Healthy Homes Dorset

Healthy Homes Dorset

Healthy Homes Dorset is funded by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, Dorset Council and Public Health Dorset and is delivered by Ridgewater Energy.

Helping Dorset residents to keep warm and healthy in their homes by providing access to free energy advice and funding for energy saving measures, such as cavity wall insulation, loft insulation, heating measures and enabling works.

If someone in your household meets the following criteria, then we may be able to help you with loft and cavity wall insulation:

  • Has a cardiovascular condition
  • Has a respiratory condition
  • Has a mental health condition
  • Has a disability
  • Is aged 65 or over*
  • Has a child under 5 living in the property*
  • Is pregnant
  • Is living with an addiction
  • Has attended hospital due to a fall
  • Is a recent immigrant or asylum seeker
  • Has a low income
  • Is armed or ex-armed forces
  • Has had a recent bereavement

*Applicants applying solely under this criteria, are only eligible if their household income is under £75,000 per annum. Applicants can still qualify if they meet another criteria detailed above.

The service provides free impartial energy advice, access to funding for insulation & heating improvements and referrals to other agencies. Our experienced, qualified energy assessors will in some cases complete a home visit, in order to identify any potential energy saving improvements required, to ensure funding is identified and the relevant works are installed.

To find out if you’re eligible and for more information, please visit the official website.

*Funding is subject to terms and conditions.

Ridgewater Energy also manage local and national energy efficiency funding and projects, and our team have 20 years’ experience working with letting agents, management companies, private landlords and tenants.

We work with a network of trusted installers, who can assist with various energy efficiency and heating measures whether funded or on a paid quote basis.


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