We are working with our partner and our mentor to finalise details of how we will best help with the new grant system but these are the basics you need to know:
These are aimed at homeowners who are looking for individual energy upgrades and are willing to manage their own project, to apply for the grant themselves and to pay for the full cost of works and claim grants afterwards. Homes must have been built and occupied before 2011 for insulation and heating controls and 2021 for heat pumps and renewable systems.
One Stop Shop
This is an option for homeowners who want multiple energy upgrades to upgrade to a minimum B2 BER and are looking for a fully managed solution including grant applications and payment net of grants. Homes must have been built and occupied before 2011 for insulation and heating controls and also for heat pumps and renewable systems.
Free Energy Upgrade
If you or anyone you know receives any of the benefits below, they could be entitled to a grant of 100% of the cost of energy upgrades:
- Fuel allowance as part of the National Fuel Scheme
- Job Seekers Allowance for over 6m and have a child under 7 years
- Working Family Payment
- One-Parent Family Parent
- Domiciliary Care Allowance
- Carers Allowance and live with the person you are caring for.
- Disability Allowance for over 6 months and have a child under 7 years
Homes must have been built and occupied before 2006 for insulation and heating systems.