What is affordable Warmth Scheme?
- a minimum solid wall insulation upgrade requirement of 90,000 solid wall being insulated from April 2022 to March 2026.
- a minimum equivalent of 150,000 private tenure homes with a preinstallation band E, F and G homes to be upgraded, so that the least energy efficient homes that may be the most difficult to find are not left untreated.
Find out if you're Eligible
ECO already plays a role in that transition and as the Government increases its efforts, it remains the right approach to prioritise a subset of the population for this help.
Find out if you are a recipient of a state benefit that entitles you to an affordable warmth grant
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Frequently Asked Questions.
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a scheme that requires energy suppliers to improve energy-efficiency in UK homes while also tackling fuel poverty. It has been running since 2013, with the current phase called ECO3. The current phase ends on 31 March 2021 and the rules will change from 1 April 2022.
The Government is currently consulting on the next phase and this blog will cover what changes are being proposed, including who will be removed from the scheme. Find out everything you need to know about the next phase – ECO4
- Income based Jobseekers allowance (JSA)
- Income related Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)
- Income Support (IS)
- Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
- Working Tax Credit (WTC)
- Child Tax Credits (CTC)
- Universal Credit (UC)
- Housing Benefit (new eligible benefit under ECO4)
- Pension Credit Savings Credit (new eligible benefit under ECO4)
- Disability Living Allowance
- Personal Independence Payment