On Tuesday 7th July the Government announced a new £2 billion scheme. The scheme helps homeowners across England improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Customers will be able to apply for the Green Homes Grant in September 2020 and it will run until March 2021.
Under the Green Homes Grant Scheme, homeowners and landlords in England will be able to apply for vouchers worth up to two thirds of the cost of upgrading the energy efficiency of their home. For most people, the maximum contribution will be £5,000. Households on low incomes will be eligible for up to 100% funding, up to a maximum of £10,000.
The vouchers will be issued from the end of September. Find out whether your home is eligible for a grant via the Simple Energy Advice website.
The Green Homes Grant will give homeowners across England including owner-occupiers and social/private landlords, vouchers to install one or more of the following energy efficiency measures. You’ll also be able to apply for what’s being called ‘top-ups’ to current insulation in a home. This will make sure your home meets the recommended level of insulation.
Once you’ve chosen a primary measure you can also choose from the secondary measures list which includes
Advice and support on energy efficiency improvements will be available to homeowners from the Simple Energy Advice service.
Simple Energy Advice will suggest appropriate home improvements that homeowners may be able to apply for support in funding.
They will then direct households to a list of approved TrustMark and or Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) registered tradespeople in their local area to carry out the work.
Once the works are agreed, vouchers will be issued starting from the end of September 2020.
Only accredited installers registered TrustMark or Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) accreditation to take part in the scheme. Please click on the TrustMark link for details of the measures Arktek group can install for you. To find out whether your home is eligible for a grant via the Simple Energy Advice website.
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