So, Easton Energy Group has won £16,000 from the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC)’s Local Energy Assessment Fund (LEAF). The project aims to:
- Engage residents on energy and energy efficiency
- Do a survey of local housing stock, so that residents know what they can do to improve energy efficiency and reduce bills
- Understand the barriers local residents face to installing energy efficiency/renewable energy measures – is this just cost, or lack of awareness, or something else?
- Gauge reaction to the upcoming Green Deal, which will allow residents to install energy efficiency measures via a long-term loan repaid through energy bills (with the repayments being less than the savings the insulation will generate)
- Get more people from a wider background to help take Easton Energy Group forward
More on why we’re doing this in later blog posts, but if you’re already convinced, please fill in our housing survey (if you’re an Easton resident) or get in contact if you are willing to be interviewed.
As part of the project we’ll be attending various events around the area, and hosting our own. See the events page for more details.
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