Thousands of houses in the UK are hugely inefficient and many people lack the knowledge or money to do anything about it. Enfield Council has launched a new scheme to help residents stay warm and save money on their bills, in an effort to reduce fuel poverty. The scheme is designed to help households by installing a range of energy efficiency measures. Let us run you through it:
First priority – Heating
- Full central heating, including radiators and controls
- Storage heaters
- Central heating boiler replacement
- Heating controls
Second priority – Insulation
- Cavity wall
- Solid wall, including external
- Draught proofing
- Hard-to-treat cavity works
Who is eligible?
To qualify for the help, you must:
1. Live in the Borough of Enfield
2. Be classified as – or at risk of- living in fuel poverty and be in need of an effective heating system or insulation.
3. Be living with a diagnosed long-term health condition.
- OR have a diagnosed disability.
- OR have responsibility for (and be living with) one or more children 0-16 years old.
- OR be pregnant
You must also:
4. Have a gross yearly household income not exceeding £16,010 OR be in receipt of one or more of the following benefits:
- Pension credit
- Income support or income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Universal Credit and not be employed or self-employed
How can I find out more?
Give us a call to find out if you qualify or to arrange a survey and to talk through your options. We can recommend a number of trusted installers and help you apply to the scheme.
The grant amount you receive is dependent on a number of factors. You will receive funding information once it is established which measure you are eligible for.