Energy saving measures can be fitted for free during the home visit where appropriate, such as LED lightbulbs; draft insulation around doors and windows; radiator foils; chimney balloons; power down devices; hot water cylinder covers; shower aerators.
In 2019/20, Energyworks visited 1,900 homes and identified £1,156,500 of savings on fuel bills.
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Useful learnings from Energyworks
- Behavioural advice on how to keep people's home warmer for less is very effective.
- Home visits make setting up energy saving measures more efficient and help to build trust.
- Free boiler replacements for broken boilers has been deemed an essential service.
- Personal relationships enable onward referrals to external agencies for further support as needed.