Room in Roof Insulation Grants for Stockport
Residents of Stockport, including Cheadle Hulme and Bramhall in Cheshire, may be eligible for a Room in Roof Insulation Grant under the government's Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme. This grant helps low-income households insulate their attic spaces, including sloping areas, dormer windows, and gable walls, free of charge, leading to improved energy efficiency and reduced energy bills.
Benefits of Room in Roof Insulation
Insulating your Room in the roof can bring several benefits, including reduced heat loss through the roof, increased comfort during colder months, and lower energy bills due to decreased energy consumption for heating your home.
Eligibility Criteria for the Grant
Your property must have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of G, F, or E. You must claim an eligible benefit or have an illness affected by the cold to qualify for the Room in the roof Insulation Grant. The height of the common wall must be less than 1.8m for at least 50% of the common wall (excluding gable ends and party walls). This includes Loft conversions, dormer bungalows/chalet bungalows, or original storeys with a common wall of less than 1.8m, accessed via a permanently fixed staircase.
Working with Eco-Home Network
Eco-Home Network collaborates with households in Stockport, Cheadle Hulme, and Bramhall to claim ECO 4 grants using the Government's ECO scheme. You may be eligible for this grant depending on your circumstances, property type, and EPC rating.
Applying for the Grant
Contact Eco-Home Network to discuss your options if you believe you may be eligible for the Room in the roof Insulation Grant. They can provide more information about the grant and help you determine whether you qualify.
To qualify for Govt Eco4 Grants, homes in Stockport need to receive one of the following:
- Child Tax Credits
- Working Tax Credits
- Universal Credit
- Income Support
- Pension Credits
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Jobseekers Allowance
- Child Benefits
- Housing Benefit
Does Stockport have access to a government grant for roof insulation?
Yes, Stockport has access to a government grant for roof insulation under the ECO scheme, specifically Eco4 and Flex funding. Certain criteria must be met to be eligible for the grant, such as claiming an eligible benefit, having a low income, or having an illness affected by the cold. Additionally, the grant is only available for properties with an EPC rating of G, F, or E.