- 3.16 million – The official number of households in fuel poverty in 2019
- 6.32 million –Estimated number of households predicted to be in fuel poverty due to the latest price cap rise from 1 April 2022. This could rise to 8.5 million by the end of 2022.
- 2.5 million – The number of households with children within the age bracket of full time education or training expected to be in fuel poverty from 1 April 2022.
- c.11,400 – Winter deaths projected to be caused by cold homes (Source National Energy Action NEA).
- Nearly half of low-income households are still living in energy inefficient homes, with campaigners warning the rate of improvements is well below what is needed to lift people out of fuel poverty by a target date of 2030.
- 60 years – the estimated time it will take the UK Government to meet its own fuel poverty targets (Source National Energy Action NEA)
The Governments ECO scheme and associated funding streams creates a legal obligation on energy suppliers to improve the energy efficiency of households. Building for Humanity ensure we are up to date with changes to funding opportunities and understanding how to optimise them for the benefit of those in need and for the benefit of YOUR local communities and families.
Building for Humanity are providing retraining and education for those with the capacity to help regenerate their local communities and providing individuals with the skill set to continue in employment within the sector on a full time or part time basis.
This can be anything from basic site works to fully qualified NVQ certification including Building for Humanity Carding allowing us to provide financially viable employment to those who can make a difference.