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Yorkshire residents set to enjoy central heating for the first time

Households across Yorkshire are set to benefit from full central heating for the first time, through a project funded by the National Grid Warm Homes Fund.

17-06-2019More

Worried about energy costs? You’re not on your own!

After energy regulator Ofgem raised price caps to allow energy suppliers to cover the higher costs they’re facing on the wholesale market, many households within the UK are bracing themselves for an increase in their bills.

14-05-2019More

Warm Homes Fund – success throughout the region

Over the last 18 months, Better Homes Yorkshire has successfully installed 180 new central heating systems across the region thanks to the Warm Homes Fund.

01-05-2019More

A new boiler can save you hundreds of pounds

One way to help save fuel and money each month is to swap your old boiler for new. If you use your boiler to heat radiators, then the majority of your home energy cost will be going on fuel.

12-04-2019More

Help prevent condensation in your home

April is notorious for its unpredictable weather, one minute its sunny, the next its raining. Trying to get your washing dry without needing to switch on the heating can be a bit tricky.

05-04-2019More

Fuel poverty – how do I know if I suffer from fuel poverty?

Fuel poverty is a term that many of us misinterpret and to make matters more confusing, fuel poverty is measured differently in different parts of the UK.

29-03-2019More

Cavity wall insulation – is it worth it?

As we enter the spring months of 2019, for many of us the need to turn our heating on to warm our homes will slowly reduce.

22-03-2019More

Are you a resident of Swarcliffe in Leeds?

Better Homes Yorkshire, Leeds City council, Northern Gas Networks and Communitas Energy are working together to bring gas central heating to the Swarcliffe area of Leeds.

15-03-2019More

Success at Barnsley’s First Armed Forces Energy Action Day

Barnsley Council organised the town’s first Armed Forces Energy Action Day on Friday 15 February to coincide with Fuel Poverty Awareness Day.

28-02-2019More

Better make sure your home is ready for winter with Better Homes Yorkshire

You can spread the cost with low monthly payments - plus there’s no deposit to pay.

22-02-2019More

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day is a national campaign aimed at raising awareness of the health problems caused by living in cold, damp homes.

15-02-2019More

Barnsley Armed Forces Energy Action Day

Barnsley Council is proud to announce their Barnsley Armed Forces Energy Action Day.

08-02-2019More

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Calderdale Homeowners Benefitting from Government Insulation Scheme
 

Calderdale Homeowners Benefitting from Government Insulation Scheme

Calderdale residents are reaping the rewards of free home improvement measures being offered to make their homes warmer, more energy efficient and reduce fuel bills.

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Government funded insulation scheme gets warm welcome
 

Government funded insulation scheme gets warm welcome

Keighley residents have responded with enthusiasm to free home improvement measures being offered which will make their homes warmer, more energy efficient and reduce fuel bills.

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Gas Safety Week 2021
 

Gas Safety Week 2021

This gas safety week Better Homes Yorkshire is urging everyone to check their gas appliances and help reduce the risk of harm in your home.

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Calling Residents of York!
 

Calling Residents of York!

Do you live in Guildhall, Micklegate, Holgate or Westfield? Our partner, Eclipse Energy, is visiting selected homes in August and September to check if residents are eligible for the free Home Upgrade Grant.

19-08-2021 READ MORE

Eligible homes in Harrogate set to get an extra HUG thanks to new funding
 

Eligible homes in Harrogate set to get an extra HUG thanks to new funding

Funding has been secured from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) local authority delivery programme to roll out the Home Upgrade Grant (HUG) to areas of North Yorkshire.

14-07-2021 READ MORE

Residents in Leeds to benefit from free solar panels and insulation to save money and tackle climate change
 

Residents in Leeds to benefit from free solar panels and insulation to save money and tackle climate change

Eligible residents will be able to install energy saving technology—including solar panels, cavity wall insulation and, in some areas, external wall insulation—completely free of charge.

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