Resources for taking action in your home

This page provides links to resources where you can find out how to take action to make your home warmer and more energy efficient. (Please note this page is in development, and more content will be added in due course!)

General Information & Advice

Click here for **ENERGY SAVING TIPS!

Other sources of Help & Advice…

2015_bristolsolidwallinsulationguidance.pdf ( is a comprehensive and user-friendly guide for sold wall insulation, commissioned by Bristol City Council and led by the Sustainable and Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA).

Technical Information

Finding Tradesmen

  • The Green Register allows you to seach for construction professionals who have professional training in green building practices.
  • DIY Doctor Find a Tradesman┬áprovides a way to fund trustworthy tradesmen, based on the┬áPlentific market place.
  • We Care and Repair provide a handyman service for those over 60 or disabled. They also have a small fund for an emergency free service for those who cannot pay.

Background Information

  • UWE Housing Types in Bristol
  • Energy Saving Trust Review of potential for carbon savings from residential energy efficiency, a report for the Committee on Climate Change (PDF).
  • BEIS report on energy consumption in the UK (HTML).
  • The Economics of Low Carbon Cities: A Mini-Stern Review for the City of Bristol (PDF).