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Air Source Heat Pump Grant

Air source heat pump grants are available to anyone claiming benefits who live in Scotland, England, Ireland or Wales. The government’s Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme offers air source heat pump grants to help improve the energy efficiency of homes.

What is an Air Source Heat Pump Grant?

Air source heat pump grants are available to anyone claiming benefits who live in England or Wales, Scotland is yet to be confirmed. The government’s Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme offers air source heat pump grants to help improve the energy efficiency of homes.

To be eligible for an air source heat pump grant, your home must have an EPC rating of band C or below. You will also need to meet the criteria for the particular grant you are applying for. For full eligibility please see out table below which sets out the criteria for qualifying for an air source heat pump grant.

How can I get ECO 4 funding for an air source heat pump?

You can get ECO funding for an air source heat pump by applying online using our eligibility form. One of our trained grant advisors will then contact you to verify your eligibility for an air source heat pump grant. Applying for a grant through Warma UK is a very simple process. You will be asked a few questions to see if you and the property meet the grants eligibility criteria.

How can I qualify for ECO 4 funding for an air source heat pump?

To qualify for a heat pump grant under ECO 4 you must be in receipt of one of the below benefits


Applicants under the air source heat pump grant scheme must satisfy the following criteria


If you don’t have a qualifying benefit, you may qualify by

Government Grants for Air Source Heat Pumps

The Government scheme for air source heat pump grants aims to reduce emissions but also cut the cost of fitting heat pumps so that more households can afford them. The idea is to ensure that low carbon, more efficient heating systems, such as heat pumps, will be no more expensive – and in many cases cheaper – to buy and run than gas boilers. Most homeowners, public landlords and private landlords in England and Wales will be able to participate in the scheme. The grant won’t, however, be available to those in social housing and new-build properties.

Northern Ireland has a different energy system, while the scheme won’t be available to those in Scotland.

This cash is designed to help cover the cost of everything from the pump to the installation, including any required changes to your home. For example, you may need to have new radiators installed that work with heat pumps. You will, however, be expected to pay for any shortfall on the final bill – see below.

The £5,000 air source heat pump grant is unlikely to cover all installation costs and you’re expected to foot the bill for the balance. Heat pumps (and their installation) cost between £10,000 and £12,000 on average. The idea is that you will end up paying roughly the same amount as you would for a gas boiler.

Air Source Heat Pump Grants in Scotland

People who live in Scotland can apply to be part of the Scottish Government’s Warmer Homes Scotland scheme, which offers support and funding to households struggling to stay warm and pay their heating bills. Expert advisors offer advice tailored specifically to your home, which can include insulation, tackling condensation and damp, and switching to a renewable heating system like a heat pump. The scheme is aimed at homeowners and private sector tenants who have lived in their home for more than 12 months, and who meet various criteria, such as their house having an energy rating of 67 or lower and which isn’t more than 230 square metres in floor size. Over 17,000 Scottish households have already had energy saving measures installed in their homes using the scheme, and have saved an average of £300 per year on energy bills.

Home Energy Scotland Loan

Funding of up to £38,500 per home is available to owner occupiers in Scotland from the Home Energy Scotland loan. This includes £15,000 for a range of energy efficiency improvements, plus an additional £17,500 for the installation of clean, renewable energy systems such as heat pumps. It’s important to note that this system is a loan, rather than a air source heat pump grant, and you will be expected to pay it back. The amount you have to repay, and the amount of time you can take to repay it, varies depending on how much you borrow. However, it is an interest-free loan, which means you pay back the exact amount you borrowed and will not accrue more debt over time. You can’t begin work on installing an air pump until you have received the loan offer in writing, meaning you can’t claim for an air pump that was installed before you made your application.

Apply for a air source heat pump grant today

Following your successful application, we will arrange a free, no obligation survey to ensure the maximum grant is obtained and advise you on the best products to reduce your homes energy usage.

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