Healthy Homes Dorset helps Dorset residents keep warm by installing loft and cavity wall insulation.
We also offer free, impartial energy advice.
BCP Council, Dorset Council and Public Health Dorset have appointed Ridgewater Energy as the new delivery partner for Healthy Homes Dorset. The website is currently being updated to reflect these changes and services available. For further information, please call 01202 612726. The existing waiting list created will be honoured once the services become available.
We can install free cavity wall insulation.
We can install free loft insulation.
We can install new heating systems or replace existing boilers.
How can we help?
We give free, impartial energy advice over the phone.
Who is eligible?
Everyone is eligible for free energy advice. This includes finding out if we can install insulation or replacement heating systems for you, or if there are other programmes that can offer you funding to do this. It also includes practical advice about setting heating controls efficiently, switching your energy tariff and reducing condensation, damp and mould.
If someone in your household meets the following criteria, Healthy Homes Dorset will install insulation, and in some cases, new heating systems completely free of charge:
Has a cardiovascular condition
Has a respiratory condition
Has a mental health condition
Has a disability
Is aged 65 or over
Is a child under 5
- Is pregnant
Is living with addiction
Has attended hospital due to a fall
Is a recent immigrant and asylum seeker
Has a low income
In many cases and where necessary, we'll also be able to carry out work (free of charge) to prepare your home for insulation e.g. repairing cracked walls or render, or cutting a larger loft hatch.