Free energy efficiency advice for the householder
Surrey residents who are interested in energy efficiency and saving money on their domestic fuel bills can get free advice and support from a local Energy Efficiency Advice Centre (EEAC).
There is a freephone number available to ring and an adviser will ask you a few questions about your home before they can advise you on the best options for your personal circumstances.
They may also be able to give you information on grants and offers especially aimed at people who are aged 60 and over and who are receiving certain benefits.
Energy Efficiency Advice CentresEnergy Efficiency Advice Centres
are local centres set up to offer you free, unbiased advice and support on how to make your home more energy-efficient and comfortable, and save money on your fuel bills.
To contact your local Energy Efficiency Advice Centre please phone 0800 512 012 (for England and Wales). Your call will be transferred automatically to your nearest centre. The call is free and all advice is provided free of charge.
Standard Asessment Procedure (SAP) - Energy ratings for buildings
SAP is the Government's recommended system for energy rating dwellings. The Standard Assessment Procedure is used for calculating the SAP rating, on a scale from 1 to 120, based on the annual energy costs for space and water heating and also for calculating the Carbon Index, on a scale of 0.0 to 10.0, based on the annual CO2 emissions associated with space and water heating. The SAP rating is used to fulfil requirements of the Building Regulations to notify and display an energy rating in new dwellings.
Assessment and advice is available via your district or borough council.