Most importantly, the new Green Homes Grant Scheme is the UK Government’s £3 billion initiative to offer energy efficient improvement grants to homeowners and landlords.
For instance, you can have either roof insulation, floor and wall insulation installed, or even a new trendy heat pump installed. Consequently, this will certainly improve human comfort in your home!
Moreover, after the energy efficient improvements, you will save money on energy bills!
Furthermore, you will benefit the environment!
Who Can Apply for the Green Homes Grant Scheme?
Most importantly, homeowners can access the new Green Homes Grant and claim vouchers up to the tune of £10,000.
Finally, landlords can likewise take the opportunity to apply too!
Firstly, the Government’s Green Homes Grant Scheme benefits homeowners, the building industry, and the the environment.
Secondly, the Government pledge to pay two thirds of the cost of home improvement to make homes more energy efficient.
How Much Is the Green Homes Grant Scheme?
Moreover, if you are a ‘low income household.’ you may not have to contribute anything! You could receive the full amount, £10,000 or 100%, from the Green Homes Grant!
Most importantly, most homeowners and landlords will be eligible for the Green Home Grant.
What Kind of Improvements the Government State are Covered by the Green Homes Grant Scheme
Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme
The available measures are split into “primary” and “secondary” categories.
Households will need to install at least one of the primary measures below to qualify for funding.
Green Homes Grant “Primary Categories”
Insulation: Solid wall, cavity wall, under-floor, loft, flat roof, room in roof, park home
Low carbon heat: Air source heat pump, ground source heat pump, solar thermal.
Green Homes Grant “Secondary Categories”
So long as there is at least one primary measure in the package of works, households will also be able to install secondary measures.
Secondary measures can only be subsidised up to the amount of subsidy provided for primary measures. (e.g. if a household receives £1,000 for primary measures, they can only receive a maximum of £1,000 towards secondary measures).
The secondary measures are:
• Draught proofing
• Windows and doors: Double/triple glazing (where replacing single glazing), secondary glazing (in addition to single glazing), upgrading to energy efficient doors (where replacing doors installed prior to 2002).
• Heating controls and insulation: hot water tank insulation, appliance thermostats, hot water tank thermostats, smart heating controls, zone controls, delayed start thermostat, thermostatic radiator valves
In conclusion, after the work has been carried out, you could save as much as £600 a year in energy costs!