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FREE SUPPORT AND ADVICE Want to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient? Chances are your local council may be able to help introdu If you’re a homeowner and want to install insulation and / or efficient sustain heating, it’s worth checking out whether your council has something on offer – be it financial help or free advice. advice. For e counci Thes waste i An increasing number of councils around the country offer schemes to home s help ratepayers meet the costs of insulation or other improvements. This many a often involves financial assistance, paid back through the rates bill. As a The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is working with councils to encourage programmes like this. If there’s no scheme of 1-10 in your area, it’s worth checking with your council whether one may be 33 online s mainte