Unveil the Benefits of External Wall Insulation Grants in Norwich
Navigate Your Way Through the ECO scheme
Attention Norwich homeowners! The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme could be your key to more efficient energy use, reduced bills, and increased home comfort. If you've considered installing external wall insulation but have been deterred by the costs, a grant under this scheme might be the ideal solution.
What is External Wall Insulation?
External wall insulation involves applying insulating material to the external facade of your property, providing a protective layer that helps keep your home warmer in winter and cooler in summer. The advantages are myriad:
- Lower Energy Bills: Reduced heat loss means lower energy usage.
- Temperature Regulation: Keeps your home cosy in winter and cool in summer.
- Enhanced Aesthetics: Gives your home a fresh look.
- Property Value Boost: Increases the market value of your property.
Eligibility for the Grant
Requirements You Need to Meet
- The property should have solid or non-traditional walls
- Must have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating between G and E
- One or more occupants should be on Qualifying benefits or under Local Authority Flexible Eligibility (LA Flex)
The Application Journey
- Initial Contact: Reach out to Eco-Home Network to start the conversation
- Provide Basic Details: Share initial details about your property and its occupants
- Eligibility Verification: Go through an assessment to confirm your qualification for the grant
- Formalise the Application: Complete the required forms and provide the necessary documentation
- Installation Planning: Once approval is received, arrange for the installation of your external wall insulation
Questions You Might Have
How Much Can I Save with External Wall Insulation?
The actual savings can vary based on the size and condition of your property, but on average, households can save hundreds of pounds annually.
Is My Old Home Suitable for This?
Older properties often benefit the most from external wall insulation, particularly if they have non-traditional or solid walls that are less energy-efficient.
What Type of Finish Can I Choose?
You can generally choose between various finishes, including brick effect, smooth render, or pebbledash. The choice is often down to personal preference.
Don't Hesitate — Act Now
Given the potential changes in ECO scheme rules and benefits, waiting could mean missing out on available funding. It's worth verifying your eligibility even if you think you won’t qualify. Start by filling in our eligibility form or by giving us a call on 0333 577 5852 to discover your options for enhancing your home’s efficiency.