Eco Funding

Eco Funding

ECO Funding

What is ECO Funding?

ECO stands for Energy Company Obligation. It is a government energy efficiency scheme aimed at helping reduce the carbon emissions of Great Britain and also tackle Fuel Poverty.

Under this scheme there are various grants available to help people pay for some energy efficiency measures such as:

Internal Wall Insulation
Cavity Wall Insulation
Room in the Roof Insulation
First Time Central Heating Systems


Who Qualifies For ECO Grants?

In order to qualify for ECO grants there are certain benefit related criteria the customer must meet. If the customer receives one of the following benefits then they may be eligible for a grant to help fund an ECO measure.

Benefit Type

Tax Credits
Pension Credit (Guaranteed Credit)
Income Related Job Seekers Allowance
Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
Income Support
Universal Credit
Personal Independence Payment
Constant Attendance Allowance
Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
Severe Disablement Allowance
War Pensions Mobility Supplement
Armed Forces Independence Payment
Industrial Injuries Benefit
Carers Allowance

In addition to the benefits listed above you may also be eligible for an ECO grant if you receive child benefit and your income and family circumstance meet the child benefit criteria below:

Child Benefit Criteria
1 Parent/Guardian Household 2 Parent/Guardian Household
1 Child: Income must be less than £18,500 1 Child: Income must be less than £25,500
2 Children: Income must be less than £23,500 2 Children: Income must be less than £30,000
3 Children: Income must be less than £27,500 3 Children: Income must be less than £34,500
4+ Children: Income must be less than £32,500 4+ Children: Income must be less than £39,000

How Much Grant Could I Receive?

This depends on various features of your property such as:

The Type Of Property (Detached, Semi-Detached, Mid Terrace etc)
Property Classification (Flat, House, Bungalow)
Property Construction (Solid Walls, Cavity Walls)
Number Of Bedrooms
Current Heating System (Gas Boiler, Electric, Solid Fuel etc)
Existing Insulation Within the House

Our surveyor will gather this information and calculate how much ECO funding grant will be put towards your energy saving measure.