Boiler Grants for London
Boiler Grants for London are available through the ECO 4 scheme, helping low-income families improve their homes' energy efficiency with more efficient boilers and insulation upgrades. Eco-Home Network, a family-run business with over ten years of experience in the Energy Efficiency Industry, is dedicated to providing tailored and independent services to meet customers' needs.
If you are a homeowner with a broken or inefficient boiler and receive at least one eligible benefit, such as Income Support or Housing Benefit, you may qualify for a new boiler under this scheme.
All boilers installed through the ECO 4 scheme must be efficient, i.e. condensing, and include a timer, room thermostat, and thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) on all radiators outside the room containing the thermostat. Installers must also carry out hydraulic balancing after the installation to ensure the central heating system is balanced.
Eligibility and Coverage in Greater London
Eco-Home Network works with households in various Greater London areas to claim ECO 4 grants under the Government's ECO scheme. Families may qualify for an ECO 4 grant, depending on their circumstances, property type, and EPC rating. To be eligible for Government ECO 4 Grants, homes in London must receive one of the following:
FAQs on Boiler Grants for London
Is the government providing free boilers in London?
No, the government is not providing free boilers to everyone in London. The ECO scheme is only available for those with existing non-condensing boilers, on Qualifying benefits or Flex, and who have properties with an EPC rating of G, F or E.
What is the new boiler grant available for pensioners in London?
The new boiler grant for pensioners in London applies if they receive Pension Credit guarantee credit, Pension Credit savings credit, or meet the Flex criteria. It is designed for existing non-condensing boilers in properties with an EPC rating of G, F, or E. The grant is only available for people on Qualifying benefits or Flex.
What is the typical waiting period for receiving a boiler grant in London?
The typical waiting period for receiving a boiler grant in London is 4-6 weeks, provided the individual meets the Eligibility criteria, such as 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.
Am I eligible for a new boiler grant in London?
You may be eligible for a new boiler grant in London if you are on qualifying benefits or Flex, have an existing non-condensing boiler, and your property has an EPC rating of G, F, or E with a need to improve by two bands. However, additional information may be required to determine your eligibility.
Benefits of the ECO 4 Scheme
By participating in the ECO 4 scheme, you can significantly improve your home's energy efficiency, reducing energy bills and a smaller carbon footprint. Upgrading to an efficient boiler can lead to substantial savings on heating costs, while insulation upgrades can help maintain a comfortable indoor temperature