We offer free, impartial advice and support to help you save energy, reduce your bills, and live in a warmer, more comfortable home.

Whether you’re looking to refer someone or you need some help, we’re here for you. We’ve already helped thousands of people like you.

Our team of friendly Green Doctors are trained energy-efficiency experts. We’re here to listen to your concerns so that you can take control of your energy bills and keep warm and well. 

Green Doctor consultation

60,000+

Green Doctor visits per year

£350k+

distributed in emergency energy top-ups

£5m+

of savings made by households a year

1,500+

front line workers trained in energy awareness and fuel poverty


How we work with organisations

Our local knowledge, relationships with tenants and face-to-face approach enable housing associations and local authorities to direct their funding to the right places. We also work with commercial businesses that have the technical and design expertise to complement our local presence, grassroots knowledge and relationships with beneficiaries. Green Doctors can also use their visits to identify other vulnerabilities and make referrals to relevant services if needed. 

Green Doctor Insights

Get the latest insights from our energy efficiency experts on the issues that impact on keeping Britain warm and well.

From the blog

  • Event recording: Fuel Debt – How To Identify And Support Tenants Experiencing Fuel Debt

    Listen to our Green Doctor money advice experts about their experiences of supporting customers with fuel debt and other financial concerns. Topics include: What it is, and how to identify if someone is in fuel debt The wider health and social implications of being in debt What support is out there to help those in […]

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  • Housing 2022 conference: five things I’ve learnt

    Housing 2022 is the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference in Manchester and provides a fantastic range of conference lectures, exhibition space and opportunities for networking across the sector. Emily Thompson, Fuel Poverty & Climate Change Director at Groundwork, went along last week to meet partners and find out what the priorities and developments for […]

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  • Event recording: Retrofit – How To Deliver Schemes And Ensure Effective Tenant Engagement

    In this live webinar you’ll hear from our Retrofit Coordinators and Assessors about their experiences of delivering retrofit schemes: the good, the bad and the ugly! Topics covered include: The current retrofit regulatory process The funding schemes that currently exist How to effectively engage tenants throughout the process, both before works commence and afterwards to […]

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Case study: John

John is a talented photographer, but his health and out of control energy bills were making it impossible to remain positive and creative. Like millions of other UK residents, he found that his electricity and gas bills were a constant worry.

With the support of a Groundwork Green Doctor he now has his bills and life back on track.

How to get in touch

For more information, email us at greendoctor@groundwork.org.uk