21 Sep 2016
The Welsh Government Warm Homes Nest scheme aims to tackle fuel poverty by improving the energy efficiency of existing homes across Wales.
free advice to help households reduce their energy bills, increase
their income and improve the energy efficiency of their homes. The
scheme also provides free home improvements for people in receipt
of a means tested benefit that own or privately rent their home.
These improvements can include a new central heating boiler, loft
insulation, or cavity wall and solid wall insulation.
Between 2011 and 2016, over 85,000 householders have contacted
Nest and 23,700 have received free home improvements and saved an
average of £408 on their energy bills.
Nest complements a range of advice and support services and
works with partner organisations, including local authorities and a
range of charities and third sector bodies, to reach households in
most need. The team of Nest Partnership Development Managers are
able to provide presentations and training, and work with partners
on joint events and targeted campaigns.
Partner organisations then refer customers to Nest by either
signposting the Nest freephone number (0808 808 2244) and website, or by using the
Portal website which provides the partner with feedback on
If you think Nest could complement your work and you would be
able to help reach people in need of support, please contact your
local Partnership Development Manager - Mid and South
South East Wales (Daniel.StJohn@est.org.uk),
North Wales (firstname.lastname@example.org), or
West Wales (email@example.com).