What are Boiler Grants & How do I get a Free Boiler?
Homeowners & Tenants in the UK who are in “low-income” brackets can apply for a Free Boiler Grants to replace their old inefficient appliances.
The way to getting a new central heating & hot water system for free is to apply under the Government ECO Scheme (Energy Companies Obligation).
Eligible persons, such as those claiming certain benefits or pensioners can be funded up to 100% of the cost of replacing their old appliances.
- Available under HHCRO (The Home Heating Cost Reduction)
- The ECO (Energy Companies Obligation) is in 3 areas – Affordable Warmth is the one the covers the Free Boiler Scheme
- You will need a survey – which is free
- 100% funding for qualifying persons
Apart from the Income criteria, in order to qualify for the Government ECO boiler grant you should own the property, be the property tenant or even the landlord.
Your current boiler should be a gas fueled appliance and 5 yrs. old or over, rated with an efficiency of between C & G.