Taken from latest Energy Projects Plus Newsletter ()
Energy Projects Plus’ LEAP team are now back after the summer break, providing a mix of full home visits, telephone advice calls and short follow up visits.
The usual support is available including free energy saving measures, support with switching energy tariff, advice on saving energy at home, warm home discount applications, priority service registration, benefits maximisation and more.
To be eligible for LEAP, residents need to be low income, have a health condition made worse by cold or another vulnerability.
Providing fully funded gas boiler repair or replacements.
To be eligible, the resident must be an owner occupier, in receipt of benefits, or eligible under their Local Authority Statement of Intent for Eco Flex (low income with a health condition or hard to heat home).
The boiler must be fully broken, with the resident in, or intermittently in a no heat situation.
This year, a confirmation text or email will be sent to the resident. Where possible, please capture a mobile phone number or email address when providing your referral.
Providing fully funded replacement white goods – electric cookers, washing machine, fridges, freezers and fridge freezers.
To be eligible, the resident needs to be in receipt of benefits, or on a low income.
They can be owner occupiers, privately renting or social housing tenants, as long as they own the appliance and are responsible for paying their own energy bills.
There must be an existing appliance to replace and this needs to be at least 9 years old. It doesn’t need to be broken.
Refer to the above schemes using our usual referral form: