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Energy efficiency

Visit Energy Saving Trust for information on energy efficiency to see if there's some simple things you can do to save money, and the environment by making your home more energy efficient.

Energy Performance Certificate rating

Energy Performance Certificate rating are called EPCs. Similar to the multi-coloured sticker on new appliances, EPCs tell you how energy efficient a building is and give it a rating from A (very efficient) to G (inefficient).

EPCs let the person who will use the building know how expensive it will be to heat and light, and what its carbon dioxide emissions are likely to be, they also contain some recommended

You need an EPC if you want to sell your home 

Your property's EPC needs to be available to potential buyers as soon as you start to market your property for sale or rent. You must get an approved Domestic Energy Assessor to produce the EPC.

To see more advice on these topics visit:

The Mayor's London boiler cashback scheme

The London Boiler Cashback Scheme is helping homeowners and tenants across London to reduce heating energy consumption by 20% and cut annual bills by around £340.

The scheme, which offers £400 cashback when old and inefficient boilers are replaced, is open to both private landlords accredited under the London Rental Standard and home owners.

Funding is limited so look at the full details and register your interest.

Grants and assistance for vulnerable residents

Barnet Council has a number of Grants and assistance streams availible for vulnerable Barnet Residents. There is useful information which can be used by all on the preparing for next Winter webpage.

Use the table below to see if you or someone you know could be eligible for an energy related grant from Environmental Health.

Remember that you're looking at this page in the Owner Occupiers (people who own their homes) section.

 

 Partnership Grant

Small Measures

Winter Well

Does the applicant have to own their home?

Yes

Yes for most of the measures

Yes

Does the applicant have to have a long term health condition?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Does the applicant have to be on certain benefits?

Yes

unless annual household income less than £16,010

Yes

unless annual household income less than £16,010

No

Does there have to be issues with the heating?

No

No

Yes

If by using this table you or someone you know would be likely to qualify for a grant, please contact the Environmental Health Team on 0208 359 7995 or email winterwell@barnet.gov.uk letting them know the title of the grant you or someone else is likely to qualify for.

Contacts

  • Private Sector Housing Team
  • Environmental Health
    Barnet House
    1255 High Road
    Whetstone
    London
    N20 0EJ
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  • Tel: 020 8359 7995
  • FAX: 0870 889 6793
  • Email: housingconditions@barnet.gov.uk
  • Winter Well Helpline
  • Private Sector Housing
    London Borough of Barnet,
    Barnet House, 1255 High Road,
    Whetstone, London N20 0EJ
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  • Tel: 020 8359 7441
  • Email: winterwell@barnet.gov.uk

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