What Is The ECO Scheme?The ECO scheme is a Government run scheme to help reduce energy wastage in the home. The scheme is currently in its 4th phase which is why you might see it being marketed as ECO4. All this means is this is the 4th amendment of the scheme. The main purpose of this scheme is to target fuel poverty across the UK, allowing homeowners and private tenants to take control of the standards of living with better home insulation and heating solutions. energysavinggrants.org gains access to a variety of funding options available to improve energy efficiency in your property through a number of measures. This includes central heating grants, boiler replacement grants, loft insulation, cavity wall insulation and solid wall insulation. All this work is fully funded as long as you are eligible.
Is the ECO scheme really free?Yes, the scheme is 100% government backed and funded by the big 6 energy providers. Energysavingsgrants.org handle the full end to end process from first contact, to funding and finally installation.
Do I qualify for the ECO grant?In order to qualify for a grant under the ECO scheme you must be a homeowner or private tenant (Subject to landlord approval) in private accommodation that is for domestic use. Please note that if you live in social housing we are unable to help unfortunately - we would advise you to contact your Housing association or Council.
How do I check if I qualify for the ECO scheme?Complete any of the eligibility forms on our website, fill in our contact form or call us now on freephone 0330 223 0333, office hours are 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.
What benefits qualify for a grant under the ECO scheme?The following benefits qualify for the scheme: – Universal Credit – Working Tax Credit – Child Tax Credit – Income-based Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) – Income-related Employment Support Allowance (ESA) – Income Support – Pension Credit (either Savings or Guaranteed) – Housing Benefit – Child Benefit (this is based on your income and the number of children in the property) However, even if you are not in receipt of any Tax Credit or Benefit we may still be able to help you as there are various funding schemes available - please complete the Grant Checker and we will contact you to discuss your requirements.
What energy efficiency grants can be carried out under the ECO scheme?We offer the following measures to qualifying properties: – Loft Insulation – Cavity Wall Insulation – Internal Wall Insulation – External Wall Insulation – Room In Roof Insulation – First Time Central Heating – Electric Storage Heaters – Solar
For more information on the funding schemes available, please enter your information in the Grant Checker below and one of our advisers will be in contact with you to discuss your eligibility.
Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-energy-security-and-net-zero/about
Northern Ireland Housing Executive: