Free Boilers are currently available in England, Scotland and Wales as part of a new Government-backed free boiler replacement scheme.
The Free Boiler upgrades are available through the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO). ECO is a new UK Government-backed grant scheme which is funded by the major energy suppliers including British Gas, Scottish Power and NPower.
ECO runs in parallel with the Green Deal energy-efficiency loan scheme, via which energy companies provide funding to install measures which reduce energy usage in the home, including gas boilers, loft insulation & wall insulation.
Free boilers for pensioners or older people are still available if you receive State Pension Credits or Working Tax Credits (and are over 60).
A Government boiler grant will not only save you around £2300 in installation costs, it means savings of up to £300 per year on fuel / gas bills.
Energy-efficient gas boilers can heat your property cheaply whilst home insulation products including loft and cavity wall insulation are designed to keep the heat in your home.
Government grants for free replacement boilers and free loft and cavity wall insulation mean you can afford keep your home warm. More information on boiler grants, insulation products and Pension Credits - Boiler Grants
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As long as you own your own home or you are a tenant living in privately rented accommodation you might be eligible for a 100% boiler grant to replace your old boiler.
Are boiler grants 100% free?
Yes, If you qualify there is no payment at all for the supply and installation of a new boiler.
What type of boiler will I get?
At the moment free boilers are only available for gas heated properties. Your new boiler will be a Grade A gas condensing boiler.
How do I apply for a free boiler ?
Too apply for a free boiler submit your details and you will be contacted within a day or two. A qualified Home Energy Assessor will visit you to carry out a quick survey and book a date for your boiler to be installed.
How long will the free boiler installation process take?
Your free boiler is normally installed within 3 – 4 weeks.
Free Boiler Replacement
The free boiler element of the ECO grant scheme covers the cost of the supply and installation of new high-efficiency A-rated condensing gas boilers. central heating combi boilers.
If you take advantage of the free boiler you could save as much as £490 per year as well as £2300 for the initial cost of the boiler.
These are estimated figures based on installing a new A-rated condensing boiler and full set of heating controls in a gas-heated home. Savings will vary depending on the size and thermal performance of your home. Energy Savings Trust