Boiler Grants for ECO-friendly and energy-efficient gas condensing boilers are currently available in the UK as part of the Government-led ECO Affordable Warmth Free Boiler Scheme.
Affordable Warmth energy grants are designed to help lower heating bills and reduce harmful Carbon Dioxide emissions.into the environment by providing Government money for energy-efficient A Grade gas condensing boilers.
Free boiler installation and other home energy-efficiency improving measures including loft insulation and cavity wall insulation are being installed as part of the Government energy-saving grant scheme.
Boiler grants are being funded by the UK's six major utility companies - British Gas, Scottish Power, NPower, EDF, SSE & E.ON. More on Government funding for heating
Government Boiler Grant FAQ
"I had a free boiler installed under the Government ECO Boiler Grant scheme. I noticed the benefit immediately and my heating bills have came down a great deal "
- Laureen, Portsmouth.
Heating your gas boiler and central heating system accounts for around 55 – 60 % of your annual heating bills, so installing an energy-efficient boiler via the Government boiler grant scheme can mean huge savings on household heating costs.
Installing a new energy efficient boiler, along with cavity wall insulation and loft insulation can reduce heating bills by around £800 per year
Getting a free boiler installed via the boiler grant scheme includes an up-to-date Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for your home.
Boiler grants are available for those on certain benefits, Tax Credits, Pension Credits or who live in fuel poverty areas.
If you meet the boiler grant criteria for low income households and your existing gas boiler is not of the condensing boiler type – you should be eligible for a grant and get a new boiler installed for free, saving hundreds each year on domestic energy costs.
Find out if you qualify - Boiler Grant Eligibility
Free boiler grants for pensioners or elderly people if they receive State Pension Credits or Working Tax Credits and are aged 60 or over. More info on boiler grants for pensioners can be found here - Boiler Grant for Pensioners
Q - Who is eligible for a free boiler grant?
A - As long as you own your own home or you are a tenant living in privately rented accommodation you might be eligible for 100% grants to replace your old boiler.
Q - Are replacement boilers 100% free?
A - Yes, If you qualify there is no payment at all for the supply and installation of a new boiler.
Q - What type of boiler will I get?
A - At the moment free boiler grants are only available for gas boiler replacement. Your new boiler will be a Grade A condensing boiler.
Q - How long will the boiler grant process take?
A - Your free boiler is normally installed within 3 – 4 weeks.
Q - How do I free boiler grant?
A - Submit your details and you will be contacted within a day or two. A qualified Home Energy Assessor will visit you to carry out a quick survey and book a date for your boiler to be installed.
Free boilers installed via the Affordable Warmth eco boiler grants scheme are fitted by Gas Safe registered heating installers and gas engineers. Gas Safe replaces Corgi as the recognised safety authority in the UK for boiler installers and heating / gas engineers
|Powering your gas central heating contributes the most to energy bills so installing a high performance boiler, which uses less energy to heat your home, free of charge, means huge reductions in domestic heating bills.||A free boiler is not the only home energy efficiency performance freebie that you can claim via the Government's energy saving Grant Scheme. There are also huge annual savings to be made by keeping the heat in your home. Insulating your home properly with cavity wall insulation and loft insulation can save around £300 per year on gas bills for the average household.||Home insulation acts as a warm blanket for your home. It keeps the heat in during cold weather and reduces the levels of harmful Carbon emissions being released into the environment. Installing a new boiler and insulation will add value to your property and will contribute to your home's Energy Performance (EPC) rating.|
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