• Southampton Healthy Homes: Rose’s story

    Rose’s granddaughter was the first one to make contact with us via our Facebook page. She explained that her grandmother Rose’s boiler had broken
  • Hitting the Cold Spots: Sarah’s story

    Sarah’s local council contacted us in the middle of the winter following concerns about the heating situation in her home. Sarah is an owner occupier
  • Southampton Healthy Homes: Isabel’s story

    Isabel contacted us as she was looking for help regarding her heating system. Her combination gas boiler had broken down and would only supply

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After making your home as energy efficient as possible, you may want to consider using renewable energy sources to further improve the energy efficiency of your property. Renewable energy plays an important role in reducing CO2 emissions and avoiding depletion of finite resources. Renewable energy comes from inexhaustible resources such as wind, flowing water, sun and the heat of the earth.

Find out more about renewable energy technologies.

Why use renewables?
There are lots of good reasons to use renewables. You will be:

  • making use of secure, local resources
  • reducing your dependence on non-renewable energy
  • helping to keep the air clean
  • helping to reduce the production of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases
  • creating new jobs in renewable energy industries
  • saving and even earning money


Although there is currently no grant funding for the installation of renewable technologies, there are some financial schemes available. See our incentives page for more information.









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