Energy Saving for Homes

Reducing your energy usage at home can not only help save the planet but also save you money.

There's lots of helpful, impartial advice available from The Energy Saving Trust. You can call them on 0300 123 1234 or see their website for more information.

Green GB have produced a Simple Energy Advice Service, which includes information for Landlords and Tenant.

The SEACS Project (Sustainable Energy Across the Common Space) has a number of advice leaflets and videos. This service is jointly funded by the EU and Devon County Council.

LEAP (Local Energy Advice Program) is a FREE energy and money saving advice service. LEAP can help you to save money and to keep your home warm and cosy.

LEAP offers a FREE OF CHARGE in-home advice visit. The Home Energy Advisors can:

  • install free simple energy saving measures such as LED light bulbs and draught-proofing

  • check if you're on the best energy tariff

  • arrange a FREE money advice consultation

  • help you find funding for further energy saving home improvements.

Call LEAP on 0800 060 7567

South Hams District Council has recently obtained funding for 118 new gas central heating systems in eligible homes. The funds will pay for a gas connection and standard gas central heating system. Applications are welcome from both owner-occupiers and the private rental sector - please see the South Hams DC website for more information.