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We have recognised that carbon emissions must be tackled at a number of different levels.
Therefore we have established a holistic approach to carbon management and reduction, and have developed a number of plans and strategies to deliver our commitment to tackling climate change and carbon reduction in our own operations and across the Borough.
If you would like to find out more, please contact:
We have also set out a range of options to assess low carbon energy generation and these are contained in the Low Carbon Plan.
North Tyneside Warm Zone
You might be eligible for full or partial grants for heating and/or insulation improvements in your home, through a company appointed by the council called Warm Zone CIC.
There is a range of different criteria and you don't have to be in receipt of benefits to qualify for the funding.
Improvements could include:
- The installation of a new central heating system (or improvements to your current system)
- Cavity wall insulation/improvements
- Loft insulation/improvements
- Solid wall insulation
It will only take a couple of minutes to confirm if you are eligible. If you are, the team will come to your home at a time to suit you.
To find out, or for further information, contact the team now:
Telephone: 0800 0199 969
Text 'warm' to 80800
We are committed to help residents to lower their gas and electricity bills and reduce fuel poverty. To help to do so, we're promoting and signposting households to a collective energy switching scheme. During the last scheme, which was held in October 2015, households saved on average £208 a year on their fuel bills.
Collective energy is when customers get together to negotiate a better deal for their gas and electricity bills.
In North Tyneside, this can be done on their behalf by a national switching scheme company, called iChoosr who are one of the UK's leading provider of collective switching, it has already helped 450,000 households to switch across three different countries.
Switching scheme FAQ's
For more information, visit www.ichoosr.com.