Green Homes Grant 2020
Government Green Homes Grant
The UK Government’s Green Homes Grant scheme will support energy efficiency and low carbon heating improvements in over 600,000 homes, supporting over 100,000 jobs in green construction.
Households will be able to access up to £5,000 (or £10,000 for households on low income).
Many households will be eligible for this grant. So far we know:
Households must install an eligible primary measure:
- Low Carbon Heating (air source heat pump, ground source heat pump, solar thermal)
- Insulation (solid wall, cavity wall, under-floor, loft, flat roof, room in roof, park home)
In addition to a primary measure, households can install eligible secondary measures:
- 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: appliance thermostats, hot water tank thermostats, hot water tank insulation, smart heating controls, zone controls, delayed start thermostat, thermostatic radiator valves
Am I Eligible for the Green Homes Grant?
Eligible Properties for the Green Homes Grant scheme include all owner-occupied homes (including long-leaseholders and shared ownership), landlords of private rented sector domestic properties, landlords of social sector domestic properties (including local authority owned homes) and park homeowners (for residential sites including Gypsy and Traveller sites).
For the low-income scheme, only owner-occupied properties and park homes are eligible for support. Households will need to be in receipt of income-based or disability benefits to be able to qualify for a fully-funded package of measures, up to £10,000.