The Action on Energy Grant Scheme, run in partnership with neighbouring councils, can provide grants for low-income households to make homes warmer, more energy efficient and cheaper to run.
The grants are available for homeowners and private landlords that meet both of the following criteria:
For homeowners, the grant will cover 100% of the cost of improvements.
For landlords the grant will cover two-thirds of the cost of the improvements, with the landlord expected to cover the remaining amount.
The maximum amount of grant available depends on the way that the property is heated and its current EPC rating. The maximum ranges from £10,000 to £25,000 for homeowners and £5,000 to £16,666 for landlords.
If you meet the eligibility criteria, a registered Trustmark installer will then visit your property to assess whether any of the following improvements are suitable:
If funds allow, as well as any insulation work, the grant can be used to install additional measures including:
The work must be carried out by a registered Trustmark installer working to a new quality standard for the retro-fit industry. A grant application must be received in the first instance before any work can begin.
To register your interest in the grant scheme please email firstname.lastname@example.org