Most local authorities in Staffordshire provide help for householders to repair, improve or adapt their living accommodation; thermal insulation is one of the measures covered. Click below to see if help is available in your district:
You may be eligible for financial assistance towards energy efficiency measures if you meet certain eligibility through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO). This covers:
Affordable Warmth Obligation: Low income and vulnerable households (not in social housing) may be eligible for free heating and insulation improvements.
Carbon Saving Obligation: Those living in properties with solid walls and hard-to-treat cavity walls may be eligible forfree insulation.
Carbon Saving Communities Obligation: Households in the 15% most deprived areas in the country may be eligible for free insulation measures. There is also support available for rural populations with people in areas with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants.
Check with your existing energy supplier to see if you’re eligible for any assistance through ECO or any other grants such as the Warm Homes Discount.
You can also contact the Energy Saving Advice Service 0300 123 1234 for free and impartial advice on energy saving and any financial assistance that may be available.