Funding insulation and heating improvements

Installing insulation or upgrading your boiler can make a real difference to the warmth of your home but also help to lower your energy bills. If you are eligible Warm & Safe Wiltshire can make a referral to an installer for insulation and heating improvements and find out if you can receive funding towards it. Currently we can refer to schemes for the following improvements:

 

 

Funding for heating improvements for householders who own or are buying their property and who are on a low income. 

You may be eligible for funding if:

  • You live alone and have an income of £25,000

OR

  • You live with your partner/family and have a household income of under £32,000

AND

  • You have savings of less than £8,000 

The improvements include mains gas, LPG or oil boiler repairs, boiler replacements, heating control improvements and night storage heaters.

The aim of the fund is to help those who have been affected by Covid to stay warm in their homes in the winter months by having a cheaper more effective heating system.

Other items available include:

  • Emergency heating, an oil-filled radiators whilst waiting for repairs

  • Top up pre-payment meter vouchers

  • Caseworker support to help keep the home warm and lower fuel bills

 

If you have a low income or receive income related benefits get in touch with us today to check if you're eligible for assistance.

Funding for mains gas boilers and first time gas central heating available now

There is currently funding for heating system upgrades. If you have a low income or receive income related benefits get in touch with us today to check if you're eligible for assistance.

Cavity wall insulation
 

Wiltshire residents are being given the opportunity to improve their home for free, thanks to grant funding which available now. There has been a huge demand for assistance with the cost of insulating properties, so residents are being encouraged to act swiftly in order to benefit from the offer.

 

Homeowners or privately-renting tenants in Wiltshire might be able to have cavity wall insulation installed in their home, free of charge – making their home much warmer and cosier, and cutting their fuel bills. All offers are subject to survey, funding availability and property suitability. In some cases a customer contribution may be required.

 

Rachel Kent from the Wiltshire Council’s Warm and Safe programme says: “This is a fantastic offer which will not only improve your home, making it more comfortable, but will also reduce your fuel bills. Having your home insulated can save you hundreds of pounds, and we know people have been waiting for this offer.”

 

The available funding is for cavity wall insulation which tackles the problem of cold homes and excessive expenditure on fuel bills for residents in Wiltshire. 

 

For further information and to arrange a survey, please get in touch.

 

Loft insulation

 

Having your loft insulated is one of the cheapest improvements you can make to the fabric of your building to make your home a warmer and more efficient. There is currently generous funding for loft insulation. If you would like to find out what funding you can access, please get in touch.

 

 

Solid wall insulation

 

Currently partial funding. We can refer to you an installer where you can obtain a quote for the cost of installing solid wall insulation.

 

 

Solar hot water and/or solar electricity

 

We can refer to you an installer where you can obtain a quote for the cost of installing a a solar hot water or solar electricity. You will be able to apply for the Renewable Heat Incentive and/or the Feed in Tariff.

 

Please get in touch if you would like to find about about installing any of these improvements

Energy Company Obligation Local Authority Flexible Eligibility
Swindon Borough Council and Wiltshire Council have both published their Statement of Intent for Energy Company Obligation (ECO) Flexible Eligibility
www.swindon.gov.uk/info/20055/home_energy_efficiency/233/home_energy_conservation
www.wiltshire.gov.uk/public-health-home-energy