The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) could enable you to get funding to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Under the ECO scheme, gas and electricity suppliers such as British Gas, Eon, Npower, SSE, EDF Energy and Scottish Power are obligated to help households which require measures to increase their energy efficiency. Under the ECO scheme, the following measures are available to increase the energy efficiency of your house;
✓ Loft insulation
✓ Cavity wall insulation
✓ Solid wall insulation
✓ Underfloor insulation
✓ Boiler replacement/repair
How Do I Qualify For Free Boiler Grant
You can qualify for free boiler and underfloor insulation under government ECO3 funding grants if you meet the following criteria. The following requirements are needed to ensure that you qualify for the ECO3 funding
✓ Owner occupied Property, owner must live at the property
✓ Existing Boiler needs to be minimum 6 years old or installed 6 years ago.
✓ To qualify for free underfloor insulation and boiler, your ground level floor’s 50% area must be timbered floor/wooden or have a cellar underneath the ground floor of the property.
✓ Any member of household or family living at the property must receive any one of the qualifying benefit.
List of Qualifying Benefits
✓ Child Tax Credit
✓ Working Tax Credit
✓ Pension Guaranteed Credit
✓ Income related Employment Support Allowance
✓ Income based Job Seekers Allowance
✓ Income Support
✓ Disability Living Allowance
✓ Personal Independence Payment
✓ Attendance Allowance
✓ Carer’s Allowance
✓ Sever Disablement Allowance
✓ Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefits
✓ Ministry of Justice Benefits
✓ War Pensions Mobility Supplement
✓ Constant Attendance Allowance
✓ Armed Forces Independence Payment
✓ Child Benefit (Income Based)
Free boiler with insulation grants are only available to homeowners. Electric storage heaters and first time central heating (FTCH) grants are open to both homeowners and private tenants with the landlords permission.
Apply today and find out if you are eligible