ECO Scheme Heating and Insulation Grants

Room In Roof Insulation Grants from the Government's ECO Scheme

If you have a usable 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 a Room in Roof Insulation Grant you may also qualify for an ECO Grant to replace a Broken Gas Mains Boiler under the Dual Measures Grant Scheme

Room in Roof Insulation Grants

Room in Roof Insulation Grant Application Form

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Room in Roof Insulation Grants FAQs

If you have an attic room or a loft conversion which is uninsulated, up to 25% of the heat you generate could be lost through the roof.

Room in Roof Insulation Grants can help you to insulate your roof space, keeping it warmer in winter.

Whether you use your attic room as a bedroom, office, play room or whatever else, as long as you have a permanent staircase up to it, you may qualify for Room in Roof Insulation Grants.

What is Room in Roof Insulation?

Room in Roof Insulation GrantsRoom in Roof Insulation involves installing 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 and plaster skim ready for you to decorate.

The rigid insulation boards are usually made from foam polystyrene or foam polyurethane.

Room in Roof Insulation Grants are available from the Government’s ECO Scheme

Who qualifies for Room in Roof Insulation Grants?

There are two main qualification requirements for Room in Roof Insulation Grants:

1.Your Attic Room

  • The attic room must have permanent stairs leading up to it which are capable of walking down, forwards. This means that loft ladders are unacceptable.
  • The room must be in part of your roof. This means that the height of any vertical walls must be a maximum of 1.8 metres.
  • The rafters in the attic room must be ventilated to reduce any condensation.
  • The roof must be sound, that is, no damp, rot, mould or unsafe electrical connections.

2. Your State Benefits, Tax Credits or Allowances.

To qualify for Room in Roof Insulation Grants you, or someone permanently living in your home with you, must receive at least one of the following:

  • 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

Room In Roof Insulation Grants are available from the Government’s ECO Scheme

What are the advantages of Room in Roof Insulation?

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

How does Room in Roof Insulation work?

Room in Roof Insulation GrantsInsulation boards are installed between the rafters of both the vertical walls and sloping sections of your roof. This acts as a protective insulating layer, keeping the warm air inside and protecting against the cold outside.

If you haven’t converted your loft or attic space, the insulation boards can be installed with plasterboard over, allowing you to decorate the room.