Reducing your energy costs and getting the best deals
Great Places customers can access great advice and energy switching through LEAP who offer:
- Simple energy and money saving advice via telephone
- Free simple energy saving measures such as LED light bulbs and draught-proofing during a LEAP follow up home visit
- Checks to see if you’re on the best energy tariff via their dedicated energy switching service
- Arranging free money advice consultations
- Help to find funding for further energy-saving home improvements
Find out more and register with LEAP
Other help with home energy
Home energy efficiency
Greater Manchester Housing Providers (GMHP) has recently produced a useful Home Energy Efficiency customer guide with useful energy saving tips, information on Smart Meters and advice on support available for customers who may be struggling with their energy bills.
Emergency top-ups for energy meters
Customers struggling to afford to top-up their energy meters can receive an emergency top-up of £29 for individuals and £49 for families.
Your home heating system - guides
We can also provide user guides for your heating system. Just make a note of the name and model and then contact us, we'll send you information.
Do you have solar panels on your roof? If so take a look at our solar panel guide to find out how to make the most of the generated electricity.
Dimplex Quantum Heater
If you have a Dimplex Quantum Heater visit their videos on YouTube for guidance on how to use and get the most from your heater.
Air Source Heat Pumps
Do you have an Air Source Heat Pump? We have information on how it works and the benefits it brings and a step by step guide on setting the programmer.
Electric Storage Heaters
For more home hints and tips, including information on electric storage heaters, visit:
You can also visit Energy Saving Trust where you will find lots of useful information on how run your home energy efficiently.
Electric Panel Heaters
Do you have electric panel heating? If so, do you know how to set the programmer so the heating comes on and goes off when you need it to? If not, have a look at this video clip which explains everything you need to know about Rointe, our most common electric panel heater.