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Insulation and heating

The availability of grants for loft or external wall insulation and for those who are off gas constantly changes, therefore please contact the Private Sector Housing Team at Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council who will be able to advise on any funding currently available.

Enquiries will be dealt with in date order and funding is limited.

Owner-occupier households – grant up to £10,000

This scheme is based on the following eligibility criteria:

  • The solid wall property must have a low Energy Rating, rated as E, F and G as determined by an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) – we will arrange an inspection if you do not have and EPC
  • The combined annual household income is below £30k

Private rented households – grant of up to £5,000

  • Your landlord must fund at least one third of the cost
  • The solid wall property must have a low Energy Rating, rated as E, F and G as determined by an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Your property should have an EPC if you are renting it
  • The combined annual household income is below £30k

If you are a private tenant, the landlord will receive a maximum of £5k with the landlord contributing at least one third of the cost, please contact your landlord to seek their agreement before making an enquiry.

If you are interested in replacement boilers or any other energy efficiency advise, we are currently referring customers on to their utility companies and/or Act on Energy. Act on Energy provide free and impartial advice to households and small businesses in the Warwickshire area.  They can be contacted on the FREEPHONE number 0800 988 2881 or visit the Act on Energy website, they will have information on funding available from a number of streams including the Energy Company Obligation (ECO).

Insulation can save you money on your annual energy bills and you can benefit from a warmer home during the winter. The typical savings for different types of properties can be viewed on the Energy Saving Trust website links below.

Our Private Sector Housing Team contact information is:

Last updated Friday, 25th February 2022

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