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Who Can Get a Free Storage Heater Grant in 2024?

Are you feeling the pinch from rising energy bills? Imagine a cosy home, warm in every corner, without the worry of skyrocketing costs. This isn't just a daydream – it's a real possibility with the government's electric storage heater grants available in 2024. Let's explore how you could be part of this exciting opportunity.




Say Hello to Smarter Heating


Think about your current heating system. Does it leave cold spots in your home? Is managing your heating costs becoming a challenge? Electric storage heaters could be the solution you're looking for. These aren't the bulky, inefficient units of the past. Today's storage heaters are sleek, smart, and designed to give you warmth where and when you need it, all while being kinder to your wallet.


At Energy Saving Grants, we help homeowners, landlords, and tenants to access the latest energy efficiency grants available. You could be eligible for FREE heating upgrades, insulation, solar panels and more. Use our grant checker form below to see if you qualify and a member of our grants team will be in touch.


The Magic of Modern Storage Heaters


Picture this: a heater that charges up during off-peak hours when electricity is cheaper then releases that warmth steadily throughout the day. That's the magic of modern electric storage heaters. They're about 40% more energy-efficient than older models, meaning you'll see those savings reflected in your electricity bills.


And the best part? You can control the temperature room-by-room. Want your living room cosy for movie night while keeping the bedroom cooler for a comfortable sleep? Easily done. Plus, with their sleek design, they blend seamlessly into your home, enhancing both comfort and style.


Everything You Need to Know About Storage Heaters


Storage heaters are a type of electric heater designed for efficiency and cost-effectiveness, particularly suitable for homes using off-peak electricity tariffs like Economy 7 or Economy 10. Here's how they work in a homeowner-friendly explanation:


Charging Phase (Usually Overnight)

  • Off-Peak Electricity: Storage heaters take advantage of lower electricity rates during off-peak hours, typically at night. They draw electricity and generate heat during these hours.

  • Heat Storage: Inside each heater are bricks or a ceramic core that heats up during this charging phase. These materials are excellent at retaining heat.


Releasing Heat

  • Controlled Release During the Day: Throughout the day, the heater releases the stored heat gradually. This release is often controlled by a damper or vents, which can be manually or automatically adjusted.

  • Consistent Warmth: The goal is to provide steady warmth during the day when electricity costs are higher. The heat from the bricks is emitted into your home, keeping it warm.


Advantages for Homeowners

  • Cost-Effective: They make use of cheaper electricity rates, saving money on heating bills.

  • Low Maintenance: Storage heaters are known for needing very little maintenance.

  • Simple Installation: They don’t require pipework or a complex heating system, making installation straightforward.


Considerations

  • Insulation is Key: Good home insulation is crucial to ensure the heat isn’t lost too quickly.

  • Size and Capacity: It's important to choose the right size for your space to ensure efficient heating.

  • Planning: You'll need to plan for colder days, as the heater relies on the charge it got the night before.


In summary, storage heaters are an efficient heating solution, especially in homes with off-peak electricity tariffs. They charge up during cheaper, off-peak hours, store the heat, and then release it gradually to keep your home warm throughout the day.


Qualifying for a Free Storage Heater Grant: Is It for You?


Now, let's talk about how you can get these fantastic heaters without the upfront cost. To qualify for a free electric storage heater grant in 2024, here's what you need to know:


Homeownership or Private Tenancy: Sorry, social housing tenants, this grant is specifically for those who own their homes or rent privately.


Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating: Your property should have an EPC rating of D, E, F, or G. Don't know your rating? No problem, we can check it for you.


Eligibility Based on Benefits: If someone in your household receives benefits like Universal Credit, Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit, or similar, you're in a good position to qualify.


The Application Process: Simple and Straightforward


Ready to take the next step? Here’s how:


Check Your Eligibility: Use our Grant Checker form below to quickly see if you qualify. It's a no-fuss, straightforward process.


Connect with a Grants Advisor: One of our friendly advisors will be in touch. They'll guide you through the application process, making it as smooth as possible.


No-Obligation Survey: If you're considering solar panels as well, we'll arrange a survey to see if your home is a good fit. This is a no-pressure check to maximize your energy savings.


Beyond Heating: Other Energy-Saving Upgrades


Don't stop at just a heater. You might also be eligible for additional energy-saving measures like solar panels, loft insulation, and more. It’s all about making your home as energy-efficient and comfortable as possible.


The Comfort Difference


Imagine waking up in a home that's evenly warm, every day, no matter the weather outside. Picture lower energy bills and the peace of mind that comes with it. This isn't just about staying warm; it's about enhancing your living space and enjoying your home to the fullest.


Take the First Step


Your journey to a warmer, more energy-efficient home starts here. Fill out the grant checker form and let us help you make those cosy, cost-effective dreams a reality. It's a decision that could transform your home and your comfort for the better.


At Energy Saving Grants, we help homeowners, landlords, and tenants to access the latest energy efficiency grants available. You could be eligible for FREE heating upgrades, insulation, solar panels and more. Use our grant checker form below to see if you qualify and a member of our grants team will be in touch.

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