ECO Scheme Heating and Insulation Grants

Attic Insulation Grants from the Government's ECO Scheme

If you have a habitable room built into your roof such as a loft conversion or attic room, you may qualify for a grant to insulate it

If you qualify for an Attic Insulation Grant you may also qualify for an ECO Grant to replace a Broken Gas Mains Boiler under the Dual Measures Grant Scheme

Attic Insulation Grants

Apply for a Government ECO Grant to Insulate your Attic Room on the Form Below

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  • 1. Your Details:

  • We need this to confirm that you qualify for a room in roof insulation grant

Attic Insulation Grants

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:

  1. 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.

Attic Insulation Grants from the ECO Scheme
Attic Insulation Grants

Attic Insulation Grants are also referred to as Room in Roof Insulation Grants

Attic Insulation Grants are also known as Room in Roof Insulation Grants

Attic Insulation Grants provide funding to install insulation boards between the rafters on both the vertical section of wall and sloping areas of roof.

The walls and roof are then finished with plasterboard, plaster skim and skirting boards ready for you to decorate.

Either rigid insulation boards made from foam polystyrene or foam polyurethane, or fibre glass insulation is used to insulate your attic.

Attic Insulation Grants are available from the Government’s ECO Scheme

Advantages of Attic Insulation Grants

  • Attic Insulation is excellent for insulating loft conversions and attic rooms
  • Insulating your attic room prevents heat escaping through the roof
  • Attic Insulation will reduce your heating bills
  • The insulation boards can be covered with plasterboard so that you can decorate your attic room
  • Attic Insulation Grants are available to help pay to insulate your loft or attic
Attic Insulation Grants - Room in Roof Insulation Grants
Attic Insulation Grants in Scotland

At the moment we can only offer Attic Insulation Grants in mainland Scotland. We hope to extend coverage to the islands of Scotland and to  England and Wales early in 2010.

Attic Insulation Grants in Scotland are currently available in the following post code areas:

AB
DD
DG
FK
G
IV
KA
KW
KY
ML
PA
PH
TD