Loft Insulation

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Loft insulation is a crucial component of a well-insulated home, offering numerous benefits in terms of energy efficiency, comfort, and cost savings.

By installing insulation in your loft space, you can significantly reduce heat loss through the roof, keeping your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.

Energy Efficiency

One of the primary benefits of loft insulation is its ability to improve energy efficiency. By preventing heat from escaping through the roof, insulation helps to maintain a more consistent indoor temperature, reducing the need for heating and cooling systems to work overtime.

This not only lowers energy consumption but also reduces utility bills, saving homeowners money in the long run.

Comfort

In addition to improving energy efficiency, loft insulation also enhances the overall comfort of your home. By reducing drafts and cold spots, insulation helps to create a more comfortable living environment, regardless of the season. With proper insulation, you can enjoy a warmer, cozier home in the winter and a cooler, more comfortable home in the summer.

Environmental Impact

Another important benefit of loft insulation is its environmental impact. By reducing energy consumption, insulation helps to lower greenhouse gas emissions associated with heating and cooling, making it a more sustainable choice for homeowners looking to reduce their carbon footprint.

Installation

Installing loft insulation is a relatively straightforward process that can be completed by professional installers in a matter of hours. Depending on the type of insulation used, it may involve laying insulation material between the joists of the loft floor or applying insulation boards directly to the underside of the roof.

Eco Home Scotland offers a range of loft insulation solutions to meet the needs of homeowners. Whether you're looking to improve energy efficiency, enhance comfort, or reduce your environmental impact, we have the expertise and products to help you achieve your goals.

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ECO4 Grant funding in Scotland

FREE SOLAR PANELS, HEAT PUMPS, AND INSULATION NOW AVAILABLE UNDER THE ECO4 SCHEME FOR HOMES IN SCOTLAND

The ECO4 scheme in Scotland offers grants to homeowners and private tenants to enhance energy efficiency and reduce heating expenses. Available until March 2026, this government-funded program aims to lower energy bills and decrease carbon emissions.

Through the scheme, energy suppliers must provide grants for energy-saving measures across three categories: heating, insulation, and low-carbon technologies. These measures can include cavity wall insulation, solid wall insulation, solar panels, and heat pumps.

For a household to qualify for the ECO4 grant, it must meet both of the following conditions:

Energy Rating: The property must have a low energy rating, specifically in the E to G range. This means the property's Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) should indicate an energy efficiency rating within this range.

High Energy Costs: The property must have high energy costs. Ofgem typically defines high energy costs for properties that use electric heating or are off the gas grid, relying on alternative heating sources like oil or LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) boilers.

In addition, a member of the household must be in receipt of one of the following means-tested benefits:

  • Working Tax Credits
  • Child Tax Credits
  • Income Support
  • Income-based ESA
  • Income-based JSA
  • Pension Savings Credit
  • Pension Guarantee Credit
  • Housing Benefit
  • Universal Credit

Check your eligibility by completing our Suitability Survey below

What is the Great British Insulation Scheme?

The Great British Insulation Scheme (GBIS) is a government initiative designed to help residents insulate their homes, enhance energy efficiency, and reduce energy costs. The scheme will be in effect until March 2026.

Under this scheme, energy suppliers are required to assist customers in lowering their heating bills by installing energy efficiency measures. In some cases, a contribution may be required from the homeowner, depending on the specific measure and any property issues.

The scheme complements the Energy Company Obligation (ECO4) scheme, yet unlike ECO4’s ‘whole house’ approach, this scheme will mostly deliver single insulation measures.

The GBIS provides a range of primary and secondary insulation measures.

Primary Measures (available to both eligibility groups):

Cavity wall insulation (including party walls)
External/internal/hybrid wall insulation
Loft insulation
Room-in-roof insulation
Pitched roof insulation
Floor insulation
Park home insulation
Solid wall insulation

Secondary Measures (available only to the low-income eligibility group):

Thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs)
Boiler programmer & room thermostat

Secondary measures are only available if a primary insulation measure has been installed in the same property under the scheme.

The GBIS targets two groups: the general eligibility group and the low-income and social housing group. Below are the requirements for each group.

General Eligibility Group:

- Properties in council tax bands A-D in England
- Properties in council tax bands A-E in Scotland
- Properties in council tax bands A-E in Wales with a SAP rating of D or below

Low-Income Group and Social Housing:

Householders receiving specific benefits or those below the equivalised income threshold for Child Benefit recipients.

Eligible benefits include:

- Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Income Support
- Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
- Working Tax Credit
- Child Tax Credit
- Universal Credit
- Housing Benefit
- Pension Credit Savings Credit
- Child Benefit

Check your eligibility by completing our Suitability Survey below

FREE INSULATION, SOLAR PANELS AND AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS IN SCOTLAND

Find out if you qualify for government funding by completing the Suitability Survey below

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