What is ECO3?

ECO3 is the 3rd part of the ECO scheme which is tasked to deliver energy efficiency measures to UK households, Eco3 is regulated by Ofgem.
 

Is this a Government boiler scheme for pensioners?

Yes, pensioners do qualify if you receive Pension Credit Guarantee as a top-up to your standard pension.
 

How do I qualify for a free boiler?

If you receive one of the 14 government benefits (this includes Child Benefit) and own your home you will be eligible (subject to free home assessment)

Who qualifies for a boiler grant?

In order to qualify for a boiler grant through the governments ECO scheme, there are certain benefits related criteria that need to be met. Your property must also be on a mains gas supply, the boiler looking to be replaced must be at least 6 years old and you must be the homeowner.

What is the Eco funding plan?

What is the ECO scheme? The Energy Company Obligation (ECOscheme is a government incentive that helps people lower their home heating costs through energy efficiency measures.
 

What is the government ECO scheme?

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government energy efficiency scheme in Great Britain to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.

Can I get a grant to replace my boiler?

Under the Governments ECO Scheme in 2020, qualifying homeowners could have their old in-efficient boilers replaced completely free of charge, or heavily subsidised via a new boiler grant. If you qualify, we can arrange for a local, approved company to contact you to complete the installation of your new boiler.
 

What is the Affordable Warmth scheme?

The Affordable Warmth Obligation Scheme helps people on certain benefits to cut their energy costs through home improvements. Also known as the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme, it was introduced in 2013 to replace the Warm Front grant.
 

Can I get a free boiler on universal credit?

Every homeowner who receives Universal Credit, or one of the other qualifying benefits, can apply for a Boiler Grant to replace their broken mains gas boiler*. … *To qualify for a boiler grant you may need to have an insulation measure installed at the same time.
 

Are back boilers now illegal?

Old Back boilers are Illegal.

Old back boilers with gas fires as central heating systems are now illegal. If you really loved your gas fire and back boiler, it is legal to have a new one fitted as long as the old back boiler is removed and replaced.
 

Can you get a free boiler on child benefit?

In the majority of cases, the full amount of funding is available, and you will receive a boiler for free. However, in some cases where full-funding is not available, a contribution might be required.