Your home

Your home make it more energy efficient

Information on you home including how to make it more energy efficient, home repairs and maintenance.

Making your home energy efficient

Advice is available to assist people to insulate their homes and be generally more energy-efficient.

Home repairs and maintenance

We give grants to home-owners who receive income-related benefits to carry out essential home repairs.

Empty Homes Assistance and Strategy

We have recently developed an Empty Homes Strategy to deal with the problem of empty properties. We also provide assistance to bring empty properties back into occupational use, particularly in town-centre locations, including flats over shops.


Advice about Radon gas.

Hard to Treat (Home Insulation Scheme)

Under the Hard to Treat Scheme, we are working with the Centre for Sustainable Energy to tackle the problems faced by many house holders who live in hard to treat properties.

Thermal Imaging Survey

The Energy Reduction Consultancy in 2012 conducted a survey of residential properties in South Somerset over seven days using the latest infrared cameras to provide an overview of energy efficiency of the housing stock.