Free boiler scheme in Scotland

Free boilers are still available in Scotland under the new ECO boiler replacement grant scheme.
The Grade A boilers which are energy efficient and lower heating bills are now available throughout England, Scotland & Wales

The boiler replacement scheme which comes under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) The energy efficiency scheme was developed to address fuel poverty in several areas and sections of society. In the UK If your boiler is not a condensing boiler you can have it replaced and installed free of charge if you meet the criteria for low income families the ECO Affordable Warmth Scheme.

Free Boilers - Energy Savings

Installing a new condensing boiler will reduce your energy bills whilst lowering harmful CO2 Emissions.


 Save Money with a new replacment boiler and help the environment

Energy Efficent Boiler grant scheme

 

Replacing your old boiler could save you around £300 Per year and would normally cost around £2500.  Boilers come supplied and fitted for free.

Energy efficient boilers reduce harmful CO2 Emmissions and help the environment. Lower your carbon footprint and keep your home warm.

Old boiler rating

Annual saving

Carbon dioxide saving per year

G ( < 70%) £300 1,220kg
F (70–74%) £200 810kg
E (74–78%) £150 610kg
D (78–82%) £105 420kg


These are estimated figures based on installing a new A-rated condensing gas boiler and full set of heating controls in a gas-heated, semi-detached home with three bedrooms. Energy Savings Trust


Free Boilers - The Benefits

Energy efficient boilers are one of the main ways to cut down energy usage in the home. Up to 80 of your gas bill is spent on powering your boiler and heating system. If your boiler is old there is a chance that you are wasting a huge chunk of your money.

The new ECO boiler replacement scheme has been put in place to address energy wastage, which affects the environment, in turn causing unnecessarily high domestic energy bills.

The Government grant funding for new energy efficient boilers is available for those on benefits, on low income or who live in fuel poverty areas.

If you meet the Grant qualification criteria for low income households and your existing gas boiler is not of the condensing boiler type - you can have a new, ECO friendly and energy efficient boiler installed for free, saving hundreds each year on domestic energy costs.

Who installs the new boilers?

The Energy Company Obligation is monitored by OFGEM The free boilers are only installed by Government approved installers. Government grants under the Energy Company Obligation are strictly monitored and are only allocated to approved and certified companies. The Energy Company Obligation Affordable Warmth Boiler Scheme is a Government initiative and is backed by all of the major power companies in the UK.

ECO (The Energy Company Obligation

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a new Government Energy Grant scheme initiated to address fuel poverty amongst those in more vulnerable sections of society. One of the main goals of the new scheme is to provide boiler upgrades / replacement for hundreds of thousands of home owners and private tenants across Scotland and the UK

The free A Grade boilers which will be supplied and fitted for free. The boiler installation would normally cost around £2500 - £3000 and will save £100's per year in gas bills.

I qualify for a free boiler - what next?

To begin the process for your your free boiler grant application send us your details. 
We will contact you within a short period and arrange a home visit by a qualified domestic energy assessor.

Applying For A Free Boiler

Applying for a new boiler or a Government home energy grant is a simple process- submit a few contact details and an authorised Energy Assessor will contact you within a short period to arrange a visit to your home. 

 
Free Boiler Application Process - Contact us to apply for a new energy efficient boiler. Free Bovernment replacement Boiler Grant Application
 Free Boiler replacement - domestic energy assessment survey Free Boiler Grant Application - Replacement and Installation


The Energy Assessor will quickly check your boiler and arrange for a new ECO friendly, energy efficient boiler to be installed by Government -approved installers.  The Energy Company Obligation Affordable Warmth Boiler Scheme is a Government initiative and is backed by all of the major power companies in the UK.

Boiler surveys and installation are carried out only by certified and approved installers. All surveyors are qualified Domestic Energy Assessors to Level 3 Certificate in Domestic Energy Assessment. Domestic Energy Assessor Certification.

All boilers are installed by approved and fully certified  Gas Safe registered Gas Engineers. More info on Gas Safe registrastion for boiler and hentral heating installers can be found here - Gas Safe Installers

Tips for energy efficiency in the home

Installing a new boiler will help heat your home more efficiently. Modern boilers have a condensing funcionality. This means that they partially heat the cold water from your mains befor it enters the boiler burner. This is done via a heat exchanger which uses waste heat from your boiler flue. This type of boiler is more efficient so it costs less to het your radiators and water for your hot water taps.

To optimise energy efficiency savings in the home it is important to have adequate loft insulation and cavity wall insulation installed. Insul;ating your home properly means that the heat you generate from your boiler and central heating stays within your house and does not escape through your roof and walls.


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