MAR 01] STRATFORD ON AVON DISTRICT COUNCIL NEWS
Bright Idea Leads To Cash Savings
bills look set to fall in south Warwickshire from next week, when
3,000 low energy light bulbs are given away by the district
bulbs are one of the most cost effective energy saving measures
that can be done in the home, and will save around £10 a year on
electricity bills, as well as last up to ten times longer than a
normal light bulb.
District Council will be giving out the free low energy light
bulbs from Monday 2 April to help certain eligible households save
money on their electricity bills.
qualify households must have at least one resident who is either
over 60, registered disabled or claiming family income support.
light bulbs will be distributed on a first come first serve basis
from the district council's offices in Alcester, Southam,
Shipston, and Stratford. Proof of eligibility will be required and
only one low energy light bulb will be given out per household.
electricity supplier, Npower, has donated the 3,000 low energy
light bulbs though its Energy Efficiency Commitment Funds to the
requiring further information on the scheme or any other energy
saving measures should contact Tracy Dexter, the district
council's home energy efficiency officer on 01789 260863.