Make your home energy efficient and save money on your energy bills

We’ve teamed up with the Energy Saving Trust to bring you a Home Energy Efficiency Tool. Just answer a few questions about your home, and it will tell you what home improvements you could make, the potential costs and the savings to your energy bills. When you’ve decided what home improvements you’d like to make, take a look at our borrowing options that could help fund them.

Borrowing options for greener home improvements

If you are a Nationwide member, we could help fund your home improvements with a personal loan. Or you could borrow more on your Nationwide mortgage with our 0% Green Additional Borrowing Mortgage. Eligibility criteria apply.

0% Green Additional Borrowing Mortgage

Apply to borrow between £5,000 and £15,000 and pay 0% interest on what you’ve borrowed for the first 2 or 5 years. All we ask is that you use 100% of the loan for energy efficient home improvements. Eligibility criteria and conditions apply.

Loans for home improvement

A Nationwide personal loan could help you fund your home improvements. Eligibility criteria apply.

Get rewarded for buying a greener home

If you’re buying an energy-efficient home with a Nationwide mortgage, you could get up to £500 cashback. Eligibility criteria apply. 

Home energy saving information

View our tips to save energy around the home. Plus information from the Energy Saving Trust and GOV.UK on Energy Performance Certificates and funding schemes.

Tips and tricks for a greener home

We have some simple tips to make your home greener and help cut your energy bills. From composting in your garden to refillable toiletries in your bathroom. Small changes can make a difference.

Help with Energy Performance Certificates

Support for energy-efficient home improvements

Nationwide's commitment to a greener society

We are part of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance, committing to a net-zero future by 2050 at the latest.

  • We won’t invest any of our members’ money held in current accounts or in savings in fossil fuels.

  • We use 100% renewable electricity.

  • We are helping our members to reduce the carbon footprint of their homes with our green propositions

  1. Building an environmentally friendly community – Oakfield

    Our not-for-profit housing development in Swindon aims to build homes to the highest environmental standards. Our ambition is for all 239 homes at Oakfield to be EPC A-rated.

    More about Oakfield
  2. Promoting energy efficient buildings

    Nationwide is a member of the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings. Working to promote the benefits of energy efficient buildings.

    More about Green Finance Institute’s Coalition


    Think carefully before securing other debts against your home. Mortgages are secured on your home. You could lose your home if you do not keep up payments on your mortgage. Mortgages are subject to underwriting and criteria. Minimum age 18, UK residents only.