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Housing provider invests £1m in Spennymoor homes
A £1 MILLION investment project to cut household bills and improve environmental performance has been launched in Spennymoor.
Social housing provider livin has paid for construction firm Mears and wall insulation specialists SCS to install new external insulation and render the wall system and roods of 63 properties.
The work is expected to save tenants up to £500 per year off their fuel bills, dramatically reduce CO2 emissions, and improve the external appearance of the properties.
It follows a £500,000 project to rewire the homes and renew the bathrooms, boilers, internal and external doors.
Tenant, Mr Oxley, of Wood Vue, said: “Since the work has been finished I’ve seen a dramatic saving on my fuel card payments. I’m really pleased with how the property now looks because of the improvement works and how quiet the new roof is compared to the old tin one.”
Colin Kingshott, head of property services at livin, said: “We are committed to giving our tenants the best standard of homes possible.
“The improvement work not only boosts the cosmetic appearance of homes beyond recognition, but also dramatically reduces tenants’ heating bills and helps reduce carbon emissions”