Home Energy Conservation Act (1995) (HECA) Report

The Home Energy Conservation Act (1995) recognises local authorities’ ability to use their position to improve the energy efficiency of all owner-occupied, privately rented and social housing accommodation in their areas.

The Government requires local housing authorities to develop an action plan to be submitted to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The requirements of the HECA legislation potentially impacts any household whose home needs improvement in terms of energy efficiency.

The attached report details the aspirations of the Council in respect of its HECA obligations.