Low-income families in West Norfolk are being offered the chance to trade in their old fridge or freezer for a new energy-efficient model.
The borough council and npower have teamed up for a special initiative called Fridgesavers.
Funded by npower, it is available to poorer homes.
Fridgesavers affords the opportunity to replace an old inefficient appliance for a new A-rated refrigerator for just £35 or fridge-freezer for as little as £60.
To qualify, householders must be using a damaged or faulty appliance (therefore wasting energy) and be in receipt of benefits or tax credits.
Fridgesavers works on a 'like for like' basis "“ a new fridge for an old fridge and a new fridge-freezer for an old fridge-freezer. Applicants need not be npower customers.
The council and Care and Repair West Norfolk (Home Improvement Agency) will be overseeing the project.
David Harwood, of the council's Community Portfolio Holder, said: "The Fridgesaver project is a marvellous initiative that can help West Norfolk residents who are on a low-income purchase a new fridge or fridge-freezer."
For more information, call the Home Energy Link Team on 01553 616666 or 01553 616469.