energy Efficiency Awards.

08-03-2022 READ MORE

Keighley family enjoying the benefits of free insulation scheme
 

Keighley family enjoying the benefits of free insulation scheme

The McHale family is enjoying the benefits of extra insulation in their home and much-needed savings on their energy bills, thanks to a free attic room insulation scheme.

03-03-2022 READ MORE

National Energy Efficiency Award for boiler scheme!
 

National Energy Efficiency Award for boiler scheme!

Better Homes Yorkshire had a stellar night at the National Energy Efficiency Awards on Friday – bringing home a much-coveted award. The scheme was given third place in the Boiler and Heating project of the Year category!

22-02-2022 READ MORE

New insulation offer to help Leeds homeowners on low incomes cut energy bills
 

New insulation offer to help Leeds homeowners on low incomes cut energy bills

Leeds City Council has expanded the support available to help low-income households in some of the city’s coldest homes stay warm for less.

17-02-2022 READ MORE

Better Homes Yorkshire up for Two Awards!!
 

Better Homes Yorkshire up for Two Awards!!

Better Homes Yorkshire has been shortlisted for two awards at the National Energy Efficiency Awards 2022.

31-01-2022 READ MORE