Free Home Insulation

Free Home Insulation

Which Products qualify for FREE Home Insulation?

  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • Loft Insulation (including rafter level insulation)
  • Solid Wall Insulation (External & Internal)
  • Draught Stripping

Free Home Insulation

For those in receipt of qualifying benefits, solid wall insulation can be installed absolutely free. This type of insulation would typically cost around £8,000 – £12,000, but a new Government scheme now means you can receive a grant to cover this cost.

For those people not in receipt of qualifying benefits, an ECO grant of up to 60% can be claimed, with the remaining amount paid for with a Green Deal loan.

Who qualifies for free insulation?

If you receive Pension Credit or Child Tax Credit (and have a household income of less than £15,860), you will qualify automatically for the free insulation.

If you do not receive either of these benefits, you will need to be in receipt of those benefits listed on the left AND one or more benefits listed on the right.

Even if you are not in receipt of the qualifying benefits below you may still qualify.

If you receive Pension Credit or Child Tax Credit (and have a household income of less than £15,860), you will qualify automatically for the free insulation or replacement boiler grant.

If you do not receive either of these benefits, you will need to be in receipt of those benefits listed on the left AND one or more benefits listed on the right.

Automatic qualification

Pension credit
Child Tax Credit (household income must be less than £15,860)
Qualifies with additional component Additional component
Income support
  • Disabled child premium
  • Disability premium
  • Pension premium
  • Employment support
  • Child under 16
  • Child under 20 (in full time education but not University)
Income based job seekers allowance
Income related employment and support allowance
Working tax credit
  • Over 60 years old
  • Receive disabled worker element
  • Receive severe disability element
  • Child under 16
  • Child under 20 (in full time education but not University)