Replacement Boiler Grants

Boiler Grants in Bournemouth

Boiler Grants are available through the ECO 4 scheme, which aims to improve the energy efficiency of homes for low-income families. This initiative allows eligible homeowners to replace their old, inefficient boilers for free, making it a fantastic opportunity for those looking to upgrade their heating system.

Qualifications for ECO 4 scheme

  • Must be a homeowner
  • A current boiler must be broken or inefficient
  • Must receive at least one benefit, such as Income Support or Housing Benefit

These criteria ensure that the scheme is targeted towards those who need it the most.

Requirements for Newly Installed Boilers

  • Efficient
  • Include a timer, a room thermostat, and thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) on all radiators outside the room containing the thermostat.
  • Installers must carry out hydraulic balancing following the installation of the boiler to a wet central heating system to ensure that the central heating system is balanced.

If your property is heated by an inefficient heating system, such as a non-condensing boiler, it can be upgraded to an efficient boiler under the ECO 4 scheme. This means that you can benefit from a more energy-efficient heating system, which will help you save money on your energy bills in the long run.

ECO-Home Network

Using the Government's ECO scheme, eco-Home Network works with homeowners to claim ECO 4 grants. Suitable households can now obtain an ECO 4 grant depending on their current circumstances, property type, and Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating.

Overall, the ECO 4 scheme is an excellent opportunity for low-income families in Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch in Dorset to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. By upgrading to a more efficient boiler and optimizing their heating system, homeowners can save money on their energy bills while reducing their carbon footprint. If you think you may be eligible for a boiler grant under the ECO 4 scheme, it is worth exploring your options.

Is the government providing free boilers in Bournemouth?

No, the government is not providing free boilers to everyone in Bournemouth. The ECO scheme is only available for existing non-condensing boilers and only for people on Qualifying benefits or Flex. Moreover, the scheme is limited to properties with an EPC rating of G, F or E.

What is the new boiler grant available for pensioners in Bournemouth?

The new boiler grant available for pensioners in Bournemouth is only accessible if they receive Pension Credit guarantee credit or Pension Credit savings credit or if they meet the Flex criteria. It is exclusively for those on Qualifying benefits or Flex and only for non-condensing boilers that are already installed. It is also limited to properties with an EPC rating of G, F or E.

How long does it take to receive a boiler grant in Bournemouth?

Typically, it takes 4-6 weeks to receive a boiler grant through the ECO scheme in Bournemouth. However, it is important to note that the grant is only available to individuals who meet certain criteria, including being on qualifying benefits or Flex, having an existing non-condensing boiler, and having a property with an EPC rating of G, F, or E.

Do you want to make your home more energy-efficient and save money on your energy bills?

You may be eligible for an ECO 4 Energy Efficiency Grant. The grants can help you cover the cost of various energy efficiency improvements.

Regulated Ofgem and all work carried out through Trustmark installers to guarantee the highest quality.  

To determine eligibility, simply complete our eligibility form.

It only takes a few minutes, and it could save you hundreds or even thousands of pounds.