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GRANT SCHEME

Green Homes Grant

The Green Homes Grant scheme was a Government-funded energy-efficiency home improvement scheme for people in England. It offered vouchers of up to £5,000 for home-improvements (or up to £10,000 for low-income households). Households had to pay a third towards the cost of the voucher while low-income households didn't have to pay towards the cost.

The Green Homes Grant Scheme closed on 31 March 2021 for new applications.


GRANTS

Types of grants

There were a range of grants being offered under this Government scheme.

The Green Homes Grant measures comprise of primary  and secondary measures. You had to apply for a primary measure to also be eligible for secondary measures.

Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP)

Air Source Heat Pumps are included as a primary measure.

Solid Wall Insulation

Solid Wall Insulation is included as a primary measure.

Cavity Wall Insulation

Cavity Wall Insulation is included as a primary measure.

Roof Insulation

Roof Insulation is included as a primary measure.

Solar Thermal

Solar Thermal is included as a primary measure.

Ground Source Heat Pump

Ground Source Heat Pumps are included as a primary measure.

If you had one of the primary measures installed, you could also be eligible to use the voucher towards installation of a secondary measure.

However you can only receive the amount of funding for secondary measure. So for example, if you've received £2,000 towards a primary measure like Solid Wall Insulation, you could only receive a maximum of £2,000 towards the secondary measure(s).

The following windows and door measures are covered by the voucher.

Draught-proofing can be an efficient and cheap way to save energy.

Double or triple glazing is available where replacing single glazing.

Secondary glazing is available in addition to single glazing.

Energy efficient replacement doors are available where replacing single glazed or solid doors that were installed prior to 2002.

The following heating controls and insulation measures are covered by the voucher.

You could be eligible for a hot water tank thermostat.

You could be eligible for a hot water tank insulation.

Heating controls such as appliance thermostats, smart heating controls, zone controls, intelligent delayed start thermostat and thermostatic radiator valves are included as secondary measures.

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Registrations & Warranties

All Installers must be Registered with TrustMark before carrying out work under the Green Homes Grant scheme. Additionally many will be Registered with multiple other bodies (dependant on the measures being installed).

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FUNDING

Funded by the Government

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the scheme in 2020 but it closed for new applications on 31 March 2021.