What is an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?

We’ve all heard about an EPC but what exactly is it and how can it help make a home more energy efficient?


Take immediate action to reduce your fuel bill

According to recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics, the average household spends £1249 a year on heating the home.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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Latest News

Time is running out to benefit from funding to make homes warmer and cheaper to heat

Time is running out to benefit from funding to make homes warmer and cheaper to heat

As temperatures drop, Calderdale Council is urging residents to take advantage of a funded scheme to make homes warmer, bring down energy bills and reduce carbon emissions.

05-01-2023 READ MORE

See you in the New Year!

See you in the New Year!

Our offices will be closed for the holidays from 23rd December until 3rd January.

Season’s greetings to all!

21-12-2022 READ MORE

Be aware of scammers!

Be aware of scammers!

Often at this time of year there is an increase in scams and fraudulent activity.

11-11-2022 READ MORE

Success at national awards

Success at national awards

Last week we were pleased to attend the National Energy Efficiency Awards in Birmingham where our energy saving projects were highlighted.

Better Homes Yorkshire was proud to be given a special commendation in the National Multi-measure Project of the Year category!

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

17-10-2022 READ MORE

Better Homes Yorkshire shortlisted for national energy award

Better Homes Yorkshire shortlisted for national energy award

We’re proud to announce that Better Homes Yorkshire has been shortlisted in the National Energy Efficiency Awards 2022!

26-08-2022 READ MORE

Calderdale resident receives FREE attic insulation

Calderdale resident receives FREE attic insulation

A Calderdale resident is feeling the difference after receiving FREE attic insulation through a scheme that aims to tackle fuel poverty and carbon emissions through insulation funding.

19-08-2022 READ MORE