Householders in Amber Valley are being urged to take
advantage of free loft and cavity wall insulation during 2012 -
which is available to residents regardless of household income from
Warmstreets - working in partnership with Amber Valley Borough
This time limited offer includes free loft
insulation for any private household (owned or rented) that
currently has none (or less than 60mm), as well as free cavity wall
insulation. Those who already have at least 60mm of loft insulation
can pay a subsidised price of just £99 to have it topped up to the
recommended level of 270mm.The offer is subject to survey and on a
first come first served basis.
Joanne Walker, Amber Valley Borough Council's energy
officer said: "Not only can we now install loft and cavity wall
insulation without charging, but you will save money on your energy
bills for years to come as your home will be easier and cheaper to
heat - up to £175 a year if you install loft insulation. It will
also reduce the impact of your household's impact on the
Householders who are interested can call Warmstreets
on 0800 043 9569, or if calling from a mobile, 0333 577 9569, to
arrange a survey today. Alternatively, visit: www.warmstreets.co.uk. Offers are subject to
survey and depend on house size.
Notes for Editors:
1. Amber Valley Boroughis working in partnership with Apex Carbon
Solutionsand Marches Energy Agency to offer our Warmstreets
Insulation Scheme ( www.warmstreets.co.uk).
2. The Energy Saving Trust ( www.energysavingtrust.org.uk)
estimates that installing loft insulation in a house which
previously had none could save a household up to £175 a year on
their energy bills and installing cavity wall insulation could save
around £135 a year. Homes which top up their loft insulation could
save around £25 per year.
3. Residents can get more advice on saving energy by visiting www.everybodys-talking.org/. This website is
the energy saving and climate change portal for Nottinghamshire and
4. Amber Valley Borough Council is a member of theLocal
Authorities Energy Partnership. This partnership is made up of all
20 local authorities in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, including
the Peak District National Park Authority. It supports and
co-ordinates activities to tackle fuel poverty and climate change
and to develop sustainable energy solutions across the two
counties. This includes high profile public campaigns which
encourage individuals and communities to reduce carbon emissions
and save money.
Warmstreets can also offer renewable technologies, solid wall
insulation, replacement heating systems and other improvements.