Green and sustainable living

Lincs 4 Warmer Homes

How Lincs 4 Warmer Homes Works

Lincs 4 Warmer Homes is Greater Lincolnshire’s new partnership scheme between local authorities across the region, offering energy efficiency improvements and advice.

It connects eligible residents with funding and installers to carry out a range of energy efficiency improvements that can help residents to keep their home warm and energy bills down.

Funding available comes from a range of sources including Government and energy companies with the aim to combat fuel poverty across the UK.

Currently Available Schemes

Warm Homes Fund

The Warm Homes fund, provided by National Grid and administered by Affordable Warmth Solutions provides home energy solutions to owner occupied households living in fuel poverty, where mains gas is not their primary source of heating.  

Improvements available as part of this funding include:

  • A-rated gas central heating, or LPG alternative where main gas is not an option
  • Connection to the mains gas network, if required

If you are in receipt of certain income related benefits and current rely on inefficient storage heaters, fixed and or portable room heaters or solid fuel fires could be eligible for this funding, subject to survey to determine eligibility and acceptance by the installer. Funding is limited and will be release on a first come first served basis.

For more information, to check your eligibility or to apply, complete the warm home fund enquiry or contact the team by email L4WH@nelincs.gov.uk or by calling 01472 326 434.

Energy Company Obligation

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) funding stream is led by Government and directs large energy companies to help households reduce their energy bills and associated carbon emissions, by funding the scheme for residents meeting select criteria.

Improvements available as part of this funding include:

  • Loft insulation 
  • Cavity wall insulation 
  • Solid wall insulation 
  • Boiler replacements 
  • First time central heating 

For more information complete the online enquiry form or contact the team

Statement of Intent 

Please read the Lincs 4 Warmer Homes statement of intent.

Referrals

For referrals complete the Lincs 4 Warmer Homes referral form or you can contact the team:

Telephone lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, except bank holidays.