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Central Heating grants for households on Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit

Please note that Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit is no longer a qualifying benefit. However, you may still be eligible for a grant if you are in receipt of an alternative benefit (please see below).

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Fill out our online application form for a central heating grant and go through a simple evaluation to see if you qualify for any government funding. Our internal grants team will then evaluate your application.

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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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The installation of your chosen products will be carried out by our experienced and local engineers at a time that suits you. All of our installations are COVID safe & adhere to all government guidelines.

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Warma UK has helped thousands of customers improve their homes energy efficiency and reduce their energy bills all with the help of government funded grants. We pride ourselves on our customer service which is as efficient as the products we install! We have a network of engineers located across the UK to ensure that each install is carried out by a local and trusted engineer. This means you get the service and reliability of a national company, with the personal touch of a local trader.

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Households on Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) are not directly eligible for ECO4 Central Heating grants. The ECO4 scheme, which is the latest version of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), targets lower-income households to enhance energy efficiency. It provides funding for various measures such as cavity wall insulation, gas boiler replacement/upgrade, and first-time central heating, among others.

However, according to the information provided, IIDB is specifically listed as one of the benefits that do not qualify an individual for the ECO4 grants. This means that if a household’s only qualifying benefit is IIDB, they would not be eligible for the ECO4 Central Heating grants under the current rules.

It’s important to note that the ECO4 scheme has eligibility criteria that include certain benefits, but IIDB is not among them. The qualifying benefits for ECO4 typically include Pension Credit, Universal Credit, Income-based Jobseekers Allowance, and Income-related Employment & Support Allowance, among others.

 

How do people on Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit qualify for a heating grant?

Households receiving Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) are not typically eligible for the ECO4 Central Heating grants. The ECO4 scheme, part of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), provides funding for various energy efficiency measures, including central heating grants.

However, IIDB is not among the qualifying benefits for this scheme. While the scheme is primarily aimed at low-income households receiving specific benefits, IIDB is not included in the list of qualifying benefits. Therefore, individuals solely receiving IIDB may not meet the eligibility criteria for the ECO4 Central Heating grants.

People on Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit may qualify for a heating grant through the following scheme:

Winter Fuel Payment: This is a one-off payment of £100 to £300 to help with heating costs in winter. Most people get it automatically if they receive Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit, but some may need to claim it

What type of boiler can qualify for a free ECO central heating grant?​

As well as the applicant, the boiler that requires replacing must qualify as well, for a home to receive a free central heating grant via the ECO scheme.

In order to answer the established criteria, the boiler that needs replacing must be operating with an efficiency level no greater than 86 percent of its top capacity. Boilers that are operating with this standard of efficiency are typically rated from C to G, with the most efficient boiler carrying an A rating. Boilers that are around five years old or more are commonly found in this category and will meet the set criteria.

If boilers are confirmed to be damaged beyond viable repair expenses, they are also eligible for a grant as well as those with faults in functionality. Common faults in older models of boiler that could see them qualify include constantly requiring repressurising, pilot lights that won’t stay lit, models that leak water and produce considerable noise or those that are not able to provide basic central heating and hot water.

Even if a boiler has none of these issues, if it is C rated or lower for efficiency or is five years or older, it should be eligible to be replaced for free.

Who is eligible for a free boiler grant?

To receive a free boiler grant, then you or someone in your home must be a recipient of one of the following benefits: 

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Applicants under the free boiler grant must satisfy the following criteria

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