fuel poverty

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Nest is a Welsh Assembly fuel poverty scheme, launched on 1 April 2011, replacing the previous Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (HEES). Nest aims to help reduce the number of households in fuel poverty and make Welsh homes warmer and more fuel-efficient places to live by offering a range of advice through expert partners, as well as a full home energy assessment and home improvements for the most energy inefficient homes, at no cost to the householder.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2013
Type: Link

The project will have 5 components:improved policies to support energy efficiency in low-income communitiesimproved capacity among local builders and suppliers to reduce fuel consumption in low-income communitiescommunity based retrofits of schools, municipal buildings, and householdsimproved databases and methodologies for tracking buildings energy needsmonitoring and evaluation. 
Post date: 27 Jun 2012
Type: Publication

The results of this programme have particular relevance to the forthcoming Green Deal as the project includes:
Post date: 8 Mar 2012
Type: Case

The Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS) loan fund, which offers interest-free loans for more expensive insulation measures as well as renewables and boiler replacements, is already helping around 200,000 homes. Earlier this autumn, the Scottish Government committed £12.5 million into the scheme, which is administered by the Energy Saving Trust.
Post date: 9 Nov 2011
Type: News

Post date: 19 Jul 2011
Type: Publication