Portsmouth City Council scheme to offer free assessments on energy efficiency


A local authority has decided to set up a new community energy efficiency scheme designed to help residents reduce their overall heating and electricity bills, and will offer free assessments on energy efficiency as part of the package.

The Solent Green Deal is being rolled out by Portsmouth City Council and aims to provide advice on how to make affordable energy efficient improvements to homes using council approved local contractors, a news report in the local media can reveal.

Energy assessors will visit homes and recommend a set of improvements such as loft, wall or door insulation, double-glazing, solar power or biomass boilers. They will estimate how much this could save on energy bills and, once the works are finished, they will complete they will complete another check and provide an EPC certificate.

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Last, but certainly not least, it’s important to mention that HeatingSave is a component part of the Government’s Green Deal program.

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