Attic Insulation Grants provide ECO funding to insulate your attic room, loft conversion or other roof space.
To qualify for Attic Insulation Grants you must:
- Receive one of the following State Benefits, Tax Credits or Other Allowances
- Guaranteed Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit
- Working Tax Credit
- Universal Credit
- Income Support
- Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
- Income-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA)
- Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
- Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
- Attendance Allowance
- Carer’s Allowance
- Severe Disablement Allowance
- Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
- Child Benefit (subject to maximum household income thresholds)
- War Pensions Mobility Allowance
- Constant Attendance Allowance
- Armed Forces Independence Payment
2. Your attic room must also meet the following conditions:
- The attic room must have a proper staircase leading up to it which is capable of walking down, forwards. This means that loft ladders are not acceptable.
- The room must be in part of your roof. This means that the height of any vertical walls in your attic room must be a maximum of 1.8 metres.
- The rafters in your attic room must be ventilated to reduce any condensation.
- The roof of your home must be sound, that is, no damp, rot, mould or unsafe electrical connections.
Either rigid insulation boards or fibreglass insulation will be used to insulate your attic room.
In most cases, Attic Insulation Grants will cover the full cost of insulating your attic room.
Plasterboard will be fitted over the rigid foam insulation, ready for to decorate.