Loft Insulation

Did you know that poor insulation can lead to a significant amount of heat loss in a property, with up to a third of heat being wasted? But there’s a solution for that, taking advantage of government grants for insulation can help prevent this and save you money.

The UK government provides funding for insulation improvements, including loft insulation grants, to help increase the energy efficiency of properties. By taking advantage of this funding, homeowners can make necessary changes to their home without the added financial burden.

Do You Qualify for ECO loft insulation grant?

In order to be eligible for loft insulation grant you need to meet certain criteria. If you own or rent a property that is ideally electrically heated and you receive the right combination of income-related benefits you may qualify for the grant.

  • Homeowners or Private Tenants
  • On Income-Related Benefits or claiming tax credits
  • Electrically Heated Property

How will I benefit from loft insulation grants

Government initiated roof insulation grants are there to help individuals and families with lower income focus entirely on increasing the energy saving capabilities of their homes.

Loft insulation can save you anywhere from £120 to £280 a year on your energy bills not to mention you can have the whole loft insulation installed at no cost to you as part of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme.

We know that it can be difficult to understand the different criteria that govern application for grants such as grant for roof insulation, so we hope that this guide can explain about what grants are available in the UK for loft insulation.

What is the ECO scheme?

You may have heard of the ECO grant initiated by the UK government. It is otherwise known as the Energy Company Obligation and is supported by the Energy Saving Trust. This scheme has been through means testing to ensure it can deliver on improving homes energy efficiency for those living in the UK.

The grants available for loft insulation allow individuals (homeowners and private tenants) with qualifying benefits to access a range of heating support: from insulating properties through electric room heaters to free storage heaters replacement to new boilers installation to improve heating systems for a better insulated property and to lower the energy bills.

Loft insulation grants that we offer free of charge are part of the ECO scheme.

If you are a private landlord, speak to your tenant – if they qualify for the grant, you can encourage them to apply and have your property’s energy efficiency improved for many years to come.

How to Insulate Your Loft

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is loft insulation and why is it important?

    Loft insulation is a method of insulating the space between the rafters in your attic or loft. It helps to reduce heat loss, lower energy bills, and make your home more comfortable.

    How does loft insulation work? Loft insulation works by creating a barrier between the inside of your home and the outside. This barrier helps to trap the heat inside your home, preventing it from escaping through the roof.

  • 2. What types of insulation materials does Eco Target use?

    Eco Target primarily uses Earthwool (mineral wool) insulation materials, which is known for its durability, fire resistance, and it is made from recycled materials. They may also use other types of insulation materials, such as spray foam insulation.

  • 3. How much does loft insulation cost?

    The cost of loft insulation can vary depending on the type of insulation used and the size of the area to be insulated. However, Eco Target offers government-funded schemes that can help cover the cost of insulation for eligible homeowners and landlords.

  • 4. How long does loft insulation last?

    Loft insulation can last for many years if it is not disturbed or damaged. Eco Target may offer a guarantee on their work, so you can be sure that your insulation is protected.

  • 5. Is Eco Target compliant with regulations?

    Yes, Eco Target ensures that all the insulation works are carried out in compliance with all relevant regulations, so you can be sure that your home is safe and energy-efficient.

  • 6. How do I know if my home needs loft insulation?

    You can check the thickness of your current insulation by measuring it, or by booking an assessment with Eco Target. They can also advise you on whether your home would benefit from additional insulation.

  • 7. Is Loft Insulation expensive

    The cost of loft insulation can vary depending on the type of insulation used and the size of the area to be insulated. However, in the UK, there are government-funded schemes available to help cover the cost of insulation for eligible homeowners and landlords. These schemes can significantly reduce the cost of insulation, making it more affordable for many people. Additionally, insulating your loft can save you money on your energy bills in the long run, so it may be a wise investment.

  • 8. Is there any funding for loft insulation?

    Yes, there is funding available for loft insulation in the UK. The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government-funded scheme that helps cover the cost of insulation for eligible homeowners and landlords. The scheme is intended to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty. Under the scheme, eligible households can receive insulation at no cost or at a heavily subsidised rate.

    Additionally, the Green Homes Grant is a scheme that provides vouchers worth up to £5,000 to cover the cost of energy-efficient home improvements, including loft insulation. The scheme is intended to help homeowners and landlords to improve the energy efficiency of their properties, reducing their energy bills and carbon emissions.

    It's important to note that these schemes are subject to change, and availability may vary depending on where you live and your personal circumstances. Therefore it is best to check with your energy supplier or local authorities to find out if there are any schemes available in your area, and if you are eligible.

Free Loft insulation

Loft insulation is one of the most cost efficient ways of reducing your heating bills and is also easy to install.

Insulating your loft could stop your hard-earned cash from escaping from your roof

 

One of the most popular ways to conserve energy is through loft insulation. Without an adequately insulated loft, much of the heat in your home will rise and go straight through your roof.

Check Your Eligibility

Find out if you are eligible for 100% FREE energy efficiency upgrades

Thank you for your enquiry with regard to the Eco4/ LA Flex Grant scheme.

We’re delighted you’ve got in touch, and you’re now one step closer to making your home more energy efficient.As you can appreciate, this government backed scheme is extremely popular, especially as the weather gets colder along with rising energy prices.

Please rest assured, we will get back to you just as soon as we possibly can and get you booked in for a free survey.So that you can enjoy your energy efficiency saving measures as quickly as possible.
All this can happen within 3-4 weeks of filling in our enquiry form.

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