Save energy in your home

Help available for energy improvements

Cosy Homes in Lancashire (CHiL)

Funding for energy-related improvements to your home

If your property is suitable, you might be able to have energy efficiency improvements made to your home for free. These include:

  • loft insulation
  • cavity wall insulation
  • central heating
  • replacement boilers

Visit the CHIL website to find out how to apply.

Connected for Warmth Grant

If you live in a Council Tax Band A, B,C or D home the Connected for Warmth grant is available to help you keep warm this winter.

Connected for Warmth offers fully-funded loft insulation installed by experienced Trustmark-registered professionals.

Anyone is entitled to the grant. The grant is not based on benefits or household income.

If you have less than 7.5 inches of loft insulation this should be topped up to 11 inches thick.

To find out more and apply for the grant contact Cosy Homes in Lancashire (CHiL) on 03306 061488 or 01254 366866.

Domestic renewable heat initiative (RHI)

You might qualify for money towards renewable heating costs in your home, including:

  • biomass boilers
  • solar water heating
  • certain types of heat pumps

Payments are made for 7 years and are based on the amount of renewable heat made by your heating system.

Visit the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme website for more information.

How much money could you save?

  • Loft insulation could save you up to £180 a year
  • Cavity wall insulation could save you up to £140 a year
  • Insulating solid walls (internally or externally) or hard to treat cavities could save you up to £500 a year
  • Replacing your old boiler with an energy efficient one could save you up to £310 a year

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CHiL Statement of Intent

This document sets out how we decide who is eligible for this funding

Statement of Intent