In England the scheme is known as Warm Front, in Northern Ireland it is Warm Homes, in Scotland it is Warm Deal and the Central Heating Programme and in Wales it is the Home Energy Efficiency Scheme.
The eligibility criteria for the schemes differ between countries - with some schemes you need to be in receipt of certain benefits, whilst others are available to anyone over a certain age. Full details can be found on the websites listed below.
Examples of Warmfront eligibility criteria - If you own your own home or rent it from a private landlord and if:
Then you could be entitled to a warm front grant.
Visit the following websites for more information on the eligibility criteria for a:
Please note that grants levels vary. Energy Suppliers
The Government's Energy Efficiency Commitment (EEC) has been replaced by the Carbon Emission Reduction Target (CERT) this means energy suppliers with a certain number of customers operating in Great Britain are obliged to achieve targets for improving home energy efficiency.
The suppliers therefore provide a range of offers which significantly reduce the cost of installing energy efficiency measures.
What's more, you can take up offers from any of the energy companies, regardless of who supplies your gas and electricity. Local authorities
Most Local authorities provide grants and offers for local residents to install certain energy efficiency measures in their home.