Advice on keeping warm

If you need extra support to keep warm during winter there is a variety of energy saving measures you can take and also financial support to help you. 

Energy saving advice

There are a range of energy saving measures that you can do to keep your house warmer and also to help you save money.

Insulate your home

Insulating your home is one of the best ways of helping to stay warm. Visit Energy Saving Trust for more information on insulation. 

Contact a local energy advisor

Local energy advisors can:

  • provide you with advice on cost efficient heating
  • assist you with switching suppliers
  • help you apply for insulation grant schemes
  • put you in touch with other local services you may not be aware of. 

Contact the local energy advisory for your district:

District Phone Email
Broxtowe - Nottingham Energy Partnership 01159 472207
Gedling - Nottingham Energy Partnership 01159 472207
Newark & Sherwood 01636 655596
Rushcliffe - Nottingham Energy Partnership 01159 472207
Ashfield - Ashfield Volunteering 01623 555551
Mansfield - Mansfield District Council Housing Services 01623 463472  

Check your energy supplier

Getting the best deal on your energy can save you money. There are many energy suppliers who all offer different deals. 

For more information and advice on how to change your energy supplier visit Go Energy Shopping or the Citizens Advice Bureau's guide

Financial support

There is a number of financial support schemes available to help you keep warm, including:

See our welfare benefits page for more information and also to search for benefits that you may be able to claim. 

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