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First Time Central Heating Grants
First Time Central Heating grants are available under the Energy Company Obligation Scheme. The scheme is accepting applications for properties that have never had central heating.
EFFICIENCY MEASURES INSTALLED
The total number of measures installed under the Energy Company Obligation as quoted by Ofgem in their Promoting a sustainable energy future statistics published on 27 August 2020.
Claim what you are entitled to
Don't miss out on claiming these free grants for heating and insulation.
Registrations & Warranties
The very highest standards come as standard with any work carried out under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme. All Installers must be Registered with TrustMark before carrying out work under the scheme. Additionally many will be Registered with multiple other bodies (dependant on the measures being installed).
Some of the reviews of our trusted Registered Installer partners.
Rod AFeedback provided on 29 April 2021
All Seasons Interiors have been and completed my insulation work. I could not be more delighted with what they have done. Aiden and Ryan were superb.
Betty RFeedback provided on 29 April 2021
The engineers were great and did a great job. I will highly recommend them again and again.
Rachel EFeedback provided on 29 March 2021
Polite excellent service from beginning to finish,couldn't of wished for a better service so happy.
Linda WFeedback provided on 20 February 2021
Excellent company arranged installation realy quick, Chris and Andy explained everything in detail then the guys came out fitted the boiler cleaned up after themselves, job done in one day, would definitely recommend this company.
Claire NFeedback provided on 23 November 2020
Super fast installation, all done in 2 days ! Friendly guys who worked really hard, considerate and polite Very grateful it’s all done finally!
Helena AticaFeedback provided on 24 October 2020
Excellent from start to finish, from initial inquiry new boiler fitted on the tenth day. The process was straight forward and transparent. Would recommend C&L plumbing!
Funded by Energy Companies
Energy companies are obligated to provide funding for the Energy Company Obligation Scheme.
Who is eligible?
The scheme is targeting people that have high fuel costs and a low income. If a member of your household receives any. Government benefits you might qualify for a grant. Grants are also available if you are certified as ‘fuel poor’ or ‘low income and vulnerable’ by your local council. So if you don't claim benefits but you have high fuel costs, you might be eligible through local authority funding rules.
According to Ofgem (they administer the Energy Company Obligation scheme) claimants will still be eligible for a period of 18 months following the date of the award letter. Page 233 of the Ofgem Energy Company Obligation guidance has full details.
So if you were awarded Universal Credit in April but you got a job last week and come off Universal Credit today (for example) you still have a significant period of time (a year and a half) to apply for and install the measure, as you would still be classed as eligible even when you return to work.
While you can wait to apply we’d recommend applying sooner rather than later as funding rules can change at any time.
Covid-19 and eligibility
You will still be eligible if you return to work as you can claim for a period of 18 months after claiming benefits.