Here at IZ Energy we know that installing energy efficient measures can be expensive, which is why we provide assistance with grants and funding.
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a British government energy efficiency scheme to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.
It is a grant scheme designed for householders to reduce bills, keep warm and reduce our impact on the environment. Currently our customers can apply for the ECO grant, a grant that helps low-income and vulnerable households install energy efficient solution to their homes.
We can help you through this journey from assessing your eligibility for ECO funding through to installation.
Below are the routes to qualify for the ECO Grant.
The ECO grant can also be accessible through ECO Flex, where local authorities identify households as eligible under the “affordable warmth scheme”. This scheme provides grants for boiler or storage heater in the absence of benefits or tax credits. Each local authority sets its own qualification criteria but generally the following factors are used to consider eligibility:
HHCRO or Home Hearing Cost Reduction Obligation is a qualifying criterion for the ECO grant. It is designed to help fund insulation (loft or solid wall) and heating systems (boiler or storage heaters) for low income households.
You are eligible if you receive at least one of the benefits and satisfy the relevant income requirements, where applicable: