The ECO scheme with Utilita Home.

Find out if you’re eligible for a gas boiler replacement and home insulation improvements.

What is the ECO scheme?

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme is a government incentive that helps people lower their home heating costs through energy efficiency measures.

With the ECO scheme you can get free energy saving measures installed in your home.

ECO scheme options.

Gas boiler
replacement

Free*

You’re eligible if:

  • You’re a homeowner
  • Your current boiler is broken or inefficient

What’s included:

  • Installed and connected to your pipework and controls
  • Electrical works associated with the boiler installation
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • A two-year minimum warranty on parts and labour

Insulation

Free*

You’re eligible if:

  • You’re a homeowner or tenant
  • You haven’t had new insulation installed in the last 5 years
  • New insulation you’ve had installed hasn’t provided the desired improvements

What’s included:

  • Personalised recommendation following your home survey
  • Fabric insulation installed as a priority

*Subject to eligibility criteria.

How do I qualify for the ECO scheme?

To qualify for the ECO scheme, either you or someone in the household must meet the following requirements:

  • Depending on the improvement you must either, own or privately rent your home which has an EPC rating of A to E*.
  • Qualify for Universal Credits, Tax Credits, Child Benefit or another UK benefit allowance**.
  • The full list of qualifying benefits
    • Universal Credit
    • Tax Credits (Child Tax Credits and Working Tax Credits)
    • Pension Guarantee Credit
    • Carer Allowance
    • Constant Attendance Allowance
    • Personal Independence Payment
    • Attendance Allowance
    • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
    • War Pensions Mobility Supplement
    • Armed Forces Independence Payment
    • Disability Living Allowance
    • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
    • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
    • Income Support
    • Severe Disablement Allowance

For confirmation and more information around the qualifying benefits for the ECO scheme, please the Ofgem website.

*If you don’t know the EPC rating of your home - don’t worry. We can determine this when a home survey is carried out.

**qualifying criteria apply for all benefits and will be checked as part of your application

If you receive Child Benefit

In order to be eligible for free ECO measures under child benefit, you need to be within the income thresholds below.

    If you’re a single claimant:

  • One child: £18,500
  • Two children: £23,000
  • Three children: £27,500
  • Four or more children: £32,000

    If you’re claiming as a couple:

  • One child: £25,500
  • Two children: £30,000
  • Three children: £34,500
  • Four or more children: £39,000