ECO Scheme Heating and Insulation Grants

Free Storage Heaters - Dimplex Quantum Storage Heaters are available with Free Storage Heater Grants

Affordable Warmth Scheme: Do I Qualify for a Storage Heater Grant or a Boiler Grant?

Free Boiler Grants are available with the Affordable warmth Scheme

Affordable Warmth Scheme Grants are only available to replace storage heaters and boilers on a 'like for like' basis.
Storage Heater Grants are only available to replace your existing faulty storage heaters.
Boiler Grants are only available to replace your existing faulty central heating boiler.

To qualify for a Boiler Grant or a Storage Heater Grant you need to satisfy the scheme's rules with regard to:

You must live in your own home.

Householders in privately rented homes, council properties, housing association properties and shared ownership homes do not qualify.

However, other grants may be available and you should contact your energy supplier or your local authority for more information.

Proof of ownership

Your ECO Accredited boiler installer or storage heater installer will require documentary evidence that you live in the property for which you are applying for an Affordable Warmth Scheme Storage Heater Grant or Boiler Grant.

This may be the deeds to your home or a mortgage agreement.

You must receive at least one of the following benefits:

  • Guaranteed Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support
  • Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
  • Child Benefit (subject to household income)
  • War Pensions Mobility Allowance
  • Constant Attendance Allowance
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment

You must have a broken central heating boiler or broken electric storage heaters installed in your home.

Electric Storage Heaters

The electric storage heaters installed in your home must be faulty at the time of your application.

Central Heating Boilers

You must have a faulty central heating boiler installed in your home at the time of application.

Boiler Grants are available for:

Affordable Warmth Scheme Grants are only awarded to replace existing boilers or storage heaters.